Salon Melbourne: All Things Hair & Beauty

Salon Melbourne HQ; plans are well underway for the ultimate Victorian hair and beauty event with the 2012 show set to be the hub for directional trend setting and inspiration. Taking on a fresh perspective through the eyes of newly appointed Event Director, Julia Erben, Salon Melbourne will prove to be the weekend for all savvy hair and beauty professionals.

With over 200 brands exhibiting and the hottest line up of talent, you won’t know where to start! Come and see Caron Laboratories, OPI, Bodyography, Rae Morris, St. Tropez, Minx, Clinical Skincare, Emendee, Crown Brush, Cloud Nine, Moroccanoil and much more.

The expo floor will be blazing with non-stop inspiration! The good people at Salon Melbourne have tallied 16 hours of free shows across the weekend; every visitor has the opportunity to improve their skill set at no extra cost! Hit up the constant main stage action including The Total Look with top editorial makeup artist Kylie O’Toole and hairstylist Joey Scandizzo, Gen Y Style with hair and makeup team Jules Tognini and Lauren McCowan, and The Body As A Canvas in a live body painting demo with body artist Becca Gilmartin.

Nicola Burford brings her international expertise for the first time to Salon Melbourne with her main stage demonstration Makeup Update. Keep up to speed with the hottest tips, techniques and trends on the international circuit.

Intrigued by the industry craze for vajazzling, shaping and tinting? Discover the ins and outs of this below-the-belt celebrity trend in Ladyscaping Showcase with Elly Lukas Beauty Therapy College. Learn the techniques of a new profitable service you can sell.

Give your customers what they want! Learn from crowd favourite Rae Morris in her brand new seminar Makeup for over-30s ($240), a profitable service relevant to key clientele. Rae will give the tools and techniques to accentuate your client’s radiance – wow them with a service tailored to their exact needs and increase repeat visits! Then blitz through hot tips and tricks to create amazing looks in half the time at Rae’s second session, Express Makeup ($240). Learn easy application skills to make it easy for clients to say yes to that quick touch up!

Salon Melbourne is gearing up to be the trend hub for 2012, with a stellar line up of Australia’s internationally acclaimed talent! The style capital will be buzzing with all the latest and greatest in hair and beauty, it’s almost too hot to handle!

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