Let me introduce you to the team..
Nadeen Hunt is the founder and Owner of Backstage Salon. Nadeen established Backstage Salon in 2007 and has been a qualified beauty therapist for over 14 years. Her passion for the beauty industry and hard work has lead her to running two established beauty salons, in Wollongong and Shellharbour. With an extensive knowledge of the beauty industry, Nadeen is looked up to as a mentor by her staff. Nadeen is always looking for the most advanced beauty education and ways to improve her own and her staffs knowledge, skills and techniques, leading to her successful salon, passionate staff and loyal clientele.
Zoe is a para-medical beauty therapist, has her Diploma in beauty therapy, is a qualified beauty educator and has 19 years industry experience. Zoe has worked in specialist waxing salons, day spa's and a para-medical skin clinic, all contributing to her extensive product and ingredient knowledge. "All these years later I still love beauty, but i especially love waxing and skin. I love my Backstage girls. I work with the best girls. We're all supportive of each other and share thought's, idea's and knowledge. We laugh a lot together. We have an amazing boss committed to ongoing education, is respectful of our own skill sets, is family orientated and is looked upon as a mentor." said Zoe.
Meet Theresa, our fun-loving brow addict, makeup artist and Chihuahua enthusiast. Theresa has been with us since forever. She loves making others feel good about themselves on the inside and out. She is always up for a laugh (even at her own expense). "Backstage is like a second home for me, the girls are like family, as are the wonderful clients I get to enjoy the company of everyday. I’m truly grateful that I have the opportunity to do what I love each day. Helping others feel good about themselves is very rewarding"
Sarah completed her diploma in Beauty therapy in 2013. From there she worked in salons and spas in South Australia and Canada. “My mum owned a salon, so my sister and I always used to play in there. Fast forward 14 years and I have entered the beauty industry with a passion to make women see the beauty in them selves. I couldn’t imagine doing any other job. I have worked for Backstage Salon for a year and the girls have taught me so much already. Their knowledge and hard work ethic is inspiring.
Diploma qualified beauty therapist, Abbey started beauty in 2012 whilst still at school. "I've never pictured myself in any other career. I love the fun, creativity the job brings. Beauty therapy is always changing and evolving meaning I'm always learning something new and advancing my skills. Lash Lifts and Skin Health is my thing although I love making each person feel a million dollars after their pamper time with us."
In 2014 Courtney started her career in beauty therapy, completing her studies with high distinctions. “I always knew I wanted to do beauty from such a young age. I was five years old and already had a collection of nail polishes, everyone I saw got their nails painted even dad! Working with such a talented team is amazing, we are all so dedicated to providing only the best for our clients.
Meet Sally, she’s a qualified makeup artist with a huge passion for makeup. You’ll find her at the front of house ready to help you book an appointment or chat all about your makeup, skin and beauty needs! “I love the girls I work with, it’s such an amazing environment - we’re forever learning new tricks of the trade in a growing industry, it gives me so much drive and motivation and I love being apart of such a great team!”I have an amazing boss who has helped me with my studies, pushes my skills to the next level and I'm constantly learning every day!
Emma is our enthusiastic first year apprentice who has recently joined our team. her passion and bubbly personality has her eager to learn all things beauty. "I've always wanted to be a beauty therapist although I wasn't sure where to start, when the amazing opportunity arose to become a part of the backstage gamily I was thrilled and jumped straight on board! I am so excited to grow as a beauty therapist with the guidance of the girls around me who are so skilled. I love coming to a workplace that offers such a warm environment to learn and develop in".