Tim Burton meets Audrey Hepburn’ is how Ashleigh Hodges discribes her style – classic and chic but with a quirky edge. Being Dubbed The Hair Geek and having the motto 'Knowledge Is Power' what Ashleigh doesn't know isn't worth knowing! Being an all rounder Ashleigh brings passion and inspiration to all that she does. Starting her career at the tender age of 11 years old, Ashleigh believes she was born a hairdresser, having now four generations of hairdressers in the family. It's most definitely in her blood. So while avant-garde editorial work is Ashleigh's forte, she’s also very passionate about creative colour, precision cuts and all-round cool-yet-wearable styles.
Ashleigh is a highly sort after stylist. Being called upon by the biggest brands in haircare, and representing Matrix Haircare as an Artist, working around the world on shoots and shows. New York, Venice, South Africa and San Diego to name but a few. She is constantly in demand for photo shoots, having work published in LA, Australia, South Africa and many UK editorials. Ashleigh was a regular backstage at London Fashion Week, working backstage for the likes of PPQ, House of Holland and David Koma. Now she works more commercial being behind the seens of exciting music videos and TV- currently working on The Voice UK.
Education is everything to Ashleigh, not just for herself but for her delegates too. Having being trained by the best in the industry, Ashleigh has a wealth of knowledge to give. Make sure you check out her Education page to see when you can spend the day with The Hair Geek UK and be inspired! Ashleigh also looked after The Fellowship for British Hairdressing Project X team for 2 years. Project X is the Fellowships prestigious finishing school, and Ashleigh brought a fresh new edge to the already amazing team.
Ashleigh has achieved a lot since starting her career and has many accolades. Winning Creative Heads IT Girl 2014 becoming the number one female hairdresser under the age of 30! This is just added to the list of awards Ashleigh already has-
British Hairdressing Awards Newcomer Of The Year Finalist 2015
Creative Salon of the Year at The Salon Business Awards 2014
Matrix Artist Recognition 2014 2015 2016
FAME TEAM 2012
Matrix Destination Fame winner 2012
IT List The Visionary Finalist 2014 2016 2017
International Visionary Awards Finalist 2014 2016
Starting her career at the Luxurious Boutique salon Flame Hair Studios in Towcester. Proving you don't need to be from a big salon in a city to make it. Ashleigh is very focused on proving with enough skill, dedication and love for your craft anyone can make it in this amazing industry. Now living in London, Ashleigh is freelance, working on exciting photoshoots, TV work and looking after clients both in London and in Towcester. everything Ashleigh does is to put female hairdressers back at the top!
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