Ronda Shaskey – Director/Salon Owner/Qualified Stylist
I place high value in listening to my clients, understanding their needs, respecting their hair….and striving for unlimited creativity with manageability!
Having 16 years Experience and 10 years in business I am passionate about consistent professional growth and personal development and that is what has kept me grounded and upskilling.
NZ Style Artist for Matrix Artistic Team since 2014 leading NZ in the latest styling techniques. Directing the Matrix team at NZFW 2017 and 2019
Winner of NZARH Host City Chch Regional Awards Senior Stylist of the year 2018 – winning first place in Live Cut, Hair by Night and open Colour along with Best dressed model.
Winner of NZARH Host city Christchurch Regional Awards Senior Stylist of the Year 2019 – Winning 1st place editorial hair, 1st place Avant-grade, Top design senior stylist, 2nd place trend bob.
ANZ GHD StyleQuad 2019 – Selected to be apart of the Australia New Zealand style squad assisting Global platform artist in special events.
“Inspiration creates motivation, never stop learning”
Check out some of Ronda’s work
Rachel Hagenaar – 2IC/ Master Stylist
“I love Hairdressing, I couldn’t imagine my life with out it”
Rachel is a colour expert she rises to the challenge of specialized correctional colour work and blondes.
Huge colour transformations are her thing!
If you are thinking about a huge transformation or have had ideas that you thought maybe weren’t possible Rachel is your stylist. She has great skills in all aspects of hairdressing but colouring has her heart, she is inspired by Music, Art and being with Nature and all its beauty.
Rachel won 1st Place Colour Trend at the 2019 NZARH Host City Awards
Rachel is the Colour Artist of the NZ Matrix Artistic Team she is a leader in the latest Matrix colour trends.
Check out some of Rachel’s work
Tegan Foley – Master Stylist
Tegan has had 17years in the industry 5 of those years managing a salon in Melbourne and styling in the fast lane of East London for a year picking up some amazing international techniques!
She is the glitter bomb in our team always fun and bubbly!
Tegan specializes in creative styles, particularly short styling. She takes great pride in her consultations making sure she captures the spirit of every client and the hair they have always wanted. She’s fun and bubbly and knows her Matrix products.
Tegan is inspired by all things retro and vintage, music, art and fashion.
Check out some of Tegan’s work
Click profile pic to see Tegan’s Hair Instagram.
Grace McCaffrey – Lead Stylist
Grace joined our team in 2016 shes currently working hard to get ready to sit her finals and become fully qualified. She is currently focused on building her clientele and professional profile.
Achieving a high level of skill in advanced colour techniques and building skill in advance cutting design.
Grace has become a hair styling super star her ability to style hair is of a very high caliber. She has a degree in fine arts giving her a sharp eye for detail, creativity and precision.
Grace won all her sections at the NZARH 2019 Host City Awards
1st place Avant Garde Unleashed
1st place Editorial Hair Up
Top Next Generation Styling Award
Book Grace for a honest opinion and a artistic difference.
Check out some of Grace’s work
Click profile pic to see Grace’s Hair Instagram.
Jess McLean – Emerging Stylist
Jess joined our team February 2019 she has 3 years of industry experience.
She is known for her quirky banter and magic hands at the basin giving a massage you wont forget!
Her passion lies in all things COLOUR…
“Hair is more than superficial vanity. I’ve seen it’s ability to empower women and help them to see their true value.”
Jess is currently focused on completing her first year of her apprenticeship and in the salon she assists with all areas of service expanding her knowledge in colour application and theory, vital to building a solid foundation for unleashing colour creativity.
Click profile pic to see Jess’s Hair Instagram.
Lily Brandon – 1st Yr Apprentice New Talent
Lily has been apart of our team since March 2019 with no prior experience in the industry means lily is purely trained and educated the Nspyre Red way! Lily will be attending her first year of Off Job Training at ARA.
I always loved doing hair ever since I could remember. I am inspired by the next generations hair but also the retro styles that are coming back. I enjoy making people feel beautiful and happy that’s why I picked hair styling to get a career in.
Lily’s natural ability for styling hair and making others feel great has helped her excel in her work. She is currently focused on assisting with client care, basin room experience and different styling techniques and is already assisting in bridal work.
Click profile pic to see Lily’s Hair Instagram.