Barbara Ferrante

Director & Redken Colour Specialist

Barb is a young vibrant hairdresser who incorporates both modern and traditional techniques throughout her hairdressing. Barb’s passion and devotion to her hairdressing and salon comes through in her 10 years experience. Barb is one of a select through in Geelong to be a Redken Colour Specialist which gives her the advanced skills to help her create inspiring and unique outcomes. Barb prides herself on keeping her skills up to date with going to courses and expeditions to increase her skill set. Whether it’s a style, new colour or creative haircut, Barb’s talents know how to please.

Barb opened Salon Eve on December 27th 2012 with the determination to create a professional yet exciting atmosphere for all guests of all ages. Barb is dedicated to her salon and her staff. She always aims for her staff and herself to work to the highest level. Barb strives to encourage and make dreams become reality. She will help and support her staff in all aspects in their job to achieve their goals and dreams.

The transition from being an employee to an employer has been an excellent journey for the young stylist but has been smooth sailing.

Barb would like to thank all new and existing clients for making her dream of being a salon owner come true and a huge success, she couldn’t have done it without your support and loyalty.

Madison Pender

Bridal Hair Director & Redken Colour Specialist

Madi has been hairdressing for 9 years. She started the first two years of her apprenticeship at a salon in Pakington Street, Geelong and then moved to another salon where she met Barb. She had been working with Barb for 6 years and when Barb decided to open her own salon, she decided to follow to continue her hairdressing experience. She become a qualified hairdresser at the start of 2011. Madi is a passionate hairdresser that is dedicated to her work. Madi has participated in many Redken courses. She has done advanced colour and haircutting course and also taken part in a course in fashionable hair ups by Lorne Evens, Australian hairdresser of 2012. In 2014 she become a Redken Certified Hair Colourist to help gain a wider knowledge in Redken colour. Madi was selected to become part of the Redken Style team for Mercades Fashion Week 2015 in Sydney, where she worked behind the scenes of the fashion shows. Madi’s favourite aspect of hairdressing is hair ups, with everything from braiding kids hair to a formal event or weddings. Her passion is to be the best hairdresser she can be and to make sure all her clients are 100% happy with her work before they walk out the door!

Kate McRorie

Kate has been in the hairdressing industry for the past 3 years. She is currently in her last year of her apprenticeship. Kate is studying at Pivot Point Academy in Melbourne. Kate is confident, motivated and talented hairdresser. Kate is fast becoming a sort after hairdresser at Salon Eve with an ever growing clientele.

Kate keeps advancing her skills outside of study by attending various colour and cutting courses through Redken and L’Oreal Education.

Kate enjoys all aspects of hairdressing but in very talented with styling and hair ups. Kate also enjoys make up for special occasions and gets to advance her skills with using Youngblood product throughout the Salon.

Kate is consistent thought her hairdressing with keeping her clientele satisfied with their service every time they leave the salon.

Ashleigh Riccardi

Ashleigh is the newest member to the Salon Eve team. Ashleigh has been in the industry for the past 3 years. She is currently in her final year of her apprenticeship and is studying at the Gordon Institute of Tafe in Geelong. Ashleigh is enthusiastic and positive towards her hairdressing career. Ashleigh has started the journey on increasing her clientele and is always.