The Zeitgeist Team

Are you searching for a luxury hairdressing experience in a salon where you feel relaxed, understood and looked after?

That’s what we’re here for.

Zeitgeist Hair is a boutique hair salon in the West Yorkshire town of Hebden Bridge  - voted number 1 for its independent shops in a national poll.

Our modern, intimate and friendly salon offers cuts, colours and men’s grooming of the highest standard.

We are conveniently situated within an hour of both Leeds and Manchester, and can rival any top city salon with the uncompromising quality and range of our bespoke services.

Our hair artists are all Vidal Sassoon trained and boast more than 60 years’ professional experience between them.

Each of our dedicated stylists and colour specialists worked at the very highest level of their profession before joining Zeitgeist to deliver our vision – quite simply, beautifully cut and coloured hair, meticulously tailored to each client.

Book now or call us for a free consultation – we will listen to your needs and design an individual, creative look, perfectly suited to you and your lifestyle.

Weekend and evening appointments are available. Call 01422 844 974 to speak to our dedicated, welcoming team.


Deborah Wilkinson

Zeitgeist founder Deborah Wilkinson has more than 30 years experience creating beautiful precision cuts of the highest quality. She spent a decade perfecting her craft with Vidal Sassoon in London and Manchester, working in management, education and with a loyal clientele. Her work has appeared in high-profile magazine fashion spreads and catwalk shows, and she has styled many celebrity heads of hair. Deborah used her enviable reputation and expertise to co-found the Hebden Bridge salon Circle of Friends in 2004. In 2011 she opened Zeitgeist to further her vision of what excellent hairdressing should be – meticulously crafted, individually-tailored looks.



Jane Wilson

Jane Wilson is a Zeitgeist colour specialist and her talents have taken her to the top ranks of her profession. With more than 15 years professional experience, Jane has reached an enviably high level of expertise in her specialism. Jane spent 12 years at the world-class Vidal Sassoon salon in Manchester, a year with top hairdresser Toni & Guy, and has worked with Zeitgeist founder Deborah Wilkinson for the last seven years. She believes in offering a completely personalised service and has an artist’s eye for deciding the perfect colour and technique for each client. Jane is very happy to sit down and offer advice or discuss ideas before you book your appointment.



Amy Carver

Top stylist Amy Carver has years of experience in some of the region’s most exclusive salons. She spent almost a decade with Vidal Sassoon in Manchester before joining David Rozman in the city. Amy is a hugely talented, creative hairdresser who specialises in bespoke cuts for both men and women. is one of the few hair artists in the area to offer a traditional male grooming service, including wet shaves. Amy listens carefully to her clients and works with them to create classic, individual looks.




Becky Blake

Zeitgeist colourist Becky Blake has a wealth of experience creating amazing looks for a broad range of clients. Becky spent eight years at the prestigious Vidal Sassoon salon in Manchester before teaming up with Zeitgeist founder Deborah Wilkinson in 2007. She loves working in the intimate setting of a small salon and her talents have earned her a long and loyal list of clients. Becky will work with your natural skin tone and hair colour to create a bespoke look that will perfectly complement your personal style.




Karen Hood

Award-winning stylist Karen Hood has worked in some of Britain’s premier salons and was in demand around the world before joining Zeitgeist. Karen trained with Vidal Sassoon in Manchester before going on to work for the company in Cardiff and London. She has worked as both a teacher and stylist in Los Angeles, China, Russia and across Europe. Karen cuts hair beautifully, using her artistic eye and incredible skill to create classic looks time and time again.



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Kellie is one of our highly trained colour technicians; whose experience has developed over her years in the industry. Kellie joined Vidal Sassoon as a school leaver and spent over eight years building her knowledge, alongside an array of loyal clientele. Whilst training and working at Vidal Sassoon Kellie studied English and American literature at MMU-building up her bank of education. Kellie is inspired by the simplicity of classic looks, which projects her organised and efficient personality.



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Kaye is an experienced hair artist who has worked with some of the industry’s top names, including Vidal Sassoon.  Always in demand as a stylist and teacher, her career has seen her working aboard the QE2, styling celebrity heads of hair and having her work feature in glossy magazines and fashion shows. Her precision cutting and creative flair have gained her a fiercely loyal list of clients.





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Amanda is one of the newest members to our team here at Zeitgeist Hair, she’s both high achieving and respected for her talents within our salon. Amanda has achieved prestigious awards for her voluntary work, including ‘The Queens Award For Voluntary Service’ which is the highest award for such a service within the UK. Amanda has a love for helping others and expresses this passion through her work here, providing the best service for our customers. Amanda moved to Hebden Bridge from Leeds last year and is enjoying exploring our exciting town.



Grace Powell

Grace is the youngest member here at Zeitgeist Hair but always manages to stay efficient and professional. Grace works weekends alongside studying and keeping up with hobbies. Grace has a passion for the arts. She takes acting classes and is working towards achieving her LAMDA awards. Grace recently turned 17 and has lived in Hebden Bridge since she was 4.




Kate Westall-Ives

We want your Zeitgeist experience to be a relaxing and pleasurable one from the moment you walk through the door. Our front of house team – Kate Westall-Ives, assisted by Amanda and Grace – is on hand to arrange your appointments and consultations as well as look after you throughout your visit. Kate looks forward to welcoming you to the salon and is always happy to answer any questions you may have about our cutting, colouring and men’s grooming services, as well as our full range of  Bumble & Bumble hair products.





 Isabelle Ridout

Isabelle is our apprentice, she went to Todmorden High School and upon finishing spent a few months in Australia with her Aunt, while helping out in her salon Isabelle realise that Hairdressing was the career for her. Isabelle says, I am really excited about the challenges, experiences and opportunities which will come my way within Zeitgeist Hair, working as part of this team.