Cornwall Living 2018

A touch of style

We meet Zeb Luke Gethen of Falmouth’s brand new salon Zebrafinch Hair.

When we heard about a brand new designer hair salon opening up in Falmouth, we were obviously keen to discover more. So, we’ve tracked down owner and hair designer Zeb Luke Gethen, who tells us more about his story.

Originally from Nottingham, Zeb moved to Cornwall from London last November and set up home in Falmouth. With over 15 years spent in the industry, it’s fair to say that Zeb knows his stuff when it comes to hair!

Zeb has worked in Nottingham, Manchester and London in a range of high-end salons with some of the biggest hairdressers in the industry, including Nicky Clarke. Over the years, he has worked on fashion photo shoots, London Fashion Week, Cannes Film Festival, and for Fashion TV.

Zeb specialises in wedding hair, having styled hundreds of weddings around the UK over his career. “This has always been a passion for me,” explains Zeb, “and I love to be there to help make people’s big day as perfect as it can be.”

The new shop opened this September, after Zeb spent a couple of months renovating it with a little help from his parents, putting the character back into the Georgian building. Zeb tells us: “I think your surroundings are very important and I take a lot of inspiration from everything around me, so I wanted to make sure it was exactly what I wanted it to be… Beautiful heritage colours, character features and classic furniture; just a space to relax in without the usual stark lighting and pumping music of your regular salons.”

Zebrafinch Hair is open for both women and men. “We’re all about making you feel and look amazing in a friendly, relaxed environment,” continues Zeb. “Appointment times are left slightly longer than usual so you don’t feel rushed and can enjoy the whole experience. We try to be as flexible as possible to accommodate you.”

So whatever the occasion – a wedding, big birthday celebration, or simply because you want to look fabulous, why not book yourself in for a styling with Zeb now.


1 Swanpool Street, Falmouth TR11 3HU
07548 539267

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