Jess Bowen

Jess Bowen

Mudhoney Bangalow is Jess’s fifth Salon in Australia. Having worked in the hair industry for 22 years she has owned and operated much-loved salons in Sydney and Byron Bay. Her unique style and attention to detail are expressed in both her cutting and the beautiful salon she has created. Jess is thrilled to have created a home for some of Australia’s most talented and dynamic hairdressers at Mudhoney Bangalow.

Bec Rose

Bec Rose

Bec is a sydney trained stylist with 17 years experience in the industry. Having worked in the Byron shire for over ten years, she has gained a large, and very loyal clientele.

She brings immense passion and talent to her work, specialising in the areas of balayage (and lived in colour), freehand cutting and colouring, damaged hair, colour correction, foiling, fine hair and styling (including polished blow waves and tong sets).

Her passion is to enhance the hairs natural health and texture, creating seamless, low maintenance styles which complement your natural tones, texture and lifestyle.

Anita Bauer

Anita Bauer

Anita has been a hair cutting specialist since 2007, working with the Mudhoney team for over 2 years. Having trained and worked at one of Melbourne's most renowned Toorak salons for 8 years, her haircutting and precision barbering skills are second to none. She has an affinity for freehand dry cutting, which allows her to work with your hair’s natural movement. 

Anita is the go to specialist for all curly and wavy hair types, and has a strong following of clients that embrace their natural texture. Her work is effortless and easy to maintain. Anita has a keen eye for detail, particularly in precision men’s cuts, feminine short hair and sharp bob’s. Whether you rock a mess of curls, love a textured bob and bangs Anita is the woman for the job! 

Having worked styling hair for Kevin Murphy and Australian Fashion Week, Anita has translated her expertise into the salon to create on trend styles. Including beautiful polished waves, undone textured beach waves, and effortless wedding hair. 

A passionate stylist with a relaxed and effortless approach to her work, she thrives when building genuine relationships with clients. Anita has a keen intuition for what works, and has a vested interest in her client’s happiness. 

Grace Bourke

Grace Bourke

Grace completed her hairdresser training in London and has spent the last 15 years working exclusively in high-end salons in both Sydney and Melbourne. Having completed an invitation only L'Oreal Colour degree in 2015, she is thrilled to bring her unique colour composition skills to Mudhoney Bangalow.

Her passion lies in creating tailor made colour that matches perfectly with your needs. Grace’s foiling techniques allow her to create creamy blondes and seamless balayage. Colour correction is an art form she has also spent significant time perfecting. “I really enjoy getting to know my clients and building a strong rapport to ensure that they are getting the most out of their hair and love their salon experience.

Clare Moriarty

Clare Moriarty

Inspired by all things creative, Clare is a passionate and innovative Hair and Makeup Artist who has spent her career working across Sydney, Melbourne and Byron Bay for the past 8 years. Clare has spent the early part of her hairdressing career in Sydney working at some of the most prestigious salons including PREMA in Surry hills and Bondi and Head over Heels in Newtown. Having worked extensively in the fashion industry Clare has a remarkable ability to work with clients to create seamless connection between hair and makeup.

Clare excels in events, bridal hair, fresh, glowing makeup and specialises in textured cuts and technical precision.  Clare cuts hair to create variation and give the look a lived-in effect. Clare loves to work with curls and natural textures as well as thick, long hair, finished naturally or with beautifully polished blow-dries, glam waves or beach textures. 

Clare never shies away from a challenge and embraces clients who are excited for a transformation! 

Zoe Pickles

Zoe Pickles

Zoe has been working in the industry for the last 13 years, with the majority or her time spent with one of Melbourne's most prestigious Toorak salons. Coming back to her home roots of Byron Bay two years ago, she has been meticulously trained by some of the industry's best and brings with her the highest level of professionalism, care and attention to detail. She is incredibly passionate about her craft and loves helping her clients express their personal style.

Zoe specialises in freehand dry cutting and blonde colour work, and is best known for her precise, fine foiling. Whether you're natural or platinum blonde you are in the best hands with Zoe. She caters to clients of any colour palate, whether it's soft and seamless or progressive and high fashion. She also has a large short haired female clientele and loves creating edgy unique looks whilst still maintaining a soft, natural feminine touch. She has perfected the perfect balance with her longer styling and cuts as well. From an effortless twisty blow wave, and beach texture to a polished, sharp prevision cut bob or something that's soft and sophisticated she has you covered.