Emaya Salon was established in 2007 by Monica Hanicar, a hairdresser with 13 years experience in the industry and a passion for education and keeping up with the latest trends. Monica started her business as a boutique home based salon (originally trading as Monified Hair Design) where her vision was to create a salon that offered a personalised, one on one experience for the clients.

In 2015, we moved to our Ferntree Gully location offering more space to accommodate our growing clientele. The level of service remains the same, in that every person who comes through our door gets a tailor made experience where your stylist will be with you from beginning to end of your appointment. We offer a tranquil relaxed vibe in our salon where you don’t feel like you’re being rushed in and out.

Our senior staff consists of Monica, Dana and Michelle who are all advanced colourists and stylists. Monica is an Alfa Parf ‘Colour Master’ Graduate, completing intense colour training in 2016 with an internationally renowned educator and has brought a wealth of knowledge back to the salon. There’s no colour correction we can’t handle!
We always strive to keep up with latest trends and have developed our own signature balayage and foiling techniques to ensure every client leaves with a personalised ‘couture’ hair colour.

Our Junior Staff are Natarsha and Paris and are already on their way to becoming superstar stylists. We have a very strict and structured approach to training our Junior stylists to ensure they produce the same quality of work as what’s come to be expected at Emaya Salon. We only take on the most friendly and passionate individuals to fit in with our salon culture.

We have also been selected to style hair for many prestigious events in Melbourne including:

Crown Towers Spa–  Logies, Brownlow, Spring Racing Carnival 2015 & 2016
Miss Universe– Victorian State Finals 2016
Myer A/W Fashion Launch 2017 (as part of the Kevin Murphy team)

As well as styling countless weddings for our beautiful brides over the years!

In 2017 we will be launching some new and exciting things in the salon including VIP nights, a ‘Signature Style’ range and Gift Vouchers for our clients so to keep up to date with our latest news follow us on Instagram and Facebook!



Dana is one of our senior stylists and specialises in all aspects of colour, haircutting and styling. She is an expert at balayage application and creating the perfect blonde.

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Michelle brings with her a wealth of talent and 16 years industry experience. Michelle specialises in event and formal styling, having styled many high profile events in Melbourne.

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Tarsh is our head apprentice and has already found her passion in hairstyling and colour.
She excels at every new skill she is taught and is well on her way to becoming a superstar senior stylist which is what’s come to be expected at Emaya Salon.

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