About Absolut Hair

Our mantra for Absolut Hair is service at its best. This includes both the manner in which the client is made to feel welcome as well as the products used in the salon and the services offered to the client.
Every new client receives a full 6-step consultation, which includes the following:

- Hair and scalp analysis, 
- Colour analysis, 
- Face shape, 
- In salon treatment and 
- Home care. 

All our staff are trained in cutting, styling, colouring and hair analysis, as well as various forms of relaxing and stimulating basin techniques.

About Steven Phillips

Steven Phillips is the owner and Master stylist of Absolut Hair.

Steven Phillips is the owner and Master stylist of Absolut Hair. He has been in the trade and a qualified stylist for over 20 years, attaining his National Diploma in 1992. Since then he has been awarded numerous certificates and distinctions in different areas of Hair styling.

These include style, cutting and colour competitions, including the Certificate in Hair Design Forum with Toni & Guy and winning the Kèrestase National Championship. This, together with being runner up in the L’Oreal Colour Trophy 2004 and twice being in the top five nationally. He was also chosen to be one of the judges in the 2005 regional Colour Trophy. When joining the Wella stable, he was asked to be a part of the advocate program and completed the prestigious Master Colour course. Steven was also FG leader for Intercoiffure – Western Cape for 2 years.

Since taking over the reigns of Absolut Hair, Vredehoek in 2003, he has grown the business from strength to strength, maintaining the highest level of professionalism, exclusivity and service at its very best. With the growing number of clients and ever increasing client demographic, he decided to open a 2nd salon in the Southern Suburbs. In December of 2008, Absolut Claremont was born and officially opened by our Mayor and client, at the time, Helen Zillle, on the 6th of February 2009. The Vredehoek salon was subsequently sold in 2010, concentrating his full attention to the Claremont salon.

Meet Our team

Steven Phillips

Owner, Master Stylist