Wade- Owner-HEad Stylist-Makeup Artist (15 years exp)

Wade-William originally from Newcastle started his hairdressing career in 2004. Trained by the best, Wade has competed nationally and Internationally receiving accolades such as IHS Australian Hairdresser of the Year and two times Oceanic Grand Master with over 120 trophies and accolades Wade is one of the most awarded Hairdressers in Australia. Wade expanded his portfolio and experience working for some of Australia's biggest brands and working backstage with celebrities such as Lady Gaga as well as winning IMATS Beauty Makeup Artist of the Year whilst in Sydney

KARL- Owner-HEad COLOURIST (8 years exp)

Karl whom is originally from Adelaide, moved to NSW in 2010 to study makeup artistry, soon after completing his course he moved to Sydney to build his book working for brands such as Bras N Things and UGG Australia. Karl's Passion is colour and is an expert in colour correction. Karl also is a Maestro in High end Beauty Photography where his work has been published in magazines such as Cosmo,Grazia & Vogue Italia. In 2011 Karl started hairdressing at one of Sydney's high end Day Spa's and has since moved to Newcastle where he felt was the best place to establish a fresh new salon

Shannon-  head stylist (14 years exp)

Shannon is an all-rounder and has you covered on all bases to do with your hair. starting her career in 2005 shannon has just entered her 13th year in the industry. Shannon started her training in newcastle and then moved on to work in some of sydney's most trendy salons and has since moved back to settle down in newcastle and has found her new hairdressing home at wak the salon

Tiah- EMERGING STYLIST+ Makeup Artist


Tiah is our talented apprentice at WAK The Salon.

tiah is a fast learner and has already got the wak signature waves

down to a t. she is completing her certificate in makeup

artistry this year and Has worked on multiple runway shows

is excited to be working on some photoshoots this year as shoots as part

of the wak team. why not pop in for one of the

WAK Signature blowdries with tiah for only $30

EBONI- 1st year Apprentice

Eboni is our newest junior recruit with her down to earth persona and beachy vibe she is sure to make your visit more comfortable with her amazing basin skills . Eboni is excited to be working on creative projects with WAK and will soon be also offering the $30 blowdry deal in the coming months

FLORENCE-Floor Manager

Florence is our floor manager making sure that everyone is happy and no hand is left unlicked. her hobbies include searching for crumbs on the floor and looking at herself in the mirror <3

521 Hunter Street,



        Tuesday 10-9

Wednesday 9-6

Thursday 9-9

Friday 9-9

Saturday 9-4

36 King Street 



Saturday Only 9-6


Newcastle |  4031 8438
Sydney     |  0411 746 568 (call or sms)
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