Highly ambitious, driven and inspired by a passion for design, culture and fashion, Ida’s career has spanned 30 years. In that time she has continued to attract high profile clients, worked in TV and music and travelled both nationally and internationally to work on runway shows – all while running the hugely successful ORBE. ORBE has just celebrated 20 years in business and opened a second salon in North Adelaide.
The ORBE brand is contemporary, strong and confident: a brand that appeals to a wide audience and is consistent in its professional execution of anything the client demands – but at its core it is always at the forefront of the industry. This is also Ida’s personal ethos that drives her ever-evolving love affair with the
hair and fashion industry. .. read more..
Highly skilled and with a loyal network of clients, Joe Cimmino leads Orbe Hair with over 30 years of experience.
Trained in Adelaide, his first salon Colstein’s on Peel Street thrived in the experimental era of hairdressing. There he learnt the craft of hair cutting, before jetting out to work in Covent Garden, London throughout the 1990s during the height of Brit Pop.
In 1994, Joe established Orbe Hair with Ida Tirimacco, now considered one of Adelaide’s leading salons. In 20 years they have established a large clientele, as well as often being the first choice for celebrities who visit Adelaide. .. read more..
SALON COORDINATOR / SALON MANAGER
An integral member of the Orbe family, Rosita is our Salon Manager who keeps the salon running smoothly. Gracious, bubbly and calm amidst the buzz of our busy salon, she can always be relied upon to have tried the latest product and give you her honest and much-valued opinion. Her cult favourite product? A tie between Sebastian Whipped Crème and Sebastian Liquid Gloss – both perfect for creating relaxed beachy hair – sans frizz and with added shine.
“I love the energy of working at Orbe – seeing customers walk away looking the best version of themselves is the best part of my day.”
One of the biggest smiles you have seen, Soula is always lending a helping hand with no issue ever too big or too small. With a passion for mentoring her team, Sula is dedicated to training and developing great customer service skills within each individual team member.
Being around so many creative minds give’s Sula great drive to further within our business and within her creativity, she can see so much passion in our work and loves being a part of this creative bunch. As customer service is the core or her role she thrives off our clientele being extremely diverse and she strives to be a lateral thinker so that she can delight at every opportunity.
A perfect day or work for Sula is a day that is seamless with heightened creative energy, along with her go-to product being Kevin Murphy Bedroom Hair, because every day starts there.
Our lovely salon coordinator Cathy is driven especially by the passion her team has for their work, and she loves how well such a big team works together. One of the best things in a workplace is the praise you receive for the hard work you have done and Cathy truly loves the culture of our team here at ORBE.
Cathy’s key focus is customer service however she not only loves to have happy clients, she also strives to have happy staff in the salon too. Cathy’s perfect day at work involves a full team smiling with their client in the chair.
Cathy is a warm & enthusiastic team member and is an integral part of our front of house team. Her dream product is Kevin Murphy – Smooth Again… Be gone with those frizzies!
It’s likely you’ll have seen Janelle’s handiwork in various publications around Adelaide, including the Sunday Mail, Parade Magazine and Oyster Magazine. Having worked with the likes of Samantha Harris and Georgia May Jagger at Mercedes Benz Sydney Fashion Week in 2014, when she’s not working at high-end fashion parades, Janelle loves nothing more than working closely with her clients at Orbe and recommending only something that will work well for their face, hair texture and lifestyle. Paying special attention to the small details when finishing a style, her favourite look right now is textured beachy hair and long-hair styling.
“I love using a sea salt spray for the ultimate tousled beachy vibe. This look works so well with our lifestyle here in Adelaide – it’s effortless and sexy all at the same time.”
A stylist with 5 years experience under her belt, Tara not only excels at creating classic and contemporary cuts for her female clients, she revels in creating sharp, clean and precise cuts for men. A hair and makeup artist whose handiwork has appeared regularly on the pages of The Advertiser and Parade Magazine, Tara has also worked backstage at Mercedes Benz Australian Fashion Week and The Voice Kids. With a flair for creating special event styles including hair braids and vintage style, Tara loves working with clients to create creative and inspired looks.
“I love working closely my regulars and with new clients to interpret their creative vision in a way that makes them feel good about themselves and look beautiful.”
Mark has a few tricks to help keep his clients on top of their beauty regime, he’ll be sure to keep you on top of looking after your hair, makeup, brows and lashes and we say its best to book in with Mark to find out his top tips.
With hair and jewellery being two of his favourite things Mark is obsessing over Hair-Jewellery. It’s on-trend and Mark is thoroughly enjoying styling with beautiful pieces. Let’s see what this year has to bring for our stylish Mark.
If you want luxury, Mark recommends going for the Kevin Murphy range which has all the luxe from packaging to product to fragrance.
Mark’s specialty is the nice era “subculture” specific techniques in both hair and makeup, finger waving, cut throat shaving and authentic makeup. He is your man to tackle a specific era.
Mark has been able to move to the other side of the world and do what he loves most, now he is settled in Adelaide and ready to make his “Mark” on our beautiful city one client at a time.
Our stunner Sophie is a bright & happy team member with a smile you won’t miss in the salon. She is currently obsessing over pastels and cool tones and has been trialing a lot of new colours while creating unicorn looks and pretty change of season makeovers.
Sophie’s product of choice is the Shimmer Shine by Kevin Murphy as she believes “who doesn’t love a bit of Gloss & Sparkle?”
With her passion for balayage Sophie specialises in this technical colour technique and she loves customising colour to suit each individual client, making them look and feel beautiful.
Pinching herself while working alongside Alexis George for a bridal editorial, she is also loving the runway/catwalk competitions.
The compassionate one of the team Jenne loves looking after her clients with a little or a lot of TLC.
Obsessing over colour, not just colour but high fashion colour, Jenne is enjoying her first year learning different mixes to create extravagant shades. Keep your eyes peeled, Jenne will be creating unicorns and mermaids in no time!
Jenne is obsessed with keeping her hair healthy using Revival Cream, or the daily KMS 2 in 1 Spray to protect those ends from the heat of the tools.
Making someone feel good is what drives Jenne in her hair career, its always a highlight having a happy client and Jenne is confident she can create this on a daily basis.
Our bubbly first year stylist, Tobey, is always smiley & enthusiastic. With a charm like his it’s no wonder our clients are doting on his fabulous head massages.
Tobey is a total fashionista, his outfit is on point and he loves to incorporate bright colours. A love of fashion drives Tobey’s inspiration and style into his creations, he is known as the stylish kid in town.
Braids, upstyles, & Curls are Tobey’s passion so if you’re off to a festival Tobey is your man.
Thriving on team work and making people feel good is Tobey to a T, this makes each and every work day a dream.
Let Michaela treat you to an experience you deserve, with her friendly and approachable personality you won’t be disappointed.
Because some people think blondes have more fun Michaela is one of many and LOVES playing with different blonde tones with her clients always feeling refreshed walking out of the salon. The Kevin Murphy Shimmer Me Blonde is her favourite product to use at home and in the salon, she says it’s the perfect take home product for all her blondies.
As the newest member to our team Michaela is loving the learning experience and is enjoying playing with different colours and tones. With so many different techniques Michaela is thriving to try them all. Styling is also another interest and we can’t wait to see what she has to bring to the salon in the next few years.
With the ever-changing world of style, Michaela is excited to see where the hair industry might lead her in the coming years and is super excited to be growing within the ORBE team. Look out for this little blondie she sure has more to come.
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Our very own English rose, Steph has a stellar CV, starting with her extensive training in the UK at the prestigious Bury College. A passionate ambassador for Guinot here in Australia, Steph first trained with their products in 2008 while working at the award-winning salon Aura in 2008 – 2011 in England.
In 2011, Steph moved to Australia and has been a highly skilled and valued member of the Orbe team ever since. Having been at the forefront of beauty – using brands before they became mainstream in Australia; Steph is responsible for introducing cult brands such as Guinot and Essie to the Orbe salon. .. read more..
Jo takes a lot of pride in her work and is somewhat of a perfectionist when it comes to skin. She is loving the new Guinot facial “Hydra Peeling” as it reveals fresh new skin and instantly restores radiance and hydration.
With the passion for good skincare and always sticking to her facial regime, Jo is your girl for the perfect skin. Jo always strives to further her knowledge within the Guinot range and also believes in looking after your body from the inside out. Jo believes Massage is a key treatment for your body to be able to perform at its best.
Jo’s pinch-me moment was when she has massaged Kate Cebrano, all the celebs are wanting her massages now!
An honest friendly & passionate therapist is every client’s dream and we have her right here, Melissa with 5 1/2 years experience in the beauty industry.
Melissa loves creating natural beauty through her makeup skills including her striking eyebrows. Keeping skin dewy & clear is her work of art.
Melissa – “There is no better feeling than having a client leave with a smile ear to ear”.
Orbe has opened up some amazing opportunities for Melissa such as photo shoots & runway.. she pinched herself to be able to work for Goldwell at their Colour Zoom evening in 2017 & to apply makeup for SA style magazine.
This is something she has always dreamed of and now her dreams are coming true.
With all that wit how could Mandy’s clients not love coming in to see her? .. Without a doubt, they will leave with a smile ear to ear and sore cheeks from all the laughs!
Giving a client a makeover from top to toe is Mandy’s perfect day in the salon, From facials to perfectly sculpted toenails Mandy is your lady for all the glam events. Mandy’s also loves the prep days with facials packs and her favourite products being the Guinot skincare range.
A lover of happy faces with big smiles Mandy goes above and beyond to make you feel like a queen, Your happiness is her happiness.
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Sam possesses an unrivaled passion for hairdressing and attention to detail that has seen her grow an established loyal clientele over her 10years in the industry. With 9 years Goldwell experience, she is our head colour consultant making choices to work seamlessly with her clients skin tone, hair type and lifestyle. Cutting is Sam’s passion, clients love her for her honest professional opinion and creating a unique look that compliments their face shape and personality.
Sam has many accolades, too many to mention here! … you can check out more of Sam’s incredible achievements here.
“I feel so privileged to be working every day in this industry. I love nothing more than giving someone more confidence and seeing them look and feel amazing when they leave the salon.”
Jeff is renowned for his big and glossy blowdrys and his penchant for rockabilly and 50’s inspired styles. An attentive listener, he also excels at precision cutting, and prides himself on creating hairstyles that bring out the best features of his clients face shape and loves developing long-term relationships.
“I’m not so much trend-driven in my hair-styling as I am more about been driven to find the perfect hairstyle for each individual client.”
A young colourist with the world at her feet, Torie is a great listener and expert colourist in-the-making. Quick to make clients at ease, she loves the thrill of ensuring each one that walks out of the salon feel like a new person.
“I love the transformative power of hairdressing – making clients look good and feel great is the most satisfying part of working at Orbe.”
Marvin is a strong team member with a whole lot of style, he loves to dance, with a free spirit and a compassionate heart. His compassionate side in him keeps him all ears when it comes to his clients and the strong conversations he can hold.
Marvin brings the dance moves, especially on stage at the goodwill colour zoom show but he also brings the best head massage North Adelaide has to offer. He is a thorough colourist with a creative flair and has been creating fresh and on trend colour work for so many of our lovely clients.
Being the Rising Star for Goldwell has pushed Marvin and allowed him to set his goals high, we can’t wait to see what the next few years brings for this rising star.
Blones have more fun right? Well, our Emily sure thinks so, creating different tones of blondes is her passion in the salon. Cool, bright, creamy or honey tones… Emily has been rocking all of our blonde babes lately!
Emily is also killing it with weddings and formal up-styles, from braids to perfectly structured buns, Emily has been creating some beautiful styles.
As Hair and Beauty Trainee Runway Hair Winner in 2017, Emily is a strong team member and has a serious runway obsession. As Hair Assistant on the spring edition of the cover of SA Style Magazine 2017, Emily sure is working her way through the fashion industry and planting her feet steady for some super cool editorial and runways shows in the future.
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