Our Story So Far…..
Covid 19 Update
Kalas Hair Boutique is back up to full capacity, with strict sanitisation procedures in place. Kala remains wearing a mask, to keep clients safe. Should clients require an appointment alone please reach out to Kala who will happily accomodate their needs. Many of us are still feeling the fall out of Covid and may not be feeling as strong as we normally do, Its ok just let Kala know what your appointment needs are and she will happily meet them.
Kala asks that if anyone in your household has covid please contact the salon prior to your appointment.
Welsh Hair and Beauty Award Winner 2019
Kala was thrilled to voted ‘Welsh Colour Technician of the Year’ at the 2019 Welsh Hair and Beauty Awards.
Kala McCreadie Stylist and Salon Owner
Voted Welsh Colour Technician for 2019 Kala is a Level 3 Qualified Hairdresser with experience of teaching hairdressing levels 1 to 3, including barbering. Kala loves to learn and attends many courses in order to keep up to date with trends and fashion techniques in an ever evolving industry. Courses include Paul Mitchell Colour Courses, Balayage and Freehand Painting, Fashion Colours, Vintage Hair Up Courses, Wedding Hair, Wahl Clipper Fade Courses and many more. Kala specialises in all hair freehand and is a huge lover of balayage in all its variations.
Kala worked as an trainee in Ealing and then Covent Garden where she is very proud to say she worked under and was trained by Paul Matthew of Paul Matthew Hairdressing Garrick Street.
Kala gained her Level 2 at Pembrokeshire College over a number of years attending evening school, when Kala trained she did not receive a qualification and decided when working in marketing to go back to night school and she then became hooked again. She also has her Level 3 Advanced which she studied at HB Training.
Kala is also fully qualified in the application of Hair Extensions. She can apply 7 different methods.
Kala’s passion is for colour and spends her days creating bespoke colours for clients. Clients travel from around the country for Kala’s colour services. Kala loves creating bespoke Balayage, Ecaille and Ombre and prides herself on her freehand colour techniques.
Kala is a qualified Master of Balayage and has undertaken courses in sought after services such as The Airtouch Technique and the Wolf Cut
The salon opened its doors on the 29th April 2016, with literally the paint wet.
There was an amazing opening party with Honey Fungus playing acoustic in the outdoor area, lots of bubbles, Cup Cakes and plenty of friends and clients.
The renovation work within the salon was done on a budget, with the help of friends and family only and in a big big rush as clients were knocking at the door.
Kala offers a bespoke private experience within her french styled boutique salon. Its the VIP experience.
The salon is very proud to display their 5 Star Rating Awarded by the Good Salon Guide.
Kala chose to use Paul Mitchell Styling and Colouring Products as she loves the predictability and flexibility of the colours and the luxury of the styling products. She also loves the fact that none of the products are tested on animals.
We also retail and use Celeb Luxury Fashion Colour Range, which are also cruelty free and the Goldwell Revive Colour Conditioners which help to keep your colours fresh.
In addition Guy Tangs My Identity range and a bespoke mix of Goldwell.
We try to be kind to the environment using disposable towels, emphasis on recycling and our electricity is produced on the premises with by the use of a bio mass boiler.
You can relax enjoy unlimited tea, coffee, bubbles, wine, herbal tea, a homemade cake from the Country Kitchen while browsing the internet using our free WiFi.
The atmosphere is relaxed with clients working, online shopping or just enjoying the purpose made play lists.
Over the next 12 months emphasis will be placed on attending more education. Education is key.
“Beautiful studio. Excellent , none of the products are animal tested! Very pleased , I love my hair!!!” Irena Smith
“Treated myself to a fabulous haircut today for a very reasonable price. Such a great, relaxed atmosphere, professional salon, superb advice on cut and styling & it’s only in Solva. Highly recommended. I’ll be a new regular!” Sarah Beynon
Macmillan Charity Event
Back in 2016 Kala coloured Abbeys hair inorder to raise money for Macmillan. Abbey raised around £300 for this charity. Kala donated her time and colours to this worthy cause.
Patch Christmas Hamper Run
In 2018 Kala asked clients to put food boxes together which would include a Christmas Dinner and treats for the Christmas Period. Kala delivered 38 Christmas Food Boxes to local charity Patch. Patch deliver food parcels to families during hardship in Pembrokeshire. We were blown away by the kind response from clients. Thankyou so much everyone who took part.
Stand up to Cancer ‘Paint your Hair PINK’
In 2018 Kala raised money for Stand up to Cancer. If a client wanted to add a little pink to their hair at the end of the service, they would pay £8 into a just giving page. The salon and its clients managed to raise £218 for Cancer Reasearch.