Andre Faiva | Creative Director / Owner
After almost 14 years at Toni & Guy, progressing from stylist to salon owner and national education director, Andre opened Revolution with his co-founder and wife, Sandra.
His career highlights (so far!) include becoming the leading educator and platform artist in Australia, Asia and London for Toni & Guy, L’Oréal, Wella, Label M, TIGI, GHD and KMS. Andre has worked with Australia’s leading photographers to build a fantastic photographic portfolio of work, which has resulted in a number of industry awards. He was awarded 2014 Queensland Hairdresser of the Year in the Australian Hair Fashion Awards, and has also been a subsequent finalist in both the Queensland Hairdresser of the Year category and Australian Creative Colourist category. He won the Queensland State Wella Trend vision and has been published in Australian Harper’s Bazaar, Vogue, Highlights Magazine, Noise, Culture, Australian Hairdressers Journal, International Hairdressers Journal, UK Hair Flair, New Zealand Images Magazine, Headway, and the annual Toni & Guy collection books.
Andre takes great responsibility in educating the next generation of hairdressers, and has been involved in the National Ignite the Passion Tour for TAFE hairdressing courses and private hairdressing colleges. He is also an educator and National Ambassador for Wella’s EIMI styling range.
Niquita Miller-Hayes | Technical Director
Originally from the beautiful wine reign of Nelson in New Zealand, Niquita started her apprenticeship at Toni & Guy Auckland in 2007 before transferring to Toni & Guy Edward Street in Brisbane. Working under Andre and Sandra, she completed her apprenticeship and chose to specialise in colour.
Niquita was named the Young Talent State Winner by the Wella Trendvision, the largest colour competition in the world. After completing her intensive colour training and working as a colour technician at Toni & Guy, Niquita moved to the Oscar Oscar salons in 2010, where she started as a colour technician and worked her way up to Technical Director. When the opportunity arose to work with Sandra and Andre again, Niquita jumped at the chance. Having worked mainly as a colourist, they offered her the opportunity to refresh her styling and cutting skills after years of specialising.
Niquita has already had a great chance to show up her styling skills when asked to work alongside Kevin Murphy himself for his recent show in Brisbane.
Junella Hettig | Director
Having started Hairdressing in Auckland, NZ at 15 years old. Junella attended the renowned Serville’s Academy in Auckland. After working with Servilles throughout her training, Junella then took the opportunity to join NZ’s largest salon group Rodney Wayne and then she settled at Maelstrom Hairdressing. It was during this time working with exceptionally dedicated hairstylists, who continued to inspire, teach and motivate her Junella realized her true passion for hairdressing.
In 2008 she moved to Brisbane after her 3rd child. Junella was excited to be offered a position with world renowned hairdressing company Toni & Guy in their Fortitude Valley (Emporium) salon.
“This was an amazing opportunity to start from the bottom and go through 6 weeks of intensive training, learning and perfecting each haircut. It was a completely different way of hairdressing than I had previously experienced, but I gained and learnt so much.’ Whilst at Toni & Guy, Junella was promoted throughout their internal levels to become the Salon Art Director, the most senior level within a Toni & Guy salon. This saw her become responsible for all in-salon training and quality control. During this time she built an incredibly loyal clientelle through her incredible skill set and ability to listen and build relationships with her clients. After 7 years Junella decided to join the Revolution team and work with Andre & Sandra Faiva who she had previously worked with at Toni &Guy.
Taylor Havlin | Stylist
Taylor has been with the Revolution Team for 2 years and has a real passion for hairdressing. Having started her career in Sydney, Taylor joined the Revolution team in 2016 after moving to Brisbane. Taylor is a star on the salon floor and has already built a reputation as a legend of Balyage and Blondes, due to her amazing eye for detail. Her cutting, blow-drying and styling skills are vastly beyond her years and the work she produces on clients has them bouncing out the salon door.