For over 30
years, the name Ramani Fernando is synonymous with hair and beauty in the South
unparalleled system of continuous training, the Ramani Fernando brand continues
to evoke the best in hair and beauty. The release of new hair collections each
year ensures that our team is at the forefront in trends to provide a quality
of work that is synonymous with excellence.
can relax in the knowledge that they are in expert hands, addressing their
personal hair and beauty needs.
one of our conveniently located branches to get a taste of the difference.
salon was just a small room in her home with one cutting chair and an
assistant. Word however soon got around and there was a steady stream of very
satisfied clients, and her salon moved into the garage and continued to grow
from there. Ramani Fernando salons has over 15 locations, an academy in Sri
Lanka and has franchise salons in Bangladesh and India.
is now in excess of 200, almost all trained by the academy, and she believes in
continuous training and being up to date in trends and fashion, which is the
key to success in this business.
at the bottom sweeping and mopping floors like all trainees do, but never found
the job boring watching the great hair artists at work and learning from them.
After the initial training, she joined the Raymond’s Group in the UK; another
leading group, as a Junior Stylist and after working for a while returned to
too is regularly sent on training courses in Sri Lanka and abroad. Ramani and
her staff have received advanced training in some of the leading academies in
the world such as Vidal Sassoon, Tony & Guy, Graham Webb, Rever, Ruby
Hammer, Wella, L’Oreal, Keune and her staff continue this training on a regular
basis to stay abreast.
has won many awards at the Asian Hairstyling and Make up Competition and in the
last 40 years has been a senior judge in the Competition. She is now the Vice
President of the Asian Hairdressers Association.
interest in the fields of Hair and Beauty has prompted an invitation from the
Skills Development Authority to serve on the panel to set up standards for Hair
and Beauty. In 2006 she was “Woman Entrepreneur of the Year” In Sri Lanka.