OUR TEAM

Meet our team. You can get to know us better and our work hours by clicking on our profile picture.


Michelle

Michelle

Michelle has owned Surreal hairdressing for 16 years now and prides herself, and her staff, on fantastic customer care throughout your whole Surreal experience. Michelle has over 25 years experience in hairdressing, and for five years was a colour technician for Redken. During her time at Redken she was lucky enough to have international training in America and London. Michelle is a Redken colour specialist, which means she can offer clients the best colour advice and recommend the correct products to take care of their hair. As a working mother of three, Michelle knows how important it is to have time out for yourself and getting your hair done so that you look and feel amazing is often just what you need. Michelle guarantees you will leave feeling pampered and looking great with all the products and knowledge you need to recreate your look at home. Available: Wednesday - 9am to 9pm Thursday - 9am to 9pm Friday - 9am to 2:30pm


Ashlie

Ashlie

I have been in this industry for over 3 years now and feel really excited to continue to move ahead. I love working with people and the greatest feeling is knowing that my clients leave feeling happy and confident in their service. Hairdressing is a massive passion of mine and I am continuously growing my skills and knowledge to maintain the best up to date techniques for my clients. I love colour, blow waving, hair ups and am super excited to learn new skills in my cutting. So book in now and I shall see you soon!! Available: Wednesday - 9am to 8pm Thursday - 9am to 8pm Friday - 9am to 6pm Saturday - 9am to 5pm


Theresa

Theresa

Hairstyling at Surreal for Theresa isn't a job it is a joy!! after 29 years in the industry she still loves every minute of her day. "I am especially passionate about sitting down with my clients for an in depth consultation. I like to deliver a fantastic cut that my client can easily maintain between salon visits and I'm in to 'beautiful' colour work," Theresa says. She especially loves working with curly hair and after 10 years of owning her own salon in Wanaka and managing many staff members. Her importance placed on client comfort is paramount. Theresa has had a very productive year with Redken attending many training courses in cutting, colouring, styling and product knowledge. "I will never stop learning." Available: Monday - 9am to 2:35pm Tuesday - 9am to 2.45pm Wednesday - 9am to 8pm Friday - 9am to 2:45pm Saturday - By Request


Mike

Mike

Mike joined the team at Surreal 2 years ago after 22 years working at Ginger Meggs where he was a member of the team that won South Island Salon of the Year and was a National Finalist for Salon of the Year in the Schwarzkopf Hairdresser of the Year Awards. In that time he has acquired extensive experience in taming even the most difficult of hair. He specialises in cutting and styling while overseeing the consultation with the fantastic colour team at Surreal to give his clients the best in colour and style tailored to each individual. Mike looks forward to welcoming all clients, old and new to Surreal and helping them take control of their hair. Mike guarantees satisfaction! Available: Mon, Wed, Fri - 9.00am to 6.00pm Tue and Thurs - 10.00 to 8.00pm For more information on Mike follow him on facebook: Mike McIntyre at Surreal Hairdressing


Jordyn

Jordyn

Jordyn is our newest addition to our amazing team and has joined us form the north island. She has over 8 years experience in this industry and has loved every minute of it. She has had experience working on photo shoots and has also entered in competitive hair competitions. She loves all areas of hairdressing from hair ups for any occasions, any type of colours or cuts that her clients dream of having!! Jordyns aim is having her clients leaving the salon feeling amazing and relaxed. Available: Monday - 9am to 6pm Wednesday - 9am to 8pm Thursday - 9am to 8pm Saturday - 9am to 5pm


Gemma

Gemma

Gem has been hairdressing for 8 years, she really cares about her clients. You will be transformed in her chair. Colour is her passion, specialising in Balayage, Blondes and Fashion colours. She won Redken specialist in 2012, so she can give you the best advise on products and home hair care, keeping your hair in the best possible style and condition. She is also part of the Redken Artistic team, the only Christchurch member out of 9 New Zealand wide artists.This means she works on educational courses, hair shows, New Zealand fashion week and the Vodafone music awards. You can follow her on instagram @gemmaskyehair to see all her amazing creations. Available: Wednesday - 9am to 8pm Thursday - 9am to 8pm Friday - 9am to 5pm Saturday - 9am to 3pm


Chontal

Chontal

I have been a beauty therapist for the last 15 years. I still enjoy the relaxing atmosphere a beauty room and the treatments can offer. There's nothing quite like learning the new treatments and new products of this ever changing industry. I believe lifestyle, exercise and pampering are the key to healthy skin and attitude. Who doesn't want to feel great about themselves in this fast paced world! If you haven't indulged in a while come in and see us to discuss relevant treatments to you. See you soon! Available: Wednesday - 4pm to 8pm Thursday - 10am to 8pm Friday - 10am to 5pm Saturday - 10am to 2pm


Neville

Neville

I have been hairdressing for an extensive number of years. I am always very cherry and when I'm working you can always hear me whistling a tune around the salon. My style is a classic timeless hairdressing look. I have been involved over the years in many hairdressing competitions and events and now I like to take the time to look after my valued clients. You will feel relaxed and cared for in my chair, look forward to meeting you. Available: By Request