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Kim Astro

Kim Astro

Chroma Logo Gold -Chroma Hair Studio Highgate Hill 07 3217 2725 and James St Fortitiude Valley 073161 0712

Kim Astropalitis

Artistic Director
How long have you been hairdressing for?
35yrs and still ahead of the pack.
Awards & Recognition?
1st Open Bridal, 3rd Creative Perming, 3rd Fashion Perming
Hair Design Championships- 1st Runner Up
AHIA Best In Salon Training Nationally
BHBE 2017- 1st place Contemporary Colour
What inspires you about hairdressing?
I’m constantly inspired daily and I love to be the person inspiring others.
What’s your speciality in hair?
My specialty is HAIR!
Hidden Talent? (eg. air guitar/skydiving/netball champion)
Athletics champion for the walk & long distance I was crowned King of the Mountain… a very long time ago.
Describe your perfect holiday?
Sailing and swimming around in the Mediterranean, Greece.
What goals do you have for 2021?
Continue to grow chroma and raise the bar to the next level! Also taking on board new challenges.
Carly Pascoe

Carly Pascoe

Chroma Logo Gold -Chroma Hair Studio Highgate Hill 07 3217 2725 and James St Fortitiude Valley 073161 0712

Carly Pascoe

Master Stylist
How long have you been hairdressing for?
Over 20 years
Awards & Recognition?
Senior Hairdresser of the Year 2002
Apprentice of the Year 2000/01
Hair assistant for AHA Fashion Awards 2002
Assistant at Melbourne and Sydney Hair expo,
Assistant at Matrix Education events including Playground
Member of Chroma Team Winner and Runner Up in Brisbane Hair and Beauty Expo Salon Team Challenge 2018
What inspires you about hairdressing?
Kim Astro, a true inspiration. i have had the pleasure of working beside this amazing woman for the past 10 years and she has been a true inspiration in the hairdressing industry her ability and knowledge of hairdressing has help me evolve in to the hairdresser i am today and for this i am very thankful.
What’s your speciality in hair?
Hands Down Colour -The ability to change someone’s total look with a splash of colour and Maybe my speedy foils.I also enjoy cutting curly hair i have two daughters one with soft natural curls and one with a blonde afro this has pushed me to be able to specialise in cutting curly hair.
Hidden Talent? (eg. air guitar/skydiving/netball champion)
I love to bake up a storm, I enjoy entertaining and sharing my love of cooking with my friends and family.
Describe your perfect holiday?
Fiji- beach, sun chairs and cocktails. Lots of sleeping and relaxing with my family or take me somewhere super cold and snowing like a white Christmas is Canada!
What goals do you have for 2019?
Evolve my love for the Hair and Beauty industry. Learn something new each month!
Isabella Eggins

Isabella Eggins

Chroma Logo Gold -Chroma Hair Studio Highgate Hill 07 3217 2725 and James St Fortitiude Valley 073161 0712

Isabella Eggins

Premier Stylist
How long have you been hairdressing for?
6 years
Awards & Recognition?
I Recently participated in the Matrix colour collective competition and won Australian people’s choice award .
BHBE 2019 – 3rd apprentice ladies cutting.
2019 apprentice of the year
2020 Senior of the year
I am super keen to enter more competitions and training courses to learn as much as I can.
What inspires you about hairdressing?
Hairdressing inspires me to be creative in every way. Every day I get to change the way people feel about themselves and their hair by giving them a new hair look that inspires them to be their best self.
What’s your speciality in hair?
I love to colour as there is no black and white and I can be as creative as my client allows me to be, but most of all I love blonding hair whether it may be foils, balayage or even scalp bleach.
Hidden Talent? (eg. air guitar/skydiving/netball champion)
I have had a great passion for performing and dancing since I was 3!
Describe your perfect holiday?
Relaxing on the beach in the Greek Islands with a cocktail in my hand, working on my natural tan.
What goals do you have for 2021?
Apply for matrix Hot team ,get back into a healthy gym routine, and grow as a stylist!!
Mary Lama

Mary Lama

Chroma Logo Gold -Chroma Hair Studio Highgate Hill 07 3217 2725 and James St Fortitiude Valley 073161 0712

Mary Lama

Premier Stylist
How long have you been hairdressing for?
Since 2012 ( Tens Years)
( Family Business in hairdressing in India, helping mom when I was 15 years old)
Awards & Recognition?
Not yet, watch this space!
What inspires you about hairdressing?
Being more creative , and having an open mind about hair.
What’s your speciality in hair?
Blowdrys and Hair colors, i have recently found a strong interest in
Hidden Talent? (eg. air guitar/skydiving/netball champion)
Crochet ( anything that challenges me )
Describe your perfect holiday?
Sitting beside Enrique iglesias and just live his life for one day.
What goals do you have for 2021?
Win an award for hairdressing, learn and grow knowledge in myself as a stylist and be the best mum i can be.
Lauren Pilcher

Lauren Pilcher

Chroma Logo Gold -Chroma Hair Studio Highgate Hill 07 3217 2725 and James St Fortitiude Valley 073161 0712

Lauren Pilcher

Emerging Stylist
How long have you been hairdressing for?
I have been hairdressing for 3 years
Awards & Recognition?
Has taken part in 2021 colour collective competition!
Senior Apprentice of the year 2020
What inspires you about hairdressing?
I love how you can completely transform someone’s hair to make them look and feel good about themselves!
What’s your speciality in hair?
I feel like I don’t have a speciality yet, as i love all of it! However I’ve been told I give a killer head massage!
Hidden Talent? (eg. air guitar/skydiving/netball champion)
Won 2 silver medals for volleyball competitions in 2014 and 2015. Love experimenting with makeup and special effects.
Describe your perfect holiday?
Cruising and travelling all over the world to learn more about people and their culture. Swimming at as many islands and beaches as possible and just relaxing with my favourite people.
What goals do you have for 2021?
To learn as much as I can this year and become a confident senior hairdresser. Be healthier, travel and go on new adventures with my partner.