Salon History

Minx first opened its doors on 6th July 2009 by Beau Minnett. Beau saw a need to bring together modern & traditional hair styling. She saw so many people having to go to Brisbane or the Gold Coast to get their hair done and decided Toowoomba locals deserved big city style hairdressing & quality service here in their town.

Born in Toowoomba and basically raised on the hairdressing floor, with her mum and grandmother both being hairdressers, Beau knew she wanted to be a hairdresser from a young age & started her hairdressing apprenticeship at the age of 14. She believes it is very important to always keep training and participating in education to keep up with the latest trends. Minx has grown its team from its original 2 staff, to a team of 13. Beau has also created the Minx Method. This makes sure he entire team is consistent and performs service in a similar manner to ensure salon consistency no matter what stylist you see.

Minx had the grand opening of the beautiful Bridal Suite in 2014 and launched Minx Premium Mobile Bridal Services in 2017.

Minx is exclusively a L’Oréal Professionnel salon. L’Oréal Professionnel are at the fore front of the industry, creating & developing new products and colours. They are the leaders in hair fashion & create the path for other brands to follow which they have done for over 100 years. With this said, L’Oréal Professionnel was the perfect fit for Minx.

Minx has had many achievements Minx has had many achievements Minx has had many achievements Minx has had many achievements including;

  • Finalist for QLD Salon of the year AHIA 2017
  • Winner for Young Business Woman of the Year 2016
  • Winner Queensland Training Awards Small Employer of the Year for Darling Downs South West 2016
  • Winner of the Chamber of Commerce Retail Business of the Year 2015
  • Australian Hair Fashion Awards Finalists for Salon of the Year 2015
  • Australian Bridal Industry Awards Finalists 2015 and 2016
  • Darling Downs Woman in Business awards Finalists 2015
  • Australian Hairdressing Council Gold Member- The AHC sets standards for salons & represents the professional hairdressing industry nationally.

Beau is a graduated L’Oréal Professionnel i-D ARTIST. i-D ARTIST is a two year development program with L’Oréal . Beau is now a Loreal Professional Colourist & has completed her colour degree. Beau has had the opportunity to work beside some of the hairdressing industry’s biggest names, Beau is regularly flown nationally to coach & be coached in the latest catwalk looks, cuts & styling techniques, session hairdressing, product innovation and the latest L’Oréal Professionnel seasonal trends at Perth, Melbourne and Sydney fashion weeks & L’Oreal Academies.

Minx Contemporary Hair Boutique offers all aspects of hairdressing from colours and cuts, to chemical straightening & permanent wave services. Minx also offers top quality human hair extensions as well as facial waxing and tinting. Minx is Toowoomba’s number one salon when it comes to blonde. We pride ourselves on being blonde specialists and understand what it takes to keep and maintain a perfect, clean healthy blonde. All staff understand the limits and boundaries of the hair & know being blonde is about more than just bleach and throwing on a toner. Our blondes are tailor made for each client.

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