Gillian Bissett - Owner
Gillian Bissett, a transplant from Belfast, Northern Ireland trained and worked alongside some of Ireland’s top hairstylists before opting for a warmer climate and moving to Los Angeles. In 2000 Bissett opened her first salon in the Brentwood Country Mart and coifed the city's high-profile clientele there for 16 years.
In 2015 Bissett opened her new location in Santa Monica to better serve an even broader range of westside clientele.
From colour corrections to men's cuts, natural highlights and expert guylights, precision cutting to blowouts, balayage hair colour, and extensions or simply updating your image, this is the salon to visit.
Bissett’s stylists include the best from academies such as Toni & Guy, Paul Mitchell and Aveda. They are impeccably trained with exceptional experience to ensure personalized colour and cuts, and the best available hair services and products tailored for each client.
Bre Gonzalez - Salon Manager
Bre graduated with honors from the Paul Mitchell school in San Diego in 2006. Bre specializes in custom colour including; grey coverage, blonding, balayage, and colour corrections. She is a certified Brazilian Blowout, Olaplex & Global Keratin specialist, with continued education at various workshops. Bre joined the Gillian Bissett Colour Salon in 2011 and was promoted to Salon Manager in 2015.
With 12 years in the industry, she brought with her expertise in precision haircuts, curly hair cutting & styling, hair extensions, and creative hair colouring. Described by her clients as a trustworthy stylist and attentive listener, who is able to craft a new look that gets compliments.