Mayu

Store Manager / Hair Designer

Mayu has been part of the SHINKA Clarence St family since 2011.
As a store manager, she is well respected by her team and strives to offer a comfortable environment to both customers and staff. She is exceptionally skilled in all aspects of hairdressing, including cuts, perms, colouring, and offering professionl advice on styles which enhances each customer's natural contour.
Due to her recommendations, Mayu has built up an excellent reputation amongst her clients.

Jun

Assistant Manager

Jun worked in Harajyuku, Japan for 10 years before moving to Los Angeles and then to Sydney. His mission was to become a global hairstylist; this being successful after becoming a manager in a salon in Sydney. Joining the SHINKA team in 2019, his skill and experience quickly allowed him to be promoted as the new Assistant Manager in the Clarence Street branch. Being an educator in haircuts, Jun demonstrates excellent hair cutting skills. He shows strength in creating an edgy look for short hair styles as well as an airy style using the perming technique. His professionalism is shown through his work and his interactions with his customers. A very popular stylist who you will enjoy your time with!

Taka

Store Supervisor/Advertising Arts Manager

Taka is a experience stylist who has previously worked at an major salon in Tokyo. He joined the Shinka team in 2015 as a Top stylist and since has shown a wide variety of styles and skills from mens business cuts to stylish hair colours to suit each of his clients. Take also displays his artistic style through his photography he is the photographer for the Japanese/Australian magazine Japaralia and is the photographer for our website. He is able to adapt to a wide range of styles and will create a style to suit each clients lifestyle and liking.

Keiko

Top Stylist

Keiko has 10 years of working experience in Tokyo and is a top stylist with some celebrities as her customers. She gained a Diploma from a beautician school in Sydney, and can confidently offer skills she has built through local hair salons. Being a mother of a child, styles you can reproduce beautifully without much time and maintenance is especially her strong point.

Aya (Available on Monday and Tuesday only)

Top Stylist

Aya has amazing skills and has been working for 10 years in beauty field. One of her great skill is Make up. She was a Make up instructor in Japan. She makes sure you leave SHINKA with beautiful look and always gives you nice smile and kindness service.

Mina

Stylist

Mina shows strength in creating bright colours and soft natural curls when styling hair. She has experience in setting and arranging various hair styles and shows confidence in creating a feminine look. She demonstrates consistency in bringing out the best from each individual customer and will be more then happy to recommend a colour and style that will suit the season of the year.

Yuka

Stylist

Yuka has gained quality experience from Japan, New York and now from Australia. She is a skilled colourist who has an abundant of knowledge in the chemicals used and is able to recommend the best product and colour for every individual. Yuka is particularly known for her skills in creating highlights and balayage using not just one, but a whole range of colours. Having the Level 2 HABIA International Qualification, Yuka displays a high standard in her work and has developed her skills to gain trust from her customers.

Mitsuki

Colourist

As Mitsukis parents are both hairdressers, Mitsuki from a young age experienced the beauty industry. During her years at beauty school she has taken part in many competitions and won many awards. Since working in the Sydney Clarence st brach she has taken her talent to another level as she shows her talent and sense of style through her work. She is eager to learn more and constantly works hard to be able to produce the best style for her customers. Come into store and talk to Mitsuki about your next hair color.

Mei

Colourist

Born and raised in Sydney Mei makes use of both her English and Japanese to ensure she can communicate to every customer to understand the needs of each customer through a in-depth consultation . Mei incorporates both Japanese style and Western styles and techniques she learn from both industries to create colours and styles at high standard. Mei shows extensive skill and knowledge with high tone bleach work such as balayage and highlights creating in style trend colours. She can help you find creative colours and natural colors that suits your lifestyle and preference while making sure she keeps the hair healthy and looking stylish.

Eri

Assistant

Having danced from a young age, she is definitely the nimblest member of SHINKA. Her ingenuous character belies her bewitching atmosphere, and she is driven by a desire to improve as well as a sense of curiosity. Having been brought up in the city, she is naturally in tune with the latest trends, and this is a strength for her as a beautician. Many customers claim to feel "healed", and, requested for shampoos and scalp care by both men and women.

Suzuka

Assistant

She joined SHINKA after studying hair and make-up, as well as English, at a school for nurturing specialists in Japan. With her experience of providing hair and make-up in a diverse range of fields, including fashion and advertising shoots, and contests, she is a rough diamond who, although young, promises great things for the future. She has qualifications in make-up, hair arrangement, dress and eyelashes, she demonstrates potential in the field of total beauty. She not only possesses the ability to heal with shampoo and head spas, but, as a native of Kansai, she can also use her strengths in communication to bring a high level of service to her customers.

Koh

Assistant

Koh is an eager assistant who shows a strong passion for the hairdressing industry. He positive attitude towards learning has allowed him to continually grow throughout his time here, showing a strong love to what he does. Koh is very polite to everyone around him which creates a pleasant atmosphere for all.

Miku

Receptionist

Miku welcomes our customers with her bright and bubbly personality. She creates a welcoming atmosphere and helps support both the hair stylist and the customer throughout their time here. She looks forward to meeting you all.

Maya

Receptionist

Maya is here to welcome all our customers with a polite and friendly attitude. She creates a relaxing environment for all, with a smooth transition for the best experience for each individual person.