Beauty Experts, Stylists and Hairdressers

in Leeds

Renaissance Hair & Beauty is a highly talented team of beauty experts, stylists and hairdressers with experience in all types of hair and beauty services. From men’s and women’s styling, to bespoke hair extensions and wedding hair, we are here to help you.

Here, we provide you with information on each team member’s background. To book an appointment at our combined hair and beauty salon in Leeds, call 0113 242 6224.

We look forward to meeting you.

Lynsey

Lynsey

Position: Creative Director and Salon Owner
Years’ experience: 20
Specialties: Wedding hair, cutting and education
Favourite thing to do: Everything!

Inspirations: Every part of the hairdressing industry is inspiring including the team around me

Achievements: Lynsey opened Renaissance Hair & Beauty in 2011 after training and working for a series of high-end salons including HOB. She has styled photographic and catwalk events across the country. Her past clients include Dita von Teese and Look Magazine.

Lynsey also created Bespoke Bridal, a team of highly skilled professionals fulfilling your hair and beauty needs on your wedding day! Lynsey is a certified assessor. She trains new stylists in-house, working hard to ensure the youngest stylists meet the highest standards.

Lynsey works tirelessly to ensure Renaissance Hair & Beauty grows its reputation as a relaxed yet professional hair salon which men and women around Leeds can visit for a look tailored precisely to their requirements. The loyalty of Lynsey's clients is a credit to her exceptional skills as a hairdresser.

In 2019 Lynsey competed in the British hairdressing awards and was a FINALIST!

Lynsey's Days in the Salon
Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

George

George

Position: Creative Director
Years’ experience: 13 years
Specialties: Colour
Favourite thing to do: Pixie cuts, big bouncy blow dries and classic highlights

Inspirations: Old Hollywood movie stars and grungy street style

Achievements: George is a colour technician, session stylist and assessor. He works with all trainees in-house alongside Lynsey to ensure they are up to Renaissance Hair & Beauty standards. He has participated in a series of in-house photoshoots and has submitted photographic entry’s to Wella Trend Vision and the British Hairdressing Awards. George has also styled hair for stage shows.

George’s work is elegant and classic with a hint of Hollywood glamour.

George's Days in the Salon
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday

George
Adam

Adam

Position: Senior Stylist
Years’ experience: 13 years
Specialties: Short cuts and bright colours
Favourite thing to do: All of it!

Inspirations: Latest trends and fashions

Achievements: Adam trained with HOB salons and has entered numerous competitions, one being the British Hairdressing Awards. Adam has also styled hair for charity fashion shows and worked on in-house photoshoots, as well as completing in-house training days and workshops to keep up with moving trends.

Adams work is very creative. He loves making all clients feel amazing and ensures they love their experience at our hair salon in Leeds. Adam had many of his loyal clients follow him from his previous salon. He loves to build professional friendships with his clients.

Adam's Days in the Salon
Monday, Wednesday and Friday

Chris

Chris

Position: Men's Style Director
Years’ experience: 30 years
Favourite thing to do: Loves all of it!

Inspirations: Sam McKnight and Mario Testino

Achievements: Chris is a true hair and beauty veteran. He has travelled across the world, styling for British, Italian and French Vogue, Marie Claire, Tattler, GQ, Elle, Area, Wallpaper, Face, The Times and many other international publications. Chris has styled at the MTV Awards, BAFTAs, Brits and MOBOs, in addition to having worked at a multitude of fashion weeks across Europe.

Global hair companies Wella, L’Oreal, Sebastian and Schwarzkopf are all on Chris’s past client list, as are many celebrities including Robbie Williams, Lionel Richie, John Bon Jovi, Mary J. Blige, Take That, Donna Summer, All Saints, Minnie Driver and Karen Mulder.

Chris work is of the highest standard and is meticulously perfected. Whether it be a tight and high skin face, a textured shag, a beard trim or a cutthroat shave, you can guarantee Chris’s heart and soul will have gone into it.

Chris's Days in the Salon
Wednesday and Friday

Chris
Liz

Liz

Position: Senior Stylist
Years’ experience: 13 years
Specialties: Colour corrections, braiding, session work and wedding hair
Favourite thing to do: Colour, styling and short edgy haircuts

Inspirations: Liz loves all things 90s Grunge and alternative fashion. She takes inspiration from stylists such as Angelo Seminara and Sophia Hilton.

Achievements: Liz is a colour technician and a session stylist. She has worked at Prague Fashion Week on multiple occasions and in 2017, she worked backstage at Download Festival styling and cutting hair for bands and artists. Liz has participated in several in-house photoshoots and styled hair for stage shows. She has also submitted photographic entries for competitions such as Wella Trend Vision, the British Hairdressing Awards and Most Wanted.

Liz became an educator in 2017 and works alongside Lynsey as part of Bespoke Bridal. In 2019, Liz cut, coloured and styled hair for BBC4 Productions. She hopes to continue her work with them in the future.

Liz’s work is meticulous and creative with an artistic edge and is always styled to perfection.

Liz's Days in the Salon
Monday, Wednesday and Friday

Jak

Jak

Position: Senior Stylist
Years’ experience: 8 years
Specialties: Cutting, braiding, wedding hair and colour
Favourite thing to do: Hair up, cutting and colour

Inspirations: Angelo Seminara and Davines

Achievements: Jak has styled hair at Salon International, London Fashion Week and the M&S S/S launch. He has also been part of the GHD Young Art Team. Jak has participated backstage at Prague and Copenhagen Fashion Week on multiple occasions, and he works alongside Lynsey as part of Bespoke Bridal.

Jak has participated in several in-house photoshoots and has submitted photographic entry’s for Wella Trend Vision, The British Hairdressing Awards and Kerastraight.

Jaks work is polished and classic with a creative edge and has an excellent knowledge of the products we use.

Jak's Days in the Salon

Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday

Jak
Jacob

Jacob

Position: Stylist
Years’ experience: 5 years
Specialties: Men’s hair fades and ladies’ hair textured cuts
Favourite thing to do: Cutting

Inspirations: Dominick Serna, Ariel Hauck and Charlie Price

Achievements: Jacob won Student of the Year at Leeds City College. He has completed a cutting course and a session styling course, as well as finishing a colour workshop.

Jacobs work is very soft, natural and beachy with free-forming textured styles.

Jacob's Days in the Salon
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday

Theo

Theo

Position: Stylist
Years’ experience: 7 years
Specialties: Styling short hair and balayage
Favourite thing to do: Pixie cuts

Inspirations: Sam Villa

Achievements: Theo joined Renaissance Hair & Beauty a few years ago before travelling to Australia where he continued his work as a hairdresser.He has now returned and slotted straight back into the team. Theo has participated and completed several in-house training sessions and workshops, as well as out-of-house courses with Westow.

Theo’s work is laid back with a beachy vibe.

Theo's Days in the Salon
Monday, Wednesday and Friday

Theo
Jade

Jade

Position: Stylist
Years’ experience: 3 years
Specialties: Transformations
Favourite thing to do: Pixie cuts

Inspirations: The work of my colleagues

Achievements: Jade started at Renaissance Hair & Beauty at a later point in her life than most of the trainees that join us, but she was thrown in at the deep end and passed her NVQ with flying colours. Jade is a great graduate stylist. She attends as many courses as she can and this year, she completed a cutting course and several colour workshops. Jade has also participated in a series of in-house photoshoots as well as modelling in a few.

Jade’s work is meticulous and perfected with classic styles and soft natural colours.

Jade's Days in the Salon
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday

Suzy

Suzy

Position: Graduate Stylist and Hair Extension Specialist
Years’ experience: 5 years
Specialties: Hair extensions
Favourite thing to do: Making women fall in love with their hair and themselves all over again

Inspirations: Chris Appleton and the colour work of Guy Tang

Achievements: Suzy’s work was nominated for the Hair Extension Category in the English Hair and Beauty Awards 2018. She has also completed several courses including cutting and colour workshops. Suzy is trained in all methods of hair extension applications and she is also experienced in all aspects of raw hair preparation including tipping, double drawing, handtied wefting, custom colouring and bespoke blending.

Suzy’s completes her work to the highest standards with the perfect method of extension selected for each specific hair type and need. With a seamless blend of length, thickness and colour, Suzy leaves every client with a bespoke style matched and fitted to perfection.

Suzy's Days in the Salon
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday

Suzy
Holly

Holly

Position: Reception manager

Achievements: Holly manages reception and deals with most of our enquiries and bookings. She is the face of our behind-the-scenes operations and keeps the salon running smoothly. Holly is always here and happy to help you.

Amy

Amy

Position: Graduate
Years’ experience: 2 years
Favourite thing to do: Colouring

Inspirations: Grungy and edgy alternative styles

Achievements: Amy has spent the last two years perfecting her skills to become a fantastic stylist and she has very nearly qualified in NVQ Level 2. She has also attended several colour workshops as well as in-house training.

Amy's Days in the Salon
Monday, Wednesday and Friday

Amy
Leah

Leah

Position: Graduate Stylist in Training
Years’ experience: 1 year
Favourite thing to do: Colouring

Inspirations: Bright colours and edgy haircuts

Achievements: Leah joined the Renaissance Hair & Beauty team last year and she is flying through her NVQ. She is doing exceptionally well and is keen to develop her skills and techniques at every opportunity. Leah has participated in a series of in-house training sessions for cutting and colour workshops.

Deposits and Cancellations

A deposit of £25.00 is required 72 hours prior to your appointment to confirm your booking. If no deposit has been made, it is within our rights to cancel your appointment. All cancellations must be made up to 72 hours prior to your appointment to receive a refund of your deposit.

Any cancellations after this time will not be refunded but can be transferred. Any cancellations on the day of an appointment will not be refunded.

You must have a colour allergy test 48 hours before your appointment or have had colour treatment in this salon in the last 6 months.  

If you have tested positive for Covid-19 or have any symptoms, you can transfer your deposit to a later date. If you have had Covid-19 or the vaccine, a new allergy test is required. If your allergy test is not up to date, your appointment will be cancelled, and your deposit will not be refunded.

Meet our hairdressers and stylists in person at our hair and beauty salon in Leeds. Call Renaissance Hair & Beauty on 0113 242 6224.