Meet the face of our girl gang, and our sneaky social media story teller, and the creator of our fab chalk board sign, Megan.
Megan is creative at heart and although she is not a hairdresser, she can appreciate the artwork and precision of all the stylists work. "I especially love chatting to all our clients and getting to know them on a deeper level, love a good laugh"
In her spare time Megan loves to paint & is an avid fashion lover. a mumma to 2 small humans, an old doggie & a cheeky hubby who all keep her busy!
"Joining the O&I team as front desk receptionist has been a highlight of my career life so far and love being apart of the salon team & culture."
Front of House Receptionist
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.
This little pocket rocket is our Bella. B thrives and adores working on transformative hair services and also blondes. "I believe if someone looks good, they’ll feel even better, and having the opportunity to do that for someone is the reason I am a stylist!" Bella am the salon clown that loves making everyone laugh until their tummies hurt and can be found dancing around the salon! "I enjoy spending time with my family on the weekends and also taking time out to practise yoga, head to the beach and weekend getaways with my boys. I am honoured to work at Oscar and Ivy as the team is fantastic at helping one another create masterpieces."
Final Year Emerging Stylist
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
Since completing her traineeship with us Charlotte is now underway in her apprenticeship. She begun her career because she loves being creative and learning new trends. Her current passion is curly blowdrys. Charlotte spends her time off hanging with friends and being a domestic goddess.
Qulaiya is our beautiful, bright and bubbly trainee. You will find her most days at the shampoo basin or doing a fabulous blowdry. "I love learning all about how to colour and style hair. I am looking forward to gaining knowledge through shadowing stylists and pursuing my career". In her spare time you will find Qulaiya hanging at the beach with friends.
Team leader & 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”.
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!"
Our Sophie lives and breathes hair! It has been her passion since she first picked up a pair of scissors 8 years ago. "Nothing makes me happier than making other people look, and feel good. I love learning new techniques and skills to keep up with the latest fashion trends. I have had the privilege to compete in hairdressing competitions, participate in editorial work and photoshoots in the past and I absolutely love the possibilities this industry has to offer."
When it comes to hair Sophie loves anything edgy or a bit "out there" - short hair, texture and bright colours get her excited! but she also has so much love for natural and lived in colours! "I am so fascinated by the ability to use certain techniques to mimic the effects of nature in hair, by creating dimensional tones that look like you have been kissed by the sun."
Outside of hairdressing Sophie love to visit the gorgeous scenery our backyard has to offer, as well as photography. "Having moved to Busselton from Perth in 2019 I love to take my family (and three little fur-children) all around my new home and show them how truly beautiful Busselton is.
Our Busselton born Teyla loves this southwest part of WA. She loves the "buzz of the salon environment and talking with clients- she says its like "meeting up with friends everyday". Although Teyla is only in her first year of her apprenticeship she "cant wait to get her hands on creative colours and unconventional cuts". In her own time Teyla loves beauty and being extra glam. You can find her drinking a beer with friends and laughing until her cheeks hurt.
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.