About the team

A little bit about us..

Jaide

Award winning senior stylist, and owner of the Last Strand, Jaide started her career in hair dressing at the age of 16 and established her first salon in Surry Hills in 2011.

Favourite colour : Navy
Favourite food : Vegetarian pasta and Veggie spring rolls
Ideal Holiday Destination : Thailand.. but dying to see Africa!
Favourite thing to do in salon: If you want to be blonde or pink…I’m your girl! I also enjoy colour corrections.

Carmel

Favourite colour : Yellow
Favourite food : Grilled salmon & asparagus… oh and Chocolate!
Ideal holiday destination : New York
Favourite thing to do in salon : I find men’s hair cuts so relaxing to do, so I like that. I also like creative colouring! ( side note: Carmel is a master at the curly blowdry!)

Yana

Favourite colour : Aqua
Favourite food : Coconuts!
Ideal holiday destination : Greece, I’ve been and I Will keep going back!
Favourite thing to do in salon : I love doing the big make overs! I Love giving My clients a new look!

Ruby

Ruby is The last Strand’s CFO – Chief Furry Officer! She is Jaides Rescue dog and she is one of the sweetest dogs you’ll ever meet! Regular clients know that Ruby can be bribed with yellow snakes, kisses and pats. Her visits are rare these days since we moved from Surry Hills to Potts point but Jaide is working on fixing that!

Favourite food: Ruby literally eats any food known to man. She doesn’t like cooked Brocolli
Favourtie thing to do in salon : Loves to lean on you for a pat
Favourite thing to do In her spare time : Bush walks with her lead off