Maria Bird manages the LIPSTICK AND GUNPOWDER TEAM. She specialises in precision cutting, all up-to date colouring techniques, and packages for brides, weddings, hen parties, birthday celebrations and other special occasions. With 30 years of high end salon experience, Maria is passionate about staff development, training and is a qualified NVQ assessor. Being cognisant of latest trends and fashion, having being part of the elite team of hairdressers for many years at London fashion week from 2016,and has also taken part in many acclaimed trade competitions. Maria can’t help bring the best out of your hair ,with a suitable, manageable, personal look and highly professional salon experience. Catering for all ages, wether it be a blow dry or full glam makeover.
Annalia first found her passion for hair at 15 by working a Saturday job in a salon and then proceeding to complete her level 2 and 3 at college. she's been a Brighton based stylist for a few years until she join our team, spending a year shadowing senior director Maria and reaching our high level standards of hairdressing. she has a passion for modern and querky colouring techniques that suit todays individuality. if you want fresh ideas and inspiration for your hair Annalia is your girl!
ZOE is a talented and articulate senior member of the team, she has a great ear for consultation and listening to people to ensure she achieves the best results for her clients. A gentle approach full of care and confidence in making her clients happy. She has worked in France and the UK for a number of years and has a great passion for fashion and style which certainly shows in her work, and is great at those special occasion Big-blow dry and finishes.
Lipstick & Gunpowder is a boutique salon on Kings Road in the heart of Brighton's South Lanes, just behind the Queens hotel.
They're making haircare a better, more friendly experience for all. They're a salon owned and run by the technicians that work there, all of whom combined have years of experience in major high end brands at all levels. Their staff work with them because they allow them to have artistic freedom, and all of them have passion and enthusiasm for the hair and fashion industry. As a client, you will benefit from the most enthusiastic and creative team you could wish to find.
Specialising in cuts, colour, nails and make up, they can cater to your most wild desires in their contemporary, New Wave inspired premises. They pride themselves on being different and making their clients feel like a star!