OUR STAFF

JUNE IRVING
Owner

JUNE IRVING

Having founded Bentleys over 40 years ago, June has become renowned for seeing potential in many of the current staff and giving them an opportunity to grow into the best stylist they can.

June has taken a real family orientated approach to the success of Bentleys with many staff describing her like their second Mum.

"Even after more than 40 years I still love it. I love the artistry of hairdressing and I love the lifestyle and I think that shows through not just in my own work but in everyone's who works here. I just think my team is the greatest."

June is always immaculately presented …

Enesa Poskovic
Manager/Educator/Senior Stylist/Makeup Artist

Enesa Poskovic

Enesa started her hairdressing career at Bentleys and has been nurtured by June since her first day. Enesa is armed with a beautiful smile and loves a challenge.

“You want to make the person that walks in the door feel like a million dollars on the way out.”

Teaching the Bentleys apprentices one day per week allows Enesa to pass on the knowledge she has gained throughout the years while also sharpening her own skills.

Enesa also gives back to the community and participated in the 2014 Schwarzkopf Professional Shaping Futures program where she spent 2 weeks of a 8 week program in the …

Suzanne Lai thackeray
Manager/Senior Stylist/Makeup Artist

Suzanne Lai thackeray

Destined to be a hairdresser, having cut her dolls' hair as a child, Suzanne started her career at Bentleys and can't imagine working anywhere else.

"It's great to be part of an awesome team, to feel supported and looked after, and that definitely flows through to making clients feel really comfortable when they come to the salon. I love working with people, I'm drawn to it, so it is wonderful that I can play a part in helping clients feel good about themselves".

Suzanne also likes the creativity and busyness of the job and how it really allows her to spend time with, and get to know, her …

Betty Cantwell
Salon Coordinator

Betty Cantwell

The name 'Betty Cantwell' conjures up images of a bygone era where immaculately presented ladies took great pride in delivering outstanding service to customers.

And that's exactly what Betty brings to the Bentleys team.

Betty has worked in customer service roles her whole life. She loves the people focus in a busy environment and has, since 2010, grown to become the glue that binds everything together.

"It really is the interaction with people that I enjoy about the role. It makes me feel like I play a special part in their experience at Bentleys."

Betty's warm welcomes are always well …

Fab Bhowany
Senior Stylist

Fab Bhowany

Fab has always wanted to be a hairdresser and has more than 13 years of experience within the industry. Her favorite part of the job is cutting and colouring.

Although Fab is one of the most experienced hairdressers at Bentleys, her thirst for knowledge and constant desire to improve is what keeps her motivated.

“What I love about Bentley’s is the focus on the training, making us all improve no matter how much experience we have. It’s that training that goes back to the customer and improves their experience with us.”

Fab is known by her co-workers as passionate and motivated. Her …

Henry Edwards
Senior Stylist

Henry Edwards

Henry has always wanted to be a hairdresser and his enthusiasm is still evident after 10 years of working in the industry.

“I love being a hairdresser because it allows me to create something different.”

Specialising in colourwork and blondeing, Henry loves a challenge and making people feel special. The strong push of education within the workplace has really allowed Henry to improve his skills and advance in his career.

Henry attended the Royal Masters Academy at Schwarzkopf HQ designed for the colour specialist perfecting their craft.

Also, Henry attended two workshops with …

Bjondina Iseni
Senior Stylist

Bjondina Iseni

Bjondina’s fun attitude and bright smile instantly forms a connection with her clients.

“I love meeting new people, making them smile and building their confidence. The great thing about Bentleys is we work as a team. We work together to help the customer the best we can, using each others strengths and improving our skills”.

Wanting to be a hairdresser since she was very young, Bjondina has over 5 years experience within the industry. Known within the store as ‘The Colourist’, Bjondina specialises in hair colours. She loves up-styling and her favourite events are weddings.

Vicki Monaghan
Senior Stylist

Vicki Monaghan

While Vicki has had some time away from Bentleys over her 30 years plus career, she is one of the most widely experienced members of the Bentleys team.

Vicki loves the diversity of the salon in both the staff and clients and all the things that go on day-to-day.

“I’ve always been attracted to working in the beauty industry and even though I’ve been a hairdresser for a long time, there is always something to learn and the training we get at Bentleys is unbelievable.”

Such an attitude sees Vicki returning to the salon energised and excited about what she can offer her clients.

Ashleigh Murphy
Senior Stylist

Ashleigh Murphy

Ashleigh is another up and coming talent at Bentleys and loves styling and colouring. Her passion for hair has been evident ever since she can remember. Ashleigh has a broad love for her job, from the interaction with the customers to the skills and talents required to complete her work.

“Being able to see my work on people and the change in their attitude from when they walk in to when they walk out is really rewarding.”

The instore training offered to the staff allows Ashleigh to constantly improve her skills and take on new challenges as she thrives for perfection.

Ashleigh is well …

Amanda O'Donnell
Senior Stylist

Amanda O'Donnell

Amanda is a well-experienced hairdresser with over nine years of experience. Joining the Bentleys team at the start of 2016, Amanda has already made a great name for herself at the salon.

Amanda has had a passion for hair for as long as she can remember. She specialises in cutting but loves all aspects of hairdressing. 

Amanda is known instore as a team player; someone that is always happy to help others but still happy receive advice and guidance so she can develop herself and improve the customers’ experience.

COURTNEY PLUMB
Senior Stylist

COURTNEY PLUMB

Having spent the majority of her hairdressing career at Bentleys, Courtney has developed into an all-round senior stylist that loves providing all types of haircuts.

Courtney’s favourite area of hairdressing is colourwork and she loves it when a customer gives her the freedom to change their look.

Courtney was Bentleys’ 2014 Apprentice of the Year as well as Student of the Year.

Courtney has a thirst for learning and is always training and updating on the current styles, colours and techniques. She loves bringing these modern skills and ideas to clients whilst ensuring that the best …

Sarah Rule
Senior Stylist

Sarah Rule

Sarah was always going to be a hairdresser. If it wasn’t that she would follow in her mother’s footsteps, it would be because the family home proudly displays photos of her blow drying her Pops’ hair when she was just five.

While Sarah started her career elsewhere, it wasn’t long until she was attracted to Bentley’s and what it has to offer.

“There is just so much training we get and the staff are so experienced and always eager to help me be better. It’s hard not to get excited about coming to work each day.”

Sarah loves the creativity of the job and the interaction with …

Megan South
Senior Stylist

Megan South

Destiny is how you describe Megan's journey to being a Senior Stylist at Bentleys. That's because, ever since she was nine, she has been fascinated with hair and would spend hours styling her own hair and anyone else that would let her.

Since beginning her career in 2009, Megan has developed the enviable skill of being able to easily understand what a client is describing they want and then translating that into a beautiful result.

"Getting to know the client well, and understanding them, is the key to being able to do that because they don't always know the best way to describe what they …

Danny Tan
Senior Stylist

Danny Tan

People who have the quality of congeniality have a gift for getting along with others. They are warm, friendly, and probably well-suited to service roles. With Danny being awarded Bentleys Congeniality Award, it is no surprise that meeting a new client is something that Danny enjoys about being a Hairdresser.

"It is exciting to work with a new clients and gain their confidence and trust. I find it very rewarding and it helps us both create a beautiful style that is perfect for them."

Danny was inspired to become a Hairdresser by Warren Beatty who played a Beverly Hills hairdresser in the …

Bianca Crawford
Junior Stylist

Bianca Crawford

While still at school, Bianca studied some aspects of hairdressing and it sparked a real passion in the field. It took a simple phone call to Bentleys and she was one her way.

Now, as an apprentice, Bianca brings boundless enthusiasm to Bentleys and works right alongside the Senior Stylists to help them create beautiful results for clients.

"Most people don't see the science that goes into the products we use here. It is just amazing but it really allows us to make sure we use the best suited products for each person."

Bianca loves the business of Bentleys and the opportunity to work …

Adelle Ling
Junior Stylist

Adelle Ling

From being an apprentice hairdresser many years ago, Adelle stepped away from hairdressing to explore other opportunities. Coming back, after a few years off, has given Adele a new found love and approach to hairdressing.

“I love the clients, the interaction and looking after our customers".

Adelle has a genuine smile and attitude towards her work. She is constantly learning new things, through her apprenticeship, and is always looking to improve her existing skills.

Gloria Papadios
Junior Stylist

Gloria Papadios

Gloria is a new member to the Bentleys team and is excited to be working in the industry.

"I've always wanted to be a hairdresser and am really excited to be working here at Bentleys. I love working with this great team, our customers and really enjoy the cutting and styling of hair."

Although she is new to the team, Gloria is already renowned for her positive and vibrant attitude and her professionalism with customers. Gloria is enjoying new opportunities to improve her skills and looks forward to helping customers in the future.