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Aaron Wallace, Founder & Lina Gadi, Co-Founder of Shear & Shine Grooming


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Founder and Managing Director: Before Shear & Shine, Aaron was the co-founder and Director at Start Young Global, a resource hub for young entrepreneurs. Through which he set up the UK’s First Young Entrepreneurs Exhibition and the SYG Awards Ceremony, celebrating outstanding achievements by young business owners. SYG was invited to speak at the House of Parliament on few occasions and hosted an event of their own with Dianne Abbott and Chuka Umunna among those invited to speak.

In 2013 he opened the first Shear & Shine barbershop in East Croydon, Following its success, he launched the Shear & Shine Grooming range catering to afro-Caribbean men. The launch story quickly went viral, generating over 50k shares on Facebook alone and leading to features in various publications like The Voice Newspaper, The Telegraph, BuzzFeed, BBC Radio, SBTV, Black Hair & Beauty Magazine and more. Their grooming range for men is now available in various UK retail outlets and in France.

Co-Founder and Marketing Director: Before joining Shear & Shine Grooming as a co-founder, Lina was the co-founder at Start Young Global. Through which she organised the UK’s First Young Entrepreneurs Exhibition and the SYG Awards, celebrating outstanding achievements by young entrepreneurs. SYG was invited to speak at the House of Parliament on few occasions and hosted an event of their own with Dianne Abbott and Chuka Umunna among those invited to speak.

Since Lina launched Shear & Shine Grooming in January 2016 alongside Aaron Wallace, they have had their launch story shared over 50k times on Facebook alone, leading to features in various publications like The Voice Newspaper, The Telegraph, BuzzFeed, BBC Radio, SBTV, Black Hair & Beauty Magazine and more. Their grooming range for men is now available in various UK retail outlets and in France.

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