co-owner & creative director
John is one of Australia’s most esteemed and innovative hair experts. For over a decade he has worked on the most prestigious Fashion Week shows in New York, Paris, Milan, London and Australia. John’s technical skills and his innate understanding of international hair trends makes him one of the most sought after hair stylists in the industry.
co-owner & colour director
Vincent has been one of Australia’s leading colourists for over 20 years. He is a renowned global artist and teaches colour seminars worldwide. Vincent is known for creating beautiful, modern editorial colours whilst preserving the condition of the hair with his extensive technical knowledge and precision. Colouring many A list models and celebrities that won’t go elsewhere.
Kay has been part of the headcase hair family since 2006. She is well known for her beautiful highlights and knock out redheads. Kay has a loyal celebrity following including Erika Heynatz, Sam Frost, Alice Burdeau and many more. She also has a long standing group of die hard clients that swear by her and her work. Kay loves dogs and is campaigning for a salon mascot!
New Zealand born Bryer has been part of the headcase hair family since 2006. She has worked on many fashion week shows including Chanel, Ellery and Camilla & Marc. Bryer has been involved in editorial shoots for Harpers Bazaar, Oyster and Grazia magazines just to name a few. She is known for her beautiful flowing hair cuts and impeccable styling. Bryer is known for her lovely nature and her friendliness with clients.
Chardae has come to us with 12 years of hairdressing experience. She has been involved in many Fashion Week shows including Alex Perry and Desert Designs, along with numerous Hair Expo shows and events. Chardae has been a part of the Headcase family since 2018 and is known for her humorous, warm nature. She specialises in beautiful blondes, modern balayage and bridal hair.
Max Da Costa
Max is originally from provincial France made the move to Australia in 2016 after completing his years of training in all areas of styling and colour but has a particular passion for the art of balayage. For the first 2 years of his time in Sydney he mastered his position as a senior barber in a premium yet traditional setting and has now reset his sights on doing the same in the world of colour & style thus giving him the greatest of well-rounded experience and technique.
Gus has been part of the headcase hair family since 2012 and has trained exclusively under our creative director John Pulitano. He has assisted on many editorial photo shoots and fashion week shows. Gus is amazing at blowdrying, styling and creating a beautiful aesthetic with his lived in haircuts. He is known for his very sweet personality, making sure his clients are always happy and giving a mean head massage.
Senior Colourist & Graduate Stylist
Racquelle has been a part of the Headcase family since 2016 and has been trained under our Creative Directors John Pulitano and Vincent Nobile. Racquelle is our go to for all things hair extensions; specialising and certified in Great Lengths extensions. She is a part of our Emerging Colourist team creating beautiful highlights and modern balayage looks and loves creating beautiful styled blow dries from soft waves to textured styles.
Blow Dry Specialist
Yaren is our very own in-house blow dry queen. Her specialities are big, bouncy blowdries, her signature waves and extension blowdries. She strives to make sure every one of her clients leaves feeling the best version of themselves. Yaren has worked on many photoshoots in her career including Carla Zampatti; who she looks after every week, Bianca and Bridget the owners of Booby Tape who would like her to be their own personal travelling hairstylist, P.E. Nation and Series Mag. Yaren is a bubbly, enthusiastic stylist who is always excited to make her clients feel fabulous.