Meet the Team…

YMK Hair opened in 2012 in Wollaton. We have excelled in hair colouring and styling techniques for many years. Our team has a vast amount of national industry experience, along with a young and dynamic stylist team.

Let’s introduce the team…

Yvonne Kenny

Yvonne is the Owner of YMK Hair, and has been working in the industry for over 32 years. She has won hair competitions whilst at college and represented the East Midlands in national finals. Yvonne has been committed to her own continual professional development and has worked extensively with Matrix (UK) Ltd as a trainer for the last 19  years, working on stage at national shows.

Matrix are owned by L’Oreal Professional and pride themselves on delivering the best training and support to hair salons. This means that she is always up to date with the most recent trends and techniques as well as working alongside some of the most successful hairdressers in the business. Yvonne has won the prestigious title of “Educator of the Year”, as a result of her dedication to continual development and inspirational hairstyles and colours.

Yvonne has also worked alongside some of the big names in fashion & Hair, namely Gok Wan and Jamie Stevens, ensuring she is at the forefront of hair colours and styles. Yvonne commits to her own ongoing training twice yearly as she attends the L’Oreal Educator Excel Programme. During this training learns about new colours, techniques and fashion so she will always be aware of the most up to date colours and cuts.

On a personal note, Yvonne likes to talk about star signs and her other great pleasures, namely her children and her dog!



Katie is our Graduate Stylist, who has been working with us now for 2 years. She is a bubbly and friendly character who is loving learning all there is to know about the hairdressing world!

Katie has just completed her Level 2 qualification. She is offering a Blowdry Special – Short hair £10, Long hair £14, Girls under 10’s trims for £5 and a Trim and Blowdry special £20, to help build her client base. We offer a wide range of hair conditioning treatments at YMK which come with a relaxing head massage from Katie.

On a personal note, Katie has recently attended a course on all Matrix retail and is a wealth of knowledge! She also loves experimenting with Matrix’s vivid colours, such as SoColor Cult and their Color Sync Vinyls.


Beth is one of our Senior Stylists who has been part of the YMK Hair team for 4 years.

Beth is Level  3 qualified and has also been on several Matrix courses covering colouring and styling. She loves doing the latest colouring techniques such as balayage, ombre, highlighting and colour melting! (Check out our Instagram and Facebook page).

Beth also specialises in plaiting and hair ups. She has been involved in two photo shoot catwalks where Beth has created hair ups inspired by mermaids and Disney’s Elsa from Frozen!

On a personal note, Beth loves taking pictures and posting them on Instagram and Facebook! #matrix #ymkhair


Kirsty is one of our part time Senior Stylists with over nine years experience in the industry. She is Matrix trained and is passionate about all things hair! Her skills range from the latest cutting and colouring techniques to hair up and Gents barbering.

Kristy works Tuesdays and Thursdays.

On a personal note, Kristy loves attending Matrix colour courses and tap dancing!





Kimberley is also one of our part time Senior Stylists with over nine years in the industry. She was trained with Matrix colours and specialises in the latest colour techniques and colour correction, she also is a Gents barber and is skilled in blow drying and hair ups.

Kimberley works Fridays (until 7pm ) and Saturdays.

On a personal note, Kimberley is continually refreshing her skills on courses and loves to dance!