The Team


Tanya has been hairdressing for 21 years, and her hairdressing background allows her to deliver a flawless customer service. She welcomes everyone with her relaxed and fun approach and is well known for her unique sense of humour. Tanya has a cutting-edge approach to hair, influenced by her strong interest in all aspects of creativity. She has spent the last 17 years building her client base and reputation, which is second to none. Her broad range of experience informs her confident take on hair cutting and styling, alongside her excellent advice on creating new looks. Tanya is passionate about getting the best from people's natural appearance, whilst creating a progressive image through both style and colour.

Jordan – Spa Manager

Is a sponge for knowledge so if there is anything you need to know about beauty Jordan is your girl. Jordan is qualified in Elemis Biotec Electrical facials and advanced Lycon hot waxing. Jordan is extremely passionate about beauty and is dedicated to giving the best service possible at all times, helping her to build a strong rapport with clients. With a large and loyal regular clientele she is also responsible for the smooth running of the Spa, dealing with both clients and staff on a day to day basis.

Lucy – assistant

Is our assistant and also a qualified colour technician. Lucy loves everything there is to do with hair and always makes sure the salon looks great and that every customer has that Gracie J’s experience.


Emily worked at a well known salon in Headington for many years, she has stacks of experience in hairdressing and specialises in cutting/colouring and is now a valuable member of our team.

She is an independent stylist with her own clientele but is always looking for new clients to amaze them with her skills.

Emily has done a great amount of advanced training giving her the confidence to be the fabulous stylist she has become.


At the age of 21 she was part of the inspirational youth team at TIGI and has a wealth of knowledge. Previously working for a very well known hairdressing chain in Oxfordshire/Warwickshire we have no doubt she will be a great asset to Gracie J's

Her love for hair is infectious and you will see why from your first visit. With an eye for detail and a personal passion for the fashion industry this is one girl that won't disappoint.


As some of you know Lymn has been at Gracie J’s for some time working in the hair salon, but The Spa at Gracie J’s is where she belongs. Between Lymn and Sarah your visit will be memorable.


There is no other Therapist like Rachel, she’s vibrant, friendly and loves what she does. Rachel is fully qualified with over 10 years Spa/Beauty experience and is fully trained in Lycon advanced hot waxing, Elemis face and body treatments. She has a full range of skills covering all aspects of beauty therapy and has gained vast experience since being in the beauty industry. She is particularly in demand for her Pedicures and Facials.


Comes with 16yrs experience under her wings. A good all-rounder, she’s specialises in reflexology, Indian head massage and Manicures. Emilee is passionate about her treatments and always aims to exceed her clients expectations with exceptional standards of treatments and client service. Whatever your needs, she is always happy to help. Emilee has many regular clients who enjoy Facials and Massage (including deep tissue ) along with being calm and attentive with a strong eye for detail.


Adam has a long outstanding career in Hairdressing and has a lot to bring to Gracie J’s!! Before joining Gracie J’s he has worked at some very well known Oxford City Centre Salons. With a huge amount of experience on his side Adams calm demeanor is a true gift that would put the most nervous of clients at ease, must be his Essex charm.


Diane is our Hair Up Specialist. With over 30 years in the Hairdressing industry she is at the top of her game! So if you are getting married, have a special occasion to attend or just need an amazing Hair Up this is the person you want working on your Hair!! By appointment only please call the salon.


44 Downside Road


Hair :
01865 761264

The Spa :
01865 762130

Opening Times

Monday   09:30 - 17:00
Tuesday   09:30 - 17:00
Wednesday   09:30 - 17:00
Thursday   09:30 - 19:00
Friday   09:30 - 17:00
Saturday   09:00 - 16:00
Sunday   Closed