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Stylist to the stars Antoinette Bekos brings star style to Albert Park

Brush shoulders with the stars and soak up some style of your own in the new destination of Albert Park established by leading Melbourne hair and makeup stylist Antoinette Bekos.

The former head of hair and makeup at the Ten Network, and current hair and makeup artist to Charlie Pickerings ‘The Weekly’, Antoinette has expanded and moved to a new premises at 150 Bridport St Albert Park. Her amazing team of hairdressers and makeup artists have made the journey with her.

Through AB Hair and Makeup, Antoinette and her team offer hair and makeup services ranging from women, men and children’s cuts, colours, blow waves,  right through to special occasion hair and makeup. Since the move to the Albert Park Salon the services have now extended. Antoinette and her team have now introduced the AB Beauty Bar. AB Hair and Makeup will be the one stop destination for all your events. AB Hair and Makeup will be offering different packages for all your needs, this is inclusive of waxing, spray tanning, manicures and more!

“My customers include media personalities, celebrities, brides preparing for their big day, right through to women and girls who love to have their hair cut and coloured or their makeup done for a special occasion.”

The Albert Park salon also offers workshops designed to instil confidence in women when they apply mak-up by teaching them how to use their products. Clients bring their own makeup bags, and are taught how to use their products and what works best so they don’t waste money on things they don’t need.

“I want clients to feel they can experiment and play in my ‘salon’. There is so much makeup in the market and everyone says ‘I have so much makeup and I don’t have a clue how to use it’. My aim is to help them cut through all that so they only buy what they need and know how to use it well. It shouldn’t be complicated.”

An experienced stylist, Antoinette has worked in the hair and makeup industry for more than two decades. She has an extensive portfolio in film, theatre, fashion, music, print, commercials and television, including 10 years at the Ten Network, where she was pivotal in creating the “look” of personalities with shows such as The Circle, The Panel, Before the Game, Good Morning Australia, Melbourne and Adelaide News, Bolt Report and The Project. Antoinette worked as Bert Newton’s personal make-up artist for three years, looked after international celebrities and coordinated hair and make-up for major events, including the network’s AFL coverage, the Logie Awards and Commonwealth Games coverage. She is still working in the industry and has been looking after ‘The Weekly with Charlie Pickering’. Antoinette has now built a team of hair and make-up artists that are in demand for their services with high profile clients at various Melbourne events

“My clients can tap into this experience and pick my brain on anything relating to makeup and hair and feel comfortable in knowing that it will be an honest opinion.”

AB Hair and Makeup sells BECCA cosmetics, Eleven, R+Co, Olaplex and Oribe hair products. None of the products are tested on animals.

Get in touch and visit our new salon at 150 Bridport Street, Albert Park. Enquire here or call (03) 9537 2602

The stylish studio was designed by Sandy Togias from Agent of Style, with branding by Stuart Cox. It is located at 150 Bridport St Albert Park, and is serviced by trams (closest stop being Bridport/Montague St #28). There is plenty of two-hour parking and all day parking in the nearby streets. For details or to book an appointment call (03) 9537 2602.