meet our team
Dan "BamBam" Brookes
SPECIAL MOVE: inverted truffle shuffle
prime appeal: 10 perfect skin fades every 90 seconds
top trumps rating: 135
Owner and captain of the ship. A BLACK BUTTER COFFEE IS HIS FIRST DRINK OF THE DAY. HE has been barbering like a well oiled machine for over 10 years- He loves his work and takes great pride in all cuts. HE HAS A long list of hobbies, IT's like a crazy rich tapestry. when he's not barbering or thinking up new genius ideas for PRIME, he is always kept busy with fun projects. THIS ONE TIME, HE WROTE A SONG WITH ABLETON AND PUT IT ON SPOTIFY FOR A LAUGH. IT WASN'T THAT FUNNY IN THE END BUT HE CONTINUES TO WRITE new songs.
Karum "kazza" cooper
SPECIAL MOVE: the calm charm
pRIME APPEAL: gives 60 different greetings daily, whist extracting coffee like a boss
TOP TRUMPS RATING: 124
its a no brainer that karum naturally oozes coolness, yet he will always be blind to this fact. prime's main barista man. vegan by nature, karum by name. when he's not pouring, he'll be touring. touring in truro based band hypophora. passion for the coffee industry is strong with this one; his oat milk latte count is up to 8000. he's racking up a record for the least amount of haircuts had per lifetime.
lIZZY "lIZZERRR" bROOkeS
SPECIAL Move: harmonising queen
pRIME APPEAL: 100% straight as an arrow fringe trims
TOP TRUMPS RATING: 154
mANAGER, SENIOR CUTTING SPECIALIST AND WIFEY. SHE DRINKS BLACK COFFEE, BUT ON A CHEEKIER DAY, will SLURP DOWN AN OATMILK MOCHA. SHE'S 7 years DOWN WITH her hairdressing journey and loves GETTING creative with cutting & styling.. UNLEASHING her SCISSOR NINJA WITHIN. She is mummy/slave to Reggie the French BulldoG, WHO HAS A VICE LIKE GRIP OVER HER FREE TIME. FROM A TENDER AGE, SHE DRIP FED HERSELF BIZARRE COMEDY TV SERIES, SO she CAN BE KNOWN TO QUOTE THEM IN EVERYDAY CONVERSATION WITHOUT REALISING.
oWAIN "OB" bARRETT
SPECIAL MOVE: g minor 7
pRIME APPEAL: puts 110% into the chat that comes with a great haircut
top TRUMPS RATING: 138
ALL HIS BARBER-WISDOM AND MASTER skills WERE MERITED TO HIM AFTER TRAINING IN SHOREDITCH, LONDON. he favors the left handed scissors, but When he's not CUTTING hair or trimming up beards, he'll be playing footy or gigging with his SKA band, Rudi's Message. what he doesn't already know about motor gp's aint worth knowing. seriously.
SPECIAL MOVE: dr dolittle of the animal kingdom
pRIME APPEAL: 100% attention to detail
TOP TRUMPS RATING: 113
Our colourist ABBIE IS PASSIONATE ABOUT HER WORK. SHE LOVES animals, VINTAGE EARLY-CENTURY hair UPDOS AND STYLING, AND IS MASTER OF the fingerwave.
uSING NATULIQUE, OUR LOW CHEMICAL, NATURAL AND ORGANIC BASED colour BRAND, ABBIE WILL see that YOUR LOCKS are kept strong and healthy in the process. sugar makes her cray cray - she keeps a box of tictacs nearby at all times, for that pocket sized high.
SPECIAL MOVE: hashtag vanlife
pRIME APPEAL: perfect silky blondes
TOP TRUMPS RATING: 107
chloe IS the latest colourist to join team prime. she has lived in cornwall the last 2 years. over her career as a hairdressser, she has mastered the art of blondes. Now joining abbie with the natulique brand, those blondes are glossier and healthier than ever before. chloe and her partner live sustainably offgrid, with a cute chubby rescue cat and gaggles of baby ducklings!! This means chloe's addition to the team takes it up to 50% of all our salon staff who are living the vanlife.
SPECIAL MOVE: name faking
pRIME APPEAL: barber appointments every sunday y'all!
TOP TRUMPS RATING: 108
Blake IS our most recent team member, he moved to cornwall with his wife after waiting for the whole of the uk lockdown to do so. he has been a hairdresser for 17 years, both in the midlands and out in australia. he has mastered the art of juggling, and uses this skill daily to meditate. he is what you'd call a 'morning person' - what is one of those?!