Name: Jordan Ashley Paterson
Job Description: Assistant
Star Sign: Sagittarius
When did you start at Linton and Mac: pre-opening, 1st September 2015
What was your very first job: a barista in the cafe at Story Book Glen at 15
What was your path to Linton and Mac: my friend worked with Jaye at SAKS - and I had done some work experience at Esperio so had caught the hairdressing bug... I stalked the opening progress of Linton and Mac on Instagram, so when they were advertising for assistants I applied straight away - and I was offered the job at my interview, unreal!
What are your highlights of working at Linton ad Mac so far: growing up in the salon! My first day, meeting everyone // training with Nelson Brown was inspirational // watching the business come together and grow
What are your dreams, goals and ambitions: I really want to be a colour specialist - and travel, I'd love to do a season in Ibiza..... I want to make something of myself and make my family proud:)
Who are your industry idols: Neil Moodie // Karl Lagerfield
Style icons: Cara Delevingne
Describe your own personal style in three words: different // edgy // dark // contemporary // basic with a personal spin...
If you could have any one else in the salons style for one day, who's would you steal and why: Jaye - as she mixes and matches different styles and looks // Autumn - as I've never seen anyone else who dresses like her! And she gives me serious ring envy...
Worst hair day and why: everyday! no, before I started working at Linton and Mac, I had long, drab, dark hair
Where do you see yourself in five years time: rich and famous, haha!!! No, at 23 I'd want to be a senior or principle stylist at Linton and Mac, working towards colour specialist
Top holiday destinations: DREAM - Dubai // BEEN - Ibiza
Favourite hang-outs in Aberdeen: Starbucks // Aunt Betty's // Cafe Andaluz // Linton & Mac
Top tunes on your playlist just now: "True" Curtis Gabrielle... techno head! // Patrick Topping // Jamie Jones
Favourite movie: The Devil Wears Prada
Favourite book: Cosmo
Words to live by: "Everything happens for a reason" // "If it's meant to be, it will be..."
Worst habit: over-thinking
What colour in a box of paints best describes you and why: pink - colourful... and there are so many different shades
What single individual has taught you most in life and what have you learned from them: my mum Michelle and my Aunty Angie who passed away - they have taught me to always be nice and not to take anything for granted "you never know what will happen"
Other comments: L&M is cool as **** to work for... I'm a lifer!!!
Follow Jordan on Instagram: @jordanpatersonx