KELLY, OWNER AND CREATIVE DIRECTOR
Starting her career in a small suburban salon at the age of 15 Kelly knew that this was going to be her life’s work.
As creative director/owner of Kelly Elle Salon, Kelly has 18yrs experience in the hairdressing industry and loves to share her passion with her salon guests and staff.
Kelly has owned this beautiful boutique salon for over 5 years now and says that “It’s a dream come true. My goal was to have my salon by the age of 30 and I’m so grateful and happy to have reached it!”
Her knowledge and experience as a colour technician will assure you with only the highest level of expertise. Giving you not only the results you desire but, leaving your hair in beautiful condition.
Here at Kelly, Elle Salon her goal is to educate clients on what is a realistic and achievable result that does not compromise your hair quality. She is constantly training on the latest colour trends and cutting techniques and has talent in recreating those ‘Pinterest’ hair photos clients want and love. In 2019 Kelly has also taken on the role as an educator for The Paul Mitchell Creative Team and is excited to increase her knowledge and pass it on to others.
Kelly is so passionate about her job and genuinely cares about her clients. She loves to have a good laugh and her calm personality keeps everyone happy and relaxed.
PAIGE, MANAGER AND ADVANCED COLOUR TECHNICIAN
With over 10 years in the industry Paige is the Manager and lead colourist at Kelly Elle salon.
Vidal Sassoon trained in the United Kingdom Paige’s knowledge and experience is second to none. Last year she also gained her certificate in The Paul Mitchell Creative Team in colouring and hair cutting and believes that keeping your skills up to date is vital in staying current in the world of hairdressing.
Her specialties include balayage, foiling and is amazing when it comes to working with naturally curly hair. Paige’s fashion forward styling can create anything from Boho braids to glamorous blow outs.
Paige has a caring and patient approach to all her clients, she listens to their needs and gives professional advice to create the best personalised hair care plan for them.
NATALIE, SENIOR STYLIST
Natalie is a senior stylist and colourist. Natalie’s journey with Kelly Elle Salon has been an amazing one at that. Starting from the age of 14 she has flourished into a talented and dedicated hairstylist. She enjoys all aspects of hairdressing but has a flair for creating natural looks for clients using micro foiling techniques and soft hand painting. She also enjoys up styling and has worked on many bridal parties throughout her 5 years here.
Natalie is also part of the Paul Mitchell Creative Team and loves keeping up with the latest colouring and cutting trends.
The team at Kelly Elle Salon are very proud of Nat’s accomplishments so far and are excited to see what she has in store with her future colour creations for 2020!
MELANIE, JUNIOR STYLIST (RISING STAR)
Melanie is our Junior stylist and rising star of the salon. With 3 years in the industry Mel is a perfectionist with an eye for attention to detail.
She is an expert in braiding and has an artistic flair when it comes to styling and blow outs.
Since being part of the Kelly Elle Team Mel has also developed a love for colouring and foiling. This is something we specialise in here in our salon and as a result do extensive training with our junior stylists to ensure they become the best colour technicians in the industry. Mel is well on her way to being just that!
We are so proud of Melanie and how far she has come since joining us and we can’t wait to see the amazing work and talent she brings to the salon in 2021.
If you would like to become a client of Mel’s she is offering a special introductory price for foiling and other services, these are available to check on the ‘exclusive offers’ page on the website.
PAIGE LILY (AKA LILY), APPRENTICE
Lily is our newest rising star in the salon. She has been passionate about hair from a young age and started off eager to learn helping out in family friends salon. From there her love for hairdressing grew and she knew this was the career path for her.
Lily is our apprentice and salon assistant and is here to assist you with all the little things that make your experience here at Kelly Elle Salon all the more luxurious.
Sit back and relax while Lily brings you one of our amazing Cappuccinos or herbal tea. And fall asleep at the basin with a relaxing hair treatment when it’s time for that long-awaited scalp massage.
Lily is doing her apprenticeship with us and is currently training at the Queensland Hairdressing Academy as well as working closely with our experienced stylists in the salon.
She has already shown a natural talent and is enjoying her journey to becoming a stylist. Lily loves getting in some practice too, so if you ever have some spare time and would like to volunteer we are always looking for models to practice on (under the salons guidance and supervision of course). Call the salon for more info!
Lily is happy, bubbly and very caring, and loves to make all our guests feel relaxed and welcome.