Meet the Team

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Laurie Carter
Director

How long have you been in the industry? Just over 11 Years
How long at Salem? Since it was just a twinkle
Where would we find you when you're not behind the chair? Either running things behind the scenes, in the gym, hanging with my friends/fam or eating! (Or a combo of the above)
What is your favourite part of hairdressing? I have always loved blonde hair and I love healthy long hair, so any time I get to play with either of those I'm happy!
Cats or Dogs? My business is named after a cat...
Best gift you've ever received? Hmm.. probably the bungy jump for my 21st birthday!
Favourite Movie? Step Brothers
Scrunch or Fold? Fold. Every time

 
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Kate McAlister
Master Stylist

How long have you been in the industry? 10 Years
How long at Salem? Since June 2015
What is your favourite part of hairdressing? Yarning with clients, making people happy and creating big changes!
Cats or Dogs? Doooogs! <3
Girl Crush? Kate McAlister. Or Jennifer Lawrence
Best gift you've ever received? A trip to Venice and Rome
If you could live anywhere in the world, where would it be? Venice, eye candy and pasta!!
How many pairs of shoes do you own? 50 or 60?
Scrunch or Fold? Fold.

 
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Stefanie Reynolds
Executive Stylist

How long have you been in the industry? 20 years
How long at Salem? Since November 2016
Where would we find you when you're not behind the chair?
Watching live music, out for breakfast or hanging with my fam
What is your favourite part of hairdressing? Transformations and making my clients feel beautiful and confident
Cats or Dogs? Dogs
Tea or Coffee? Coffee
Girl Crush? It's a tie between Marilyn Monroe and Bridgette Bardot
Scrunch or Fold? Fold

 
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Morgan MacDonald
Senior Stylist

How long have you been in the industry? 7 years
How long at Salem? Since January 2018
What is your favourite part of hairdressing? Making people happy and being creative!
Cats or Dogs? Cats
Coffee or Tea? Coffee in the morning, Tea before bed
Girl Crush? Mila Kunis or Demi Lovato
Favourite Movie? 10 things I hate about you
If you could live anywhere in the world, where would it be? Wellington! All my family is here and I couldn't live without them.
Scrunch or Fold? Fold.

 
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Mikaela Tedder
Salon Co-ordinator/Junior Colourist

How long have you been in the industry? Since January!
How long at Salem? Since January 2018
Where would we find you when you're not behind the chair? Running around behind my toddler twin boys!
Cats or Dogs? Dogs
Girl Crush? Scarlet Johanson
Coffee or Tea? Coffee
Best gift you've ever received? My Children
Favourite Movie? We Bought a Zoo
Scrunch or Fold? Fold!

 
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Amber Hudson
Nail and Tanning Technician

How long have you been in the industry? About 5 years
How long at Salem? Since 2016
What is your favourite thing about being a nail technician? Making people happy!
Cats or Dogs? Dogs
Girl Crush? Beyonce or Rihanna
Favourite Movie? Fight Club
How many pairs of shoes do you own? Lots? Mmm too many..
Coffee or Tea?  Tea, and it has to be perfectly made!
Scrunch or Fold? Scrunch (nice and quick)