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Staff

Meet Our Staff

OLIVIA

OWNER

BEAUTY THERAPIST/MAKEUP ARTIST/ SENIOR HAIRDRESSER

Olivia is highly trained in both hairdressing and beauty therapy, with over 12 years’ experience. It has always been a dream of hers to have a salon that offered everything to her clients in the one place. So, after working at Insignia for 3 and a half years, the fantastic opportunity came up for her to become a salon owner and pursue her dreams.

Olivia has an extensive portfolio that consists of eyebrow feathering, lash extensions and countless hair styles and colour transformations.

She has attended and continues to attend a multitude of post graduate courses in order to become the best she can be and to provide services and knowledge that is of the highest standards.

She is a mentor that not only the juniors, but all the staff admire, as her passion, determination and aspirations lie within the hair and beauty industry. 

Her favourite treatments in beauty are makeup, eyebrow feathering, skin needling and Omnilux. And when it comes to hairdressing, she is definitely our blonde expert.

Olivia is extremely passionate and very dedicated to making Insignia the best salon, spa and skin clinic in the west.

MELISSA

SALON MANAGER

Melissa has been managing Hair, Make-up and Photographic Studios for the past 14 years.

Melissa has an immeasurable love for anything fashion and has extensive knowledge in the field, always keeping up to date with the latest trends in the hair and beauty industry.

Being trained in several business and management courses, Melissa is a fantastic addition and asset to our forever growing team at Insignia.
Melissa strives to make each and every client feel comfortable, feel good about themselves and most of all walking out of the salon feeling fabulous.

EMMA

SENIOR HAIRDRESSER

Emma’s expertise in hairdressing is highly regarded, with 12 years in the industry.
She has attended a multitude of courses over the years and constantly keeps abreast with the latest trends as well as attending refresher courses.


Emma’s diligence is always shown with every client she looks after and she is extremely affable, thoroughly consulting with clients to ensure they are happy.
Emma helps to mentor our junior staff as well as balancing the work/home life with her 2 beautiful daughters and partner.


Her strengths are balayage, colour correction and foiling, and her goal is for you to love your hair and be confident.

MIKAYLA

SENIOR STYLIST

Having owned and managed her own salon in the past, Mikayla comes to us with an abundance of experience- 18 years and counting.

As well as working in salons, Mikayla has collaborated with other professionals and styled hair for photoshoots and short videos, with an impressive high-profile/celebrity clientele to add to her portfolio.

Mikayla has extensive knowledge on a vast amount of haircare ranges and loves to pass on her knowledge to others.

Making people feel good about themselves is what Mikayla loves most about hairdressing and she enjoys all aspects of the profession.

STEVE

SENIOR STYLIST/ BARBER

Steve comes to us with a wealth of knowledge and experience having been in the field for 14 years. He is also our master of men’s grooming, with 5 years’ experience solely in barbering. Steve has a friendly and welcoming nature that is somewhat infectious with a cult like following. His colour skills are phenomenal, and he will educate and assist your hair care needs, creating a look that’s right for you whilst focusing on your individual needs.


Steve is a certified Keune colour master with his strengths being balayage and any big colour work and transformations. He can also create fantastic avant-garde hair designs.


Steve loves bridal/upstyling work and strives to make his clients feel amazing by giving them the hair they have always dreamed of.
His goal is to ‘rid the world of terrible colours and cuts’.

JANAHYA

BEAUTY THERAPIST

Janahya endeavours to make all her clients look and feel amazing both inside and out, with her warm and friendly nature making you feel comfortable and at ease from the moment your treatment begins.
She is a Diploma trained Beauty Therapist and our lash extension queen who is very meticulous about her work.


Janahya’s passion for beauty is one that she takes seriously and is demonstrated through her aptitude and sincerity.
She has attended numerous courses including a makeup masterclass with Jah, lash extension courses and various product education workshops to help further her skills.


Although Janahya loves all aspects of beauty therapy, she would have to say that facials, make up, lash extensions and lash lifts are among her favourite treatments to perform.

PHOEBE

3RD YEAR APPRENTICE

Phoebe demonstrates innumerable qualities of a talented hairdresser throughout her work.

She loves that she can showcase her creativity through cutting and colouring, and her willingness to learn and absorb everything is shown via her enthusiasm and integrity.

Phoebe has attended many hair courses throughout her apprenticeship, including both short and long hair cutting classes and has been mentored in the salon by our highly skilled seniors. Phoebe’s greatest career highlight to date is recently graduating Tafe. She has enjoyed the journey it has led her to and strives to keep learning and improving her skills post graduate.

Phoebe loves all aspects of hairdressing, especially balayage and curling.

We can’t wait to see what else this superstar will bring to us.

ASHLEY

PRE- APPRENTICE

Ashley is our pre-apprentice superstar and will definitely be one to watch!
She is currently attending school and working with us part time in between her studies.

Ashley already has some experience in the industry and absolutely loves the styling side of hairdressing; she can already do some kick ass braids and curls, not to mention those luxurious scalp massages.

She is a pleasure to have working with our lovely team and we can’t wait to have Ashley on board with us as a full-time apprentice in the future.

SARAH

RECEPTIONIST/ FEMALE BARBER

The lovely Sarah comes to us with over 17 years in the industry and is a great asset to our company. She is a fully qualified hairdresser and has previously had her own barber shop for 11 years.

Sarah loves the challenge of organising a big team and is exceptionally proficient in what she does. She pays attention to the finer details, helping to ensure your experience here at Insignia is one you’ll revel in.

Louise

BEAUTY THERAPIST/ SENIOR HAIRDRESSER 

Louise has been a part of the hair and beauty industry for 17 years. Starting out in hair, Louise’s strengths are in rich copper and auburn tones, smooth blowouts and vintage waves. 

Louise has also completed her diploma in beauty making her knowledgeable in all areas of makeup, massage, facials, mani/pedis and waxing. Louise is most passionate about providing an amazing manicure and pedicure service ensuring you receive a relaxing massage during your service and finishing off with a perfectly polished look. 

Louise is also our main teeth whitening expert! She is able to answer all your questions relating to whitening your teeth and providing you with amazing results that last! Lastly, Louise is very passionate about clinical facials. Louise is very knowledgeable in recommending the correct facial for you, no matter what your facial concerns are from acne to dehydration, fine lines, scarring and wrinkles, Louise can help you. Louise is qualified to provide you with a microdermabrasion, direct frequency facial, sonophoresis, peels and more. 

Jessica

SENIOR HAIRDRESSER

Hey I’m Jessica and I have been doing hair dressing for 10 years. I’m a very bubbly person and love a good laugh and a little sing. I’m very passionate in what I do. I love doing foil work and ombre and love to keep up with the new trends. 

I previously worked with Insignia a few years back and I now have a beautiful baby boy with my partner. Having a son has brought a whole new light to my world, family is everything to me and I love to spend time with my boy as much as possible. It’s great to be back at Insignia, it’s like I have never left.