Salon Purpose is a fast-growing, multi-award winning salon and we are always on the lookout for incredible talent - both experienced stylists and aspiring hairdressers.

MEET THE INCREDIBLE TEAM OF HUMANS BEHIND THE SALON PURPOSE MAGIC

Nicki

DIRECTOR

Number of years in the hairdressing industry: 

22⁠

What does the name Salon Purpose mean to you? 

It means so many things to me, there isn’t just one thing! But in essence, we are here on purpose for ‘our people’ - the clients, the staff and the vulnerable communities we impact.

What one thing do you love most about being a part of the Salon Purpose team? 

For me, it’s all about loving and leading an army of incredible women to see bigger than themselves. I strive to combine all my training and experience into nurturing another girl like me. I am here to help her find a deeper purpose within and to be immersed in a nurturing environment intentionally designed to bring out success.⁠

Tell us your secret skill or hobby that not many people know? 

I can tattoo. I tattooed my husband!

Which aspect of being a hairdresser brings you the most joy and fulfilment?

The incredible relationships and trust you form with clients. I also love the life-long friendships you make. ⁠

How long have you been with Salon Purpose?

I founded Salon Purpose in October 2020⁠

Mel

executive STYLIST

Number of years in the hairdressing industry: 

17

What does the name Salon Purpose mean to you? 

I feel like I’m a part of something big. While we are changing colours, cuts and styles, Salon Purpose is in the background changing the world! 

What one thing do you love most about being a part of the Salon Purpose team? 

The Salon Purpose team is like no other. So much love, understanding, hard work and passion for the client experience, and great hair! 

Tell us your secret skill or hobby that not many people know? 

When I’m not in the salon, I’m pole dancing! I have been pole/chair dancing for 8 years. I have won a few competitions and now I teach! 

Which aspect of being a hairdresser brings you the most joy and fulfilment?

Give me a full head of foils any day of the week!! I love the feeling I get when I absolutely nail a colour/style for someone. When clients leave happy, it makes my day! 

How long have you been with Salon Purpose?

2 years

Lina

EXECUTIVE stylist

Number of years in the hairdressing industry: 

13

What does the name Salon Purpose mean to you? 

So proud to know that what we do day in, and day out is not only for our clients but for greater good. To know that we are making a difference both locally and on the other side of the world is amazing. 

What one thing do you love most about being a part of the Salon Purpose team? 

I love the sense of family and community we have as a team. We work hard, play hard and love hard - it truly makes working easy! 

Tell us your secret skill or hobby that not many people know? 

My favourite thing to do is be alone at the beach on a sunny day, swimming in the ocean or walking along the coastline with a coffee. 

Which aspect of being a hairdresser brings you the most joy and fulfilment?

The satisfaction of making someone’s day from sitting in our chair. Whether it’s a full transformation or a blow-dry, it truly gives me so much joy to make someone feel so much better within such a short period of time. 

How long have you been with Salon Purpose?

2 years

Heidi

senior stylist

Number of years in the hairdressing industry: 

20+

What does the name Salon Purpose mean to you? 

It makes me happy to know I’m contributing to those less fortunate through my work at Salon Purpose. 

What one thing do you love most about being a part of the Salon Purpose team? 

Salon Purpose is just what I need to balance my working mum life. I love to walk in and be part of a creative inspirational team that lives and breathes the belief that there’s no ‘I’ in team!!

Tell us your secret skill or hobby that not many people know? 

In my spare time I love to spend hours creating designer cakes.

Which aspect of being a hairdresser brings you the most joy and fulfilment?

When you make someone feel a million dollars, that’s when I feel fulfilled.

How long have you been with Salon Purpose?

5 months

Larissa

Stylist

Number of years in the hairdressing industry: 

4

What does the name Salon Purpose mean to you? 

It’s just a wow feeling to work at such an incredible salon doing great hair as well as making an impact on others at the same time. Our ‘With Love’ campaigns blow my mind! It’s amazing how we can make a huge difference just by doing our little bit. We aren’t your average salon just doing hair, everything we do is for a bigger reason.

What one thing do you love most about being a part of the Salon Purpose team? 

The support - we are a team like no other! You could be unsure or struggling with something but there is always someone there ready to step in and help you through.

Tell us your secret skill or hobby that not many people know? 

I’m a dancer who competed at the world level.

Which aspect of being a hairdresser brings you the most joy and fulfilment?

How happy my clients leave + how I can make them feel confident and amazing by changing their hair with a trim, colour or even by simply putting a curl in their hair.

How long have you been with Salon Purpose?

1 year

Evelyn

EMERGING Stylist

Number of years in the hairdressing industry: 

2

What does the name Salon Purpose mean to you? 

Salon Purpose means kind and warm, welcoming of all people. A loving work environment where staff and clients grow together. A space where we change the way people see themselves, inside and out. Offering an ear to those who need it, or a quiet space for those needing a break from the noise of the world. An environment where selflessness and helping others is the priority. Where all life is precious and celebrated.

What one thing do you love most about being a part of the Salon Purpose team? 

That our main focus is to be a salon with purpose - to make the world a better place through helping others in a multitude of selfless ways.

Tell us your secret skill or hobby that not many people know? 

I am an artist. I mainly paint landscapes and seascapes.

Which aspect of being a hairdresser brings you the most joy and fulfilment?

The thought that your work grows people’s confidence in themselves and happiness. Each client is like a new canvas where you can create an artwork that is always unique and different. 

How long have you been with Salon Purpose?

10 months

Noa

EMERGING Stylist

Number of years in the hairdressing industry: 

Apprentice (all shiny & new!)

What does the name Salon Purpose mean to you? 

It feels amazing! I am SO lucky to be supported in a career that I love. It’s pretty special to know that not only am I being nurtured in my life, but my work also helps others who aren’t as well supported in their own lives.

What one thing do you love most about being a part of the Salon Purpose team? 

Everyone has made me feel like a welcomed part of the team since day one. I feel supported, wanted and as important as any other team member.

Tell us your secret skill or hobby that not many people know? 

I’ve spent my life playing and competing in many different sports. My main sport is still netball which I’ve played for 10 years.

Which aspect of being a hairdresser brings you the most joy and fulfilment?

At the moment I am loving learning so much! I have the most incredible teachers and can’t wait until I can share all this knowledge and learned skills with my own clients.

How long have you been with Salon Purpose?

2 months

Ivy

EMERGING STYLIST

Number of years in the hairdressing industry: 

A year and a half

What does the name Salon Purpose mean to you? 

To me the name ‘Salon Purpose’ means our salon is not just about the hair, it’s about so much more. We get to make a different in and out of the salon which i love so much.

What one thing do you love most about being a part of the Salon Purpose team? 

It’s such a positive environment of women who all support each other.

Share a memorable moment in your hairdressing journey that has had a significant impact on you.

I’ve just won School-based Apprentice of the Year for NSW! I’m super excited to see what comes next!

Which aspect of being a hairdresser brings you the most joy and fulfilment?

I’ve always been creative and loved using my hands, so hairdressing allowed me to be creative and make people feel beautiful. I love making clients feel good about themselves. It really can change someone’s day when you do their hair.

How long have you been with Salon Purpose?

Since March

Carissa

salon concierge

Number of years in the hairdressing industry: 

14

What does the name Salon Purpose mean to you? 

It’s so nice to feel like you are a part of something bigger than yourself. To just go to work every day and do my job and at the same time be making a difference to those that need it is very rewarding.

What one thing do you love most about being a part of the Salon Purpose team? 

I love that everyone has each other’s back. We are teamwork at its finest when it comes to every aspect of the salon running smoothly and always putting our clients first. We can have fun at work while remaining professional and provide a high level of service.

Tell us your secret skill or hobby that not many people know? 

Not the hobby question

Which aspect of being a hairdresser brings you the most joy and fulfilment?

There is a lot of job satisfaction that comes with bringing a smile to someone’s face because you have made them feel better about themselves. I love the connection you can make with people.

How long have you been with Salon Purpose?

Just over a year now

Georgia

EMERGING STYLIST

Number of years in the hairdressing industry: 

3 years

What does the name Salon Purpose mean to you? 

Amazing! I love our passion for this salon! Salon Purpose means so much to me.

What one thing do you love most about being a part of the Salon Purpose team? 

How incredibly passionate and skilled everyone is.

Tell us your secret skill or hobby that not many people know? 

I am a professional skier.

Which aspect of being a hairdresser brings you the most joy and fulfilment?

Talking to our wonderful clients.

How long have you been with Salon Purpose?

10 months

Bella

SALON ASSISTANT

Number of years in the hairdressing industry: 

4

What does the name Salon Purpose mean to you? 

Salon Purpose is a salon with meaning - being able to be part of something bigger than myself. The campaigns that Nicki creates make a lasting impression on individuals and communities in other countries which is something so special and important.

What one thing do you love most about being a part of the Salon Purpose team? 

The environment is unmatched. I’ve never laughed so hard at a work group chat in my life!

Tell us your secret skill or hobby that not many people know? 

I’ve done every sport under the sun 

Which aspect of being a hairdresser brings you the most joy and fulfilment?

Seeing people feel their beauty. As well as seeing clients feel really happy and calm in a relaxing environment - alleviating the stress out of people's lives. 

How long have you been with Salon Purpose?

Since the start of 2023. The best decision!  

Ami

SALON ASSISTANT

Number of years in the hairdressing industry: 

4

What does the name Salon Purpose mean to you? 

The name Salon Purpose means we’re more than just a hairdresser, we are a salon that is making an actual impact on the world around us. Not only through hairdressing and serving our beautiful clients, but by serving people less fortunate than ourselves.

What one thing do you love most about being a part of the Salon Purpose team? 

Being part of such a loving team that truly cares about each other’s needs and goals. Plus being part of a salon that is truly making a difference, all while producing amazing hair results.

Tell us your secret skill or hobby that not many people know? 

I can play guitar and have been playing for 10+ years.

Which aspect of being a hairdresser brings you the most joy and fulfilment?

I love how we are able to make people feel their best. The look on clients’ faces after a transformation and the extra spring in their step as they leave their appointment is super fulfilling. 

How long have you been with Salon Purpose?

7 months

Megan

salon assistant

Number of years in the hairdressing industry: 

1 and a half

What does the name Salon Purpose mean to you? 

The name Salon Purpose means a workplace that isn’t just about work, it’s also about impacting others and making a difference. I’m so proud to say that I work here. 

What one thing do you love most about being a part of the Salon Purpose team? 

The thing I love most is how well everyone gets on with each other and looks after one another. The team were so welcoming and supportive when I first started.

Tell us your secret skill or hobby that not many people know? 

I play a lot of touch footy!

Which aspect of being a hairdresser brings you the most joy and fulfilment?

The opportunity to learn so much and seeing clients happy as they leave the salon!

How long have you been with Salon Purpose?

4 months

Alyssa

Salon Assistant

Number of years in the hairdressing industry: 

4 Months

What does the name Salon Purpose mean to you? 

It is more than just a workplace! Making an impact on those who are less fortunate than ourselves is something so important. I am so pleased to say I work at Salon Purpose!

What one thing do you love most about being a part of the Salon Purpose team? 

Coming into a new environment and being very new to hairdressing, I was extremely nervous! But the entire Salon Purpose team welcomed me with open arms and have taught me so many new things for which I am incredibly grateful for. Never once did I feel judged - I’ve only experienced so much kindness and love.

Tell us your secret skill or hobby that not many people know? 

I have been playing many different sports ever since I was little. Currently I play touch football, competing for the Sydney and NSW teams.

Which aspect of being a hairdresser brings you the most joy and fulfilment?

I love seeing clients so happy with their hair and feeling a sense of emotional satisfaction! Watching our clients leave the salon loving their look and having grown in confidence is such a fulfilling experience for me.

How long have you been with Salon Purpose?

4 months

As a fast-growing, multi-award winning salon, we are always on the lookout for incredible talent. If you feel your passion, values and vibe matches ours, we’d love to hear from you! Click the button below to find out more about joining the Salon Purpose team.

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Kind Words from Our Clients

'I always feel so welcomed by the entire team.'

Luxury service can often come at the detriment of a friendly, comfortable feel - but Nicki and the Salon Purpose team have balanced luxury and customer service to perfection!

- Samantha 

'Salon Purpose is a balance of beauty, on trend style and tranquillity.'

I feel so relaxed and never want to leave. Every angle is designed for pleasure, and I love that the salon focuses on giving back.

- Kym Wagner

The Salon Purpose team is like no other. 

So much love, understanding, hard work and passion for the client experience, and great hair!

- MEL