Meet the Team

Sydney Hairdresser – Element Hair

Element hair

Element hair’s specially selected creative team consists of Sydney hairdressers, leading stylists and colourists.

Specialising in Colour correction and selection, as well as curly hair cutting and magaine style blowdrying.

With over 100 years experience in salons and the media, element hair is recognised as one of hairdressing’s elite establishments.

Nestled in pretty tree lined Ocean Street and only a short stroll from Woollahra village, the stylish and comfortable salon will have you relaxed and ready to be pampered in no time and you will leave looking your very best.

The element team strives to ensure your visit is not only comfortable and memorable but the best experience possible. Our creative staff regularly refresh and update their skills and strengthen their knowledge with progressive training courses, and their enthusiasm is fuelled by attending glamorous industry functions.

Passion and professionalism for the hair and fashion industry are the elements on which we thrive!

We look forward to sharing this with you when we welcome you to element hair.

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Since Debi took ownership of element, her expertise and inspiration has been evident. With a background in fashion, beauty and hair, she has traveled internationally working as a make up artist on film and television with acclaimed directors and actors.

Debi has a great sense of style and astute attention to detail, and brings a warm and generous energy to element. Focusing on abundance and luxury, Debi’s vision is to create an inviting and uplifting space, adding those little extra special touches that ensures an exceptional experience.

Owning a salon has been a dream of Debi’s and now it is a reality so her insight and creative energy is focused on making her salon a cut above the rest.


Jenni has worked and been part of the hair, make up, film, television and design industry over many years. Her wealth of experience and knowledge in all of these fields adds to her element.

Jenni is well attuned to the needs of an upmarket boutique salon and her ability in running the salon smoothly is achieved with her genuine caring and attentive style. Jenni’s authentic warmth and graceful style has our clients feeling welcome from the moment they enter element.


 Josephine has been in the industry for more then 20 years, gaining knowledge in some of the most highly regarded and exclusive salons of Sydney. Her work regularly features in magazines such as Cleo, Cosmopolitan, and Cosmopolitan Brides.

Josephine has worked on the style team for fashion week in Sydney, Melbourne and Paris. Other fashion shows include Myer and David Jones, Sydney.

Josephine’s hairdressing signature is natural and personalised, her passion, expertise and skill comes from years of experience. Josephine specialises in cutting curly hair and bridal and event up-styles. “It’s not just about hair to me. It’s about the whole package, so educating the team can help them be more skilled with their hairdressing techniques. It is so rewarding to the element team. It reminds me time and time again why I love what I do.”

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Creative Director

Josh is now Creative Director at Element. With almost 10 years of experience and success. Josh has proved to be a Master of Colour, Creation, Precision cutting, Bobs, teaching and training. Reliably particular and meticulous in everything he does.

From a creative environment in Adelaide and award winning Paisley Park Salon. Josh has thrived and become one of Sydney’s leading colourists and stylists. Now Creative Director at Element, Josh shares his technical knowledge and skills as well effective communication with his clients and Element team. Josh is a shining example to the Element culture …

“Every client … Every time “…

Passion for the industry and genuine care for his clientele is evident, whether he’s creating a complete make-over or maintaining a shape and style for your hair type and lifestyle. Josh is adept in all facets of hairdressing. Josh has been a member of Sydney’s Fashion week hair team. Josh travels extensively to maintain a great overview  on all global trends.

Josh’s endearing nature ensures his clients feel at ease to discuss their hair vision with him. “I like working with my clients with a realistic approach to styling, so that they can manage their hair in between hair appointments and feel happy with their look.” “ I love doing all aspects of hairdressing, whether it’s fashion or classic.”

Josh … Born to be a Hairdresser.


Senior Hairstylist

Nicolas is educated and trained in France, Nicolas has great knowledge and experience in Colour and Freehand Balayage techniques. Nicolas has the benefit of working with the best and most talented in their field in Europe and the U.K.. Nicolas has great experience in curly and wavy hair cutting and strong Asian hair too. Nicolas is a very creative hair cutter and works well with restyling and helping you to envision your new style as well as update your colour. Also great at giving you hair tips on how to maintain and style your hair at home inbetween hair salon visits. Nicolas has great flair when it comes to special event styling , whether it is a day at the races or a special event, he will have you looking and feeling great for that occasion.

Nicolas is incredibly creative and artistic as well as ambitious. After first working in Melbourne, Nicolas is now settled in Sydney and making Element his home.
Nicolas is very passionate about hairdressing, creative and meticulous with his work and clients.Nicolas is one who will take time to listen to the whole idea, likes and wants of his clients and then put forward his ideas to form a compromise that you are happy with.  Nicolas is a positive and committed part of the team at Element hair and is building a strong and loyal clientele with his happy and friendly manner.



Senior Hairstylist

Karin comes to Element Hair with the influence of Swedish style and balance. She trained and worked in the largest and best salon in Sweden. Karin shows great attention to detail and is meticulous with her foiling and loves fine and long hair cutting. Karin has an innate sense and eye for blonde colour .. probably due to the freshness in tone of the Nordic blondes!

Keeping in tune with current fashion trends and the newest hottest looks is a passion of Karin’s, so she can always give you a rundown on what’s new and what will suit your face shape, hair type and lifestyle.  Karin has a gentle warmth and down to earth personality. When consulting she listens attentively, adapting to suit all life styles, age groups and hair types. Whether you know what hairstyle and colour you want or need advice, Karin can guide you through the process so you understand and feel comfortable with all aspects of your hair.

The greatest reward for Karin is a client who is happy with their hair!



Senior Apprentice

Alice, Emerging Stylist, studied hairdressing in Cambridge U.K before coming to her new home Australia. Alice brings a delightful element to the Salon and is an excellent addition to our expert Senior Hairdressing team . Alice is creative, enthusiastic and passionate about hairdressing and aspires to be one of the best and top Stylists in Sydney …  just like the above team she is training from.

Alice has also studied Swedish Massage technique so her thorough shampooing and blissful massages are a specialty. Alice has a gentle and friendly manner which is conducive to the way we like to pamper our clients.

Our Senior Hairdressing team work together with generosity and creativeness to train our up and coming stylists imparting their knowledge to enhance the Element experience. “Every client… Every time