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:: Spotlight :: Salon Melbourne 2012

By: Carmine Pascuzzi

The expo floor will be blazing with non-stop inspiration at Salon Melbourne 2012. With sixteen hours of free shows across the weekend, the expo will make its mark as the ultimate Victorian hair and beauty event for all savvy salon professionals. Every visitor will have the opportunity to improve his or her skill at no extra cost – making it a not to be missed event. Hit up the constant main stage action including three catwalk shows of the must-have looks for Autumn/Winter 2012. Be inspired by Winter Blooms, Enchanted Evening and Gothic Romance and channel the hottest trends into your everyday work!

Keep up to speed with the hottest tips, techniques and trends on the international circuit with our long list of celebrity hair and makeup shows – all free with your registration to Salon Melbourne. Make sure you don’t miss out on:

The Total Look with top editorial makeup artist Kylie O’Toole and celebrity hairstylist Joey Scandizzo who come together to create the latest on-trend total looks - Sunday at 1:15pm.

Gen Y Style with hot young hair and makeup team Jules Tognini and Lauren McCowan, who will share their approach to the achieving techniques as seen on the catwalk and in magazines today – Saturday 3:30pm.

The Body As A Canvas in a live body painting demo with body artist Becca Gilmartin who will share her insider knowledge on the latest in this amazing form of art – Saturday & Sunday 11:30am.

Runway to Reality with makeup artist Nicola Burford, who brings her international expertise for the first time to Salon Melbourne with her main stage demonstration. Nicola will showcase the hottest new looks in makeup direct from the global circuit – Saturday 12:30pm.

Fashion Week Translated with Caterina Dibiase and Heading Out Hair & Beauty Academy show you how to recreate the trend setting hairstyles from fashion week and how these can be re-created on the salon floor – Saturday & Sunday.

Trend Forecast with award winning team from Joey Scandizzo Salon. Be excited and inspired in a show illustrating coming season’s men and women’s hair trends straight from fashion runways and fashion magazine editorial – Sunday 3:00pm.

Plus with 200 brands exhibiting and over 1000 hair and beauty products on show you really won’t know where to start. Improve your skill and technique and make 2012 your best year of business with all the tools and tricks of the trade here at Salon Melbourne.

Salon Melbourne kicks off on Saturday March 31 – Sunday April 1 2012, 10.00am-5.00pm daily.

Registrations open online in January.
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