TRENDING: Visit Colour World’s online hub | Check out the Respect channel on

Search Newsletter
Generic selectors
Exact matches only
Search in title
Search in content
Post Type Selectors

An Avlon Addiction with Chantelle Garrison

With two decades of her life dedicated to the hairdressing industry, we caught up with no other than Chantelle Garrison, owner of Addictions Hair and Beauty about her career journey and why Avlon products are the best range for her salon.“I started my career as a self-taught hair stylist as a young teenager carrying out braids, and hair styling for family and friends. I became quite popular in my community and decided to complete my qualifications in hairdressing. I then worked as a hair stylist in a few hair salons around the West Midlands but decided to become freelance early on as I felt I had more to achieve for myself. I built up a large clientele as a mobile hair stylist working all around the West midlands and Staffordshire area. My clientele was diverse as I carried out my work on all hair types. I decided to open my salon in 2015 as I felt it was the right time to follow my desired dream of having my own base. 8 years later I have succeeded in building a great salon experience. I specialise in all hair types and textures. I carry out a range of hair services on a day-to-day basis: Afro hair specialist treatments, Hair styling, Hair colour, Balayage, Colour Corrections, Hair extensions, Braiding, Hair treatments and wig making,”says Chantelle.

As a proactive hairstylist and business owner – who takes pride and has a passion for ‘making a difference ‘within the hair industry –  Chantelle has a drive to be creative and innovative in her day-to-day work. “I have a strong empathy and understanding for the needs of a diverse clientele and have a passion to showcase my skills. I enjoy working with all hair types, particularly afro and textured hair as it’s so versatile. I love creating hair journeys to benefit the longevity of my client’s hair. I have extensive experience in the art of hairdressing afro hair and all hair types. I have won salon awards for ‘Hair Stylist of the Year’ for the West midland’s region, Marketing Trailblazer 2020 and Hairstylist of the year 2021 – The British Hair and Beauty awards. I was also a regional finalist for Best Colourist – Trend Vision 2019.”

The Addictions Hair & Beauty team

Why do you choose Avlon?

I choose Avlon products because there is a wide range of products to choose from and work with. Avlon is a versatile brand for afro and textured hair as it caters for the different varieties of texturered and afro hair. Avlon is a consistent brand in developing products that work for both the hair stylist and the client/customer.

Your top 3 products for professional use?

Texture Release, Thermal Wonder, MoisureRight

Texture Release kit

Your top 3 products for personal use?

Silk & Seal, Pro Growth Oil and Texture Release

For additional information visit: Addictions Hair & Beauty salon.
Instagram Profile: Personal:  @chann_nni    

For more Avlon news click HERE


Respect is a hub for UK hairdressers of all ages and stages to find out what We LoveWe Hear and We See as the best product launches, styling advice, hairtools, education training and seminars and hairshows! Sign up to our newsletter which is sent fortnightly direct to your email, so you stay up-to-date with salon styling information, trends in session work, advice on presenting on stage or progress in educating – whatever your interest, whether you’re a trainee or creative director, an educator or team leader, you’ll find all the opportunities and ideas on

We love hairdressing; we see and we hear how you can become the best hairdresser, colourist and salon owner possible. Contact us if you’d like to know more about us. If it’s worth talking about, you’ll read it here.

Latest News

View all News

Mewies & Co. and The Place 
Mewies & Co. and The Place 
Mewies & Co. and The Place 
Høtel by Frazer Wallace
Mewies & Co. and The Place 
Soft Luxe
Mewies & Co. and The Place 
The Nature of Colour 
Mewies & Co. and The Place 
Get the party look  
This error message is only visible to WordPress admins

Error: No feed with the ID 1 found.

Please go to the Instagram Feed settings page to create a feed.