Author Archives: Christian Torkington

Raising funds for the H-air Ambulance Wales

Christian is raising money for Wales Ambulance by competing in Ironman Wales in September. We’re raffling some great prizes to help raise money.

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Completing my first (unofficial) Ironman

The story of how I completed Ironman Wales after the official event was cancelled.

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Join our priority waiting list

To help us manage bookings after lockdown, we’re putting in place a prioritised waiting list. Once we’ve had an reopening date from Welsh government we’ll be turning on our phone lines to book appointments in the following order: Appointment cancelled due to lockdown? If your appointment was cancelled due to lockdown, relax, you’re at the […]

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Curly hair

Christian loves to cut naturally curly hair. Having curly hair himself means he’s got more of an understanding of how curls respond and so he’s put together a few top tips below so you can make the most of your naturally curly hair too. Don’t wash it too often, but often enough. Depending on a […]

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Our manager Jenny finalises at the British Hairdressing Business Awards 2020

Showcasing resilience in the face of adversity, Cardiff salon manager named among best in the UK in HJ’s British Hairdressing Business Awards 2020 Guy Christian Salon in Cardiff can now boast one the UK’s best managers after securing a finalist place in HJ’s British Hairdressing Business Awards 2020 – demonstrating managerial expertise in what has […]

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Who Shall I choose & what service should I book?

Stylists: All our stylists are fully qualified by the time they are allowed to take their own clients. They’ll begin their journey at Graduate stylist level for the first 12 months or before they hit certain bench marks before being promoted through the ranks over time, to the top.📈 If you’re looking for a maintenance […]

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Back to work

Hi GC Fam 🤩 So we’re hopefully going to be opening for business again on the 13th July 🎉 We’re going to start calling people over the next couple of weeks to get you booked in ASAP.  If you missed an appointment due to the lockdown, there’s no need to do anything, you’re on our […]

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The Girl Boss Blog – Shelly Barret

Shelley Barrett Shelley set up Shelley Norton Stage School and Management along with the Community Interest Company The Talent Shack on Penarth Road, Cardiff 5 years ago.  Originally from Penarth, Shelley went to London’s Rose Bruford college to train as an actress and worked professionally for 10 years. She is best known as Mandy from […]

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Over the past 12 months we’ve had over 800 appointments where clients didn’t attend and didn’t get in touch to cancel first. Missed appointments mean that our stylists might lose out on commission – it also means that other people aren’t able to book in with their favourite busy stylist for that time. We appreciate […]

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The Girlboss Blog – Dilys Price OBE

When we were in the early stages of preparing the #Girlboss blog we knew there was one lady in particular we had to include. That very special lady is Dilys Price OBE. Known  as “Daredevil Dilys”, she made her first parachute jump at the age of 54 and she has now completed more than 1,139 […]

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We’re Hiring!

The Guy Christian team is expanding! We’re looking for a part time Salon Co-Ordinator to join our Cwmbran salon. Applicants should be keen to work in a fashion forward environment and have a strong sense of their own style. We’d really like to meet someone who is IT literate. Experience in a customer service role […]

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The Girlboss Blog – Sara Robinson

For the latest edition of our #Girlboss blog we caught up with the formidable Sara Robinson. Sara started her working life as a music writer for a local newspaper aged just 14. Now, in 2018, Sara is the managing director of Cardiff and London based communications agency, Brighter Comms. Brighter Comms are currently working on […]

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