Mel Blanks

Salon Proprietor

Mel’s passion for hairdressing has been with her from a young age. Her ambition to be the best she can be has driven her career to becoming the salon owner. She has a wealth of experience from her dedication to her clients extending to on location bridal work.
Specialist Colour Work is Mel’s other area of expertise having completed a colour expert qualification. Mel is highly motivated to make sure every client receives her highest level of dedicated service.

Nvq level 2 and 3 Hairdressing
Level 2 beauty therapy and theatrical make up
A1 and A2 assessor awards
Clynol colour expert.



Zoe McCormac

Salon Partner

Zoe has over 20 years experience in the industry. She believes that beautiful, well cut hair is available to everyone. From classic styling through to more contemporary avant-garde work, Zoe’s passion for hairdressing has carried her through many experiences from working on live television
through to styling the hair at a Miss World competition. Photo shoots and bridal hair awards are among may of her achievements. Zoe is also dedicated to training younger people joining the hairdressing world.

Nvq level 2 and 3 Haidressing
A2 assessors award
Qualified nail technician
Facial threading

Experience: 20+ years experience in the hair industry

Style: Avant-garde

Kirsty Simmonds

Executive Stylist
Kirsty is an accomplished stylist who has a wealth of experience in colour work and has competed many training courses in cutting, colouring and long hair.

NVQ level 2 and 3



Sam Tully

Premier Stylist
Sam has been hairdressing since 2007 and has a real passion for it. She really enjoys meeting new people and loves the way people feel when they leave the salon. Sam says…
“I wanted to do hair dressing during school. I started as soon as I left and have never looked back. I work with a professional and friendly team at Maze and I just love my job. I enjoy attending courses and keeping up to date with new trends.”

NVQ level 2 and 3 hairdressing
A2 assessor award



Hannah Stockdale

Hannah is our full-time trainee. She joined the team early 2017 and has already completed NVQ Level 2 Beauty. After joining the Maze team Hannah enjoyed working in the salon so much, she decided to train as a hairdresser. Having started with us last year,  Hannah has been working on colouring, styling and blow drying. 

NVQ Level 2 Beauty Therapy


Kirstie Wilson

Kirstie has 20 years hairdressing experience. After training in Aylesbury, Kirstie has a range of experience from working in different salons. She has more recently qualified as an assessor and has worked at Aylesbury college. Since joining Maze, Kirstie has taken over the training in the salon, developing the apprentices. Kirstie enjoys all aspects of hairdressing, including hair up and technical colour work. 

NVQ Level 2 Hair Dressing
NVQ Level 3 Hair Dressing
A2 assessors award

Jane Newsham

Salon Co-ordinator / Nail and eyebrow technician
Jane combines reception and client care role alongside nail and eyebrow treatments in the salon.

ITEC Diploma in Beauty Therapy

Experience: 25 years experience in the beauty industry