I’m Laurie, I am both a stylist and the owner here at Salem I'll be in charge of writing this blog, so please don't be too upset if it's infrequent (it's totally going to be infrequent), but I want to fill it with tips and tricks, info about techniques and products, along with showing you some of the cool stuff we get up to in the salon!
So who am I? I'm a gigantic hair nerd and I'm so obsessed with understanding how all the products and colour and chemicals work.
I started hairdressing in 2007 and have spent all of my career working at salons in Lower Hutt, before dreaming a little dream that would become Salem Hair Co. in 2015.
I've been lucky enough to be trained and work with some of the most amazing hairdressers, including people from Servilles training academy, the 2014 Hairdresser of the year, hair artists from Australia and even the USA! In September this year I'll be travelling to Brazil to complete the Keune international colour master training - which is pretty exciting!
Outside of hairdressing my life is pretty normal, I live with my husband Ben and our fat cat Greyfy and our happy boy Diesel (mandatory animal pictures below!). I love good food, and for someone who couldn't boil water until I was 20 I'm actually a surprisingly good cook! When I'm not working, eating or watching Netflix, you'll find me hanging out with my friends, family or in the gym.
If theres anything hair related that you'd like to know a bit more about, drop a question in the comments and I'll do my best to answer it for you!
Ps. Just in case you were wondering my name is pronounced Law-Ree and Salem is pronounced Say-Lim - the more you know!