Whether you’re a new hair professional or an experienced hair industry campaigner looking for fresh and innovative techniques, the Sabre education portfolio provides courses for all levels from fundamentals, intermediate, advanced and technical to cutting and colouring.

PERSONALIZED DELIVERY

Maximize your stylist’s time and host in-salon training with the one of our artists. Pick a course or contact us with your training requests and we will personalise an Australia & New Zealand artist and training program that’s specific to your needs.

Australia



Carolyn Gahan
Sabre Session Stylist

Stacey Cox
Sabre Design Team, Barber

Luana Coscia
Sabre Session Stylist

Paulene Langford
Sabre Design Team Artist | Owner of Toni & Guy - McMahons Point

Luke Dyer
Sabre Design Team Artist | Co-owner of Orwell & Watts

Sarah Laidlaw
Sabre Editorial and Session Stylist | Owner of Sarah Laidlaw Hair & Makeup

Duncan Richards
Sabre Corporation Education Manager

Adam Monk
JOICO® Guest Artist | Owner of award-winning salon Angelhair, Sydney

Craig Argent
Sabre Design Team Artist | Owner & Creative Director of Rok It Hair Industries Kawana & PONY Beauty Bar Noosa

Hayley Mears
Trend Forecaster & Editorial Stylist | Owner & Founder of Six Underground Media

New Zealand



Emma Cocker
Sabre Design Team Artist

Felicity Bruce
Sabre Design Team Artist | Co-owner and founder of Cocoon Hair Design

Kaleb Pritchard
Sabre Design Team Artist

Jock Robson
Sabre Editorial and Session Stylist | Co-owner and founder of Dharma salons

Sara Allsop
Sabre Editorial and Session Stylist | Co-owner and founder of Dharma salons

Leisa Welch
Sabre Editorial and Session Stylist

Duncan Richards
Sabre Corporation Education Manager

International



Richard Mannah
JOICO International Guest Artistic Director

Larisa Love
JOICO International Brand Ambassador

Denis De Souza
Joico Celebrity Colourist and Spokesperson

Cherry Petenbrink
JOICO® International Artist

Tracy Hayes
Global Head of Technical Training

Guest artists for international

Richard Mannah
JOICO International Guest Artistic Director

Guest artists for international

Larisa Love
JOICO International Brand Ambassador

 

Denis De Souza
Joico Celebrity Colourist and Spokesperson

Guest artists for international

Cherry Petenbrink
JOICO® International Artist

Guest artists for international

Tracy Hayes
Global Head of Technical Training

Guest artists for AU

Carolyn Gahan
Sabre Session Stylist

Canadian born Carolyn Gahan fell in love with Australia whilst traveling in 2011. She’s experienced across all aspects of hairdressing, but her love of colouring and session work can beseen in all her creations whether it be in print, on the runway or digitally represented. Carolyn is constantly thinking of the next big thing she can create with hair and whom she can collaborate with.

Carolyn loves networking within our industry and strongly believes in thesaying “together everyone achieves more”. She pushes herself toexperiment with different hair stylingtechniques and concepts to improveher skills and grow her portfolio.

Stacey Cox
Sabre Design Team, Barber

As owner of the successful Indie Barber, being ahead of the curve seems to evolve naturally for this Scottish lass!

In 2011 seeing an opportunity with a growing male market, Stacey put her energy into evolving from hairdressing to becoming a specialised barber while working in the UK.

Stacey’s barber mantra is distinctive to her business, Modern classic cuts and styles, uniquely tailored to the individual.

With a craving to share her skills and knowledge of men’s haircutting, clipper work, beard shaping, shaving, and allow others to follow in her footsteps and progress from hairdressing to the Barbering domain.

Luana Coscia
Sabre Session Stylist

One of Australia’s leading session stylists, Luana Coscia has long been the premium go-to creative for hair and makeup direction. With more than two decade in ground in the industry, you’ve seen her work on both local and international mastheads – Stellar, RUSSH, Oyster, Cosmopolitan to name a few – on stage and on screen. She’s worked with Ryan Gosling, Kylie and Danni Minogue, Bernard Fanning, Chris Noth (Mr Big), Jesinta Franklin, Zara Larsson, Darren McMullen and more. She’s done time backstage anddirected shows in the Fashion Week Circuit – here on home turf, in New Zealand and in New York – as well as being part of the teams on X Factor, The Voice and Australia’s Next Top Model. Luana is a favourite with some of the industry’s best photographers – Steven Chee, Pierre Toussaint and Trevor King among them – and brands, having led premium campaigns, both advertising and editorial, for Ksubi, Tigerlily, Christopher Esber and Style Runner.

Guest artists for AU

Paulene Langford
Sabre Design Team Artist | Owner of Toni & Guy - McMahons Point

Paulene is an industry leader who is passionate about highlighting the importance of hair texture in all hair looks and she has an abundance of Texturizing experience. Her annual trip to the States for the LA Long Beach Hair show as a texture expert gives Paulene a leading edge. In 2017 she opened a Texture Bar that has gone from strength to strength reinforcing that texture is the new influencing factor in hair trends, finding the needs for beach waves and root lift waves a missing component in the hair industry.

No matter the hair type; frizzy or straight or anything in between she is the Queen of Texture.

Luke Dyer
Sabre Design Team Artist | Co-owner of Orwell & Watts

In high school Luke, a self-confessed music geek, spent many lunches shaving Vanilla Ice undercuts and lines into eyebrows. After deciding that a career as a musician wasn’t to be, Luke put his mind to being the best damn hairdresser he could be. He developed a love of imparting knowledge & empowering peers, teaching them to understand the “why” of what he produced with his hands.

Add multiple international editorial publications and working Australian Fashion Week teams Luke brings a well-rounded and approachable flavour to our team. Continually challenging what he knows and talking with every hairdresser he can, his belief is to help hairdressing raise itself up regardless of geography, pedigree and salon profile.

Sarah Laidlaw
Sabre Editorial and Session Stylist | Owner of Sarah Laidlaw Hair & Makeup

With an outstanding career that spans 26 years, Sarah has her own unique style for which she has become renowned: classic beauty with a contemporary edge. “The transformative ability of hair is what excites me! I adore both the simplicity of effortless, natural textures right through to big, couture, sculptural shapes.”

Her accolades include four-time winner of Session Stylist of the Year & make-up Artist of the Year in 2017. Sarah’s strengths in both hair and makeup have cemented her as one of the most sought-after talents in the industry.

Her work can be seen in magazines such as Grazia Italia, Harpers Bazaar and Instyle. Her television work has featured in shows such as X Factor and she has worked with celebrities such as Lenny Kravitz, Isla Fisher, Jennifer Hawkins, Ruby Rose, Sarah Murdoch and Kelly Rowland.

Guest artists for AU

Duncan Richards
Sabre Corporation Education Manager

With 25 years hairdressing experience – 17 of those involved in corporate education – Duncan’s experience covers all facets of education, from stage presentation, creative teams, product development to fashion week. Duncan’s experience sees him regularly called on to work with teams in Europe, North America & Asia .

Adam Monk
JOICO® Guest Artist | Owner of award-winning salon Angelhair, Sydney

Adam Monk began his career in Sydney and gained his expertise in a busy inner city Sydney salon. With a love and talent for sharing his knowledge he became Principal Guest Artist for JOICO® for three years before opening his own salon, which is a literal representation of his passion for hairdressing.

Craig Argent
Sabre Design Team Artist | Owner & Creative Director of Rok It Hair Industries Kawana & PONY Beauty Bar Noosa

Craig’s experience includes working with a number of leading salons, celebrity styling and working on film sets around the globe. He has styled A-list stars such as Kylie Minogue, Lara Flynn Boyle and Orlando Bloom and worked on award-winning movies such as Lord of the Rings, The Last Samurai and The Matrix. Craig has also spent 6 years touring and educating with Sabre in education and product development.

Guest artists for AU

Hayley Mears
Trend Forecaster & Editorial Stylist | Owner & Founder of Six Underground Media

Hayley began her career as a hairdresser and trend forecaster, interpreting high fashion looks into wearable commercial hair. She morphed into a marketing guru marrying the two careers and has become a go to industry specialist in the realm of Social Media.

Her work with over 40 salons across the country and industry hubs such as: Secret Salon Society, Salon Owners Collective and Journal Magazine, keeps her grounded as a leader in the industry and allows her the best of the two worlds she loves.

Guest artists for international

Richard Mannah
JOICO International Guest Artistic Director

Guest artists for international

Larisa Love
JOICO International Brand Ambassador

 

Denis De Souza
Joico Celebrity Colourist and Spokesperson

Guest artists for international

Cherry Petenbrink
JOICO® International Artist

Guest artists for international

Tracy Hayes
Global Head of Technical Training

Guest artists for NZ

Emma Cocker
Sabre Design Team Artist

An experienced industry educator, Emma has a passion for sharing knowledge. Combined with her love of colouring and her extensive knowledge of JOICO colour, her expertise delivers an inspirational edge to her clients and her students.

Her enthusiasm for the industry and her craft shines through in both her backstage work at NZFW and her participation in Q&A style panel discussions.

Felicity Bruce
Sabre Design Team Artist | Co-owner and founder of Cocoon Hair Design

Felicity began her hairdressing career 20 years ago in Timaru. She has worked in busy high-profile salons in London, Dublin & Sydney and her experience overseas gave her the inspiration to return to NZ to open Cocoon. Her love for editorial and live competitions has been an integral part of her involvement with NZARH as the regional president for South Canterbury.

Her work back stage at NZFW as part of the JOICO Team is an annual highlight. Felicity is passionate about the educational side of hairdressing and relishes being part of this generation that love to share techniques and tips!

Kaleb Pritchard
Sabre Design Team Artist

Having worked at London and New York Fashion Week, Kaleb enjoys the creative and competitive side of hairdressing. He likes to use progressive techniques and all aspects of construction that he has utilised in his competition and cutting work.

Kaleb’s experience has also included campaigns in London with Nick Knight, renowned fashion photographer. As a finalist in competitions both in NZ and Australia (Hair Expo Australia & Industry NZ) his cutting and styling has been recognised at the highest level.

Jock Robson
Sabre Editorial and Session Stylist | Co-owner and founder of Dharma salons

As an industry mentor Jock is passionate about hair, photography and fashion. He has twice been judged in the top ten in the world for women’s hairdressing alongside the biggest names in the global hairdressing community and is regularly found working backstage at major international fashion weeks.

As a photographer he has shot in New York, Barcelona, Berlin, London and Australia. His photographic work has been published in many fashion and hair publications nationally and internationally.

Sara Allsop
Sabre Editorial and Session Stylist | Co-owner and founder of Dharma salons

Sara has obtained her reputation as one of New Zealand’s top Editorial and Session Stylists through her work with leading fashion magazines and designers as well as her many award wins.

Working each season at the New York, London, Paris, and Milan Fashion Week and locally leading on shows at NZFW since 2005. Sara leads by example; she is dedicated to the growth of the NZ Hairdressing Industry in its entirety.

Guest artists for AU

Carolyn Gahan
Sabre Session Stylist

Canadian born Carolyn Gahan fell in love with Australia whilst traveling in 2011. She’s experienced across all aspects of hairdressing, but her love of colouring and session work can beseen in all her creations whether it be in print, on the runway or digitally represented. Carolyn is constantly thinking of the next big thing she can create with hair and whom she can collaborate with.

Carolyn loves networking within our industry and strongly believes in thesaying “together everyone achieves more”. She pushes herself toexperiment with different hair stylingtechniques and concepts to improveher skills and grow her portfolio.

Stacey Cox
Sabre Design Team, Barber

As owner of the successful Indie Barber, being ahead of the curve seems to evolve naturally for this Scottish lass!

In 2011 seeing an opportunity with a growing male market, Stacey put her energy into evolving from hairdressing to becoming a specialised barber while working in the UK.

Stacey’s barber mantra is distinctive to her business, Modern classic cuts and styles, uniquely tailored to the individual.

With a craving to share her skills and knowledge of men’s haircutting, clipper work, beard shaping, shaving, and allow others to follow in her footsteps and progress from hairdressing to the Barbering domain.

Luana Coscia
Sabre Session Stylist

One of Australia’s leading session stylists, Luana Coscia has long been the premium go-to creative for hair and makeup direction. With more than two decade in ground in the industry, you’ve seen her work on both local and international mastheads – Stellar, RUSSH, Oyster, Cosmopolitan to name a few – on stage and on screen. She’s worked with Ryan Gosling, Kylie and Danni Minogue, Bernard Fanning, Chris Noth (Mr Big), Jesinta Franklin, Zara Larsson, Darren McMullen and more. She’s done time backstage anddirected shows in the Fashion Week Circuit – here on home turf, in New Zealand and in New York – as well as being part of the teams on X Factor, The Voice and Australia’s Next Top Model. Luana is a favourite with some of the industry’s best photographers – Steven Chee, Pierre Toussaint and Trevor King among them – and brands, having led premium campaigns, both advertising and editorial, for Ksubi, Tigerlily, Christopher Esber and Style Runner.

Guest artists for AU

Paulene Langford
Sabre Design Team Artist | Owner of Toni & Guy - McMahons Point

Paulene is an industry leader who is passionate about highlighting the importance of hair texture in all hair looks and she has an abundance of Texturizing experience. Her annual trip to the States for the LA Long Beach Hair show as a texture expert gives Paulene a leading edge. In 2017 she opened a Texture Bar that has gone from strength to strength reinforcing that texture is the new influencing factor in hair trends, finding the needs for beach waves and root lift waves a missing component in the hair industry.

No matter the hair type; frizzy or straight or anything in between she is the Queen of Texture.

Luke Dyer
Sabre Design Team Artist | Co-owner of Orwell & Watts

In high school Luke, a self-confessed music geek, spent many lunches shaving Vanilla Ice undercuts and lines into eyebrows. After deciding that a career as a musician wasn’t to be, Luke put his mind to being the best damn hairdresser he could be. He developed a love of imparting knowledge & empowering peers, teaching them to understand the “why” of what he produced with his hands.

Add multiple international editorial publications and working Australian Fashion Week teams Luke brings a well-rounded and approachable flavour to our team. Continually challenging what he knows and talking with every hairdresser he can, his belief is to help hairdressing raise itself up regardless of geography, pedigree and salon profile.

Sarah Laidlaw
Sabre Editorial and Session Stylist | Owner of Sarah Laidlaw Hair & Makeup

With an outstanding career that spans 26 years, Sarah has her own unique style for which she has become renowned: classic beauty with a contemporary edge. “The transformative ability of hair is what excites me! I adore both the simplicity of effortless, natural textures right through to big, couture, sculptural shapes.”

Her accolades include four-time winner of Session Stylist of the Year & make-up Artist of the Year in 2017. Sarah’s strengths in both hair and makeup have cemented her as one of the most sought-after talents in the industry.

Her work can be seen in magazines such as Grazia Italia, Harpers Bazaar and Instyle. Her television work has featured in shows such as X Factor and she has worked with celebrities such as Lenny Kravitz, Isla Fisher, Jennifer Hawkins, Ruby Rose, Sarah Murdoch and Kelly Rowland.

Guest artists for AU

Duncan Richards
Sabre Corporation Education Manager

With 25 years hairdressing experience – 17 of those involved in corporate education – Duncan’s experience covers all facets of education, from stage presentation, creative teams, product development to fashion week. Duncan’s experience sees him regularly called on to work with teams in Europe, North America & Asia .

Adam Monk
JOICO® Guest Artist | Owner of award-winning salon Angelhair, Sydney

Adam Monk began his career in Sydney and gained his expertise in a busy inner city Sydney salon. With a love and talent for sharing his knowledge he became Principal Guest Artist for JOICO® for three years before opening his own salon, which is a literal representation of his passion for hairdressing.

Craig Argent
Sabre Design Team Artist | Owner & Creative Director of Rok It Hair Industries Kawana & PONY Beauty Bar Noosa

Craig’s experience includes working with a number of leading salons, celebrity styling and working on film sets around the globe. He has styled A-list stars such as Kylie Minogue, Lara Flynn Boyle and Orlando Bloom and worked on award-winning movies such as Lord of the Rings, The Last Samurai and The Matrix. Craig has also spent 6 years touring and educating with Sabre in education and product development.

Guest artists for AU

Hayley Mears
Trend Forecaster & Editorial Stylist | Owner & Founder of Six Underground Media

Hayley began her career as a hairdresser and trend forecaster, interpreting high fashion looks into wearable commercial hair. She morphed into a marketing guru marrying the two careers and has become a go to industry specialist in the realm of Social Media.

Her work with over 40 salons across the country and industry hubs such as: Secret Salon Society, Salon Owners Collective and Journal Magazine, keeps her grounded as a leader in the industry and allows her the best of the two worlds she loves.

Guest artists for international

Richard Mannah
JOICO International Guest Artistic Director

Guest artists for international

Larisa Love
JOICO International Brand Ambassador

 

Denis De Souza
Joico Celebrity Colourist and Spokesperson

Guest artists for international

Cherry Petenbrink
JOICO® International Artist

Guest artists for international

Tracy Hayes
Global Head of Technical Training

Guest artists for AU

Carolyn Gahan
Sabre Session Stylist

Canadian born Carolyn Gahan fell in love with Australia whilst traveling in 2011. She’s experienced across all aspects of hairdressing, but her love of colouring and session work can beseen in all her creations whether it be in print, on the runway or digitally represented. Carolyn is constantly thinking of the next big thing she can create with hair and whom she can collaborate with.

Carolyn loves networking within our industry and strongly believes in thesaying “together everyone achieves more”. She pushes herself toexperiment with different hair stylingtechniques and concepts to improveher skills and grow her portfolio.

Stacey Cox
Sabre Design Team, Barber

As owner of the successful Indie Barber, being ahead of the curve seems to evolve naturally for this Scottish lass!

In 2011 seeing an opportunity with a growing male market, Stacey put her energy into evolving from hairdressing to becoming a specialised barber while working in the UK.

Stacey’s barber mantra is distinctive to her business, Modern classic cuts and styles, uniquely tailored to the individual.

With a craving to share her skills and knowledge of men’s haircutting, clipper work, beard shaping, shaving, and allow others to follow in her footsteps and progress from hairdressing to the Barbering domain.

Luana Coscia
Sabre Session Stylist

One of Australia’s leading session stylists, Luana Coscia has long been the premium go-to creative for hair and makeup direction. With more than two decade in ground in the industry, you’ve seen her work on both local and international mastheads – Stellar, RUSSH, Oyster, Cosmopolitan to name a few – on stage and on screen. She’s worked with Ryan Gosling, Kylie and Danni Minogue, Bernard Fanning, Chris Noth (Mr Big), Jesinta Franklin, Zara Larsson, Darren McMullen and more. She’s done time backstage anddirected shows in the Fashion Week Circuit – here on home turf, in New Zealand and in New York – as well as being part of the teams on X Factor, The Voice and Australia’s Next Top Model. Luana is a favourite with some of the industry’s best photographers – Steven Chee, Pierre Toussaint and Trevor King among them – and brands, having led premium campaigns, both advertising and editorial, for Ksubi, Tigerlily, Christopher Esber and Style Runner.

Guest artists for AU

Paulene Langford
Sabre Design Team Artist | Owner of Toni & Guy - McMahons Point

Paulene is an industry leader who is passionate about highlighting the importance of hair texture in all hair looks and she has an abundance of Texturizing experience. Her annual trip to the States for the LA Long Beach Hair show as a texture expert gives Paulene a leading edge. In 2017 she opened a Texture Bar that has gone from strength to strength reinforcing that texture is the new influencing factor in hair trends, finding the needs for beach waves and root lift waves a missing component in the hair industry.

No matter the hair type; frizzy or straight or anything in between she is the Queen of Texture.

Luke Dyer
Sabre Design Team Artist | Co-owner of Orwell & Watts

In high school Luke, a self-confessed music geek, spent many lunches shaving Vanilla Ice undercuts and lines into eyebrows. After deciding that a career as a musician wasn’t to be, Luke put his mind to being the best damn hairdresser he could be. He developed a love of imparting knowledge & empowering peers, teaching them to understand the “why” of what he produced with his hands.

Add multiple international editorial publications and working Australian Fashion Week teams Luke brings a well-rounded and approachable flavour to our team. Continually challenging what he knows and talking with every hairdresser he can, his belief is to help hairdressing raise itself up regardless of geography, pedigree and salon profile.

Sarah Laidlaw
Sabre Editorial and Session Stylist | Owner of Sarah Laidlaw Hair & Makeup

With an outstanding career that spans 26 years, Sarah has her own unique style for which she has become renowned: classic beauty with a contemporary edge. “The transformative ability of hair is what excites me! I adore both the simplicity of effortless, natural textures right through to big, couture, sculptural shapes.”

Her accolades include four-time winner of Session Stylist of the Year & make-up Artist of the Year in 2017. Sarah’s strengths in both hair and makeup have cemented her as one of the most sought-after talents in the industry.

Her work can be seen in magazines such as Grazia Italia, Harpers Bazaar and Instyle. Her television work has featured in shows such as X Factor and she has worked with celebrities such as Lenny Kravitz, Isla Fisher, Jennifer Hawkins, Ruby Rose, Sarah Murdoch and Kelly Rowland.

Guest artists for AU

Duncan Richards
Sabre Corporation Education Manager

With 25 years hairdressing experience – 17 of those involved in corporate education – Duncan’s experience covers all facets of education, from stage presentation, creative teams, product development to fashion week. Duncan’s experience sees him regularly called on to work with teams in Europe, North America & Asia .

Adam Monk
JOICO® Guest Artist | Owner of award-winning salon Angelhair, Sydney

Adam Monk began his career in Sydney and gained his expertise in a busy inner city Sydney salon. With a love and talent for sharing his knowledge he became Principal Guest Artist for JOICO® for three years before opening his own salon, which is a literal representation of his passion for hairdressing.

Craig Argent
Sabre Design Team Artist | Owner & Creative Director of Rok It Hair Industries Kawana & PONY Beauty Bar Noosa

Craig’s experience includes working with a number of leading salons, celebrity styling and working on film sets around the globe. He has styled A-list stars such as Kylie Minogue, Lara Flynn Boyle and Orlando Bloom and worked on award-winning movies such as Lord of the Rings, The Last Samurai and The Matrix. Craig has also spent 6 years touring and educating with Sabre in education and product development.

Guest artists for AU

Hayley Mears
Trend Forecaster & Editorial Stylist | Owner & Founder of Six Underground Media

Hayley began her career as a hairdresser and trend forecaster, interpreting high fashion looks into wearable commercial hair. She morphed into a marketing guru marrying the two careers and has become a go to industry specialist in the realm of Social Media.

Her work with over 40 salons across the country and industry hubs such as: Secret Salon Society, Salon Owners Collective and Journal Magazine, keeps her grounded as a leader in the industry and allows her the best of the two worlds she loves.

Guest artists for international

Richard Mannah
JOICO International Guest Artistic Director

Guest artists for international

Larisa Love
JOICO International Brand Ambassador

 

Denis De Souza
Joico Celebrity Colourist and Spokesperson

Guest artists for international

Cherry Petenbrink
JOICO® International Artist

Guest artists for international

Tracy Hayes
Global Head of Technical Training

Guest artists for AU

Carolyn Gahan
Sabre Session Stylist

Canadian born Carolyn Gahan fell in love with Australia whilst traveling in 2011. She’s experienced across all aspects of hairdressing, but her love of colouring and session work can beseen in all her creations whether it be in print, on the runway or digitally represented. Carolyn is constantly thinking of the next big thing she can create with hair and whom she can collaborate with.

Carolyn loves networking within our industry and strongly believes in thesaying “together everyone achieves more”. She pushes herself toexperiment with different hair stylingtechniques and concepts to improveher skills and grow her portfolio.

Stacey Cox
Sabre Design Team, Barber

As owner of the successful Indie Barber, being ahead of the curve seems to evolve naturally for this Scottish lass!

In 2011 seeing an opportunity with a growing male market, Stacey put her energy into evolving from hairdressing to becoming a specialised barber while working in the UK.

Stacey’s barber mantra is distinctive to her business, Modern classic cuts and styles, uniquely tailored to the individual.

With a craving to share her skills and knowledge of men’s haircutting, clipper work, beard shaping, shaving, and allow others to follow in her footsteps and progress from hairdressing to the Barbering domain.

Luana Coscia
Sabre Session Stylist

One of Australia’s leading session stylists, Luana Coscia has long been the premium go-to creative for hair and makeup direction. With more than two decade in ground in the industry, you’ve seen her work on both local and international mastheads – Stellar, RUSSH, Oyster, Cosmopolitan to name a few – on stage and on screen. She’s worked with Ryan Gosling, Kylie and Danni Minogue, Bernard Fanning, Chris Noth (Mr Big), Jesinta Franklin, Zara Larsson, Darren McMullen and more. She’s done time backstage anddirected shows in the Fashion Week Circuit – here on home turf, in New Zealand and in New York – as well as being part of the teams on X Factor, The Voice and Australia’s Next Top Model. Luana is a favourite with some of the industry’s best photographers – Steven Chee, Pierre Toussaint and Trevor King among them – and brands, having led premium campaigns, both advertising and editorial, for Ksubi, Tigerlily, Christopher Esber and Style Runner.

Guest artists for AU

Paulene Langford
Sabre Design Team Artist | Owner of Toni & Guy - McMahons Point

Paulene is an industry leader who is passionate about highlighting the importance of hair texture in all hair looks and she has an abundance of Texturizing experience. Her annual trip to the States for the LA Long Beach Hair show as a texture expert gives Paulene a leading edge. In 2017 she opened a Texture Bar that has gone from strength to strength reinforcing that texture is the new influencing factor in hair trends, finding the needs for beach waves and root lift waves a missing component in the hair industry.

No matter the hair type; frizzy or straight or anything in between she is the Queen of Texture.

Luke Dyer
Sabre Design Team Artist | Co-owner of Orwell & Watts

In high school Luke, a self-confessed music geek, spent many lunches shaving Vanilla Ice undercuts and lines into eyebrows. After deciding that a career as a musician wasn’t to be, Luke put his mind to being the best damn hairdresser he could be. He developed a love of imparting knowledge & empowering peers, teaching them to understand the “why” of what he produced with his hands.

Add multiple international editorial publications and working Australian Fashion Week teams Luke brings a well-rounded and approachable flavour to our team. Continually challenging what he knows and talking with every hairdresser he can, his belief is to help hairdressing raise itself up regardless of geography, pedigree and salon profile.

Sarah Laidlaw
Sabre Editorial and Session Stylist | Owner of Sarah Laidlaw Hair & Makeup

With an outstanding career that spans 26 years, Sarah has her own unique style for which she has become renowned: classic beauty with a contemporary edge. “The transformative ability of hair is what excites me! I adore both the simplicity of effortless, natural textures right through to big, couture, sculptural shapes.”

Her accolades include four-time winner of Session Stylist of the Year & make-up Artist of the Year in 2017. Sarah’s strengths in both hair and makeup have cemented her as one of the most sought-after talents in the industry.

Her work can be seen in magazines such as Grazia Italia, Harpers Bazaar and Instyle. Her television work has featured in shows such as X Factor and she has worked with celebrities such as Lenny Kravitz, Isla Fisher, Jennifer Hawkins, Ruby Rose, Sarah Murdoch and Kelly Rowland.

Guest artists for AU

Duncan Richards
Sabre Corporation Education Manager

With 25 years hairdressing experience – 17 of those involved in corporate education – Duncan’s experience covers all facets of education, from stage presentation, creative teams, product development to fashion week. Duncan’s experience sees him regularly called on to work with teams in Europe, North America & Asia .

Adam Monk
JOICO® Guest Artist | Owner of award-winning salon Angelhair, Sydney

Adam Monk began his career in Sydney and gained his expertise in a busy inner city Sydney salon. With a love and talent for sharing his knowledge he became Principal Guest Artist for JOICO® for three years before opening his own salon, which is a literal representation of his passion for hairdressing.

Craig Argent
Sabre Design Team Artist | Owner & Creative Director of Rok It Hair Industries Kawana & PONY Beauty Bar Noosa

Craig’s experience includes working with a number of leading salons, celebrity styling and working on film sets around the globe. He has styled A-list stars such as Kylie Minogue, Lara Flynn Boyle and Orlando Bloom and worked on award-winning movies such as Lord of the Rings, The Last Samurai and The Matrix. Craig has also spent 6 years touring and educating with Sabre in education and product development.

Guest artists for AU

Hayley Mears
Trend Forecaster & Editorial Stylist | Owner & Founder of Six Underground Media

Hayley began her career as a hairdresser and trend forecaster, interpreting high fashion looks into wearable commercial hair. She morphed into a marketing guru marrying the two careers and has become a go to industry specialist in the realm of Social Media.

Her work with over 40 salons across the country and industry hubs such as: Secret Salon Society, Salon Owners Collective and Journal Magazine, keeps her grounded as a leader in the industry and allows her the best of the two worlds she loves.