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.
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.
Mikey O'Halloran | DIRECTOR
Michael is an established Senior Stylist with a career that has seen him work in London, Sydney, Melbourne and his Native New Zealand for 17 years. He began his hairdressing career at the age of 15 starting out by styling hair for his school production, completed a course in Hamilton New Zealand, worked as a junior apprentice, placed and won young stylist competitions, and became qualified.
Michael then embarked on his overseas journey where he has had the opportunity to work alongside the artistic and creative directors of high end salons in Sydney, London, and Melbourne, gaining experience in advanced colouring and styling techniques, placed and won international live competitions, worked fashion weeks, and travelled to many other countries across the world.
After returning home to New Zealand eight years ago, Michael has worked as an in-salon educator and at New Zealand Fashion Week, won multiple awards in photographic competitions, last year he was a finalist for Wella Trend Vision 2017 and for the NZARH Editorial Stylist of the Year awards 2017. He has attended many educational seminars in New Zealand and America. Michael has a strong passion for education and educating others, he has also studied and qualified as a Specialised Colourist and an Adult Educator.
Michael is a great listener and communicator who engages with clients’ wants and needs, creating looks that compliment face shape and skin tone, followed by expert advice that allows each client to re-create their personal look at home. Michael loves to spend his weekends with friends and family. He enjoys cooking and entertaining, and he also loves animals.
Taylor Havlin | Stylist
Taylor has been with the Revolution Team for 3 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.
Taylor has a true passion for her craft and is a regular attendee at education events here in Brisbane and Sydney. Always looking to be better and for new techniques stay ahead of the game.