With 8 thriving salons, 1 killer haircare brand, a cult social media following and an internationally recognised team of educators, Jaye Edwards reps a new breed of entrepreneur, with a razor sharp view on the industry and how to make it work in 2021.
With the introduction of EdwardsAndCo Education, plus his own haircare label, Jaye Haircare, Jaye has cemented his spot at the forefront of the industry, with work splashed across pages of Marie Claire and Vogue, and product lining the shelves of beauty giant, Mecca.
Hayden joined our Surry Hills location in 2016 as Head Colourist and team leader for educating junior staff. His career began in 2003 at a salon north of Sydney where he went on to specialise in colour and educate team members. With extensive knowledge, skills and experience from performing on stage at Hair Expo, Hayden has mastered a number of colour specialisation courses, as well as teaching an artistic colourist course.
Hayden’s approach to colour is first and foremost suitably. He focuses on tones that compliment his clients natural colouring and lifestyle through soft colour contrast and seamless blends that add punchy boldness and focal points in all the right areas. His work is effortless, allowing for a relaxed flow of conversation and trust with clients.
Christopher joins the Edwards And Co Team with 10+ years of industry experience. Firstly finding his passion for hair at a young age combing dolls hair with his Grandma. His passion lies with all aspects of colour and creative styling, winning an accolade of awards such as a Runners Up at World Skills.
He draws his inspiration from nature and all things, earthy and tonal. His love for natural beauty allows for a keen eye when it comes to creating Future Proof colour-work. Precise and particular, Christopher earns his ranks as one to watch in the industry over the next few years.
Natalia is one of our master cutters, starting her apprenticeship over 10 years ago on the Melbourne scene. She has developed a passion for cutting and styling which has led her to achieve many accolades, including behind the chair editorial shot of the world, new comer of Australia 2019 and many others. Being a leading educator for brand ELEVEN Australia, she travels the country sharing knowledge of her craft. As much as she is experienced in editorial, events and education, her true passion lies in the salon making sure every client that sits in her chair leaves feeling a million dollars.
Danae is the Cutting Director at the EdwardsAndCo Gold Coast location. She started off in the industry close to 20 years ago, initially working at a salon in Paddington, Sydney. She started with EdwardsAndCo back in 2016 in Sydney after arriving back from over three years in Toronto. She was mentored by Jon Pulitano for 12 years where she was able to develop her skills and passions for session styling and editorial hair. She has assisted and directed hair for various editorial shoots as well as worked on fashion week for many years in Australia, Toronto and New York.
From this experience, she has been able to add to her aesthetic and understanding of style, as well as realising that her real passions lie within working in salons. She loves working with a familiar team and spending time on everyday people making them feel like superstars. She specialises in lived-in hair, including cutting, styling, keratin treatments and extensions. She loves working with super fine to super thick hair, natural movement and everything in between. However, she predominantly focuses on cutting, extensions and styling since 2014.