Ed @edhair_ is a Master Stylist and a Master Colourist who is a true expert in his field. As Head Stylist at Oscar&Co, and with a keen desire to share knowledge, Ed contributes hugely to the education of our up-and-coming Apprentices and Emerging Stylists. Ed’s cutting and styling talents are wide and varied, but his true passion lies in curly hair. He loves to encourage women to embrace their curls, and bring out the natural beauty that curls bring to a woman’s look. He also enjoys educating guests in how to look after and style their hair outside of the salon. As if his work in hair does not keep him busy enough, Ed loves tinkering around with motorbikes in his time away from the salon.
Jess @jghairartistry is one of the most sought after Colourists and Stylists at Oscar&Co. Jess has been part of the Oscar&Co family since 2013 when she started as an Apprentice. Since then, she has developed an enviable portfolio in beautiful hair. Jess is now most well-known for her amazing colour work and has a long waiting lists of guests wanting to see her. As Head Colourist at Oscar&Co, Jess brings exceptional technical colour knowledge to the salon. She is a major contributor to the colour education of our Apprentices and is one of the main reasons our Emerging Colourists are some of the best of their level. Jess is now on maternity leave after the birth of her beautiful twins Carter and Macie in May. All her guests have been recommended to another of our Stylists for special care until she returns.
Phillipa is the longest residing member of the Oscar&Co family. She completed her apprenticeship in 2010 and has since worked her way to become a Master Stylist and a Master Colourist. She has a long list of guests that have been coming to see her for many many years. Phillipa has a lovely and laid back nature and has a genuine interest in all of her guests. Her biggest strength and passion is cutting short hair on both female and male guests. When not at work, Phillipa enjoys spending time with her family. Her beautiful and cheeky son Otis definitely keeps her on her toes!
Karoline @grasshouse_hair has been with Oscar&Co for 2 years. Originally from Germany, she now lives in New Zealand with her fiancé. Karoline is a super friendly and bubbly Senior Stylist and Colourist, and a firm favourite with many guests including many of our male clientele. We are also super fortunate to have Karoline as the Oscar&Co Training Manager. Through lockdown she kept herself busy pulling together huge amounts of training material for our up and coming Apprentices, who are so lucky to be setting out on an amazing training journey with us. Karoline is now on maternity leave after the birth of her son Arthur in April. All her guests have been recommended to another of our Stylists for special care until she returns in 2023.
Yvie @hairbyyvie has been one of the Oscar&Co family since 2017. In that time she has progressed to become a well known and sought after Senior Colourist and Stylist. Her biggest strength and passion is anything colour! Yvie is also the Oscar&Co Floor Manager. She is a very big advocate for our enviable environment and culture. She is a strong driver in our ways of working and one of the reasons why the Oscar&Co Loft is the amazing space you know and love so well. When not in the salon, Yvie enjoys the social scene and you will find her enjoying the sounds at many of the Summer festivals.
Jenny (@jennyvioletstyled) joined Oscar&Co in 2021. As well as being a blonde specialist, Jenny is our resident hair extension specialist. She has a growing clientele of very happy extension guests. At Oscar&Co we use tape and micro-weft hair extensions and utilise European hair. Jenny is also beginning to educate our Emerging Stylists on these specialised services. Another of Jenny’s strengths is hair-ups. She has a passion for wedding hair and likes to get involved in editorial/fashion events. If you are looking for a special occasion or wedding hair style, Jenny is the one for you!
Chenoa (@hairbychenoaa) is our latest Senior Stylist to join the Oscar&Co family. And with her happy, bubbly personality, she fits in with the team amazingly well! Chenoa already has a large portfolio of colour, cutting and styling work, and is also very keen to take her skills to new levels in the future with specialised technical education. Chenoa’s hairdressing skills are very broad, she truely loves creating every different colour and style. From short hair, to big bouncy blow waves. All types of blonde and big transformations. And like any good Stylist, she loves a challenge. One thing is for certain, all of Chenoa’s guests walk away with the most shiny and healthy hair!
When not in the salon, Chenoa can sometimes be found keeping fit boxing or on a new fitness venture, at the beach. But more than anything she loves spending time with her young daughter Harper.
Zeldene is an Emerging Stylist at Oscar&Co. Originally from South Africa, Zeldene has called NZ home for the last 7 years. She is an extremely talented colourist with a passioin for upskilling especially when it comes to foiling. When Zeldene is not at the salon perfecting one of her signature blow waves you can often find her at the L’Oreal Academy learning from the best @manadave.
Macey is an Emerging Stylist and Colourist at Oscar&Co. She has been in the hair industry for almost 4 years. She specialises in fashion forward and luxurious hair. Her focus is ensuring clients love the experience and leave with hair that empowers them.
Kylie has the very important role of Salon Manager at Oscar&Co. It will often be Kylie that our guests work with to manage their appointments. A real people-person, Kylie is normally the one to welcome you into the salon and ensure everything runs smoothly during your visit. Kylie also ensures the salon is always stocked with the right products and supplies to guarantee our guest experiences are always amazing. Outside the salon, Kylie is embarking on a building project. She enjoys spending time with her dogs Lily and Harley and you might see her during the weekends hanging out with them in Omaha.
Oscar&Co are so lucky to have Jemma as our very bubbly Receptionist. When Kylie is away from the Salon, Jemma will be looking after the front desk, greeting and seating guests and managing guest appointments. Jemma has a very calm nature and likes to keep the environment neat and tidy. In her time away from the salon, Jemma is kept very busy studying nursing at AUT. She also loves fitness and hanging out at the beach with her Pomski dog Lucky.
Anika (Neks) is a Junior Apprentice at Oscar&Co. Neks has recently moved to Auckland to kick-start her hairdressing journey with us. You’ll see her training and working in the salon. She has already proven to be an amazing colourist and is producing some first class blow waves! Anika’s goal is to be able to work with clients and to make sure they have the best experience possible. She loves seeing clients walk away with fabulous hair and a big smile on their face.
Awatea (Tea) is one of our lovely team of Junior Apprentices at Oscar&Co. She joined us in the busy post-lockdown period so got a really good first-hand experience of what a busy salon looks like. Since then, Tea has been progressing with her first year Apprenticeship and has recently been signed off to complete toners in the salon. She is now working on root colours and global colours, as well as perfecting her blow wave techniques. As with the other Junior Apprentices, Tea’s various education sessions at Oscar&Co is one of the highlights of her week.
Leah is one of our lovely team of Junior Apprentices at Oscar&Co, and also the youngest of the Oscar&Co family. Leah joined us in the lead up to Christmas in 2021, after just coming out of lockdown. It has been Leah’s dream to become a Stylist and we feel so lucky that she chose Oscar&Co to help her pursue that dream. Leah works really hard both in and outside the salon. She is self-driven and practises often at home on mannequin heads or family members. Leah is now signed off for toners in the salon and is now work on her sign-off for root colours and global colours.
Hannah is one of our lovely team of Junior Apprentices at Oscar&Co. Hannah came to us after completing a one year hair dressing academy course. Hannah chose hairdressing at a very young age and is now following her dream. She is completing toners in the salon and is close to completing root colours and global colours. Hannah’s blow waving techniques are really progressing quickly so you may see her in the salon in the near future completing one of your complimentary blow waves.