Denise Walsh is the mastermind behind Rustiq Salons. Having honed her hair industry skills over the past 23 years Denise now owns two salons—Rustiq Kilkenny, which opened in 2005, and Rustiq Carlow, which opened in Leighlinbridge in 2008 but relocated to the larger premises shortly after due to high demand for more of the brand.
Denise began her hair training journey in Ireland, and has also studied in Australia and London having benefited from soaking up knowledge on both sides of the equator. Living in Brisbane, Australia for a number of years, Denise managed a chain of salons while she studied for her Masters with Wella; and as through this is not impressive enough, she achieved first place on the course!
Not content with solely being a skilled hairdresser Denise has pursued her keen interest in the business aspect of the hair industry by completing‘Fantastic Business’programmes in both London and Ireland. This expertise in the area of management has taken both salons to new heights, combiningthe technical skills of hairdressing with an in-depth knowledge of how to manage a successful business. This has been a match made in heaven. Denise has an eye for detail and her forte lies in overseeing all facets of the salons from superior customer service to impeccable technical services.