About us

About us

Karla Middleton and her team have always believed the freedom to do what you want, when you want, is of utmost importance. And now with her 2nd salon in the area, Karla is offering Whitsunday & Airlie Beach women and men the opportunity to be exactly who they want to be. Karla and her team are renowned for there cutting and colour work, extensions & bridal hair styling. She even does dreadlocks & japanese permanent and keratin straightening and all types of extensions.

Figurehead Hair Salon is a bright and airy  salon right on Airlie Beach’s main beach close to all the resorts and villa’s, offering great views of the ocean and gentle sea breezes. It is a relaxed tranquil environment to get away from the stresses of life. There is even a wine offered to guests late of a afternoon!

Maintaining the most natural beautiful hair possible with Chi Eco Colour & Redken 100% ammonia free colour. Safe to use on pregnant & breast feeding women & cancer patients.The vision for the salon is to have everyone leave happy. The motto for the salon is “Keeping hair as natural as possible”

Weddings

Whitsunday Weddings Hair & Makeup

Whitsundays leading wedding hair and makeup stylists, Figurehaed Hair Salon provides Makeup & Hair Styling for your perfect Whitsunday wedding with 30 years experience

Enjoy the surrounds of a lovely salon surrounded by coconut trees overlooking the turquoise waters whilst getting your hair and make up done for your special day! We even supply some nice champagne for wedding parties

Offering superb service and attention to detail the team at figure head evoke a relaxing environment where the wedding party can sip champagne and relax. This is Karlas second successful salon in the Whitsundays she has 30 + years of experience both in Australia & internationally dressing hair for weddings and amazing parties she also sews hair instead of using pins which is different and leaves hair soft & feminine with a tousled effect and is comfortable and stays in all day actually for days.

On DayDream Island we would dress hair for up to 5 weddings a week! Using Chi & Redken ammonia free products which are great for the environment and also for humidity control.

Top styling tips for your glamorous wedding

  • Keep it timeless sexy & simple.
  • Consult with your stylist well before hand of what you would like done if you cannot get in for a trial then have photos or pictures of what look you are going to have as it makes it a lot easier for the stylist for your day!
  • Shampoo the night before twice with a good salon shampoo and minimal conditioner only midlengths & end’s consult with your stylist about it first. Really fine minimal  conditioner.
  • Use a treatment the week before leading up to the wedding for lusture & shine.
  • We offer the time a bride need’s for her special day without any rushing! Also in the arcade and across the road are Beauty and Nail Salons.