Salon Owner / Senior Stylist
Salon founder Lisa has an eclectic love for a bygone era. This shows in the salon fit out and also in her hairdressing work; she loves to put hair up for a special occasion or to teach you how to recreate these looks at home. Lisa enjoys transforming your colour and is a wealth of knowledge when it comes to hair treatments and recommendations.
Lisa's enthusiasm and fun spirit keeps the team inspired to provide an enjoyable experience for all those who visit.
As the Salon Coordinator, Danielle takes bookings, makes coffee, keeps the lolly jar topped up and does most other things in the salon that don’t involve cutting hair. When she’s not at work she's hanging with her dog Poppy and going on hikes.
Milica has over 16 years experience and will customise your hair cut and colour to not only look good when you leave the salon, but for many weeks after. She uses techniques like balayage, freehand painting and cutting techniques to personalise your look. She will teach you how to recreate your hair so every day is a great hair day.
Before moving to New Zealand Milica had her own salon in the beautiful city of Belgrade in Serbia and after being here for 5 years, is happy to call Wellington home. She loves to constantly train and share this passion with her clients and us stylists. If you have curly, wavy or ‘difficult’ hair then Milica is the girl for you with a few tricks up her sleeve to get those tresses looking and feeling great.
When she’s not at work she’s out and about exploring and discovering new favourite spots.
Veronika is a great fan of short hair, especially pixie cuts, bobs and lobs. She loves doing colour work and will keep your colour natural looking with her reliable and passionate attitude. She takes great care to make sure you leave thrilled with a do that is first class.
She has a highly trained stylist with 6 years experience under her belt and is originally from the Czech Republic. Veronica loves spending time outdoors, yoga, cooking and is also a talented musician.
Bring Bonnie in a picture of your dream look and she will tailor your hair with her innate sense of style & precision cutting skills.
A self proclaimed "mullet enthusiast”, she’s also a great fan of textured, shaggy cuts and creating beautiful tones.
Outside of work she enjoys sifting through op shops, drinking beers in the sun and watching RuPaul's Drag Race.
With over 10 years in the Industry Cuisle has gained a variety of experiences from working back stage at fashion weeks to entering and placing at NZARH hair competitions to attending a Vidal Sasson cutting course.
She's still as passionate about hairdressing as she was when she first stepped into a salon, Cuisle is all about creating great hair for her clients that works for their life style. She's especially loves cutting curly locks, creating short spunky styles, creative hair ups. Cuisle lives in a big community house who values social justice and community involvement.
New Talent Stylist
Dolly joins our team after jumping ship from the film industry where she worked on wigs for the hobbit to doing makeup for Cirque Du Soleil and everything in-between. She is now rapidly growing her hairdressing repotearie. With a love of all things 1950s she can create your dream vintage hair and is our go to girl for our makeup brand Besame. Dolly aspires to become the beehive queen of Wellington
Lisa P is our resident Beauty Therapist with over 30 years experience.She specialises in creating the perfect brow shape and colour for you. Lisa believes your eyebrows are as individual as you are and they should be taken as seriously as your hair cut.
Lisa is also now a internationally qualified Microblading specialist. 'Microblading', also know as 'Hair Stroke', 'Browbroidery' or 'Feathering' is a semi-permanent eye brow tattoo technique. Unlike many methods, Microblading creates a super fine hair like cut mimicking a natural hair. It is amazing!!
When not helping us to look super fabulous, she enjoys time with her family and pets including a french bulldog, 2 cats and 5 chickens
Lisa is currently working Tuesdays only.
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