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Salon Essentials is a trading name of Gilmor Hair & Beauty Bridgend Limited.

We are a small family run Hair and Beauty Wholesaler based in Bridgend, South Wales.


Meet the Team

Comprising of a small team if five individuals, we offer a personal service to all of our customers.


Paul: Director

Paul has been working in the hair industry for much of his career, taking over Gilmor Hair & Beauty Bridgend in 2006. He is the main buyer for Gilmor, and manages all supplier accounts as well as the rest of the team.

Paul enjoys skiing, watching the rugby and weekends away in the caravan.


Tilly: Director

Tilly has worked at Gilmor for 3 years and concentrates on the accounts, social media, HR & H&S. All the fun stuff!

Tilly is also a qualified nail tech, creating unique and bespoke nail art both in person and online via SPRKL Beauty.



Andrea: Store Manager

Andrea manages the shop floor and all staff members, which involves co-ordinating everything and making sure everything runs smoothly.

Andrea has 16 years experience in the Hair & Beauty Wholesale industry and is a fully qualified Hairdresser.


Karen: Sales Assistant

Karen works on the shop floor assisting customers, and managing the stock from intake, rotation and periodic stock checks.

Karen has 17 years experience in the Hair & Beauty Wholesale industry and is a fully qualified Hairdresser.


Jane: Sales Assistant

Jane helps out on the shop floor and manages our online sales channels. With her experience as a Customer Service Manager, she is in charge of making sure all of our customers are happy

Karen has 30 years experience as a fully qualified Hairdresser.



Tom: Sales Consultant

Tom is our Sales Consultant out on the road in our local area supporting the branch and focussing on some of our key brands. 

Karen has 12 years experience in the sales industry with the last 3 of those focussed on the Hair & Beauty sector.