What People are Saying

“Coming from a family in the service industry where I already knew what international high standards were, I knew immediately that this academy was for me and has that world-class standard I was looking for. Carlton Hair Academy gave me the international platform to become who I am today. They equipped me with the best teachers in the country and the best  tools and products in the world.  They still keep me coming back for constant inspiration. They are and will always be a part of me.”

Kirsty Jooste

Master Stylist, at Carlton Hair Constantia

“Joining the Carlton Hair Academy as a full-time student in 2005 gave me an opportunity to follow my dreams of being a hair stylist. Every day I was taught something new and my skill for doing blow dries, haircuts and colouring hair grew I knew I was doing what I always wanted to do. Ever since becoming a qualified hairstylist in 2007, the academy is still a place I call home. Attending as many courses to perfect my skill and improve my knowledge and understanding of hair in all aspects. Following my dreams and perfecting my skill every year has lead me to travel to places such as London, Paris, Bangkok and recently to Italy to compete as one of the top 20 stylists in the world for the Davines World Style Contest 2018.”

Carey Partridge

Colour Master and Master Stylist , at Carlton Hair Constantia

“I started at Carlton Hair in 2009. I have received the highest standard of education that you can receive in the industry. Carlton Hair has supported me and encouraged me to push myself, to allow me to reach my full potential. I am a qualified hairdresser with an international certification. I have also recently become an assessor for Hairdressing. I have been in the industry for 9 years now and I am still getting the highest standard of education.I have learned and accomplished so much in my time at Carlton Hair. We don’t just have an employer and employee relationship, we are considered a family. I am proud to be working for such a reputable company.”

Shaun Rogers, Manager

Master Stylist and Master Colourist, at Carlton Hair Irene

“I have been with Carlton Hair for 20 years this year.  I started without any hairdressing knowledge, but have gained extensive knowledge throughout my 20-year journey and I am still learning.  Studying through Carlton Hair has opened so many doors and I have had so many opportunities to further my  career  and passion for hairdressing.  I have had the opportunity to  do  courses  abroad,  I  was  a part-time lecturer for 4 years to  help  mould  our  future  stylists,  I  was  a  part  of  the Advanced Academy team as a  trainer  of  the  cutting  courses  etc.  and I  worked backstage with the Allilon team  from  the  UK  for  4  consecutive  years.”

Marisha Cronjé

Manager and Master Stylist, at Carlton Hair Centurion

“Carlton Hair Academy has equipped me with the knowledge and skills to achieve my dreams and goals. I absolutely adore all my colleagues and the lecturers – they have given me lifelong friendships and memories. Itis an uplifting and motivating atmosphere to be around with many talented and creative individuals. Carlton Hair  has allowed me to achieve a national and international diploma equipping me with the skills for my future aspirations. With hard work and dedication, Carlton hair offers many rewarding incentives that gave me the amazing opportunity to travel to Italy in 2018. There is no better institution to consider studying through, because not only do we gain a diploma but rather a  family. Hair is a way of life.”

Angelique Slade

Senior Stylist & Assistant Manager, at Carlton Hair East Point

“Studying at Carlton Academy kept my quality and standard of work at the highest levels due to continuous training. Since then, I became a part-time educator teaching more advance cutting and focusing on barbering. I then became a member of the Carlton Hair Creative Team and am now venturing into a different direction with the Carlton Barber Co.”

Johan Pretorius

Manager at Carlton Hair Bryanston, Educator at Carlton Hair Academy and Carlton Barber Co. creative team member

“My journey began in the year 2015, and that’s the year my entire life changed. I started as an apprentice, and I am proud to say that I am on my way to becoming a qualified hairstylist.  Not only has Carlton Hair  Academy been the basis of my education, but they have helped me mould into the creator that I am today. Carlton Hair is an institute that enriches your education and skills in education in hairdressing on a whole other level. So, if you have the passion for hair, get with Carlton Hair.”

Ashton Bhanou

Stylist, at Carlton Hair Hyde Park

 “Studying and doing my learnership through the Carlton Hair Academy and Carlton Hair salons has not only taught me but also prepared me for world-standard hairdressing platforms. They have an amazing dedication to education and they are passionate about all things hair. I’ve also experienced the individual care and genuine desire to see me and other students succeed. I’ve had the opportunity to work in London and I can gladly say that I didn’t feel intimidated by the high-end salons or fellow stylists as my expertise was right up there with theirs. I can credit this to the amazing training I received at the Carlton Hair Academy and on-going in-salon training while being employed by Carlton Hair.”

Revona Hendricks

Stylist, at Anover Hair

 “I had the pleasure of joining the Carlton hair Team in 2014 as a part time student in the Durban academy and as an apprentice in the beautiful La Lucia branch . Being able to study in college and work through my salon hours at the same time gave me really great hands on experience with the best stylists out there, and I believe that helped push me to be the best stylist I could possibly be. Carlton hair academy has always set the standards in South African hairdressing education so I was honored when I was asked to join the Academy as a part time Lecturer for our Durban branches in early 2019 and I have enjoyed every moment of being a part of our students growth and passion for the industry.”

Michelle Taylor

Stylist, at Carlton Hair, Durban

 “I started my journey with Carlton Durban in 2011 as a part time student, All I had was a dream of becoming a hairstylist, thru Carlton Academy I was able to achieve that dream, the training I received was excellent, I still do courses yearly to improve my skills on color and cutting that keep me updated on the latest trends. I was blessed enough to work in salon with alot of my lectures during my collage years who have helped and pushed me to my full potential. Im blessed to work in this amazing company and wonderful people…”

Faye Moonsamy

Stylist, at Carlton Hair, Durban

 “My journey started 2007 in the hands of Alex Mayer who was my mentor then. Granting me the opportunity to work with the greatest master stylists such as David Gillson. Having had the greatest opportunity to work in Cape Town, which I never thought I would. Training with amazing, experienced international stylist and international training, which they equipped me with the best tools and knowledge about the industry. Being a part of multiple Fashion weeks and meeting well known models, influencers and fashion designers was a great experience and honour. Carlton Hair allowed me to show of my talent in colouring, cutting and blow dry clients. It gave me the platform to find myself as a person and grow and in this industry.”

Namhla Peter

Master Stylist, at Carlton Hair, Melrose Arch, Johannesburg

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