Irene is our head stylist. With many years of experience under her belt, she has built up a stellar reputation earning trust with her clients through her technical expertise and unwavering commitment to understand her clients wants and needs. .


‘Hair has always been my passion from a very young age, I believe that hairstyles are a representation of personality and a way of expressing one’s soul’.

Miabella RISTORP

Miabella is SMUK London founder and creative director. 

As a Danish hairstylist and make up artist, Miabella has always wanted to create a beauty and lifestyle space where guests feel special and get the best treatment.


As UK Lead Educator for Oribe hair care.Miabella indulges her passion for high performance hair styling and training others in the industry. Miabella qualified as a hairstylist in Copenhagen and makeup artist in Los Angeles, California. She was also part of opening the Nicci Welsh Makeup and Hair Academy in Copenhagen. 

Melissa is our principal stylist. She believes strongly in SMUK's values and aims for every client to leave their appointment feeling more confident, believing in their own beauty, inside and out.


'I love working with ORIBE products in the studio as they work with hair in such a beautifully poetic way that leaves hair both looking and feeling luxurious.

My favourite product to use is the ORIBE dry texturising spray.'

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Melissa PARANT

Mia Cecily is our 2nd Principal Stylist. Mia grew up in the sunny climes of environmentally-conscious Northern California. Now based in London, her signature looks veer towards a combination of casual, naturally beautiful Californian aesthetic with a contemporary British edge. Mia was a senior stylist for Vidal Sassoon, San Francisco before becoming creative director of Glasshouse, one of London’s first organic sustainable salons.

 “I’m dedicated to using organic hair products and sustainable practices to prove that beautiful aesthetics are attainable in an environmentally  friendly fashion.”

Agata is one of our senior stylists, her past experiences include setting up her own successful salon in her home town in Poland. Her strong passion for hair styling can be seen every day in the studio through her happy nature and motivation to always achieve the best results.

"My favourite part of the job is definitely the satisfaction of seeing a client happy, this is very rewarding and inspires and motivates me to continually increase

my creativity" 



New Zealand born Ashleigh is our 3rd principal stylist. 
Before arriving in London to further her creative approach to hairstyling, Ashleigh spent 4 years working for a top salon in Auckland.
She spent the past 4 years working for Glasshouse, one of London’s first sustainable organic salons in East London. 
Although Ashleigh is mostly salon based, she enjoys working on editorial shoots in fashion and continues to remain consistent with her economical approach to sustainable beauty. 

“I like to emphasise the importance of healthy hair and conscious beauty. Using natural but functional products makes a difference in the overall appearance and behaviour of the hair with minimal environmental impact.”

Ashleigh HORNELL


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