Hairstyling Workshops

Melissa’s workshop sessions are fun and interactive, designed to teach you the skills and gain confidence to create beautiful hairstyles.

There are workshops for hairdressers and makeup artists, as a well as for parents, and individuals that would like to know how to style their own hair!

For Hair/Makeup Artists

MY NORRIS – HAIR WORKSHOPS

#1 Basic Braiding

Looking for a hands on Braiding workshop where you can learn the basic / classic braids?

Would you like to improve your current basic braiding skills?

Then this is perfect for you!

Melissa will walk the group through each step behind these classic braids, you will learn new and exciting skills that will give you confidence to create beautiful braids for your clients, brides and friends!

This Workshop with Melissa will be a hands on 2 + ½ hour experience where you will learn the basics of:

  • French braids
  • Dutch braids
  • Fishtail braids
  • Twisted Braids
  • Waterfall Braid

Skill Level: Beginner

This class is suitable for all:

  • Hairdressers
  • Makeup Artists

These are Small Group Sessions:  Maximum 8 people per class

RSVP: Contact your local Norris store – 07 33860 860 / info@norrishair.com.au

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#2 Creative Braiding

Looking for a hands on Braiding workshop where you can learn new creative braids?

Would you like to learn different braids to amaze your clients, brides and friends?

Then this is perfect for you!

Melissa will walk the group through each step behind these creative braids, you will learn new and exciting skills that will give you confidence to create beautiful braids!

This Workshop with Melissa will be a hands on 2 + ½ hour experience where you will learn how to create:

  • Dutch Fishtail Braid
  • 3D Pull Through Braid
  • Infinity Braid
  • 4 Strand Braid
  • Crown Braid

Skill Level: Intermediate / Advanced (Basic braiding experience required.)

This class is suitable for:

  • Hairdressers
  • Makeup Artists

These are Small Group Sessions:  Maximum 8 people per class

RSVP: Contact your local Norris store – 07 33860 860 / info@norrishair.com.au

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Hair Waves

Looking for a hands on workshop where you can learn beautiful Glam waves as well as Textured Beachy waves?

Would you like to learn new hairstyling skills to amaze your clients, brides and friends?

Then this is perfect for you!

Melissa will walk the group through each step behind these gorgeous hairstyles, you will learn new and exciting skills that will give you confidence to create day time beachy waves and night time glam waves for your clients, brides, and friends!

This Workshop with Melissa will be a hands on 2 + ½ hour experience.

What you will Discover:

  • Easy steps on how to create glam waves
  • Easy steps on how to create beachy waves
  • How to prepare the hair before styling
  • Which products to use for styling
  • Which hot tools to use for different waves
  • How to make your waves last longer
  • Curling techniques
  • How to create volume in the hair
  • How to create texture

Skill Level: Beginner / Intermediate

This class is suitable for all:

  • Hairdressers
  • Makeup Artists

These are Small Group Sessions:  Maximum 8 people per class

RSVP: Contact your local Norris store – 07 33860 860 / info@norrishair.com.au

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Bridal Upstyling

Looking for a hands on Bridal Upstyling workshop where you can learn simple, on trend Upstyles?

Would you like to improve your current Upstyling skills?

Then this is perfect for you!

Melissa will walk the group through each step behind these upstyles, you will learn new and exciting skills that will give you confidence to create beautiful hairstyles for your clients, brides, and friends!

This Workshop with Melissa will be a hands on 2 + ½ hour experience.

What you will Discover:

  • Easy steps on how to create an upstyle
  • How to prepare the hair before styling
  • Which products to use for different styles
  • Which hot tools to use for styling
  • How to make your upstyles last all day and night
  • Pinning techniques
  • Teasing techniques
  • How to create volume in the hair
  • How to incorporate hair accessories into your updos

Skill Level: Intermediate

This class is suitable for:

  • Hairdressers

These are Small Group Sessions:  Maximum 8 people per class

RSVP: Contact your local Norris store – 07 33860 860 / info@norrishair.com.au

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Styling Session with Melissa

Session Details
One on one sessions are a great way to learn new skills and techniques that will help you feel inspired and have more confidence when creating different hairstyles for your friends, clients or brides. 

Melissa will provide you with skills in achieving gorgeous, on trend and timeless bridal styles and updos, as well as perfecting hair waves, curls and braiding techniques. Melissa will guide you through each style and technique while sharing her hair styling knowledge, tips and tricks that will help better your skills!

Melissa will customise the 3 hour session structure and content to your individual needs and skill level.

Suitable for everyone! You can request what you would like to learn or choose from any of the below for your session!

  • Hairstyles of your choice to learn!
  • Braids of your choice to learn!
  • How to prepare the hair.
  • Easy steps how to create an upstyle.
  • Pinning techniques.
  • How to create volume in hair.
  • Products / tools.
  • Tips and tricks.
  • Different hairstyling techniques.
  • Perfecting styles / waves.

Location: De Ville Apartments Main Beach, Gold Coast

Duration: 3 Hours

Investment: $550

Tools & Equipment: Provided (you can also bring your kit along too if you like!)

Please enquire for dates an more details.

Salon / Small Group Training 

Training Details
The salon /small group training is a tailored hands on workshop.

Learn simple techniques in an intimate, motivational & fun learning environment.  

This class is suitable for stylists with no experience to advance level. 

This is YOUR Salon’s Private Masterclass which means Melissa will customize this day to what your salon would like to learn and go though so you all get the Most out of this FUN intensive training day! 

We can go through hairstyles, braids, waves and techniques. She will guide you through each style while sharing her knowledge, tips and tricks that will help better your skills! You can learn how to achieve gorgeous, on trend and timeless bridal styles and updos, as well as perfecting hair waves, curls and braids. 

This class will make you and your staff feel inspired and confident to create gorgeous hairstyles for your clients / brides

Melissa will also cover how to create good content for your social media, how to take professional photos and videos of your work, useful apps and how to grow your social media accounts! 

Each Private Masterclass is Tailored for you and your salon, just let me know what your salon would like to learn and masterfor your day! 

  • Braiding
  • Bridal hairstyling
  • Up styling
  • Waves
  • How to create good social media content. 

Duration: 3+1/2 hrs HALF DAY or 6 hrs FULL DAY

Investment: Half Day: $825 or Full Day: $1650  

Maximum 5 Staff members from the Salon ($165 per extra staff member) 

Travel service fee to Salons located 20km + from Main Beach. 

For Interstate Training, all Travel expenses including flights and accommodation to be paid by salon. 

Please enquire for more information and dates.

 

Private Masterclass with Melissa

Masterclass Details

This is YOUR Private Masterclass which means Melissa will customize this full day to what you would like to learn and go though so you get the Most out of this FUN intensive training day!

You will learn new skills and techniques that will help you feel inspired and have more confidence when creating different hairstyles for your friends, clients or brides. 

Melissa will provide you with skills in achieving gorgeous, on trend and timeless bridal styles and updos, as well as perfecting hair waves, curls and braiding techniques. Melissa will guide you through each style and technique while sharing her hair styling knowledge, tips and tricks that will help better your skills!

This class is suitable for stylists with no experience to advance level. 

Melissa will also cover how to create good content for your social media, how to take professional photos and videos of your work, useful apps and how to grow your social media accounts!

She will provide everything for the class: Tools, products, mannequin heads etc. (You can bring you own kit as well if you like and we can go through what you are also using too!) All you need to bring is your IPhone and charger!

Each Private Masterclass is Tailored for you, just let me know what you would like to learn and master for your day!

  • Hairstyles of your choice to learn!
  • Braids of your choice to learn!
  • How to prepare the hair.
  • Easy steps how to create an upstyle.
  • Pinning techniques.
  • How to create volume in hair.
  • Products / tools.
  • Tips and tricks.
  • Different hairstyling techniques.
  • Perfecting styles / waves.
  • How to take professional photos and edit them.
  • How to take videos and edit them on IPhone.
  • How to create good content for your social media.
  • Certificate of completion.

Location: De Ville Apartments Main Beach, Gold Coast

Duration: 6 Hours ( lunch Included)

Investment: $1220  

Investment for 2 x Students: $1550 

Tools & Equipment: Provided (you can also bring your kit along too!)

Lunch: Provided

Please enquire for dates an more details.

For Everyone

Parents, Teenagers, Kids & Everyone!

“Hands on BRAIDING Workshop with Melissa”

For parents, teenagers, kids, and hair enthusiasts 

Basic Braids

 Would you like to know how to braid or improve your current braiding skills?

Would you like to know how to braid your daughters or family member’s hair?

Would you like to be able to braid your friend’s hair?

Then “Melissa’s Hands on Braiding Workshop” will be perfect for you!! 

I will guide you through each step behind these basic braids. I will show you tips and exciting skills that will give you confidence to create beautiful braids for your daughters, nieces, friends and family!

My Workshop will be a ‘hands on’ 3 hour experience!

I will teach you step by step how to do the following basic braids /plaits:

–       Classic plait

–       French braid

–       Fishtail plait

–       Fishtail braid

–       Twisted plait

–       Twisted braid

–       Pull through braid

* Each student will receive a ‘braiding starting kit’ to go home with, so you will be able to practice straight away!

Skill Level: Beginner / intermediate (No experience required.)

This class is suitable for:

Parents who are wanting to learn how to braid their children’s hair.

Teenagers / kids / anyone who would like to know how to braid their family and friend’s hair.

Anyone who is interested in learning how to braid someone’s hair whether it be a family member or maybe your best friend!

This class is NOT suitable for: 

–       Beauty Professionals 

–       Hairdressers

(Please see my workshops for hairstylists and beauty professionals!)

These are Small Group Workshops:  Maximum 8 people per class

This is to ensure that I can spend time with each student to help and guide you through each braid!

*All equipment and tools / products are supplied.

*Each student will work on a mannequin head which will be supplied.

Register Your Interest

Complete the form below to receive notifications for future workshop dates for any of the options below. You can select 1 or all!

 

One-On-One Styling Sessions for Adults, Teenagers & Kids

Session Details
Would you like to learn how to style hair?
Would you like to learn how to braid hair, how to curl or wave hair, do simple up styles or learn some new hairstyles?
Melissa will customize the session structure and content to your individual needs and skill level.

She will guide you through step by step giving you skills and confidence to do hair! Melissa will also recommend hair products to use that will help styling hair easy! Also which styling tools to use to achieve different looks!

  • Buns
  • Braids – French / Dutch / fishtail
  • Rope Twists
  • Curls / waves
  • Pony tails
  • Simple updos
  • Product and Tool knowledge

Available as a 2 hour $220 or 3 hour $330 session.

Please enquire for prices and dates.

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