Pampas Grass



Clare Pearson is a Multi Award Winning Hair and Makeup Artist with over 20 years experience, however still continuously training to keep up to date with the latest techniques in this ever changing industry.

Clare originally trained in Leeds & London before moving to Oban in 2012 where she has built up a regular client base providing a one on one personal hairdressing experience from her boutique salon space in the heart of Oban, however Clare sill travels to Leeds where she has kept a regular client base.

Clare has racked up an impressive list of accolades over the years including Make Up Artist of the Year, Hairstylist Stylist of the Year for two years running and has recently been awarded ‘Best Hair & Make Up Artist – Argyll & Bute 2020’ by Luxe Life Health Beauty & Wellness Awards and has been named one of the ‘Top 50 Hairstylists in the UK and one of the Top 5 in Scotland’ by GoHen and not only that but also 2020's Leading Hair Salon - Oban by SME Elite Business Awards. 

Clare has also been awarded the title Balayage Master by Californias elite stellar education team Masters of Balayage when

Clare trained with them in 2020.

In 2019 Clare’s salon was awarded ‘Five Star Salon’ status and Clare herself was awarded the title ‘Colour Expert’ by The Good Salon Guide and three years later in 2021 she still holds these titles.

Clare is well known for her natural, sun-kissed hair colour techniques and is the master of ‘lived in colour’ producing subtle, versatile sun-kissed blondes, beachy brunettes.. She has perfected the natural graduation of softly composed highlights and lowlights to create a bespoke colour tailored to her clients skin tone and lifestyle. The outcome of her artistry is the best version of the client’s organic, true hair colour to compliment the individual client.

She executes each look with artistry and vision all while creating her trademarked “lived in colour” so that each client leaves the salon feeling beautiful and confident lasting for not weeks but months.

Clare has learned from some of the best colourists in the world from Australia, Russia, Dubai & California making sure she brings these beautiful beachy techniques back to her boutique studio in Oban curating innovative techniques used today to create effortless beachy hair.

Clare is very dedicated to providing you with the very best in the industry and is committed to quality, comfort and client care.

I had the pleasure of Clare doing my make up for a wedding. Very relaxed and professional and talked through everything she was doing along the way. Was fantastic so pleased when I looked in the mirror as I looked so glam. Thanks so much x