Kevin Bodenham – Salon Director
In 1999 and after a successful 16 year career in Logistics and Supply Chain Management Salon owner Kevin Bodenham decided to realise a lifelong ambition and switch to a career in Hair and Beauty. Two years of intensive technical training at a school of cosmetology in South Africa followed with a well rounded and practical but equally intensive training by Aveda,Vidal Sassoon and Toni and Guy, in Cape Town, Berlin, New York, London and Dublin.
In 2003 Kevin relocated to Dublin after spending a weekend in the city and started working at Whetstone, Aveda Concept Salon in Parliament Street, Temple Bar where he spent five very happy years.
In October 2008 Kevin opened his own Aveda Exclusive Salon, Moyo, in Charlotte Way, Dublin 2 which has gone from strength to strength.Kevin has a keen interest and belief in holistic health hence his affiliation with the Aveda brand (www.aveda.co.uk)
Anthony Mahon – Salon Director
Moyo is delighted to welcome back our Senior Stylist Anthony Mahon.
Anthony is well known on the Irish hairdressing scene having worked in one of the most prestigious Dublin salons for an astonishing 13 years.
Anthony has had a classic hairdressing education in the Sassoon tradition with the emphasis on the natural growth and fall of the hair. With his eye for fashion and his innate sense of good taste he has perfected multiple styling techniques winning him many accolades and more importantly, a large base of loyal and devoted clientele.
Anthony has also worked as an educator influencing a generation of new stylists with his classic good taste.
Blessed with a charming personality, patience and humility, Anthony is an asset to Moyo and we look to a long and happy relationship with this stellar stylist.
Donato Stano – Senior Stylist
If art had a name it would be called Donato.
This multi-talented all rounder has creative artistry dripping from his very fingertips.
Although only 25 years old Donato already has a wealth of experience under his belt. After a solid and classical technical education Donato worked in various high-end Aveda salons in Rome where he impressed with his natural talent and sparkling personality.
A versatile stylist and colourist who is a much sought after balayage expert, Donato beat 300 other competitors to win a prestigious trophy for Editorial Styling in Bologna (see WHATS HOT section for more), his innovative creation was featured on the cover of ESTETICA Italy magazine the same year. In November 2017 Donato was invited to open the L’Oréal show at PalaLottomatica in Rome with a recreation of his winning design and where his work was very well received.
In September 2017 this talented artist moved to Dublin where Moyo was fortunate enough to engage him to complete our own talented team.
With his warm and engaging personality Donato has very quickly become a firm favourite with both staff and clients and is one of the most sought after members of the Moyo Team.
We are delighted to have Donato as part of the Moyo family and we hope to have the benefit of his talents for many years to come.
Philip Akerlind – Stylist
Exactly one year after leaving Moyo to concentrate on perfecting his craft in Ireland and abroad our talented young stylist is back with us and we are delighted!
In addition to a natural talent for hairdressing Philip has trained with some of the best known Irish hairdressers and London with Aveda He is passionate about all things creative and is a genuinely happy and caring person. He is extremely popular with both staff and guests and his calm and unhurried consultations and services make guests feel (and he does!) like he really cares about them and their hair.
The following 5* review from a guest, Claire sums up what this lovely young man is all about -
"Phillip was charming and has lovely attention to detail. Very pleased with my wash and blow dry."
We are truly delighted to have Philip back as a valued member of the Moyo Team and we look forward to great things from this talented young man.
Thiago Bueno – Apprentice HairStylist
Eight (8) years ago after having obtained a degree in Business Administration and having worked as an accountant for 11 years, Thiago Bueno finally acknowledged his passion for hairstyling and made a decision to follow his passion.
Thiago did 2 years of intensive technical hairdressing training in his native Brazil and then perfected his styling techniques in salon over the following 3 years becoming expert in blowdries and straightening services - both permanent and semi-Permanent (12 - week blowdry)
Earlier this year Thiago decided to cross the world to Ireland to continue his studies in both English and hairdressing techniques and decided to join the Moyo Team where is is completing his formal training in Cutting and Colouring.
To date, Thiago has proved invaluable in providing business support and assistance in a diverse range of activities from Visual Merchandising to Stock Control - that is over and above his normal hairdressing activities like blowdries and shampoos.
Thiago has an engaging personality and he brings the same meticulous attention to detail, required for accounting, to his hairdressing services.
This is one to watch! Welcome to Moyo, Thiago Bueno!