The team

Meet our team of truly talented artisans whom we appointed for their passion and dedication in their field of hair and beauty. We believe that good service and success at RYS comes from their commitment and unconditional willingness to be the greatest skilled professional.

We value and respect our growing team at RYS.

Rys Hair and Beauty Salon Chelsea


    Ismael started his career twenty-seven years ago in Turkey and has worked and trained with world famous hairdressing academies such as Vidal Sassoon, Jacque de Singe, and Toni and Guy.

    With valuable experience Ismael has spent in the fashion and styling industry in Turkey, Europe, and US, leading catwalk shows, advertising and editorial shoots and managing the hair of celebrities and royalties.

    His charismatic energy, and attention to detail in colour, cutting ladies and gents, styling and hair up makes each one of his clients feel surreal about their hair.

  • Marta


    Marta has trained and studied at the finest salons across France and the UK and now brings her unique and desirable talent to join the team at RYS.

    From a basic gents cut to the highest fashion show stylings Marta's versatility and skill with hair is beyond reproach.

    Book with her now to experience her truly sensational skillset.

  • Alisson


    Alisson Costa has over a decade of experience in the hairdressing world.

    Having trained in Sao Paolo and Rio with some of Brazils top hairdressing academies and then moving onto working in some of their leading hair salons he has developed exceptional skills in both cut and colour.

    Known to his clients as "The King of Balayage". Alisson works to perfection, as he delivers one of the best natural looks customers could want, his six week waiting list says it all.

  • Violetta

    Eyelash Extension Specialist

    Having worked in the finance industry, Violetta left it to pursue her career in beauty which was a part time hobby. Violetta has become very popular doing cashmere eyelash extensions in classic and 3/6/9 dimension. Her international clients are so addicted to the individual eyelash extensions she does that they specially fly in to see her.

  • Prital

    Brow and Lash Artist

    Prital has over 13 years industry experience within Beauty. During this period she has specialised specifically in Brows and Lash Lifts.

    Having worked within various roles in salon based environments, she was looking to use her accumulated knowledge of the industry in order to create her own business for which she has built a significant client base

    She does everything with great passion and perfection, believing in the ethos of always going the extra mile with each and every client.

    Prital works with highly reputable brands such as, Yumi Lashes & Brows , Beauty Edit Mayfair and EyeBrowQueen.

    She uses these in her treatments as well as stocks the whole range of products.

    She believes in Enhancing the individuals Beauty and educating her clients on how to maintain their Brows and Lashes so as the experience does not just end with the session but can be carried on at home

    As of July 2019 Prital is now recognised as the main London trainer for Yumi Lashes & Brows.

  • Nimi

    Brow and Lash Artist

    Having originally trained in India Nimi has over 15 years’ experience in the beauty and is expert in facial threading.

    She is a leading brow expert with an enviable reputation for creating naturally styled brows with precision and attention to detail.

    Nimi is also a qualified by YUMI in brow lamination and lash lifts.

  • Oksana

    Russian Nail Technician

    Oksana trained as a nail technician and podiatrist in Ukraine and has over eighteen years’ professional experience.

    Having gained one of the highest levels of training in Ukraine, she specialises in Russian style manicure and medical pedicures.

    Her articulate style of work has gained her a very loyal clientele. From gel nail extensions to gel polish manicures and pedicures Oksana has a very good hand for it.

  • Simon


    Simon qualified with a Sport Science degree in 1995 and has been practising Reflexology for over 20 years using a technique called Rho Shur originating from Taiwan. He gained further formal qualification through Phillip Salmon Reflexology School.

    Simon has been working with clients treating stress related illness and those recovering from high blood pressure, poor circulation, fertility issues and clients recovering from major operations, and chemotherapy as Reflexology helps boost the immune system.

  • Danielle

    Head Front of House

    Danielle qualified as a beauty therapist/facialist. Her immense passion and experience in hospitality, event management, public speaking, radio presenting and being a barista maestro reflects in her energy and quality of work. She always puts customers experience and service at the heart of everything she does.

  • Sangita

    Salon Assistant

    Sangita recently completed her NVQ 2 and 3 diploma in hairdressing and joined the RYS team as our new talent and floor assistant. Her gentle and extremely caring nature has already become a favourite with our clients. She provides one of the best head massages and hair treatments. With her growing passion for hairdressing and customer service, Sangita is currently training to become a hairdresser.

  • Julia

    Make-Up Artist

    Julia was trained in Canada, Toronto at CMU, College of Makeup Art and Design.
    Over the past 15 years she enjoyed an exciting career creating makeup for weddings, fashion and beauty shows, red carpet, television, corporate and special events.

    She had the pleasure to work with celebrities like Naomi Campbell, Faye Dunaway, Lindsay Lohan, Coco Rocha, Susanne Rogers and the Royal Families.

    Julia is passionate about making her clients feel beautiful and confident in their own skin. Her warm personality and understanding the client’s needs always ensures a positive experience.

    Julia works with high quality brands such as Giorgio Armani, Tom Ford, Kevyn Aucoin and Laura Mercier.



    Carla has joined the RYS team as a trainee after completing her NVQ level 2, and 3. Her energetic personality and passion for hairdressing has made a popular team member and is training as a junior stylist.