Matt Cahill

After making it to the 4th week of live shows on The X Factor in 2013, Matt felt so at home backstage in the hair room he decided to drop the mic and pick up the scissors. Inspired by the Jamie Stevens team on the show, he says his only regret is not starting earlier – 3 years on he’s graduated and loving every minute! Retaining his star quality, Matt won the HJ Rising Star competition in his first year of college and is destined for greatness as he follows in the footsteps of his mentor Jamie.

Matt grew up around hair as his mother was a hairdresser, but decided to use the brush as a mic instead; now he’s discovered that hair provides a great medium to express his creativity and keen interest in all things fashion. Matt excels at both men and women’s hair, including cutting, styling, free hand colour, shows and shoots.