Renya Xydis

Regularly featured in globally renowned publications Vanity Fair and Vogue, industry leader Renya has travelled the world as hair director on international runway. Renya has travelled the world as hair director on international runway shows including Zimmerman. She is the driving force of creativity for her two Sydney salons, pushing the boundaries of hair creativity.

Peter Thomsen

Recognised internationally for his colour and signature styling looks, Peter brings his passion for texture inspired from runway shows to celebrities. Peter joined the Dyson team in 2018, supporting the successful global launch of the Dyson Airwrap styler.

Joey Scandizzo

Joey’s unprecedented success has taken him around the world to the setsof prime-time TV programs and radio shows. Among his endless list of accolades, he has also been awarded Australian ‘Hairdresser of the Year’ on four separate occasions and is reigning 2018 Hair Expo ‘Hairdresser of the Year’. An industry leader, a magician in his craft and a mentor to upcoming names in the industry, Joey is a trusted hair fashion spokesperson.

Frank Apostolopoulos

One of Australia’s most influential hair creatives, Frank has beenawarded the title of Australian ‘Hairdresser of the Year’ five times and continuously challenges the norm of Hair artistry. The Melbourne based hairdresser and creative director of Australia’s Biba salon group who recently opened BYFRANK salon is known for his inventive and arresting hair imagery, which has seen him rise through the ranks to becomeone of Australia’s leading figures in hairdressing.

Jayne Wild

Creative Director of three Wild Life salons in Sydney (Milson’s Point, Surry hills and McMahons Point), Jayne is a force to be reckoned with in the hair industry. Jayne has been the recipient of the highly-coveted Hair Expo ‘Hairdresser of the Year’award in 2004, 2008 and 2011 making her the first female to have won the titlethree times in the Hair Expo’s 26-year history.

Damien Rinaldo

Three-time winner of AHFA Australian ‘Hairdresser of the year’ and alsoreigning AHFA Australian ‘Hairdresser of the year’ for 2018. Damien opened award winning salon Boris the Cuttery in Adelaide where his authentic and honest hairstyles made him oneof Australia’s leading hairdressers. He has educated across the globe for the last 15 years and his work has been seen in leading international magazines and fashion shows includinghair directing L’Oréal Melbourne fashion festival.

Following the monumental success of the Dyson Supersonic™ hairdryer and the game-changing Dyson Airwrap styler, Dyson are fortifying their stance as industry leaders: revealing their Australian Ambassador lineup for 2019.

And boy is it a good one.

Culminating the talents of six accomplished stylists from across the hair sphere, Dyson’s elite group of Australian Styling and Education Ambassadors will spearhead the brand’s editorial and educational activity over the year’s course – starting with a dynamic showcase at this year’s AHFA’s.

Editorial queen Renya Xydis (Valonz) and International celeb stylist Peter Thomsen (Chelsea Haircutters) will continue to facilitate education as Dyson Styling Ambassadors for 2019.

Joining the duo are three-time Australian Hairdresser of the Year Jayne Wild (Wildlife Hair) and reigning AHFA Hairdresser of the Year Damien Rinaldo (Boris the Cuttery), both of whom will bring their editorial expertise and hairdressing knowledge to their new roles with Dyson.

Rounding out the talent-packed troupe for 2019 are five-time Australian Hairdresser of the Year Frank Apostolopolous (BIBA) and current Hair Expo Hairdresser of the Year Joey Scandizzo (Scandizzo Salon), who, along with the aforementioned stylists, are undoubtedly among the industry’s most sought after figures.

Touring Australia across the year, Dyson’s newly announced team of Ambassadors will host a series of look and learns – each showcasing their methods for achieving the most sought after hair styles using Dyson’s game changing technology.

First up, the Australian Hair Fashion Awards on Sunday 14th April, where the team will unite for a showcase of supersonic proportions. Next, the team will flock to Perth (27th May), Melbourne (26th August) and Sydney (11th November) for the first Dyson Professional Education Roadshow.

Of the announcement, Tom Crawford (Dyson Global Research and Development Director, Personal Care) says; “Developing products to protect your hair from extreme heat damage, while providing you with the ability to create a superior style, remains paramount to Dysons’ engineers and hair scientists.”

“Working with passionate industry professionals is also vital to understand your hair styling habits and needs,” he continues. “We are excited to welcome the new members to Dyson’s Styling Ambassador team.”

We can’t wait to watch this exciting journey unfold!

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