Guappo Hair design

1996 - 2020

Our Story

Guappo Hair Design was founded in 1996 by Philip Unsworth. Since then Guappo hair design has been cultivated & developed into one of the region’s leading salons and winning northeast salon of the year at the English Hair and Beauty Awards 2014.


Phil brings a wealth of experience from his early career in Manchester - working in the famous 'Afflecks Palace' - Right in the heart of the up and coming Indie scene of 90's 'MADchester'! 

In March 2015 Guappo hair design won 'Northeast Salon of the year' at the English Hair and Beauty Awards  - And went on to win the title again in 2016!

In March 2017 - Phil won the National title of 'Men's Stylist of the Year' at the English Hair & Beauty Awards in Manchester.

2018 -  Winner of the '5 Star Salon of the Year County Durham' and  'Stylist of the Year' - Philip Unsworth


Phil wins BL hairdressing training Photographic competition 2015! 

A day in the life at guappo!