Our Team

Leanne

LEANNE

Salon Owner Welcome to silk , I'm Leanne, the founder of Silk Hair Skin Body. I have been living on the Mornington Peninsula for over 30 years and Silk is my third salon. Silk was designed and created to offer all hair ,skin and body services including a dedicated Men's Den Barbering area. Our space is your space, this is how we want you to feel. Hairdressing has been my passion since I was a young teenager and just in the last year I have made a shift from being on the floor hairdressing to putting all my focus on my dedicated team and of course you, our guest. I believe in all year education, equipping our team with the latest trends ,technology, practical courses, and of course in salon training. This keeps us passionate and excited being able to deliver high fashion looks and the very latest technology in hair and beauty. celebrating 12 years of Silk,Our hair and spa has undergone a fresh new look giving it coastal vibe, complimenting our new services for Brows and lashes, laminating and cosmetic tatooing,Fat cavitation Body Contouring,LED treatents and teeth whitening. I believe our Silk team of Thirteen is unique, we are a Silk family of caring fun individuals that all have something special to offer. So please allow me to introduce you to my team and I look forward to meeting you soon.

Ashlyn

ASHLYN

Salon Manager Ash, has been hairdressing for thirteen years and has been with Silk for almost nine years. Over this time, she has earnt her title with her peers through loyalty and her calm giving ways. She’s an amazing team leader, keeping us all balanced. Ash and Leanne (salon owner), go way back to the first day of her hairdressing apprenticeship and have formed a wonderful working relationship over the years. Ash is one talented individual with a Session Salon Stylist title and numerous courses under her belt. Ash is, and has always been, passionate to learn new ideas and techniques in our ever-changing industry. Ash is our Bridal specialist delivering the most outstanding creative do’s. If you’re looking for something unique or simply classic she won’t disappoint. Ash can organise your bridal party with our team to give you beautiful hair and make-up, as well as all the lead up beauty preps we offer at Silk. Ash is our go to for correctional colouring as challenges are her thing. She is a great all-rounder hair stylist, from style cuts to creative colours, adding hair extensions for volume, length and colour enhancement. She has a great eye for balance in styles, so she can tailor the perfect style to suit you as an individual. Long term planning for perfecting lived in natural blondes, whilst maintaining the health of hair is her number one priority. She can also help you with a retail home care programme to maintain your hair health all year round.

Angela

ANGELA

Senior Hair Stylist Angela has been part of Silk Team from the very beginning. Angela is our gem. She is a caring attentive individual with a loyal following that simply love her. She has the zest for life, and is always out and about on adventures, trying something new in her personal life and her professional life. Her hunger to learn is inspiring. If there is a course or seminar in our industry on offer, you can be assured Ange has participated. Angela is a perfectionist at style cutting, especially with short edgy styles. Curly hair is her favourite type of hair—she loves to create styles for easy wash n wear. With a love of all reds, she produces beautiful vibrant colours, from coppers to rich reds. Creative, edgy Men’s cutting is also her thing. She offers wetshaves, keeping her loyal following coming back for a bit of male style pampering. Book Ange and you won’t be disappointed with her cutting skills.

Kaitie

KAITIE

Everyone loves Kaitie. She has been with Silk for over seven years, starting her hair career as an apprentice at Silk, and has grown into an amazing hair stylist. Kaitie is all about natural, creating soft moody colours and easy maintenance styles that can be maintained at home. Hair health is her main priority. She often adds hair extensions to gain length and added colour. Specialising in keratin smoothing systems for frizzy, lifeless hair is part of her program of bringing your hair back to health—after all, who doesn’t want healthy shiny hair?!

Mia

MIA

HAIR STYLIST Mia is our cheerful, creative girl, she first stepped into the salon at 15 years old and has been part of the silk team for over 6 years. Mia has always been all about glam, she takes pride in creating beautiful blonde bombshells, favouring root shadows with soft balayage toned to perfection. Mia loves a picture perfect look and can create a hollywood hair and make up effect customised for you. mia will help you plan your desired look from colour to cut design and have you feeling pampered and looking beautiful. whether you want a smooth shine finish, beautiful bouncy curls, textured beach waves or a soft upstyle, she is your girl. Not forgetting mens styling, mia is a whiz with mens on trend and clean cut styles.

Christine

CHRISTINE

HAIR STYLISt Christine has been at Silk five years now Christine has gained a valuable five years experience working abroad in exclusive London salons and then took her hairstyling talents to Perth for two years. Returning back to her roots on the Mornington Peninsula with her family, she has settled in back where she belongs. Christine has a warm, friendly, caring approach with our guests, offering bespoke women’s and men’s cutting. This is her favourite work, with colour work being a close second.  She has a great eye for identifying what suits you most. Her approach to matching the perfect shade you desire will leave you feeling satisfied.

Mimi

MIMI

Hair stylist mIMI IS PASSIONATE AS YOU CAN GET, having fullfilled her childhood dream of hairdressing, she Quotes nothing makes her happier , When her clients leave with a smile on their face.this is what realy motivates her to strive to give the hair of of your dreams.with the love of creative bright blondes, She also specialises in low mainenance BALAYAGE. mimi Started her career at silk six years ago and is now a well establised popular stylist. she has a truely individual style,having a eye for creating inventive hair, using hair extensions for length,fullness or colour enhancement.Last but Not least, Shes creative with bridal hair,makeup and special events.

Tayah

TAYAH

Tayah is our easy going, happy-go-lucky girl who loves animals and spending all her free time outdoors and at the beach! Tayah joined our team with starting her apprenticeship at Silk and now is an accomplished senior stylist that has gained a very loyal clientele . Ranging from creative ladies styling, to clean edgy cuts, shaggy layered looks and everything in between. She loves to create and confidently experiment with fun fashion colours being it anything niche or fun crazy different.Tayah is also a favourite barbering stylist in the Mens Den ,creating anything from natural hair colouring blends to out there fashion colour trends . Passionately creating cuts in classic men's styling to a fade and you guessed it, the occasional mullet. Tayah listens to you ,she will confidently help guide you through your hair options on what best will suit you and your lifestyle. If you're over having the same average hairstyle, She’s your girl, ready and waiting to give your hair a new lease on life!

Elise

ELISE

passionate and nurturing facial specialist. You cannot help but relax and unwind in the hands of our expert beauty therapist. She loves to give and is truly dedicated to pleasing. She is our calm at Silk. With over 25 years of experience, Elise is a certified Dermalogica Expert and has extensive product knowledge for your home care ritual. Elise customises our Dermalogica facials for individual concerns, always finishing with the best decolarge massage you can imagine.Her LED treatments and microderabassion for all year maitenance programe is offered as a complimentry consultation. Elise also delights in treating you with our Lux brand Germaine De capuccini, from specialised facials to beautiful body treatments that will leave you wanting more. Elise specialises in Jane Iredale make-up application and demonstrations. She is well known for being the wax Queen on the Mornington Peninsula. She loves to give pamper pedicures and manicures finishing with Bio sculpture gel or Shellac. Brow shaping,eyelash lifts, brow and lash tints are another area she loves to focus on and, of course, we can’t forget spray tanning.Her new fave is our new LEd teeth whitening,Feel free to ask about it during your service. Basically, Elise can look after you from top to toe. Book an appointment with her—we promise you won’t be disappointed

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KRISTYN

Kristyn is our incredible beauty therapist who specialises in nails brows, EYEBROW LAMINATION and lashes as well as cosmetic eyebrow tattooing, FEATHER TOUCH AND OMBRE STYLE. Attentive and caring, Kristyn loves to enhance people’s natural beauty so that they can radiate confidence and happiness. Having been a beauty therapist for eight years, Kristyn’s extensive knowledge of everything nails, brows, lashes and makeup means that she can help you achieve any look you dream of. Kristyn’s talents are endless: as an expert nail tech, she can give you a flawless manicure using acrylic or shellac; if you’re looking for voluminous and lengthened lashes, Kristyn will not disappoint; and when it comes to brows she can help you achieve a shape and style that perfectly frames your face.
She offers an array of led aduro treatments for the face and body.ask her about the treatments on offer, including led teeth whitening.
fat cavitation , body contouring is Kristyn's new passion in treatments, with delivering fabulous results. Kristyn loves combining these treatments with regular sauna sessions in our infra sauna. To feel radiant and beautiful from the inside out, book an appointment with Kristyn today.

destiny

DESTINY

Our apprentice Destiny has a bright, bubbly personality that always shines through. She is known for her forever changing shades of red hair and her huge gorgeous lashes. Her aim is to make everyone laugh and feel comfortable during their Silk experience. Destiny prides herself on a beautiful blow dry, with her very own unique technique. She will make sure you walk out of Silk feeling your absolute best, leaving with what you want and more.

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TYRAH

Our sweet 16 year old apprentice Tyrah is wise beyond her years. With her kind, respectful and knowing manner, she brings a little ray of sunshine to Silk every day. At the basin, she attentively performs the best shampoo and hair conditioning massage experience, while offering expert advice on home hair care prescription. Tyrah is always on hand to assist our team of senior stylists and is super keen to learn and grow.

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YASMIN

Our beautiful apprentice Yasmin is undertaking her third year of training at Silk. Passionate and oh so driven, Yasmin is always excited to learn anything and everything that she can about hair. She is now performing natural, lived-in colours and glam blow waves, quickly establishing a loyal clientele. You won’t be disappointed with Yasmin’s creations, particularly given her eye for detail and eagerness to please.