Boss Lady and Owner Director
Being able to make people feel good about themselves on a daily basis is the reasoning behind Merinda’s passion for the hairdressing industry, which began 13 years ago in Perth. Merinda loves every aspect of hairdressing, cutting, colouring and styling. From pixie cuts to glamour waves to freehand balayage she loves it all. But the current, sun kissed, lived in in colour trends are her hands down favourite. Some of Merinda’s career highlights are being awarded apprentice of the year for a large company, four years in a row, to then become the companies youngest manger, to working back stage at Perth, Sydney and Melbourne fashion festival to now owning Oscar and Ivy and working alongside a group of amazing women.
Front of House Coordinator
Fun fact- our FOH receptionist Morgan is a trained hairdresser herself. Morgan says she "loves working as a receptionist at Oscar and Ivy because I'm still able to interact with all the clients snd seeing how happy they are once they have had their hair done. Out of work Morgan loves exploring the Southwest with her husband and her dog Norman, going to the beach and continuing to grow her house plant collection.
Team leader, Boss Lady, & Creative Director
I introduced to you Natalie- our award winning team leader who is very passionate about everything ‘hair’. "I love creating upstyles, and styling, and specialise in free hand highlighting. I feel that highlighting natural colour to add dimension and movement is a low-maintenance technique to freshen up your look.
I have recently learnt the art of weft extensions and do a little happy dance when I get to sew one into a clients hair".
In her spare time Natalie is a crafty girl, She loves anything DIY.
"Adventures with my little family are the best! From backpacking around India, to a camping in our backyard. I like to think of myself as a dream catcher, nothing is out of reach".
Senior Stylist & Wedding Specialist
Renee has been a founding part of the Oscar and Ivy team since we opened 3 years ago. “My passion is blondes blonde and more blonde, balayage, tape and weft hair extensions and my all time favourite is styling for weddings, getting to be apart of someone’s special day seeing everything come together is magical”.
In her own time Renee is a big foodie,”I love to try new wineries I love to do in my time off is be outdoors anyway but mainly down the beach or on the boat - I’m partly a mermaid”. She enjoys spending weekends walking beaches with her dog Ross. Renee also likes to relive her childhood hobby as a circus performer, “I still love to make hula hoops in my garage”.
Front of House Coordinator
Meet the face behind the Thursday phone calls and emails our beautiful Jade. A hairdresser herself, we LOVE having such a knowledge person helping make our days as smooth sailing as possibly.
In her spare time Jade loves to be on her mini farm with her furry animal collection (she has a highland cow! jealous? us too!) and hanging out with her three beautiful boys.
A Busselton local for over 26 years Renee has always had a passion for hair. Making people feel amazing as they walk out the salon with their fresh hair, is why she loves hairdressing. Renee loves creating blondes and vivid colour work- the bolder and brighter the better. "I enjoy foiling I could do that all day". In Renee's free time she has two boys who keep her busy, "We love to cook and bake" Renee is known in salon for her kitchen skills and whipping up a storm.
Final Year Emerging Stylist
Alysia came to us after beginning her career in another salon and is fast proving herself to be a vert talented hairdresser. She is in her last year of her apprenticeship and is offering all her clients 10% all packages whilst she gets her speed up. On her days off Alysia likes to go to the gym and hang out with friends.
Junior Emerging Stylist
Juddanah, who. goes by the name Jordy is our bubbly first year apprentice 💕This Busselton born and raised little lady has already stolen the hearts of our team and clients alike 🥰 In salon you will find Jordy at the basin or assisting with colour work. But on the weekends she enjoys hanging out with her boyfriend and friends 🏖 Jordy began her hairdressing career because she has always enjoyed doing her own hair and even cut it herself into different lengths and styles when she was younger ✂️ We are so blessed to have Jordy as part of our team.
Senior stylist & Extension Queen
Born and raised in the south west of England, Grady moved to Australia 5 years ago, recently relocating to the beautiful south west. "The one things that’s never changed for me is my love for all things hair, especially colour and extensions! Give me a ‘lived in blonde’ every day of the week. The real pleasure of the job is seeing the smiles on my clients faces as they leave the salon feeling like the best version of themselves".
Outside of all things hair, Grady enjoys being in the great outdoors which is her" happy place, camping adventures, beach or bush with my partner and dog is the perfect weekend for me!"
Charlotte has been with us for over 5 years now and is such a delightful team mate and fabulous hairdresser. She begun her career because she loves being creative and learning new trends. Her current passion is colouring and blondes. Charlotte spends her time off hanging with friends, dog and cats and being a domestic goddess.
Shakira or Shak as we call her is such an asset to our team. Whilst she didn't begin her career with us her skills have grown incredibly. She is beginning to offer her clients 20 % off her services in salon. On her days off you will find Shakira four wheel driving and spending time with friends in the outdoors