Susanne Nicholson – Managing Director/ Creative Director
Independant Distributer at ARIIX beauty/Nucerity
Susanne Nicholson has been a professional hair stylist and colour technician for over thirty years.
With a wealth of local and INTERNATIONAL knowledge, whilst starting her career in Brisbane, Susanne has trained with some of London’s top stylists and colour technicians, names like Nicky Clarke (fashion magazine and session stylist) and Patrick Cameron (international hair up specialist, and long hair designer), and trained in Australia with Dale Dorning – the hair and makeup master class (A multi-faceted hairdresser, educator and makeup artist, commissioned to work with numerous celebrity clients).
Susanne is experienced in advertising, events, television, music, fashion, pictorials and parades including Sydney Fashion Week. Her bridal work has appeared in leading magazines including “Modern Wedding”, “Perfect Brides” & “Weddings and Real Weddings”. She was also one of the stylists that worked on the celebrity performers of the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games closing ceremony.
Susanne Nicholson styled the Young Divas hair for their footy show performance in Sydney in 2006 and was the stylist for Stephanie Rice for her 21st Birthday celebration in Brisbane in 2009, she also styled Randi Zuckerberg’s hair and makeup for a Cocktail evening presentation at the 21st Century Education Summit Brisbane Convention centre in 2012.
Susanne has been fortunate to have styled and coloured, numerous celebrities over the years in Sydney and abroad, with names like Phil Burton (human Nature), Katrina Warren (best known as the host of several popular television programs), Holly Brisley for the cover of FHM magazine, Belinda Emmett and Allison Cratchley (Australian actors) – just to name a few!
Jodie – Creative Stylist/Salon Manager
Jodie (manager) is an amazing hairstylist and colourist with over 12 years experience in the industry. She has a sharp and perfected eye for detail combined with a love of fashion and style!
Jodie is a very passionate about her work and is a perfectionist! She is our salon blonde specialist, creating the perfect maintainable, healthy blondes for all her clients. Her knowledge is of the upmost & latest in the industry & is committed to updating her skills regularly with the Wella training & technical department.
Jodie adds to her repertoire of skills, Makeup Artistry, after training and qualifying along side Corinne Rees, head of hair and makeup at channel 10. Jodie is available to do wedding hair and makeup on location or in salon & is a source of inspiration to our team and we love working with her.
Charlotte - Senior Stylist
Charlotte has been working in the Hair dressing industry for 13 years +.
She has a passion for hair and being in a high end fashionable salon is the perfect environment for her to express her flair and creativity.
Charlotte has worked under one of Queensland’s best hairdressers Paula Kelly 2007/2008 Queensland hairdresser of the year. Charlotte then ventured into a management position in a stylist suburban Salon. Charlotte loves all aspects of hair dressing, foiling, colouring, style cutting, and glamour styling. Charlotte is the latest Senior Stylist to join our amazing team at Style Mechanics we know she will add her style and flair to our fabulous creative team of hair stylists, colourists, makeup artists and beauty specialists. Charlotte only works first Saturday of every month so book in early to make the most of her experience!!
Rachel – Stylist
The stylist in the salon is to back up the senior stylists as well as pamper all clients to their hearts content.
We are very pleased to have Rachel on the STYLE MECHANICS team as she has previously worked for Oscar Oscar. Rachel is about to qualify to be a senior stylist and is perfecting her skills & knowledge of hair and is eager to learn new techniques.
Rachel has a great disposition to work with. She has a bubbly personality, combined with her exceptional blow drying skills and ability to be creative and innovative, she has a natural talent.
I love working in the hair and beauty industry, witnessing the transformations are amazing, to see how confident it makes people look and feel… It is a truly rewarding industry to say the least!
The salon coordinator is the first point of call, to making your appointment, greeting you on your arrival and transitioning you through your visit, making sure your visit runs smoothly to time and offering refreshments making the whole experience a comfortable and enjoyable one. Behind the scenes, coordinating staff, and overseeing the day to day running of the salon so it runs as professionally and enjoyably to make for a great working environment for both staff, and clients.
Kirra - Emerging Stylist
Kirra assists all senior stylists with their clients and making sure they have the best experience possible.
Kirra is currently a second year apprentice and is perfecting her blonde skills & loves foiling and balayage.
She has completed a certificate three in beauty services and specialises in makeup, she has done makeup applications for many different work events, formals and semi formals. Kirra is available for wedding makeup on location and in salon.
Alanis - First Year Apprentice
Alanis assists all senior stylists with their clients and making sure they have the best experience possible.
Alanis is new to the salon and eager to learn all about hair. She has a soothing, pleasant nature and loves to help people and make them feel good.
Alanis does a beautiful hair wash and is progressing to blowdrys and loves learning about styling.