About

Who We Are

 
 
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I Am Hair wellness… the spiritual home of beautiful hair.

We are your destination salon - within our salon you’ll discover a beautiful sanctuary that encompasses the creative, cosmetic and medical services and expertise of our commitment to total hair wellness.

Our salons culture is all about exceeding your expectations. We are 100% committed to delivering the highest levels of customer experience to every guest, every time.

Our hair stylists are trained to listen to your needs and to share their expertise and knowledge with you, whilst adding that perfect infusion of individuality, creativity and technical excellence.

This total commitment to hair wellness is our foundation, and is where it all begins in creating beautiful hair. Taking good care of your hair and scalp health is our first priority. After all, it’s the crown you never take off.

 
 
 
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The Team

 
 
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Sonia

Owner
Master Stylist
Trichologist
SMP Artisan
Density Extensionist

- Telstra Business of the Year (5 employees or less)

- Telstra Business Woman of the Year awards “Business Owner” category

- Northern Territory Training Awards “Trainer of the Year”

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Hello, my name is Sonia and I am the owner of I Am Hair Wellness... I opened my salon on the 5th of June 1995, I was 23 years old. To be honest, the first few years were tough, working 7 days a week for less than what someone earnt on the dole, certainly wasn’t the dream I had in mind……. I still remember my first days taking were $104.50.

Passion and grit were my only allies and my naivety unwittingly gave me the courage. What you don’t know doesn’t hurt… right! I did everything they say not to do when opening a business. I had no business plan, no money in the bank (big mistake) and I trusted way too many, so called experts.

Fortunately, my attitude towards my mistakes, and the lessons they left me, made me a fast learner!

Today, I say my children and my mistakes are my greatest teachers. Over the course of my 30+ years in the hair industry I’ve won several awards, some of these include:

  • Telstra Business of the Year (5 employees or less)
  • Telstra Business Woman of the Year awards “Business Owner” category
  • Northern Territory Training Awards “Trainer of the Year”
  • IHS Northern Territory Hairdresser of the Year
  • 3 x IHS Northern Territory Salon of the Year

I have also had the pleasure of teaching and working with some amazing and talented people. My apprentices have made me proud time and time again. To date, we have a Northern Territory Apprentice of the Year, 6 x Northern Territory Worldskills Gold Medallist winners and Most Outstanding Student to name a few.

Over the past years, I have diversified my skills to include “Trichology” (the medical practice and study of hair health, hair loss and scalp disorders) and Scalp Micropigmentation (SMP - a cosmetic solution to hair loss, used to densify fine thinning hair, camouflage scarring on the scalp and to re-establish your natural hair line). Most recently, gaining my certificate as a Density Extensionist (a hair extension system designed to densify the very finest, thinning hair using singular strands unlike traditional hair extensions)

The launch of our Trichology Clinic is the most recent addition to our salon and is something very close to my heart. This total commitment to hair wellness is our foundation. I love what I do!!!

With 30+ years in the hair industry, my passion for all things hair and scalp is as strong as ever!

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Dee

Master Stylist

Lover of all things pink.

“My favourite thing to do for someone is a complete makeover; going long to short, dark to blonde, completely changing someone’s look! I love seeing their face filled with happiness and how grateful they are for making them feel a million bucks!“

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Tiffanie

Master Stylist

“I started my apprenticeship at I Am Hair Wellness almost 10 years ago when I was 16, and I have been here ever since! My absolute love in hair is doing blondes and colour corrections, nothing is more rewarding than achieving someone’s hair goals!“

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Kait

Senior Stylist

West Coast Eagles supporter.

“I love love love colouring all hair but I my favourite technique is foiling. I love the satisfaction I get after a full head of foils!“

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Kelly

Senior Stylist

“What I love most about my job would be that it is a very fast paced industry so keeping up with the trends there is always something new to learn.”

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Caitlin

Second-year Apprentice

Dog lover. Mother of Pug.

“I really enjoy blow-drying and styling hair because I love being able to beautifully finish a look that suits the client.”

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Erin

First-year Apprentice

“I have always been passionate about the hair and beauty industry, previously obtaining my Cert 3 in Beauty Therapy. My favourite thing about hairdressing is seeing the power of a great cut and colour!”

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Lily

First-year Apprentice

“I started my apprenticeship late 2018 and I am loving every moment! What I love most about my job Is that there are a lot of opportunities for myself as an apprentice to be able to interact with clients and getting a taste of the hairdressing industry. I also love being a part of our Gen Z styling Bar.”

Join the team 

We handpick our team members for their passion and commitment to technical excellence and customer service.

Our salons work ethic is based on mutual respect, integrity…and a good dose of fun! Be challenged and inspired to become a true artisan and professional.

We are always interested in meeting with aspiring talent in all areas of our salon sanctuary, so.

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