Festival

Education

Sessions

We’re handing the mic to a myriad of respected industry leaders, renowned educators, and beloved brands to share their knowledge, expertise, and insights on all things hair.

You’ll leave the Hair Festival Education Sessions with a laundry list of ideas on salon business, colour artistry, cut and style intricacies and so much more.

Take a look at the 2024 Education Sessions overview below. More 2024 educators will be announced shortly.

Day 1 Program

Sunday June 30, 2024

Parkside 1
9.00am – 1.00pm *REALtalk Business Forum
2.00pm – 3.00pm

Multi-Million Dollar Moves by Circles of Hair
Your Educators: Sharlene Lee & Jessica Del Borrello
Presented by L’Oreal PRO.CONNECT

3.30pm – 4.30pm

Essential Looks 1:2024
Your Educators: Dee Parker Attwood, Jennifer Morgan, & Jason Fassbender
Presented by Schwarzkopf Professional

Parkside 2
 
9.00am – 10.00am

Endless Possibilities
Your Educator: Sarah Emilia
Presented by Seamless1

10.30am – 11.30am

Lorna Evans Reveals: Fast & Fabulous Event Styling
Your Educator: Lorna Evans
Presented By Lorna Evans Education

12.00pm – 1.00pm

Spectrum Of Possibility
Your Educators: Fiona Dessaix, Diana El-Sayed & Becky McEvoy
Presented by De Lorenzo

1.30pm – 3.00pm

Certified Trichologist and corrective colour expert: Missy Peterson Introduces Malibu C Head Lab® – Put the focus on the scalp health. “Reveal what is Real”
Your Educator: Missy Peterson
Presented by Malibu C

3.30pm – 4.30pm

WAHL Asymmetrical Creative Crop
Your Educator: Ben Kane
Presented by Wahl

Room C2.6
 
9.15am – 10.15am Session details to be announced.
10.45am – 11.45am

Signature Hair Extension Methods
Your Educators: Shakira Jade, Tenyka Rowe, & Lori-Anne Hall
Presented by Hair Candy Australia

12.15pm – 1.15pm

Become a BKT Nanoplasty Pro: Unleash Your Salon’s Straightening Potential!
Your Educator: Leticia Prado
Presented by BKT Beauty

1.45pm – 2.45pm

The Danger Jones Show: A Creative Color, Blonding, Toning, Cutting, and Styling Event
Your Educators: Alexis Thurston, Mary Ott, Jessica Powers, Holly Sharpe, Kate McFarlane, & Lexie Shay
Presented by Danger Jones

3.15pm – 4.15pm

JOICO Trendscapes: Future Collection
Your Educators: Carolyn Gahan, Joshua Congreve, & Mikelah-Jayde Riley
Presented by Joico

4.45pm – 5.45pm Session details to be announced.

*Program subject to change 

Day 2 Program

Monday July 1, 2024

Parkside 1
9.45am – 10.45am

Mamawest’s Signature Shag Haircut
Your Educator: Sheridan Rose Shaw
Presented by Timely

11.00am – 12.00pm

ELEVATE + DOMINATE
Your Educator: Caitlyn Muir
Presented by Cait Muir Coaching

12.15pm – 1.15pm

WAHL Creative Textured Mullet
Your Educator: Sarah Wall
Presented by Wahl

Parkside 2
 
8.30am – 9.30am Meditation Monday
Free Session with Jake Putan
9.45am – 10.45am

Turn Content Into Cash
Your Educators: Eoin Mccarthy & Leigh Winsor
Presented by One Zero One Education

11.15am – 12.15pm

Exclusive BaBylissPRO Barberology Masterclass with Sofie Pok: Unveiling Modern LA Style and Precision Techniques
Your Educator: Sofie Pok
Presented by BaBylissPRO

12.45pm – 1.45pm

Mane Masters
Your Educators: Sharon Blain & Bernadette Beswick
Presented by Eleven Australia

*Program subject to change 

DAY 1 Session Details

SEAMLESS1

Sunday June 30, 2024 | 9:00AM – Parkside 2
Endless Possibilities with Sarah Emilia

Learn how to grow your hair extension clientele and business whilst your clients grow instant length. During this one-hour session leading hair extension expert Sarah Emilia will take you through not only her signature tape extension application but also how she grew a 7 figure salon and social media platforms that reach over 1.4 million followers.

LORNA EVANS EDUCATION

Sunday June 30, 2024 | 10:30AM – Parkside 2
Lorna Evans Reveals: Fast & Fabulous Event Styling

Join us for a transformative “Power Hour with Lorna Evans”! This live, look-and-learn session is designed specifically for hairstylists eager to master special occasion hairstyling. In just one hour, Lorna will share her top techniques and introduce you to unique tools that simplify the styling process, making it faster and more efficient. Whether you’re prepping a bride, styling for a gala, or school formal, you’ll leave this session not just with new skills but with renewed confidence to style your clients for their next big event.

Hair Candy Australia

Sunday June 30, 2024 | 10:45AM – Room C2.6
Signature Hair Extension Methods with Shakira Jade, Tenyka Rowe & Lori-Anne Hall

Unlock exclusive tips and tricks from Hair Candy’s national educators, showcasing our signature application methods. Join us as the founder of Hair Candy Australia shares her proven tips for success on crafting a six-figure business. Elevate your expertise and business potential with our invaluable insights. Presented by Shakira Jade, Tenyka Rowe & Lori-Anne Hall.

De Lorenzo

Sunday June 30, 2024 | 12:00PM – Parkside 2
Spectrum Of Possibility with Fiona Dessaix, Diana El-Sayed, & Becky McEvoy

Join us for an unforgettable journey through the vibrant world of hair colour with De Lorenzo’s Nova360 Range! Delve into a spectrum of possibilities, from the rich, earthy hues of natural tones to the electrifying vivids and dreamy pastels. Embark on a creative exploration as we showcase the versatility and brilliance of the Nova360 Range including our new Novatone ammonia free gel colour. This course is ideal for anyone who loves colour and wants to explore a range of Australian products that will help to grow your Australian business.

BKT Beauty

Sunday June 30, 2024 | 12:15PM – Room C2.6
Become a BKT Nanoplasty Pro: Unleash Your Salon’s Straightening Potential! with Leticia Prado

In this session, you will learn how to expertly master the art of Nanoplasty, including understanding your client’s hair, preparing the hair, employing effective sectioning techniques, applying the Nanoplasty Formaldehyde-free formula, anticipating the transformation, skilfully straightening out any kinks, and adding finishing touches to maintain that fabulous straight hair. This course is ideal for owners, managers, and stylists eager to elevate skills and looking for a new straightening product.

Malibu C

Sunday June 30, 2024 | 1:30PM – Parkside 2
Certified Trichologist and corrective colour expert: Missy Peterson Introduces Malibu C Head Lab® – Put the focus on the scalp health. “Reveal what is Real”

Global Malibu C educator, Missy Peterson, offers a thrilling opportunity for colourists to expand their services. Malibu C is one of the fastest growing companies with 100% vegan, clean, customised haircare remedies for the scalp, hair, and skin. With her focus on education and extensive experience in the industry, don’t miss this chance to learn about the next generation of hair and scalp care. In this session, you will learn how to master the use of Malibu C’s renowned customised haircare and corrective colour wellness remedies for all scalp and colour-related issues. This will increase the number and quality of services to increase your revenue and your reputation.

DANGER JONES

Sunday June 30, 2024 | 1:45PM – Room C2.6
The Danger Jones Show: A Creative Color, Blonding, Toning, Cutting, and Styling Event w/ Alexis Thurston, Mary Ott, Jessica Powers, Holly Sharpe, Kate McFarlane, & Lexie Shay

What can you say about Danger Jones? The epic buzz surrounding this newly formed Los Angeles-based brand is unprecedented. For their exciting debut show at Hair Festival, Danger Jones is rolling into Sydney with some of the best artists from both their American team and their Australian team. Together they’ll put on a dynamic, well-rounded showcase designed to level up your skills in creative coloring, blonding & toning, hair cutting, and styling. This course is ideal for all levels of stylists and salon owners who want to be entertained, be inspired, and learn well-rounded skills from coloring to cutting to styling, from some of the very best artists from the United States and Australia.

L’Oreal PRO.CONNECT

Sunday June 30, 2024 | 2:00PM – Parkside 1
Multi-Million Dollar Moves by Circles of Hair – Sharlene Lee & Jessica Del Borrello

The Multi-Million Dollar Moves masterclass will take you through how Circles of Hair continues to grow its business year after year. The dynamic business owners Sharlene Lee & Jessica Del Borrello will show you how they have incentivised their 50 stylists staff to stay, meet targets, stay engaged and be inspired to stay educated. They uncover why you need to invest in your business to make money and share the winning business strategies that make them one of the most profitable salons in Australia. If you want to take your salon to the next level of business performance this is one masterclass not to be missed in 2024. This course is ideal for every salon owner and manager looking for inspiration and education on winning strategies to elevate a stagnant salon business.

JOICO

Sunday June 30, 2024 | 3:15PM – Room C2.6
JOICO Trendscapes: Future Collection with Carolyn Gahan, Joshua Congreve, and Mikelah-Jayde Riley

Step into the now of hair artistry with ‘JOICO Trendscapes: Future Collection,’ where the pulse of fashion meets the future of hair. Join master stylists Carolyn Gahan, Joshua Congreve, and Mikelah-Jayde Riley as they reveal how 2024’s most standout trends from the worlds of fashion and popular culture are transforming into the must-have styles of today. This year, we’re focusing on the nostalgic yet redefined ‘90s style of #SoftGrunge, the captivating #CelestialGlow that brings a touch of the ethereal to everyday styles, and the daring #WeirdBeauty that celebrates bold, unique expressions of individuality.

Schwarzkopf Professional

Sunday June 30, 2024 | 3:30PM – Parkside 1
Essential Looks 1:2024 with Dee Parker Attwood, Jennifer Morgan, & Jason Fassbender

Schwarzkopf Professional is all about community. It’s what drives us, inspires us, allows us to evolve as creatives and, in turn, push culture, style and hair forward in every way that we can. That’s why in this Essential Looks 1:2024 we’re putting community centre stage, taking stock of the years that we can now put behind us, those characterised by separation and isolation, and defining the tribes that bring our personalities to the surface. Join us as we explore this brave new world we’ve reemerged into, how we’ve moulded it and how we’re navigating it through 3 key trends that are sculpting the near future.

WAHL

Sunday June 30, 2024 | 3:30PM – Parkside 2
Asymmetrical Creative Crop with Ben Kane

The Asymmetrical Creative Crop haircut is a bold and edgy hairstyle that exudes confidence and individuality. This unique haircut involves cutting the hair into different lengths on each side, creating an asymmetrical look that is both eye-catching and stylish. The shorter side of the crop adds a touch of rebelliousness, while the longer side allows for versatility in styling. This haircut is perfect for those who want to make a statement and showcase their creativity through their hair.

DAY 2 Session Details

One Zero One Education

Monday July 1, 2024 | 9:45 am – parkside 2
Turn Content Into Cash with Eoin Mccarthy & Leigh Winsor

Cash used to be king. Now content is king. In today’s world content prints cash. In this session Leigh and Eoin will take you through their frameworks on how to use FREE online platforms to turn content into cash. Building a business or career that serves your life, not a life that serves your career or business.

Cait Muir Coaching

Monday July 1, 2024 | 11:00 AM – Parkside 1
ELEVATE + DOMINATE with Caitlyn Muir

Cait Muir Coaching is an expert Hair and Beauty mentor and coach. Transitioning from hairstylist, Cait’s passion for mentorship fuels her mission to empower freelancers, salon owners and salon employees. With expertise in NLP, NVC, and DISC profiling, Cait offers practical insights for maximal growth. A renowned speaker and industry judge, she’s earned accolades like Young Woman of the Year and many more! Through personalised coaching, Cait inspires all entrepreneurs to achieve success and fulfilment, driving booming businesses and balanced lives.

BaBylissPRO

Monday July 1, 2024 | 11:15 AM – Parkside 2
Exclusive BaBylissPRO Barberology Masterclass with Sofie Pok: Unveiling Modern LA Style and Precision Techniques

For the first time in Australia, a rare opportunity arises to meet and learn from the famed BaBylissPRO Barberology Ambassador and BlackFX creator, Sofie Pok (aka @staygold31). Sofie is renowned for her modern LA style, detailed looks, and precise lines. Be among the first in Australia to see and learn directly from this barbering legend. This course is ideal for all barbers, new or established, who are wanting to raise their standards with expert techniques and tips. 

WAHL

Monday July 1, 2024 | 12:15 pm – Parkside 1
Creative Textured Mullet with sarah wall

The Creative Textured Mullet is a modern take on the classic mullet that adds an artistic flair and touch of rebellion. The textured mullet allows for endless possibilities in terms of styling, whether it’s tousled and messy for a grungy look or sleek and styled for a more polished finish. This cut is finished off with short tapered sideburns while leaving an unsymmetrical design on one side to enhance the characteristic of the cut. This haircut is perfect for anyone who want to embrace their individuality and showcase their creativity through their hair.

ELEVEN australia

Monday July 1, 2024 | 12:45 pM – Parkside 2
Mane Masters with Sharon Blain & Bernadette Beswick

Don’t miss out on the hair education event of the year! Mane Masters brings you an exclusive one-hour seminar featuring not just one, but two international award-winning presenters: Sharon Blain, crowned The Hair Legend of the Year at the 2024 International Hairdressing Awards in Portugal, and Bernadette Beswick, renowned global educator and award-winning stylist, and current finalist for AHIA 2024 Australian Hairdresser of the Year. Get ready to elevate your skills and stay ahead of the game as these industry legends unveil the latest trends in cut, colour, and style. This VIP event, proudly sponsored by Eleven Australia, promises an immersive learning experience like no other.

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