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About Totem Hair 

We founded Totem Hair in 2014 to provide a unique, onsite, employee benefit for busy London employees who want to look and feel great. We offer skill, experience, passion for our craft, and dedication to you. Check out our biographies!

Our Stylists

Candice Zen, founder Totem Hair
Mako hairstylist at Totem Hair London onsite hair salonpop-up
Candice Zen, Founder, Lead Hairstylist

Candice started her hairdressing training at London's Sassoon Academy in 2008. After qualifying, she went on to work in several high-end London salon and did further training at the Toni and Guy academy and Aveda. She also trained in advanced men's hairdressing under leading educators Erik Lander and Gary Machin. Candice is very versatile in her approach to hair and believes that great hair should be (almost) effortless. When not in the office, Candice works at a salon in Kings Cross, central London where she does colour as well as haircuts. She is also often on the road on Saturdays, styling hair for special events and weddings.



Mako is a superb hairstylist and barber. She initially trained and worked in hairdressing in Paris, France before heading to London. She now works in a hip east London salon as well as freelance and with Totem Hair. When she's not working with clients, she can be found styling hair at fashion shoots. Mako is a great listener and always makes sure her clients look and feel great.

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