Co-Owner / Director of Education
Maria is driven by her love of education, passing on her flawless skills, experience and a wealth of knowledge to both Jarah’s team members and individuals who share a passion for hair.
Marina is known for creating beautiful fashion-forward hair and her eagerness to never stop learning is inspiring to her peers. This year will see Maria focusing on developing the partnership between Jarahs Hair and TafeSA and building the salon into a highly recognised training academy.
Her vision and commitment are reflected on the Jarahs brand and the steady growth of this award-winning salon, Maria was named Riverland Business Woman of the Year 2012, which is a true testament to her dedication to our industry and the salon.
Maria travelled to Santa Monica and Las Vegas in Jan 2013 to attend Redken Symposium and a 5 Day Precision Cutting training with Vidal Sassoon.
Maria is excited and honoured to represent South Australia on the Education and Training Committee for the Australian Hairdressing Council and Vice President of the Employers Board of SA Hair and Beauty.
Marina was recently named CHI Up and Coming Talent, with 30 years experience it just shows Maria’s dedication to always pushing herself into new areas of the industry.
Co-Owner / Creative Director
Homegrown at Jarahs, Kristy returned as a Co-Owner in 2011. After gaining 5 years of experience nationally and internationally it was time for a new adventure. Kristy’s dedication and passion has led to her recognition within the industry, winning awards and representing South Australia nationally on numerous occasions.
Being invited as a session stylist for Melbourne Fashion Week, Australian Fashion Week and Sydney Fashion Week has allowed Kristy to bring exciting new skills back to the salon each year. Kristy has a huge appreciation for the hair industry and her dedication and attention to detail show in her work.
In 2012, Kristy created a masterpiece to present at Hair Expo Gala Night (being selected as a part of the GenNext team) and completed nationally representing SA at Wella Trend Vision Australia. Click here to view Kristy’s winning video entry.
2013 was another big year, taking Kristy to Santa Monica for Precision Cutting training at the Vidal Sassoon Academy and Las Vegas for the Redken Symposium. Kristy was also named CHI Australian Hairdresser of the Year for her editorial image that is now published in hair magazines all over the world, even snagging a front cover!
Kristy is proud to be in the Australian Redken Artistic Team again this year, which allows her to travel educating and sharing her passion, knowledge and skills with other hungry hairdressers around Australia, working alongside industry legends.
Kristy was also named Australian Hair Fashion Awards SA Hairdresser of the Year 2014.