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Hair & Beauty Co is a distributor of prestige hair & beauty brands. With a focus on innovation and a passion for hairdressing, we’re committed to supporting salons improve and grow.

An enviable line up of salon exclusive brands is just the start of our story, with Hair & Beauty Co fast becoming well known for our high-level education workshops and events, all of which underpin our commitment to the local industry.

The Hair & Beauty Co team is experienced and dynamic, consisting of world class industry experts in the fields of education / technical support, business development, salon growth and customer service.

The Team:

Phil Taylor

– Managing Director 

Phil’s been in the hair and beauty industry for 23 years. Originally as a hairdresser before moving in to brand management and business development, which in various roles has taken him across Australia/NZ, America, Europe, the UK and Asia. Phil started Hair & Beauty Collective in 2017 as destination for SA & NT salons to access world leading brands and education, in addition to collaborating with each other and fostering a true local community. 

Izzy Angel

– Business Development Manager & Technical Educator

Izzy is an absolute gun when it comes to anything hair, with a passion for offering business growth & development opportunities in salon, providing ongoing technical & educational support and getting creative with our amazing brands at HBC – you can rely on Izzy to provide the support your salon and team needs year round.
After spending time in Canada working as a stylist, Izzy returned to Adelaide and got stuck into elevating her career and expertise- since then she’s picked up valuable knowledge along the way that makes her such a valuable part of our team.

Chloe Hegan

– Business Development Manager 

When not practising yoga or cooking up a storm, you’ll find Chloe talking hair. Chloe joined the HBC team late in 2021 having previously held education and BDM roles across Australia and New Zealand.

“I’ve come to love supporting business owners and their teams reach their full potential. Aligning myself with like-minded people and brands is what keeps me inspired. I believe in truly understanding each aspect of your business in order to assist you making the day to day easy, effortless and profitable and enjoyable”.

Katie Kromwijk

– Technical support / Education

Katie has been in the industry for 26 years and over the journey has done it all from lead colour technician with salon groups such as Toni & Guy, platform education work for some of the industry’s biggest brands and years spent in the field as a technical educator and BDM. When not supporting the HBC network of salons part-time, you will find her running her own salon in Adelaide which she launched with partner Matt in 2012 (known for their highly creative colour work).

Katie has a passion for mentoring next generation hairdressers and salon owners and possesses an incredible technical understanding of colour and how the bend the rules!

Simone Wiseman

– Operations & Administration

Simone is our guru behind the scenes, working from the HBC head office, Simone plays a critical role in the operation of Hair And Beauty Co, supporting our partners salons and our internal sales and education teams in addition to assisting in the operational management of our warehouse and inventory. Simone is also involved in the planning and coordination of our many events. Like everyone within our team, Simone is a hairdresser first and foremost and has dedicated much of her life to working across various fields within our industry.

Paris Humphrey

Digital Marketing Manager

Paris is our manager of all things digital, taking care of our social media platforms, events, and in-house graphic design; Paris is here not only to support our team but our clients who need that bit of extra online support. With a background in our industry starting when she was 16 years old as an apprentice, Paris has a passion for hair that’s led her to Hair and Beauty Collective today. When she’s not working or talking our ears off at the office, you can find her at every live music event, eating at the central market, and spending way too much time at her morning coffee spot.

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