About Alana


Alana started hairdressing in 2000 working in well known salons such as H20 Hair and Body and Chemistry for Hair. Completing her training in 2002, Alana at age 18 had the honour of being one of the youngest apprentices to become a qualified hairdresser. She then jumped at the opportunity to go overseas to work for Steiner, an international day spa company and was posted as a hair stylist on the luxury cruise ship, Splendour of the Seas. While visiting ports in the United Kingdom, Europe, the Mediterranean, America and the Caribbean, Alana’s skills were refined working with international crew and clients.

After returning home in 2003, Alana joined the team at Bossy Hair, Windsor. She went on to win the in house company award the the Highest Retail and Colourist of 2004. She also entered the American Crew, Face Off, for 2004 and 2005.
In 2006, while working at Jaffa’s Hair Design, Alana entered the Redkin competition – The Face. She again entered the Face Off competition and won a ticket to the National Finals which was held in February 2007 as one of two finalists for Queensland.

Alana worked at Fadi’s Hair until the end of 2006, where she enjoyed styling many well known Brisbane faces as well as some of the contestants and also the winner of the Miss University Pageant.

In 2007, Alana set up Hair by Popular Demand, she endeavors to bring quality fashion hairdressing to the homes and businesses of many.

Alana has also worked for the Kevin Murphy education team teaching the latest trends, techniques, and products to Queensland hairdressers.

In more recent times, Alana has enjoyed teaming up with wonderful wedding planners and make up artists to help Brisbane brides to truly shine on their big day as well as relocating her salon to the Grange area to enjoy a fantastic work / life balance with her Husband Tim and children Genevieve and Clancy.

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