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Sharron Butler

Style Director

Sharron has 30 years experience within the hairdressing industry and is at the top of her profession achieving all the credentials possible within the world of hairdressing. This includes attending many specialist technical courses in London and Manchester. In addition Sharron is a fully trained barber. She has spent 17 years in the education of hairdressing and is now sharing her skills and expertise with the team at Blake & Butler.

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Helen Dewsbury


Helen has been in the hair industry for over 30 years. As well as working at Blake and Butler, Helen is also a volunteer at St Leonard's Hospice. The thing she loves most about her work is all the new people she gets to meet.

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Amy Tasker Mort

Hair Stylist

Amy started at Blake and Butler in 2014 as a Saturday girl and then went on to complete her apprenticeship here at Blake and Butler. Amy was trained completely by the owner Sharron who has over 29 years experience, 17 of which included managing a private training school, so Amy has always benefited from excellent training on a one to one basis. Amy has done various of other courses over the years and is also trained in Gel Manicures, Facial Threading and Brow Tinting. Amy specializes in All colouring techniques, Bridal Hair, Prom Hair and all hair up styles.

 Hair by Amy

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Jules Atkinson

Advanced Stylist

Jules joined our team in 2016 with 13 years experience in hairdressing. She qualified in 2004 and has worked in the several top salons and spas in York. In 2008 she completed her advanced hairdressing qualification, a year later she completed further qualifications to become an educator and has worked as a hairdressing trainer along side her salon work even since. A requirement of this role is keeping up to date with the latest trends and techniques, Jules has attended many advanced training courses including specialist cutting and colouring.

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Steph Whittaker

Beauty Specialist

Steph is our beauty therapist who has worked in the industry for over 10 years. During this time she has gathered extensive experience in the beauty and aesthetic field and has completed advanced courses in body treatments in Barcelona. She specialises in a wide range of treatments including; lash extensions, nails, facial peels and microdermabrasion. "I love making clients look and feel their best with any treatment I carry out".

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James Clark


James has worked in large salons in the hairdressing industry over 17 years he's very passionate about short hair and complete restyles, has a large gent client base, loves meeting and making a good loyal clientele he looks forward to seeing you soon. "My passion for hairdressing began 20 years ago whilst trekking through south East Asia. After training and working as a chef for a few years the buzz of interacting with different people grabbed me and I have never looked back. A person's haircut is extremely personal and being a part of making someone look and feel good about themselves is wonderful and makes my job special. When I am not in work I enjoy going to the gym, plus taking care of my appearance. From working in some of the best salons in York, I have built a very loyal clientele. Look forward to seeing you soon."

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Kirsty Cooper

Kirsty is the newest member of our Blake and Butler team. With over 13 years of experience working nationally and internationally, working frequently within the music and film industry. Kirsty completed her advanced hairdressing qualification in 2012 at this time she found a passion for occasion hair and make-up and now specialises in weddings, creating a flawless look for those memorable moments in your life. She has worked for some of the best in the industry and now brings that wealth of experience to Blake and Butler.

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Colour technician/stylist

Hannah is a highly driven and passion stylist and also specialises in colour. She has trained and worked in well known, top end salons and has taken her skills and knowledge with her throughout her hair dressing carer. She has her NVQ level 2 and trained to level 3 standard and done several courses at the WELLA studies in Manchester, where She learnt a wide range of advanced and up to date techniques, which helped her to develop her passion even further.

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Mollie Kilby

Fully qualified nail technician

Mollie specialises in acrylic nails and has been qualified since 2019. Mollie likes to keep up to date with the newest nail trends by following social media influencers. Mollie is very passionate about nails and aspires to be the best she can be.