Barry & Debbie Page have a passion for the industry which has in the past led them to build and develop Swan Hill and then Mildura Hair & Beauty College. This passion and commitment to education was the culmination of many years experience within the industry.
Focus is now upon giving our customers the specialized and caring service from our rural abode in a personal but professional environment, utilizing our many years of experience and our many and varied skills both in Hair and Beauty. Our passion for this industry and people has many benefits for our clients.
Barry originates from England and worked in London for Vidal Sassoon, was a member of the Sassoon artistic team which travelled England, Europe, Australia & New Zealand conducting hair shows, seminars and photo shoots for seven years.
Barry has been mentored by the great Vidal Sassoon himself and other hairdressing gurus such as Trevor Sorbie & Annie Humphries.
Since coming to Australia Barry has owned a number of salons from Toorak to the Mornington Peninsula and continued to work as a platform artist, motivator and educator for hairdressers both in Australia and overseas.
Prior to moving to rural Victoria, Barry held the position of Director of Education for Haircare Australia. This involved organising and facilitating education courses, teaching as a platform educator, in salons & colleges while travelling about Australia, China & Taiwan visiting salons and staging hair shows.
During Barry’s career he has styled the hair for Kate Moss, Naomi Campbell, Cliff Richards, Russell Crowe, James Reyne, Sigrid Thornton to name a few, he is now settled in rural Victoria with his wife Debbie.
Debbie Page has been in the hairdressing industry for over 30 years, started her career with Stephen Mow who was well known as Artistic Director for Pivot Point.
After completing her apprenticeship Debbie moved to Newcastle and worked for a well known Newcastle salon. To further her career she then moved to Cairns and worked for Louise Ferguson who was Hairdressing Judge for Work Skills International. She became an important member of Louise Ferguson’s team being trained in management and leadership skills as well as advancing her already extensive knowledge of hairdressing. She has worked on Hair shows with Barry Page in Brisbane and the Gold Coast and also with Christian Alexander who was Artistic Director for Maddisons.