Former model Georgia Kirven is cutting out a new career on the other side of the camera after completing her training at a city salon.
Georgia, who has modelled for L’Oréal hair campaigns, has been appointed as a stylist with Reds, specialising in offering clients the perfect cut for special occasions such as weddings and balls.
From Barnes, she started her career with Reds as a Saturday worker and went on to complete a three-year NVQ course in hairdressing.
She has completed an advanced cutting and colour course through L’Oréal and trained with hair extension specialist Hairaiser.
“I’ve always wanted to go down the fashion hair route,” she said.
“So modelling for Reds provided a great opportunity to experience the other side of the spectrum.
“I was able to meet some of the UK’s top professional stylists and see exactly what skills would be needed to work at a busy hair show.
“I love the freedom to be creative and since becoming a stylist and completing courses to boost my portfolio, I’ve been able to offer my clients a range of services.”
Reds owner Susan Hall said: “I’m delighted Georgia has progressed to become a fully-fledged stylist as she brings a wealth of talent to the salon,” she said.
“I take great pleasure in teaching recruits, as not only is great to see your employees strengthen their skills, it also helps refresh my own.”