Meet Our Team!

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Alannah is currently on her second year of hairdressing, and will be joining us full time when she graduates in October. She's loving learning and interacting with all our wonderful clients. And learning from our team of stylist doing what they do best.

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Amanda has over 18 years hairdressing experience that includes 5 years working internationally in both London and Canada. Amanda completed her apprenticeship with the salon, before taking over ownership of the salon 10 years ago. The proud mother of three gorgeous little boys, Amanda sees clients 3 days a week. Amanda enjoys passing her skills onto the emerging members of our team through mentoring and guiding them to complete their apprenticeships and achieve their goals. 

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Bessie will be your go to girl for everything. Our lovely front of house will help you with all your needs. From phone enquiries, bookings, payments, refreshments and everything in between! Sometimes she can be found assisting stylist, but no need to worry, she's a trained hair and makeup artist too. She loves interacting with clients and its important to her that you love your experience with us. So give her a call and she can help with all your needs.

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Come in to see our lovely Beautician Deedre, and treat your skin! Deedre has been a beauty therapist for 7 years specializing in Microderm, facials and pedicures. Try our "lunch time treatments like Microdermabrasion or receive 30 minutes of relaxation with our add on massage treatments. Deedre loves looking after you while taking your skin into a journey with visible results every appointment.

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Elissa loves meeting new people, she is all about having a good chat and making you feel confident. Hairdressing for 10 years she loves doing makeovers. She can transform your hair for special occasions through hair ups.Or bring out the brighter side with pinks and blues through creative colour. Social media is definitely a big influencer for her, seeing and bringing trends from all over the world.

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Are you a blonde babe? or a mermaid at heart ? Frankie will be your go to girl and hair bestie. With 13 years of knowledge , Frankie will have you feeling amazing with killer locks to match. Her foiling work is beautiful . And with stylist inspirations like Guy Tang, she is just bursting with creativity

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Hannah loves having fun with hair! Colour is her specialty, whether your a beautiful natural ombre or ready rock a bright purple, she can transform your colour and make you over. She is extremely passionate about hair and enjoys styling, highlighting and balayage the most. Following hair trends from the likes of Guy Tang, she can deliver something fresh using new techniques with beautiful colors.

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We our proud to welcome the lovely Kayla to the AB Team.
Kayla is available for bookings Tue 20 Feb 2018! An extremely talented senior stylist with a passion for hair extensions. With an extensive background in Hair Extensions she will become a part of our Purestrands Technicians

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Come in and get pampered by our beauty superstar! Marzia has been a beauty therapist for 8 years, she is NZ trained with international qualifications. Working the beauty bar part-time 3 days a week (Wednesday / Friday / Saturday) and full-time as a proud mum of 3 beautiful children. She is extremely passionate about Brow work & Makeup. She specializes in Threading, a new beauty treatment on offer.

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Nicole has been within the hairdressing industry for more than 20  years. Nicole has a well established clientele for whom she provides creative, precision looks using her advanced cutting and colouring skills. Nicole is also a qualified makeup artist who thoroughly enjoys providing wedding parties and school ball attendees with phenomenal hair styling and makeup. Nicole is happily welcoming new clients who feel like a change or would like some advice on achieving their hair and beauty goals. 

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Sam is all about making you feel and look amazing! Sam has been in the industry 7 years and is extremely talented in cutting and tape in hair extensions. As a creative individual she gains her inspirations form everything, especially her clients. If your a little unsure with what you would like to do with you hair, Sam is someone you want to see.

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The talented Sasha has been a Make-Up Artist for 5 years, 2 of those years spent working for Bobbie Brown. She's all about making women feel and look beautiful. If you would like to get done up for a special occasion or come in for a makeup lesson. Sasha has the best tips and tricks of the trade. Not only is she talented with makeup but she is also our Salon Apprentice.

Join the team

If you would like to be a part of our young, fun and vibrant team then we would love to hear from you! Email us in confidence and we will definitely be in touch.

Get in touch


Shop 9, The Mall, 92 Clyde Road, Browns Bays, North Shore


09 478 8395