Flamboyant Narrabeen hair stylist Mario Murace believes every client deserves his complete focus and a very personalised service to create a look that is second to none.
COVERED. found out what he loves about his work.
HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN IN THE BUSINESS?
At the age of 15 I chose hairdressing, 35 years later I’m still loving my career.
WHERE DID YOU TRAIN?
I started as an apprentice at Shape Hair and Beauty in Warriewood with David Furzer and later moved on to own the business when I bought it in 1985.
WHAT WAS YOUR FIRST JOB?
Hairdressing at Shape Hair and Beauty.
HAVE YOU ALWAYS LIVED IN THIS AREA?
Yes, I grew up in Collaroy.
WHAT DO YOU LIKE ABOUT THIS AREA?
The sun, the beach, the family and community atmosphere.
WHERE ARE YOUR CUSTOMERS FROM MAINLY?
The Northern Beaches and the North Shore.
WHEN DID YOU OPEN THE SALON IN ITS CURRENT LOCATION?
Shape Hair and Beauty was reborn in Narrabeen in August 2015.
WHAT IS YOUR CLIENT AGE RANGE?
Our clients range from the age of 25 to 80 years. We also cater for school formals, weddings and social events.
WHAT DO YOU LIKE BEST ABOUT YOUR WORK?
Pleasing my clients and helping them feel confident and good about themselves. I also enjoy meeting new people.
DO YOU ENJOY CUTTING & COLOURING?
My work is my passion.
HOW IMPORTANT DO YOU FEEL HAIR IS TO MOST WOMEN?
Very important as it is a woman’s crown of glory.
WHAT DOES YOUR SALON OFFER THAT OTHER’S DON’T?
We pride ourselves on our silver service and quality of workmanship.
WHAT IS YOUR AIM FOR YOUR CLIENTS?
To bring the best out of each and every client’s hair, we love to make each individual feel happy and glamourous.
HOW DO YOU ENSURE THEY GET THE BEST LOOK FOR THEM – THE CLIENTS SOMETIMES HAVE THEIR OWN IDEAS?
Through good communication and taking the time to consult every client individually.
WHAT’S YOUR BEST PIECE OF ADVICE ON HAIR?
Use quality hair products to care for your hair at home and to maintain hair heath and colour longevity with regular visits to your hair professional.
Hair styling & cutting
Hair colouring treatments
Formal hair styling
Lash & brow tinting
Shape Hair & Beauty 1 Lagoon St, Narrabeen NSW 2101
02 9913 9777 // www.shapehairandbeauty.com.au
Open: Tues to Wed: 9am-5pm; Thurs: 9am-9pm; Fri: 9am-5pm; Sat: 9am-4pm