Our Team

Mary Alamine is the creative whiz kid behind the Royals brand. Mary's career has seen her work on numerous events, fashion shows, shoots, TV shows and more and she continues to push creative boundaries and inspire the team. While she inspires the salon group she simultaneously plays the role of Royals Director of Education. 

Mary is also a national educator for Hollywood Hair Extensions and a Kevin Murphy Platinum Key, Hair Director and educator. In 2015 and 2014 Mary was a Finalist in Australian Hair Fashion Awards for NSW Hairdresser Of The Year before winning the award for AHFA (Australian Hair Fashion Awards) 2016 NSW/ACT Hairdresser Of The Year and then later in she was also the Winner of the 2016 Hair Expo NSW/ACT Hairdresser Of The Year. Mary was also a Finalist for 2016 Hair Expo Men's Hairdresser Of The Year and 2016 AIPP Awards in the Best Men's category. In 2016 she won the AHIA Hot Shots Female Rising Star Award. For a full list of our awards please visit our Awards page. 

Adam Alamine is the Managing Director and is responsible for marketing and business development of the salon group. Adam's background is in business and property as well as a family background in the food industry. Adam's family have owned a variety of successful restaurants in Sydney which has fuelled and inspired his approach to customer service within the salons. Salon teams focus on exceeding every guest's expectations and delivering timely service in a warm environment. Guests will be checked on regularly throughout the visit and will experience the same customer service as a 5 star restaurant.


Emma - Master Stylist & Colour Expert @ Royals Hornsby

Emma is a loveable and genuine customer service expert. Her hairdressing skills combined with her friendly nature have made her a favourite among Sydney clients. Her edgy style and passion for hair makes her a team member to look out for as she embarks on a journey to become the best hairdresser she can be. 

Emma is a rising star within the salon and hairdressing industry and one to keep an eye on as she claims some of the industry's highest regarded awards and accolades. 

Leila - Senior Stylist @ Royals Hornsby 

Leila's passion for hair styling has seen her work her way up in the salon and out and cement her position as a key team member. She is a regular at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week and has worked on numerous shoots for a variety of designer labels. Leila is a Gold Key Kevin Murphy Session Stylist. Leila can be found at Royals Hornsby creating fashion forward looks for her clients with her eye for fashionable edgy wearable hair.



Linda - Master Stylist @ Royals Castle Hill.

Linda is the Salon Director at Castle Hill and is one of the team's guiding stars. Her cutting expertise and perfectionist attributes ensure that she consistently delivers amazing results in the salon.

She's a scissor wiz and a master colourist with many many years of experience under her belt. Linda is a Kevin Murphy Gold Key and works on numerous shows at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week every year.

Joseph - Salon Director & Master Stylist @ Royals Cherrybrook

Arguably, one of the best colourists and extension technicians in the Hills District. Joseph is renowned for quality colour work and amazing hair extensions. He's a master hair extension technician and can work miracles with them. Joseph's long hair transformations and his impeccable and perfectly finished styling make him one of our most popular team members.

Joseph is Salon Director at Royals Hair in Cherrybrook. Joseph is also a natural born educator and currently holds workshops for Hollywood Hair Extensions. He is renowned for his mastery of hair extensions. 

Brittney - Salon Director and expert haircutter @ Royals Castle Hill

Brittney is the Salon Director @ Castle Hill and has a wealth of experience under her belt and a personality to match!

Brittney's love for all things hair has seen her working on independant photo shoots and also Germanys Next Top Model.

She excels at creating striking haircuts and loves creative colouring.

Hairdressing lets her be creative and intermix her own ideas with her clients.

Travis - Salon Director & Master Colourist @ Royals Hornsby

Travis Bandiera is the Salon Director at Royals Hornsby. He's a rising star in the hairdressing industry with a reputation as a consistent and super skilled stylist. One of the best balayage experts we've ever seen and a true all round hairdresser. Most hairdressers lean either towards cutting or colour work but Travis has perfected both to a new level. His creative work graces the pages of magazines around the world and he's currently a member of the ghd and Revlon Pro Australian education teams. 

Once you go Trav you don't go back. You can find Travis Wednesday to Saturday at Royals Hornsby.

Recent Awards/Work:

Finalist 2017 NSW/ACT Hairdresser Of The Year

Finalist 2017 Hair Expo - New Creative Force

Finalist 2017 AHFA Artistic Team Of The Year

Finalist 2016 Hair Expo New Creative Force

Finalist 2016 AHFA Colourist Of The Year

Kellie - Area Manager

Kellie is the gear that allows the Royals machine to work. She's an essential part of Team Royals and works behind the scenes to ensure salons maintain high standards in all areas including skills, education, customer service and general operational day to day matters. 



Chelsea - Stylist & colour expert @ Royals Hornsby

You will find Chelsea at our Hornsby salon learning from some of the best. Currently a third year apprentice and inspired by her hairdresser mother.

Chelsea has a passion for all things hair especially cutting and is a colour expert.

Her vibrant personality and caring attitude makes her a pleasure to be around.


Lauren - Assistant Director & long hair expert @ Royals Castle Hill

Lauren is Assistant Salon Director and Senior stylist at Castle Hill and has an outstanding customer service manner with a passion for hair to match! Her bubbly personality and love of hair have teamed together to create an amazing experience for the client in the chair throughout her long career and even bigger clientele.

Everything from classic to edgy styles, Lauren always gives her clients 100% in everything she does. We love seeing her ability to bring descriptions to life through her hair experience and knowledge.

Shannen - Master Stylist & Group Cutting educator @ Royals Hornsby

Shannen has been in the industry for 7 years mainly in Sydney's Eastern Suburbs before joining Royals and has had the opportunity to work along side some of the industrys greatest artists.

Shannen is a natural born educator and one of the group's Master haircutters so as such she also plays the role of cutting educator at Royals Hair Academy. Her passion for hair see's her actively enrolling for workshops to continue her own growth as both a hairdresser and educator. You will also see Shannen working on editorial shoots and at fashion events as a regular invitee to some of the country's premier hair fashion events. 

Jade - Senior Stylist @ Royals Hornsby

Jess - Master Stylist & Assistant Director @ Royals Cherrybrook

Jess is one of our stars. Jess is a genuine people person and a true artist. Her passion and commitment have seen her grow with the salon to become one of our master stylists. Her level of training and education ensure that her work is consistently world class!

Her personality dictates that she can never let a client leave the salon without making sure they are more than happy with the end result.

Jess is also a Kevin Murphy Gold Key Session Stylist and has worked on Mercedes Benz Fashion Week in Sydney as well as various shoots and TV shows. Needless to say, Jess is quite heavily booked most days but if you can get an appointment with Jess then you'll never see another stylist again.


Blake - Master Stylist & Colourist  @ Royals Hornsby

Renowned as one of Sydney's best hair colourists, Blake is a creative wizard when it comes to colour and loves pushing the boundaries. 

Thinking of a drastic restyle, a look that stands out or something to revitalize your look? Blake's your man!

Blake's experience, skill and friendly down to earth nature come together to form one of Australia's best creative hairdressers. 







Cynthia - Stylist & Long hair expert @ Castle Hill

You will find Cynthia at Castle Hill where she is super passionate about all things hair. Her speciality is styling where she creates amazing waves, curl and braids.

Cynthia is a perfectionist and upcoming stylist who will strive to meet your every need while she has you in the salon.






Leoni - Senior Stylist & colour expert @ Royals Hornsby

Leoni is an all rounder and a passionate hairdresser with a tonne of education and training under her belt. Her extensive education and training translates into very advanced skills in all areas from haircutting, blonde colour work, men's hair, balayage... you name it. 

If you need an all rounder who has a balanced set of skills and is able to execute a colour and cut make over to a high standard from beginning to end then we highly recommend Leoni. 





Elie - Stylist & Long hair expert @ Castle Hill

Elie's mastery of long hair styling makes him one of our popular stylists.

His finishing techniques and attention to detail combined with his passion for long hair make him a fan favourite for anyone wanting lively, sexy hair that turns heads.








Alicia - Senior Stylist & Blonde Expert @ Royals Cherrybrook

You will find the lovely Alicia at our Cherrybrrok salon. Alicia is an amazing all rounder and specialises in blonde hair, balayage and all round styling.

Alicia is a please to be around with her happy personality and she has clients tracking her down so they dont miss out on her personal touch.



Nicole - Stylist & Colour Expert @ Royals Cherrybrook

Nicole is one of our newest members at Cherrybrook and has a vast knowlege of colour and retail products.

Nicole has a keen eye for all things fashion and is consitantly striving to improve her skills through training and eduction and specialisng in customer service.

Amy - Stylist & Long Hair Expert @ Royals Cherrybrook

Amy is an all round stylist at Cherrybrook specialising in long hair. Anything long hair, Amy is your girl. From extensions to balayage and everything in between.



Emma C - Senior Stylist @ Castle Hill

With Emma's bubbly and confident personality she will instantly make you feel comfortable and welcome in the salon environment.

Emma has a thorough knowledge in all salon sevices specialising in retail and colour knowledge.