Where style meets exceptional service

Meet the team ...


Owner & Senior Stylist

Emma opened Avenue 23 in 2015 with a vision of being a cutting edge and trendy salon in Torphins. Emma enjoys all aspects of hairdressing with colouring being her passion. Emma also works as a Key Educator for Global colour house Matrix where she works along side some of the best hairdressers in the industry. She is also a qualified assessor.


Manager/Tanning Expert

Laura joined us in 2023 as Emma’s right hand woman dealing with managerial roles/admin in both salons after a brief time off to have her baby. Laura is a beauty therapist by trade and has worked and managed spas, beauty counters and salons with over 15 year’s experience. Laura loves spray tanning and is your go to for a golden glow.


Beauty Therapist

Lisa joined Avenue 23 at the very beginning, she is self employed within the Avenue 23 team. Lisa covers all aspect of beauty with her passion being waxing. She is trained in many popular treatments including lycon waxing and LVL lashes.


Senior Stylist

Jenn, along with Lisa has been a member of Avenue 23 team since day one. Jenn has over 15 years experience and works within Avenue 23 on a self employed basis. Jenn covers all aspect in the hair department with hair ups being one of her many strengths.



Ashley came to hairdressing a little later. Originally she was a nurse on the Anchor ward in ARI, but fancied a change of career so joined Avenue 23 after completing her training elsewhere. Ashley works on self employed basis. She covers all hairdressing with colouring being her passion.



Eilidh joined Avenue 23 after spending a week doing work experience from school. Eilidh studied to SVQ level 3 within salon and day release and is now a fully qualified stylist. Eilidh enjoys all aspects of hairdressing and working as a team. Eilidh's natural ability in hair made her stand out from the rest.


Senior Stylist

Elaine joined Avenue 23 after working in high end salons in Aberdeen and Westhill. She has been hairdressing for over 15 years with cutting and curly hair being her favourite.


Future Talent

Shannon joined the team as a Saturday girl after school and has progressed to full time within the salon and is our one to watch. Having trained to a level 2 within salon she is continuing her training to achieve SVQ level 3. She is also a vital member of the team helping with the day to day running of the salon.



Ashleigh is a self employed stylist at Avenue 23. Ashleigh covers all aspects of hairdressing with bridal/hair up and colouring being her passion. She has fitted in to the team perfectly with her friendly, bubbly personality.


Future Talent

Louise joined the team in summer 2022 is currently completing in salon training, working towards her SVQ level 3. Along with Shannon, Louise is a vital member of the team and running of the salon day to day. Louise is one to watch, with her natural ability and passion.


Beauty Therapist

Chloe joined the salon full time in September of 2023. Covering waxing, tinting and all things nails, her favorite treatments being Nails and waxing. Whether its extensions, Nail art or and eyebrow wax you are in safe and extremely talented hands. Chloe also offers the HD brow treatment!


Beauty Therapist

Wendy joined the team in October 2023 bringing years of knowledge and experience to escape. Covering all aspects of beauty she excels in massage, facials and eyebrow treatments. Wendy really takes the time to make your treatment all about you.


Beauty Therapist

Susan joined the team in August of 2023. Susan offers a full range of beauty treatments from waxing and nails to massage and facials. In particular Susan enjoys doing waxing and facials treating her clients to a little 'me time'.


Beauty Therapist

Sophie joined our team in June of 2024. Sophie completes our beauty team with a passion for nails of all kinds including; gels, gel extensions and Biab. She also covers other aspects of beauty which includes waxing and eye treatments such as tinting and lash lifting.

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Cancellation policy

We require a minimum of 24hrs notice in cancelling appointments. Late cancellations will result in a charge of 50% of the appointment fee being taken, not showing up for an appointment will result in a 100% of the appointment fee being charged. Please understand that we have to be strict with our cancellation policy as cancellations affect our small business greatly. Thank you.

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