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.
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.
Mackenzie Chisholm | Stylist
Mackenzie has being with Revolution since 2015. She is easily an invaluable member of the team and has quickly built a reputation for her creative colouring, balayage and incredible long hair styling. Mackenzies is also very re renowned as blonde expert who has a real talent for blonde toning and balayage / Ombre.
She is a great all round hairdresser who gives everything to her clients and is very dedicated to ensuring her clients are satisfied. Mackenzie is also the first person within revolution to start and complete her apprenticeship with us, and to see her grow into such an incredible young stylist is amazing.
Mackenzie has also Graduated from the 4 day Kevin Murphy Session Salon course in long hair styling.
Maddie Richmond | Emerging Stylist
Maddie is our go to girl on the salon floor, A fantastic young hairdresser who is well on her way to becoming a great hairdresser. As a second year, Maddie is an integral part of the team who brings everything together, be it beautiful after colour blow-dries, applying colours, or organising everyone from the front desk. With-out Maddie both salons would be lost.