Hairdressers Unite to Help Victorian Hairdressers in Lockdown

Victorian Hairdressers whose salons are closed in Stage 4 COVID lockdown are being supported by hairdressing industry members through a new fundraising program on the Aftermath HairEd. Facebook platform. 

Hearts 4 Vic is the new four-week offering of Adam Ciaccia and Kobi Bokshsish’s Aftermath HairEd and in conjunction with Julie Mahony of Pierrots Hair Studio, Perth and team* who has set up business and wellness sessions called Mentoring Marathons.

On Mondays, Aftermath Hair Ed platform will present the most amazing array of creatives lined up including Mark Hayes and the Sassoon Artistic Team, JB Marzella, Sharon Blain, Kobi Bokshish, Stevie English, Lorna Evans, barber Naser Lamy and Dany Pato, Aili Puss from Estonia, and Pete Walstab of Excellent Edges.

On Wednesdays, a Mentoring Marathon @Aftermath HairEd will commence at 6pm with segments on business, mental health and wellness by experts in their fields.  Mentors include Bernadette Beswick, Sharon Blain, Judith Lowe, Nicole Healy, Julie Piantadosi, Cameron Pine, Linda Woodhead and salons Biba, Elysium Hair, Joey Scandizzo and Togninis.

Julie Mahony said that each Mentoring Marathon would provide four, concise sessions to help hairdressers plan to move forward, plan, cope and grow in COVID times.

All sessions will be free for Victorian hairdressers.  

Other attendees are asked to make a donation to assist their counterparts whose businesses are on hold using this link:  

All donations are being collected by registered charity, Hair Aid, and those over $2 are tax deductible.

The funds raised will be converted to shopping vouchers to help hairdressers who are struggling to buy everyday items like groceries.

The program will run for four weeks starting week commencing Monday 18th August.

How to access Hearts 4 Vic Education:

Monday 17th August  @Aftermath HairEd on Facebook

4.00pm Kobi Bokshish – Live Cutting Session

5.00pm Stevie English – Live Colouring Session

6.30 Sharon Blain Live Hair Up Session

Wednesday 19th August Mentoring Marathon @Aftermath HairEd on Facebook 

6pm Judith Lowe              Recognising Depression

6:15 John Hickey              The stress cycle, good and bad hormones from the brain, breathing, focus, and its impact on the mind.

6.30 Sharon Blain             Inspiration and Motivation on Creating a Winning Collection

6.45 Nicole Healy             Social Media Effectiveness

(*Julie’s team comprises: Jenny De Oliviera of Aveda, Pauline McCabe of Rock, Paper, Scissors, Jenni Tarrant of Bond Hair Religion, Selina Tomasich of Hair Aid and Leanne Cutler of Siren Marketing).

Anyone with questions should make contact on Facebook Messenger @Kobi Bokshish Page and Julie @Julie Anne Mahony.