Hairdresser | Makeup Artist | Educator | Blonde Specialist
Combining creativity, passion and eighteen years of industry experience, Christian Alexander is an internationally renowned hairstylist and makeup artist whose philosophy exists in the creation of beauty and perfection. One of Australia’s most exceptional hair stylists, Christian Alexander began his career as an apprentice, where he later refined his skill set and techniques with the acclaimed Jacques Dessange in Paris. Inspired by art, fashion and music, Christian’s distinctive style has won him numerous awards and accolades from industry peers including Best Avant-Garde Hairdresser in Paris, and as a finalist for Australian Makeup Artist of the Year 2010, 2011 and 2012, with chief makeup artist for Chanel’s ‘Bombay’ collection his most memorable achievement.
With eighteen years of experience in hair styling, makeup artistry and freelancing for fashion and editorial in both Australia and Hong Kong, the natural progression was to open a salon, debuting his eponymous concept in 2013. Since the inception of his salon, Christian has established himself within the fashion and beauty industry featuring in esteemed international publications including Harper’s BAZAAR India, ELLE and Vogue China, Estetica Italy as well as Australia’s InStyle and The Journal. Christian’s beautiful blow-dry styling techniques have been favoured by celebrities around the world including Jennifer Hawkins, Megan Gale, Megan Washington, Jennifer Saunders, Chrissy Amphlett, Kate Miller-Heidke & Princess Zara Phillips.
Hairdresser | Makeup Artist | Educator
With a career as a celebrity hairdresser, makeup artist, educator and regular media contributor/expert spanning over two decades and taking him all over the globe, Dale Dorning and his work is synonymous with ‘effortless glamour’. His creative and technical skills along with a strong passion and drive has seen him contribute widely to the industry, evident in fashion editorials, advertising campaigns, music videos, runway shows, entertainment industry red carpets and television. His roster of clients include(d): Supermodels: Miranda Kerr, Robyn Lawley and Jessica Hart. Oscar winner Jared Leto, Taylor Schilling, Mel B, Megan Gale, Delta Goodrem, James Blunt, Orlando Bloom, Rosario Dawson, Teresa Palmer, Xavier Samuel, Jennifer Hawkins, Sam Frost, Ricki-Lee, Natalie Bassingthwaighte, Jessica Mauboy to Crown Princess Mary of Denmark.
Makeup Artist | Aesthetician
Amanda Beckman is a creative aesthetician with a flair for customisation, and a passion for tailoring each look and treatment to suit her client’s individual needs. Whether it’s through a haze of hairspray, perfecting an ‘on-fleek’ brow or creating a bespoke luxurious facial, Amanda’s smile, easy-going nature and professionalism are at the heart of everything she does. Amanda trained under the guidance of well-known celebrity hair and make-up artist Dale Dorning. This unique opportunity created the perfect platform to then expand her experience across a variety of areas including commercial advertising campaigns, weddings and editorial photo shoots. When it comes to products, Amanda has first hand experience with a wide range of luxury brands including NARS, Laura Mercier, MAC, Becca, Proof Cosmetics, Modelrock and many more.