Meet The Team
DESIREE FRANKS – FRONT OF HOUSE
Des loves creating a vibrant, warm and comfortable environment for clients to take some time out and enjoy the pleasure of being pampered. From scheduling appointments to products questions; or making cups of coffee, Des will ensure your experience is everything you require.
SANDI LARKIN – OWNER/DIRECTOR-MASTER STYLIST
Originally from South Africa, Sandi is a Redken Certified Design Artist and Haircolourist who has worked for some of the biggest names in the industry, including GHD. She has won multiple awards and worked on numerous fashion industry events and shoots, including Mercedes Benz fashion week. Known as an excellent listener, Sandi specialises in understanding what suits her guests. Her creativity and sharp eye for detail, coupled with flawless execution, has gained her a loyal following. Sandi is a certified Great Lengths extensions artist, specialist and is the NZ regional educator for the brand.
KAYLA ROSS – MANAGER/DIRECTOR-MASTER STYLIST
Kayla joins our team all the way from Houston, Texas. She has been in the industry for 8 years and thrives on the ever changing trends and creativity this industry brings. She has worked on several NZ Fashion Weeks and advertisement photoshoots and is a hair extension enthusiast. Blondes and natural lived-in colors is what she is passionate about and prides herself on the individuality of each client’s hair journey, getting to know them and their goals along the way. Kayla is a certified Great Lengths extension artist and specialist.
NICOLE LOADER – MANAGER/DIRECTOR-MASTER STYLIST
Nicole has been in the industry for many years and has a great passion for perfecting the best look and style for her guests. She especially has a keen eye for blondes, and feels that the "blonder the better". Nicole says that even the slightest transformation can change someones confidence and appreciates the opportunity to give her guests that confidence. When she is not in salon she plays football for Auckland City and enjoys time with her family. Nicole is a certified Great Lengths extension artist and specialist.
SAMANTHA ROBINSON – MASTER STYLIST
KATIE OWEN - MASTER STYLIST
Katie has been in the industry for 15 years. She specialise in all things hair. Whether it be fashion colours, blondes, colour corrections, creating long textured haircuts and hairstyles. Katie has a love and passion for upskilling. She is constantly doing so by going on the best trainings to stay up to date with the new trends and techniques. Katie is a certified Great Lengths artist.
BRITTANEE FOLIAKI - MASTER STYLIST
LEILA PARTINGTON - SENIOR STYLIST
With 5 years experience in the industry as a colourist, Leila specialises in blondes and colour corrections. Leila has mastered perfect balayages and incredible styling. She also strives on keeping up with the ever changing trends & techniques within the hair world. Leila is a certified Great Lengths Artist.
TORI EDSER – JUNIOR STYLIST
TRINITY GRASS - APPRENTICE