"My hair lasted the entire day & evening without any touch ups"

Claire McIntosh (Ashford)


A professional service at affordable prices


With "Gillian Smissen" Salon, I have created a boutique style salon in the heart of Dover's busy town.  One-to-one hairdressing in an oasis of calm where you will have the time you need to look the way you want.


Whether you need a cut & blow dry, a complete restyle, or an "up-do" for a special occasion, my  creativity and professionalism will ensure you look your best.


I  have more than 30 years experience cutting & styling hair. In my career I have worked in & managed salons & spas in the UK, Australia & France.  Now returned to my roots in Dover & offering a selective personal service . Providing exceptional quality & service which is priced accordingly & affordable.



In addition to my standard styling menu for men and women,I offer bespoke packages for the following:

  • Hair & Make-up for social medial & dating site profiles
  • Company loyalty intensives 
  • Treatment plans for hair loss 
  • Personal lessons in blow-drying & pinned up styles, which you can  re-created  at home
  • Bespoke male grooming & styling
  • Nail & feet care
  • Make-overs for family or individual photographs.


I offer a free-no obligation consultations.If you would like to discuss a new look, style or colour, or to find out more about my personal pamper packages contact me  on  07976 372 860