Shine at Nine is a stylish, modern hair, beauty & wellness experience located it the beautiful Cornish town of Bude. Our fully renovated premises consists of a large, open-plan hair salon on the ground floor and five individual treatment rooms upstairs. We're proud of the professional and personal service we provide to our clientele. SHINE aims to be Bude's premier one-stop-shop for you to keep your self looking and feeling fabulous.
We're proud of our association and use of the following top quality brands.
Our hair team is made up of the following professionals:
Kathleen qualified in 1999, she started her career as a hairdresser working on cruise ships, combining a career she loved and travelling the world. In 2001 Kathleen returned to Cornwall and continued her career locally, building her professional reputation. In 2003 she began working for herself, hiring a chair in a local salon. By 2007, only four years later, Kathleen took over the running of the salon and created SHINE.
After 7 successful years of growth, Kathleen was able
to expand the busy salon and moved into the current premises. In 2017 SHINE made its move into the beauty and wellness industry. The space above the salon was fully renovated and converted into 5 modern, comfortable treatment rooms.
After a career spanning 20 years, Kathleen is a multi-skilled hairdresser and still very much enjoys her work. She now specialises in creative colouring and cutting
and prides herself on running a happy salon with a
"In my spare time I enjoy my fitness, running, yoga and travel! I am a huge animal lover and enjoy spending time with my boys chilli and Ralph!."
Creative Director & Salon Manager
Rose has been part of the SHINE team since 2012. She was trained personally by Kathleen and qualified in 2013. Rose then went on to complete here Level 3 Hairdressing in 2014. She has continued her development at SHINE, growing into the confident and creative stylist she is today. Rose loves all aspects of hairdressing, but particularly enjoys colouring, especially Balayage and Ombre.
Rose very much enjoys continuing her development through courses, ensuring she is at the forefront of the latest cutting and colouring techniques.
"I am a very sociable person, I love eating out and enjoying a nice glass of wine!"
Claire has worked locally within the area since she qualified alongside Rose in her NVQ level 3 hairdressing, she is now a Creative Director here at Shine. Claire has grown to become a bubbly and professional stylist and loves all aspects of hairdressing, specialising in Balayage, Ombré and Foilayage. As well as her passion for creating beautiful colours, Claire is also a specialist in hair-ups, in particular wedding hair. There is nothing more that Claire loves than when it comes to helping clients achieve their goal hair colour or cut and likes to keep her Instagram up to date with her latest ‘before and after’ transformations.
"I really enjoy ice skating, socialising with friends and drinking Gin!."
Tammy trained alonside Kathleen and qualified in 1999, achieving both NVQ 2 & NVQ 3 in hairdressing.
Tammy has since developed her expertise in Australia, has experienced running her own salons here in the UK, as well gaining multiple Toni & Guy, Loreal and Wella workshop qualifications. Not to mention becoming a Mum sometime in between!
"I love chatting to my clients, going to the beach with my boys...and then having a wine to relax!"
Tiedon is currently finishing her Level 2 NVQ at Petroc College. She has over 4 years experience in salons and has been part of the Shine team for over a year.
Tiedon loves all aspects of hairdressing, particularly colouring.
"I enjoy nice food and cocktails in the sun with the girls!"
Stef has been a Level 3 qualified hairdresser for 12 years. Stef likes to keep on top of the latest fashions & techniques through training courses.
Stef always enjoys new challenges and is currently training in semi-permanent make-up.
"I love spending as much time as I can with my little boy, Ted!"
Trinity is Level 2 qualified in hairdressing and currently about to start her Level 3, which she is super excited about. She has been at Shine for five, fun-filled years and cannot wait for more to come.
"I enjoy taking part in charity running events and raising money for various charities."
Annie started her Level 2 NVQ at Exeter College in September. Annie is passionate about completing her training and becoming a hairdressing professional.
"I enjoy living a healthy lifestyle, keeping fit and socialising with friends."
Cherise started her career in the beauty industry 5 years ago. She has continued her education, and is currently a Skin and Aesthetics Practitioner.
Cherise loves making her clients look and feel amazing.
"I enjoy developing my knowledge to keep up with the constantly changing world of beauty!"
Susan is an experienced massage therapist. She specialises in a wide range of treatment, including Abdominal Sacral Massage, Swedish Massage, Indian Head Massage, Hot Stones, Therapeutic Massage, Myofascial Release - as well being a Dementia Massage practitioner.
"I love dancing around the camp fire."
Daniela qualified from Manchester University with a BSC hons in Physiotherapy in 1999. She has previously worked for the NHS, Team GB in Triathlon & Duathlon, and is now self-employed. Her long and broad career has equipped her with a wide range of physiotherapy knowledge and she now specialises in resolving musculoskeletal issues.
"I am very social and love going to fancy-dress parties!"
Eileen is a gifted medium with a natural talent in communicating with spirit. She specialises in mediumship, readings, working on platform and healing (spiritual and reiki), alongside running regular development classes for like-minded people. A genuine, kind lady who loves her job.
Abi specialises in 100% natural and nutrient-dense facials, which combines her passion for feeding the skin, plant based phytonutrients along with her determination to reduce chemical toxicity on the body - all in the pursuit of skin health and wellness.
"I love everything to do with herbalism, so if I'm not using herbs in skincare you'll find me in the garden growing them. Failing that I'll be out running with my demented Lakeland Terrier, Archie."
Tattoo Artist - inked@shine
Trish is running her tattoo and piercing studio here at Shine.
After moving to Cornwall from Scotland, Trish has spent 18 years developing her talent and passion for tattoo art.
"I'm excited to welcome my clients to this beautiful new work space!"
Carol qualified as an advanced BACP therapeutic counsellor in 2006 and has experience working both within the NHS and private setting.
She is now self-employed with a passion for promoting mental well-being. Specialist interests are anxiety and depression, self-esteem work and couples therapy
"I enjoy pilates, photography and nature."