The Salon

Silhouette du Barry Hairdressing was established in 1972 by the renowned, award winning stylist Barry Tarling. Always known for its high class training and standards in the art of hairdressing, the salon has gone from strength to strength for over 40 years, and is now run by Barry's daughter Zoe and her husband Nathan Jasztal.

Zoe and Nathan have been fortunate to work alongside this Country's best hairdressers on Fashion shows around the world and on television programs such as The Xfactor and Gok's clothes roadshow for Jamie Stevens. We take our creative work seriously and always channel our techniques and methods used into our enthusiastic team. They in turn, use their skills to deliver the best service to our clients by carefully listening to your needs and delivering the best possible service for you.

Meet the Team

Barry - Director

Artist in hair for over 50 years

Zoe - Director

Colour & Extensions expert

Nathan - Director

Precision Cutting & long hair styling expert

Lena - Style Director

Salon Management team

Clare-Louise - Senior Hair Designer

Experienced Cutting and Bridal Specialist

Emma - Senior Colour Expert

Expert in Colour

Samantha - Senior Hair Designer

Salon Management team

Fran - Salon Manager

Cutting & Curly Hair Specialist

Liana - Style Director

Expert in Cutting & Colour

Grace - Colour Expert

Balayage specialist

Emmie - Senior Stylist

Evie - Senior Stylist

Jenni - Front of House

Management Team

Career Opportunities

Interested in becoming part of our great team,
contact us today to find out how you can have the opportunity.

Silhouette Du Barry Hair

Our Awards

At Silhouette du Barry, we are constantly striving to Educate and Evolve. We enter many competitions and have been finalists over the last 5 years in The British Hairdressing Awards 'Eastern' Hairdresser of the year.

We showcase our work throughout the year at events for the Fellowship for British Hairdressing, including fashion shows in New York, London, Milan & Paris.


British Hairdressing Awards

  • 2011 Finalist – Eastern Hairdresser of the Year.
  • 2012 Finalist – Eastern Hairdresser of the Year.
  • 2013 Finalist – Eastern Hairdresser of the Year.
  • 2014 Finalist – Eastern Hairdresser of the Year.
  • 2016 Finalist – Eastern Hairdresser of the Year.

Our Greatest Compliment is recommendation

Our Services

Silhouette du Barry are specialists in colour, cutting and hair extensions. The salon team are proud to be members of L'Oreal ID, Matrix artistic teams and The Fellowship for British Hairdressing.

Premier Hairdressers & Salon in Essex

Recommend a Friend

Recommend A friend to us and receive 20 % off your next Cut & Style for both you, and your friend with a Stylist from Graduate to Senior Designer.
To claim this offer please ask your stylist for your Recommend a Friend Card at your next appointment.


Your special day should be perfect, and so should your hair. Trust our experienced creative team to create a beautiful style to compliment you and your dress. We offer a complimentary initial consultation where we help you to design a style perfect for you and plan a hair trial.

Next we recommend a trial for you and any bridesmaids or bridal party, we have a private salon for parties up to 6 with an optional in-salon professional make-up artist, who can work alongside our hair stylists. Once you have decided on your perfect look, we take photographs using our in-salon ipad so you can see how your style looks for your all important wedding photographs. We look forward to sharing that special morning with you.

Hair Extensions

Racoon Micro-Bonded Extensions - Tiny Keratin bonds attach micro strands of hair to achieve natural undetectable extensions. Best suited to fine hair and often used with our other systems for fringes or finer areas or the hair.The unique bond allows the hair to be easily applied and quickly removed, leaving no trace or residue. Last 2-3 Months

Balmain Double hair and Wefted systems- Specially designed for voluminous hair of all lengths. Beautiful, high quality wefts are attached to your own hair without the need for heat or glue. Fully reusable, easy to style and maintain and kind to the hair. These extensions are our most popular and its easy to see why. Last 4-6 Months

Micro-Ring Extensions- Long lasting individual extensions using discreet Copper rings to attach our bespoke hand made bonds. No heat or glue applied to your own hair, non shedding, kind to the hair and reusable. Last 3-4 Months.

Every Extension client is different, we charge according to the amount of hair we use so you pay for what you have. Your specialist will advise you on the best system for you and how much hair you will need to achieve the perfect style for you. All extensions will need regular maintenance appointments every 4 to 6 weeks.


We know hair colour has a dramatic effect on the way you look and feel. Your perfect colour will make you feel younger, more vibrant and illumiate your skin. Our colour specialists are trained to the highest level - equivalent to a Colour Degree. We carefully consider your skin tone and eye colour when advising you on your perfect tone and effect. All initial consultations are complimentary. Please ask for one of our colour specialists for the best, most in depth advice.


A Salon That listens to its clients

Contact Us

8 Moulsham Street (High Street)
Chelmsford, Essex

Phone: 01245 257 137


Mon: Closed
Tues: 9:00am → 5:00pm
Wed: 9:00am → 6:00pm
Thurs: 10:00am → 9:00pm
Fri: 9:00am → 5:00pm
Sat: 8:30am → 5:00pm
Sun: Closed

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