Team

Owner – Carol :

Owner – Carol

Carol would like to consider herself a well trained, all rounder in the hair & beauty industry!

She has kept up with the trends over the years by attending many courses & this has helped her now, to train her own staff.

After servicing her own clients for over 30 years, she has stepped away from the styling chair to help Sally at the front counter, to supervise & manage the studio more closely!

Carol prides herself on details and she wants this and their service to be the reason that customers keep coming back to Caj!

We are very proud that we have a very long standing, loyal clientele, who feel welcome to recommend us to their friends!

Manager – Crystal : Senior Stylist/Manager

Manager – Crystal

Crystal has 18 years of service with Caj and completed all her training with us working her way to the Managers position.

She has certificate III in hairdressing and certificate II in makeup.

She is a Goldwell Master Colourist and has a certificate of business and commerce of colour. Crystal enjoys doing long hair work for weddings as well as styling and meeting the needs of her clients. She has done hair for and been published in Oyster Magazine, was invited to work with Sharon Blain for Hair and Bridal Fashion Week in Sydney.

As manager Crystal has regular meetings with staff to ensure that their training is up to date, organising future training sessions, that clients needs are being met, keeping the salon running as a team, whilst keeping up with her clientele.

 

 

Reception – Justin :

Reception – Justin

With 22 years of industry experience behind him Justin is a valued member of the Caj Team.

Holding a Cert IV in Hairdressing, TAE certificate, Training and assessing, having taught at Skills Institute, Polytechnic and TasTafe he has a wealth of knowledge.

Sadly not being able to work on the floor physically, he is one of our front of house faces that will assist you with your visit within the salon.

 

 

 

 

Our Hair Stylist :

Our Hair Stylist

Lauren : Senior stylist

Lauren

Lauren has been working at Caj since 2006. Lauren came through the training ranks as an assistant while completing her certificate III in hairdressing.

She is fully qualified and is a valued member of our team. Lauren does well to juggle part time work with a young family so she only works 25 hours a week.

 

 

Jacqueline Petrascu : Senior Stylist

Jacqueline Petrascu

Jacqui started her apprenticeship at the end of 2006 in a friendly small salon in the Derwent Valley, after being there for four & a half years she made the move to a big town salon for more learning opportunities. After having a short break away from hairdressing she realised that she missed working in a salon & came to Caj looking for a new place to settle into. She enjoys doing any type of bob style from solid, concave or layered, she also loves long hair styling and enjoys doing kids trims. Away from work she coaches netball & loves spending time with her husband, beautiful son Finley, her friends and her dog Bruno (Labrador x).

Emily Harris : Senior Stylist

Emily Harris

Emily has been in the industry for 13 years, 6 of those were working in a nursing home taking care of the residents hair needs. She has quite a diverse range of skills that she can apply to her everyday hairdressing. She especially enjoys styling and formal hair ups. Emily has a can do attitude and nothing seems to bother her. She does love a good chat. If she seems like a good fit for you, make an appointment and come have a chat.

Helen Southall : Senior Stylist

Helen Southall

Helen has more than 25 years experience in the industry, specialising in precision cutting with attention to detail.

She lived in Perth WA for 7 years whilst working in an award winning salon for Lee Preston, she then moved onto Melbourne to work at Bida.

Helen joined Caj in July 2019. Her main concerns are looking after the condition of your hair, she loves working with the natural fall of hair giving you a nice natural feel.

Helen enjoys exploring new places, the outdoors, parks, cafes, gardens and just enjoying some people watching. She also enjoys a good film, the Theater, music festivals and a bit of comedy. Come on in and listen to her stories.

Emily : Full time 2nd year apprentice

Emily

Emily started out as a casual salon assistant & is now in her 3rd year of her apprenticeship. She has a friendly smiley personality & is often found giving wonderful scalp massage treatments at our basins. Emily helps to keep the studio spic & span & is now also applying colours. Her abilities don't end there, she is very confident in applying makeup, she completed CERT II in Retail Cosmetics.

Maddy : Full time Apprentice

Maddy

Maddy joined Caj in 2018, she is a full time 3rd year apprentice working through the ranks to find her individual style to leave her stamp on the world. At the moment she is enjoying everything that she is putting her hand to.

Ella :

Ella

Ella has joined the Caj Team as a second year apprentice. She has a passion for the industry, loves anything to do with hair. Please say hello and help make her feel welcomed.

Our Beauticians :

Our Beauticians

Veronica : Beauty

Veronica

Veronica started her beauty career at Caj over 21 years ago. She has helped grow the beauty side of the Caj business from the embryo stages!

We are very fortunate to have her back into our team & we know that not only will our customers benefit from her years of knowledge in the industry, but also our other staff members as she shares her years of experience with them!

Veronica's specialties are waxing, she specialises in male brazilians & is extremely quick,  making your experience less painful!

She is a certified expert in Dermalogica, ask her to help you with your specific skin care problems, or let her give you one of our relaxing facials catered to your skins needs.

Veronica is available for waxing, tinting, facials, pedicures, manicures, all nail services & gel nails!

 

Lauran : Beauty Therapist

Lauran

Lauran is a qualified beauty therapist and has been at Caj since 2010. Studied her certificate III and IV in Beauty Therapy at TAFE.

She has a passion for massage and facials. She always continues to improve her knowledge and holds a Dermalogica Specialist Certificate.

She has traveled to Melbourne to attend Dermalogica courses on a regular basis to keep improving the services that she provides to her clients.

If you need any advice on your skin please talk with Lauran and arrange for her to ‘map your skin’ and suggest any treatments or products that you require, she can even arrange for some samples for you to take home!

Lauran works full time to accommodate her growing clientele & works alternate Saturdays to help her clients who require out of hours services.

 

Phoebe : Cert IV Beautician

Phoebe

Phoebe is one of our full time fully qualified beauticians, she enjoys doing all aspects of her role in the studio but particularly loves gel nails & lash extension, she also enjoys tending to your eyebrows. She is also one of our dermalogica specialist that can help you with your skin care regime. Be sure to book in advance.

Mary-rose Dixon : Nail Technician

Mary-rose Dixon

Mary-rose started her training in 2016 in Lashes and Tanning. She then did classic lashes in 2017 moving on to Cert III in nails 2018.

Mary-rose started with us in January 2019 and continues her training. Since being with Caj she has done Lash extensions and  Lash volumising training. Very enthusiastic and passionate about training, she loves doing Gel nails and Lash extensions. She also loves to spend time with her family. She only works part time so you will need to book in advance to ensure an appointment with Mary-Rose.