meet the team

Philip Unsworth

Phil - owner

Phil brings a wealth of knowledge from his early career in Manchester - England where he was born and having spent 4 years near Gerona - Spain, he decided to bring his skills to the north east, and opened guappo hair design in 1996 at Trimdon Colliery. 

Guappo hair design won the 'regional salon of the year 2015' and

Phil was a finalist at the 2015 English Hair & Beauty Awards 'Mens stylist of the year" category - going on to win the title in 2017!

In 2018 Phil won the title of 'Stylist of the Year' at the North East Beauty Industry Awards.

Louise Williams

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Louise is a NVQ level 3 Qualified stylist and is currently studying towards a teaching Qualification.

Louise is trained in Unisex hairdressing and is now concentrating on the Male Grooming Industry at Guappo Hair Design.