Ark Hair & The Retreat is the number one Hair and Beauty Salon in Urmston, Greater Manchester. Having already spent many years creating exceptional hair styles as Ark, we recently refurbished the salon and created The Retreat – a fully equipped beauty salon, where we can offer our clients the latest in body, face, nail, tanning and hair removal treatments.
Our team has a huge range of skills and experience, so whatever hair or beauty treatments you decide to have, you can be sure you’re in good hands and you will receive the utmost care and pampering. We want your time at Ark Hair & The Retreat to be relaxing, luxurious and enjoyable. Like a spa, but without the price tag!
Director of Ark Hair, Janet is in her 50th year of hairdressing. Her client base has stayed loyal for decades, a tribute to Janet's expertise. Janet is the epitome of hairdressing.
Dianne has been a fully qualified beauty therapist for 26 years. Her background is predominantly in spas where she gained valuable experience working at Ragdale Hall health hydro in Leicestershire and working for Virgin Atlantic Airways offering massages and manicures for First class flyers.
Later on in her career Dianne was national training manager for various skincare companies and opened a Spa for Hyatt regency hotels in Spain. Dianne’s true passion is skincare and making clients feel good through the experience of her facials and massages.
Manager of Ark and Janet's daughter, Lisa in her 25th year of hairdressing. She has a long standing client base and enjoys all aspects of hairdressing.
A warm welcome is always guaranteed when Mike is in the salon. Mike Renovated and opened The Retreat,Making clients feel relaxed and making sure they enjoy their visit to The Retreat as much as possible is something Mike is very passionate about. He also makes a lovely cup of tea.
Senior stylist in her 15th year of hairdressing, Rachel is firmly on board the team. A valued member of staff, specialising in all aspects of hairdressing with a long standing client base.
Liz is the structure of the smooth running of Ark, a complete asset to the company.
Babs has been a part of the Ark Hair team for the past 20years, Babs is a constant in the front of house with the salon and is an asset to the company.
Lisa is a senior therapist at The Retreat and a huge asset to the company, she has over 20 years experience in the beauty industry and has built up a large,loyal client base over the past 15 years while working in Urmston.
Electrolysis is a treatment Lisa specialises in.
Her professional attitude whilst making clients relax and unwind is something we feel Lisa is especially skilled at.
Our newest addition to the team,Abbie passed her level 3 advanced beauty therapy exams with a distinction and is also qualified in media make up, .Abbie has a lovely calming personality and is very passionate about her work.
She is a valued member of the team at The Retreat.
Kerry joined us in 2017 and is building her own clientele with confidence and finesse.
A professional approach to cutting,colouring and styling gives Kerry the return she deserves.
Kerry's strengths are colouring and cutting,you will not leave the salon disappointed,she looks forward to consulting your hair needs and will always have your best interests at heart.
A budding junior stylist,Caroline is an efficient assistant very chatty and lively,clients love her enthusiastic nature.
Currently studying at Micheal john college for hairdressing,we hope it won't be too long before Caroline joins the team of hair stylists here at Ark.