Catherine Downey Senior Creative Stylist has been part of the Whetstone Aveda Concept Salon gang since 1998. She began her hairdressing career in a salon centrily located in the powerscourt centre and there worked on many a colourful characters, Irish celebrities and models including Laura Bermingham,Amanda Byram, actor Alison Doody,Chris de Burgh to name but a few!
She went on as a junior to work on Irish Wedding Diary magazine and quite often took part in fashion shows for The Design Centre. Catherine then joined us at Whetstone Aveda Concept Salon and upskilled in Vidal Sassoon academy in Londons Bond St.
Catherine tells us “my clients are also my friends, I love people and what makes me happpiest is when my work makes someone feel good and thety leave the salon happy”
Upstyling is also a speciality of hers and she has worked on many photo shoots with the likes of Barry McCall,Blackthorn Arts Theatre company and Irish broadsheet newsapers.
She has written articles for Image magazine who also named her as ‘best hairdresser for blowdry’ in their best of survey & managed an AVEDA concept salon in Sydney Australia in 2002.
Catherine also sings for the Dublin gospel choir, there have been times when Whetstone have done the wedding hair and Catherine has sang at it too. Thats what we call the complete package. 🙂
Catherine brings skill, experience, training and a great personality to Whetstone AVEDA Concept Salon. She is available on Wednesdays and Thursdays.