Emaya Salon was established in 2007 by Monica Hanicar, a hairdresser with 19 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 and in 2024 we upgraded our space to our current location in Beaconsfield.

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  are all advanced colourists and stylists. Monica attended a ‘salon creative’ 3 day course in Rome in 2019 which focused on high fashion haircuts and colours. She is also a freelance educator for our colour brand Alfa parf and our hair extension brand Showpony. Two of our staff are Alfa Parf ‘Colour Master’ Graduates, completing intense colour training in 2016 and 2018 with an internationally renowned educator and have 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. With a high focus on education and being at the top of our game,

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, National Final 2019
Myer A/W Fashion Launch 2017, Myer Spring Fashion Lunch 2017, Melbourne Fashion Week 2017 + 2018 (as part of the Kevin Murphy team)
Miss World and Mr World Australia  Styling hair for the Victorian and National Final 2019

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

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!






Alisha is our 2nd year apprentice and has already mastered the skill of styling, foils and basic haircuts. She has a strong passion for the industry and furthering her education.


Amber is our 1st year apprentice and is already an expert at smooth blowaves and head massages! Her bubbly personality ensures you're always guaranteed a great conversation when booked in with her