About Us

Making people feel good starts with our hairdressers, stylists and colour specialists at Barrie Stephen. Our stylists instinctively know what works and it’s their mission to make sure you trust them and are on board with their creative direction.

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Flying the flag for hairdressing in Leicester

Since establishing the first high-class boutique hair salon in Leicester back in 1996, Barrie Stephen has grown to become a nationally recognised hairdressing group. Our expert team of hairdressers deliver exceptional hair colouring, cutting and styling, along with outstanding service. Hairdressing is not just about technique, it’s about listening carefully to our clients to gain a deeper understanding of their aspirations, lifestyle and hair ambitions.

A talented team of hairdressers & colour stylists

Creating lasting relationships with our clients is extremely important to us at Barrie Stephen, allowing us to evolve your hair with trust and experience.

Our team understand that working with your natural hair texture is the best way to achieve a luxurious finish. Whether you want a timeless style or a fashion-forward update, a healthy trim or a reshape for a special occasion, our welcoming hairdressers will help you achieve your hair goals.

We understand that hair colouring is an art form. Our colour stylists are experts in all kinds of colour requests, from balayage and babylights, to pastel and bold colour. Our hair stylists are creatively trained to the highest industry standards in all aspects of colouring. We take time to discuss your colour preferences and explain how the process will work, what will and won’t suit your skin tone, as well as discussing hair care to ensure you get results that make you look and feel fabulous.

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Award winning hair salons:

our proudest moments

The Barrie Stephen hair salon group are the proud winners of over 40 national and local awards, including Salon Business Magazine’s award for Ultimate Salon. Here is a selection of our most recent awards.

Partner Salon Of The YearSalonlove
Salon Group Of The YearFinalistFellowship Awards
Business Person Of The YearNachural Entrepreneurship Awards
Best Community SupportNHF Awards
Director of the YearFinalistInstitute of Directors
Best Regional SalonFinalistHair Magazine Awards
Best Salon GroupFinalistHair Magazine Awards
Salon of the YearFinalistSalon Business Awards
Best Salon GroupHair Magazine Awards
Employee of the YearFinalistNiche Business Awards
Businessman of the YearNiche Business Awards
Creative Team AwardSchwarzkopf Creative Team Awards
Best Regional Salon MidlandsHair Awards
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Love from our clients

Absolutely brilliant, Megan was lovely and she did a great job on my hair.There was also a great atmosphere in the salon everyone was very friendly I will definitely return again Thank you Megan

Thomson House

I’ve been coming here for the past few months as I’d recently moved into the area and was on the hunt for a decent salon. Although I loved my previous hairdresser, the travelling was getting too much. I bit the bullet and had a consultation with Daisy who is absolutely lovely. Her professionalism and artistic talent is obvious. I’ve been very pleased everytime I’ve had my hair done. She does exactly what I ask for everytime. She’s also been the only hairdresser who has managed to give me side bangs without making my hair look ratty. An absolute credit to the salon and a genuinely kind young lady.

N Bowden

I had a wonderful experience here. The salon felt very relaxed and everyone was very friendly. Chelsie was amazing as she could tell I was nervous. I’ve had bad experiences in the past and find salons to feel quite overwhelming. Chelsie put me at ease – she went through the process and explained exactly what she was going to do prior to cutting. She kept checking i was ok with the length. By the end of the appointment I felt totally at ease and really enjoyed my experience. I will be returning

emily collis

Really lovely haircut
Excellent service and really friendly staff

Gary Hayes

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