Hairdresser Remuera


Marilyn’s dedication to outstanding hairdressing services is respected and admired by her dedicated team of hair stylists. As one of Auckland’s leading hair salons, we pride ourselves on providing exceptional salon service and amazing hairstyles.

The hair stylists at Marilyn’s Hairdressing have the passion and dedication to create amazing hairstyles. This has kept them at the forefront of modern hairdressing style for so long.

Company Director - Marilyn Whelan


In 1977 Marilyn opened Marilyn’s Hairdressing. It wasn’t long before Marilyn’s presence was known in the area. As a brilliant stylist, Marilyn worked tirelessly to build a brand that has become an institution, both in the area and in the hairdressing industry. No longer working on the floor, Marilyn’s current focus is on training and keeping the business fresh and vibrant. Marilyn is constantly investing in the future of her staff, and is committed to offering a warm, exciting and professional service to all that choose Marilyn’s.

Advanced Stylist - Amanda


Amanda brings with her an immense knowledge of both men’s haircuts and hairstyles for woman. Having worked extensively in Europe she returned to take the helm of the Marilyn’s team as Hair Salon Manager. Known by clients as approachable and down to earth, Amanda enjoys creating stunning work with a natural canvas. A lover of animals and nature she brings a calm to those in her sphere.

Audrey from Marilyn's


Multitalented and full of personality Audrey has a love for photography, make up and playing the clarinet. Having forged a reputation in both Remuera and Newmarket as a vastly experienced Hair Stylist, she remains the driving force of the hair salons move towards sustainable practises. Audrey has a driven focus towards health and wellbeing, spending many hours in the kitchen cultivating nutritious healing dishes.

Advanced Stylist - Jenny


Jenny carries a warmth of character that is enjoyed by all her clients. Move past the tough exterior and you find Jenny shares a love of cooking and gardening with everyone she meets.  Having owned her own Hair Salon in Australia, Jenny has spent the last fourteen years consecutively as an integral part of our hair salon team.

Advanced Stylist - Marama


Marama comes with a wealth of knowledge and experience in the Hairdressing industry. Having trained and worked for the Servilles group and Stephen Marr she carries a strong passion for the fashion industry and the world of hair and beauty. Marama’s strengths lie in precision cutting and creative colour and she is committed to seeing all her clients leave the salon with the tools and knowledge they need to keep their hair looking fabulous day after day.

Stylist - Alex


Well known for his exuberant personality Alex brings a life and energy to the salon that is unmatched. Knowing clients by name and coffee order Alex has a fabulous memory for details. In 2016 Alex succeeded in becoming the Australasian Joico Salon Ideas winner, sending him to Los Vegas for an all-expenses paid luxury holiday including attending an International Hair and Beauty Expo. In his free time Alex is a dedicated gym and nutrition enthusiast who is happiest on the tennis court.

Stylist - Alyshia


Soon to complete her training Alyshia is an excellent communicator often sparking great conversation and debate at the hair colour table. A colourist at heart she rarely has the same hair colour for long, bringing much amusement to her clients each time they return. Alyshia enjoys the always evolving nature of hairdressing, learning new techniques and educating her clients on how to keep their hairstyle looking its best.

Stylist - Ally


In her final year of her apprenticeship Ally shows love for all things hairstyling, make up and photography. A regular poster on Instagram (@hairbybangzies) Ally spends much of her free time hair styling for photo shoots and baking delectable cakes.  Having been with Marilyn’s for three years, Ally has a relaxed kind personality that is adored by her clients. After years of dedication Ally has grown to be well a rounded hairdresser, excelling in hair colour, haircuts and hair up work.

Stylists - Maera


Meara is young, vibrant and fresh with a great sense of style. A lover of fashion and a passion for hairdressing, she is already building a following with our regular clientele. Easy going and soft in nature, dedicated to mastering her craft, she is flying through her hairdressing training.