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.
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.
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.
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 repertoire. 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
Chinami is your go to girl for a precision haircut, special occasion hair and loves to whip out a perm to give you a modern beach wave. Originally from Kyoto in Japan, she has been working here in Wellington for the last 2 years. With 15 years experience including in Canada she has a great understanding of different hair textures and is a super patient and caring hairdresser. Chinami is available Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays when she’s not at work you’ll likely find her walking the hills or checking out a film.
New Talent Stylist
Belle is our talented new talent stylist, she’s the lass to see who can create that stunning look you’ve been drooling over on Instagram. Belle loves making creative colours and has a keen eye for detail. Plus she gives a mean head massage. In her spare time she loves to sew, develop new culinary masterpieces and hang out with her dog.
As the Salon Coordinator, Katie 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, Katie helps out at her local record store Death Ray, works on her photography & embroidery projects or just annoys her cat Tallulah.
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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