Chris has been in the industry for over 30 years. She owned her own salon for 8 years and then transitioned into education and lecturing. Chris has been a technical educator for various brands over the past 17 years.

During that time she wrote a national training program designed specifically for apprentices, attended numerous trade expos and International Industry conferences where she won a National Technician of the Year award.


Michelle has been a Beauty Therapist for 16 years. Opening her own salon, Reflections of beauty in 2000 and running it successfully for 15 years until its sale in January 2015. In 2007 whilst running her salon Michelle gained a Cert IV in Training and Assessment, and two years later began lecturing at TAFE.

In 2010 Michelle joined the team at Salon Hair Care, writing and facilitating training courses in Waxing, Lash and Brow Tinting,
Hot Stone Massage and Acrylic Nails.


Marco is the owner and creative director of award winning salon Artique Hair Studio, as well as one of Showpony Hair Extensions up and coming stylists and educators. Having worked Nationally and Internationally, Marcos vision is to make sure all stylists have the confidence to reach their full potential.

Although being a firm believer that every child should have a proper education, Marco was dead set sure that his classroom was the salon. At 17, he finally got to put the school uniform away and start his career as an apprentice.


Monique has been a nail technician for 12 years. She immediately fell in love with the ability to create styles to suit each clients needs. As well as operating her own nail business Monique regularly attends Nail Harmony and Gelish brand education to ensure she is always up to date with the latest techniques and products.

The most important saying during Monique’s classes is “the stupidest question is, the question that you didn’t ask”.


Seaneen has working for many years within the professional sector as a hair stylist and business development manager and advisor. Working for top hair salons in Ireland, Alan Boyce from Toni & Guy Ireland, Paul Stafford and Andrew Mullvenna.

After some time in the Hair industry as a stylist Seaneen spread her wings and moved into the fashion Industry, then later coming back into the hair Industry where she worked with GHD for close to 7 years and now with Showpony.