A high-fashion stylist and educator with 17 years of experience under her belt, Paloma has an enviable list of clients, ranging from celebrities to leading fashion titles (including Vogue, Elle and Marieclaire) that seek out her expertise for interviews and photoshoots. Paloma is the Oribe editorial ambassador for Australia, and helps translate the latest hairstyling trends from the runway to real life.
“I’m a big believer in working with the hair’s natural texture to give my clients the perfect ‘wash and wear’ cut, with lived-in ends that don’t look like they’ve come straight out of the salon.”
A celebrity and editorial colourist with 15 years experience, Ash has been dubbed 'The Blonde Whisperer' by Harper's Bazaar (she does amazing pastels, too). After training alongside celebrated colourists in LA and NYC, Ash now combines innate technical skills and colour knowledge to offer her guests dramatic changes while maintaining the integrity of the hair.
"By studying skin tone and facial structure, I can customise each colour to enhance my guest's individual style."
Art Director & Senior Colour Specialist
From colouring and cutting to styling, Zoia is an all-rounder — not surprising considering she has trained with Paloma for the entirety of her nine-year hairdressing career. Zoia has particular expertise in colour; she loves big colour changes, free hand balayage, and creates the best brunette.
“Not to be too dramatic, but the bhave Smoothe Keratin Therapy has changed my life, and I love sharing that gift with my guests.”
Art Director & Colour Specialist
Originally from the UK, Chloe has more than 10 years experience. Naturally outgoing, she enjoys consulting with her guests and creating hair that works for their lifestyle and personal style (she will also share her at-home care tips). Chloe is a pretty great men’s cutter, too.
“I trained at Vidal Sassoon in London, so I have a thing for bob styles – teaming them with balayage and highlights really makes the cut pop.”
Self-trained during his time in the Korean army, and with more than a decade of experience, Tim may look burly but he has the sweetest nature. Tim’s predominantly male clientele rely on his precision haircuts, expert fades and old-school barbering, while the ladies love his blow-dries, textured styles and tonging technique. Available Saturdays only.
Stylist & Colourist
After five years training alongside Paloma, Athena has built up her own list of loyal guests who count on her for effortless hair (she's also an Australian Fashion Week regular). Athena has an eye for seamless highlighting and beautiful balayage, and is a whiz at long layered cuts, blowdrying and styling.
"I get really excited about creating personalized styles that complement a guest's unique face shape and lifestyle."
She may be Irish, but Kat knows what Aussie girls want: effortless hair with loads of natural texture, and colour that has variation, movement, and low maintenance grow-out. Kat has 12 years of hairdressing under her belt, working alongside the country’s top hairdressers and at hair fashion week, and she pours this experience into giving her guests the kind of hair that complements their individual style.
With a passion for all things cut, colour and style, up-and-comer Indi has been hairdressing for three years and is a rising star in the Paloma team. Book with Indi today for a seriously smooth keratin treatment, a beautiful blow-dry or textured tong.
You know those people who radiate good vibes? That’s Katie. After more than 20 years in the service industry, Katie has a genuine passion for people and problem-solving, which she puts to good use as our front-of-house coordinator, helping our guests make the most of their time at Paloma Salon.
With nine years hairdressing experience (two of those in Sydney) this British native is a perfectionist in the best kind of way. Lydia has a laser focus and exacting standards when it comes to highlights, but there's a long list of other things she also excels at: Lydia loves beachy, lived-in cuts, has a particular knack for blondes, is an ace at believable extensions, and enjoys transforming her guests with a smoothing keratin treatment.
Salon Manager & Lead Front of House Coordinator
As the first point of contact for our incredible guests, it's not surprising that Amelia possesses a bright, can-do attitude. Her job is not an easy one, but Amelia's natural leadership and organisation skills ensure that the salon runs smoothly and everyone is happy.
"I will literally do almost anything to ensure our guests have an amazing experience—it's my number one priority."