Gary Hooker + Michael Young


Made in England

As one of the most successful partnerships ever seen in British Hairdressing, Gary Hooker and Michael Young are the co-founders of the multi-ward winning salon group Hooker & Young.

With four salons across the Northeast in Gosforth, Jesmond, Ponteland and Wynyard the Hooker & Young brand is synonymous with style and pride themselves in offering the very best in hairdressing services to their loyal clientele. Numerous business award wins confirm their credibility and dedication in delivering the highest standards of customer care within their stylish salon environments.

Gary Hooker and Michael Young are part of an elite group of hairdressers to be nominated for the highly acclaimed British Hairdresser of the Year. Countless award wins for the team including British Colour Technician of the Year, Men’s Hairdresser of the Year and North-eastern Hairdresser of the Year (12 times) cement their respected position within the hairdressing industry.

With unrivalled editorial coverage, front covers, seasonal campaigns and photographic shoots – the HOOKER & YOUNG Art Team are continuously in demand, to present shows to an international audience, clocking up over 700,000 air miles around the globe to New York, Australia, and extensively throughout Europe.