As the director of education at Salon Hair Care, Chris has been involved in the implementation and development of many emerging brands, collaborating launch events with local and international companies and guest artists to bring the best of skill development and knowledge to the hairdressing industry in South Australia.  

Chris has had the opportunity to travel internationally with Alter Ego and Elgon to attend masterclasses and conferences.



Doreen’s many years as an leader and now National Educator for Alter Ego Italy, has given her great passion and job satisfaction. An enthusiastic educator and presenter, this shows in her workshops.

Doreen is currently undertaking further training in Europe with the International team from Alter Ego. The impact education has on the hairdresser is not only essential, but inspirational to Doreen.

    KEVINS-KYLE           @studios_kevinskyle
Kevins-Kyle is an iconic figure among the hairdressing community in Canada. Ambassador and Artistic Director for Alter Ego Italy for the past 4 years, Kevins-Kyle was trained directly in Italy to transfer Alter Ego know-how to Canadian artists. This dynamic and friendly entrepreneur also has his own hairdressing academy where he passes on his knowledge and skills acquired during his many years of practice.

ALICIA CARRUTHERS           @alihair_
With over 16 years’ experience in the hairdressing industry, Ali has been lucky enough to work for some of the top salons across Adelaide and Melbourne, including UVA Salon and Parlour Hair/ Toni & Guy.

Ali is extremely passionate about the industry and keeping her skills fresh and up to date. Ali successfully launched her own business Ali Hair in 2016; based out of Joint Hair as a freelance stylist specialising in colour, cutting and styling. Being able to own her own business has meant that Ali has been able to submerge her time and energy into becoming a specialist in freelance styling for weddings and fashion photo shoots.


ANDREA GRAY           @salonsupport_andrea
A self confessed hair-nerd, Andrea has spent the last 18 years as a colour educator, sharing her skills and technical knowledge with stylists across the country.

Andrea’s classes are always informative and loaded with real world content all while having lots of fun.


SARAH SMART           @ap_educator_sa_wa
Sarah has over 35 years of experience in the Hairdressing industry, both in Australia and overseas. She first joined the Affinage team in 2009 then had a short break and has now returned.

She enjoys educating and sharing her knowledge and experience with others. Sarah believes education is everything and you can never learn enough.


From the humble beginnings of cutting hair in his family garage to travelling the globe educating, Raul has quickly realised how he can empower his clients and those around him. Education is his driving force and it has given Raul the platform to share, inspire, learn and grow.
“I want people all over to take what I have taught them and evolve it into something greater.”


Michelle has been a Beauty Therapist for 18 years. Michelle has successfully ran her own salon, lectured at Tafe and was involved in judging competitions for Hair & Beauty SA.

In 2010 Michelle joined the team at Salon Hair Care, writing and facilitating training courses.


  RENYA SANDERS        @eyelash.magic
With over 20 years experience in the beauty industry, Renya prides herself on delivering the highest quality, up-to-date training to elevate the industry’s standards and reputation.
Throughout her career, Renya has owned her own salon, wholesale and eyelash company, facilitated education and worked in many salons.

Renee has been involved in the tanning industry for 12 years, her career at TechnoTan/Vutan has included facilitating both Vutan and Technotan education at TAFE, Beauty Expo’s and brand education sessions Nationwide 

Renee is passionate about sharing her expertise, skill and technique to those starting out in the spray tanning industry, and upskilling spray tanning technicians to the highest level and professional standard.