Scissor sisters doing it for themselves
soldier swapped her skills in the army for that of scissors and
Davina Dhillon has run her salon Head
Rush in Singlewell Road since July - but has not had a single man
visit for a trim.
The 32-year-old, who was in the Royal
Engineers, said: "Apart from my husband I don’t think I’ve had any
men come in, most of them go to the barbers.
"If they were to come here, they’d
perhaps get a bit more pampering - a head massage, wash, and
condition, even a cup of tea."
The mother-of-three had to give up her
army career after suffering from shin splints, but was able to fall
back on hairdressing, a skill she’d learnt at college.
She added: "When I came out I went
straight into hairdressing. I’ve just completed a trek across the
Great Wall of China to raise funds for JDRF - Diabetes
"I raised £3,000 and did it because my
son Jeevan has type one diabetes and it’s his charity.
"Because of his condition it’s the
research that’s so important and they’re trying to find a cure.
"He’s had it for two years and has to
have six injections a day of insulin.
"I’m hoping to do Kilimanjaro in two
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