Melissa Bell is a youthful, engaging hair stylist with a bright future. Based in Mornington Peninsular, Victoria, Mel is most at home tending to her loyal clientele and running her salon “Mayko” that she opened at just 20 years old. Following in her mother’s footsteps, Mel began hairdressing at age 15, learning alongside mentor Lorna Evans; where she acquired the ability to create beautiful hair through creativity, colour, precision cutting and knockout finishes.
One of Australian’s hottest young talents in the industry is Hung Tran, Creative Director of Blow! It’s A Hair Thing. Inside Hung's inner-city Adelaide salon there is a cabinet full of trophies, evidence that Hung is not your average stylist; he is an exceptionally talented colourist and a true artist.
Hung's creative niche can be observed through his colour work as it is all about the melting of bright contradicting tones together to create a bold statement.
Award Winning Bridal Hairstylist! Melissa is a very talented Hairstylist who is so honoured and grateful to have achieved these awards.
BRIDES CHOICE AWARD WINNER OF 2017/16
ABIA QLD BRIDAL HAIRSTYLIST OF 2015
She has a bright, bubbly and genuine character who brings experience, professionalism and expertise to create a fun, seamless, relaxed experience for everyone. With over 18 years spent perfecting her skills, she is known for creating beautiful up styles, braided hairstyles and on-trend looks for brides.
Melissa has an eye for detail and her approach of creating soft and romantic hairstyles ensure her creations are timeless and perfect for anyone's special day.
She has trained with the Most Awarded Hair-Up Stylists: Australia’s leading Bridal Hair Designer LIZZIE LIROS & NATALIE ANNE. Australian Hair Educational Artists LORNA EVANS and SHARON BLAIN. Bridal Couture artist ULYANA ASTER, as well as amazing hair and makeup artist Emma Chen.
Fraser Forsey has been hairdressing/barbering for 13 years. Some of his greatest accomplishments in this industry include working with many different celebrities some of which include being hired by Nicki Minaj & her entourage, Missy Elliot & her entourage, Beau Ryan, Digby Ioane, Sonny Bill Williams, Anthony Mundine, One Republic, Chris Brown.
Completing his barber course around the age of 17, Fraser’s passion for barbering led him into the role of National Barber Manager of Culture Kings. His desire to share his extensive knowledge is what fuels his ambition and he has been educating and training for the past 4 years, working alongside many talented barbers/hairdressers all over Australia.
Fraser specialises in all areas of men's cutting from fades, cut throat razor work, tracks & designs, scissor techniques, clipper techniques, old school to new school cutting and also business motivation.
Anna Rai is a nationally recognised aesthetician, completing her diploma of Beauty Therapy through the Australian Institute of Applied Sciences.
She carries with her over 8 years of experience in eyebrows and beauty.
Anna prides herself in having attention to detail, care and assiduity in all areas of her work.
Award winning professional hair stylist Aleesha Darke, placed in the top 10 wedding stylists for 2017 by the Australian Beauty Industry Awards has worked with countless Brides & Clients over the last 9 years making her one of the most sought after hair stylists in the Gold Coast and Northern NSW region.
Aleesha prides herself on being able to achieve any hair style; skill and experience enables her to move between her love for soft, eclectic and romantic hairstyles, to the more dramatic effects of fashion and beauty with ease.
Originating from Boise Idaho USA with over 15 years in the hair industry Jimi is not only at the top of his field he is also an international educator, teaching others in his industry his techniques and knowledge about hair.
Education is an area that Jimi is certainly passionate about and find great achievement in sharing his knowledge and talent with his peers. He has shown he can be a great leader who shows compassion and understanding about how important it is to keep learning and striving to become a better Hairdresser, inside and out.
Sam Squires is a UK and Australia Qualified Barber and Educator. Managing a popular barbershop in Coolangatta Gold Coast Sam has used his high pedigree in training from a London based Barber and utilised it in his work in boutique barbershop Alfred’s Apartment before moving up the ranks and taking on an education role at Edward and Co. Expertise in High end barbering and men’s hairstyling and a core of traditional barbering techniques.