When Nicole Abela was caught cutting hair at the age of four, little did she know her cousin would become her first client in a list of many. Nicole began her illustrious career in Adelaide mentored by the talented Damien Rinaldo for 6 years before opening her own salon.
Nicole has worked in the industry as a professional hairdresser for over 15 years and has been working as a makeup artist for the past 7 years.
Nicole later moved to Sydney to pursue her dream to work as a freelance session hairstylist and makeup artist. Nicole's Sydney career started with the most recognized editorial and colour salon the Valonz group. After a few months, Nicole was signed by Reload agency as a session hairstylist and makeup artist and has been booked on jobs for TV as well as advertising campaigns, beauty, fashion, celebrity work, fashion events, music awards and Magazine editorials.
Nicole's has had a very distinguished career and has earned many awards, Such as winning the South Australian Hairdresser of the Year, and earning credits as a national finalist for the L’Oreal colour trophy three times. She was also a member of the Australian F.A.M.E team where she was an educator on the world stage in London. During that time, her love for education grew this led to her becoming an educator for L’Oreal and Affinage. Nicole is currently an Ambassador for the Morrocanoil creative team and educates throughout Australia, New Zealand, Asia and has also worked at New York fashion week.
Celebrity, tv Personalities and Blogger clients:
-Guy and Jules Sebastion, -Ajay Rochester -Jenifer Hawkins,
-Sydney fashion blogger, -Katie Price -Kate Miller-Heidke
-Xfactor contestants and winners -Dami Im 2013 -Marlisa 2014
-Samantha Jayde -Renae Ayris, , -Stephanie jacobsen
-Bethany Mota -Samantha Harris -Simone Holznagel,
-Yael stone -Sam frost -Fifth Harmony
-Shanina Shaik -Isabella Cornish -Samantha Armytage
-Anna Heinrich -Monica Radulovic -Sally Obermeder
-They all hate us -How to live -Sophie Lowe
- Marie Claire Australia -Pacha Sydney
- Cleo Magazine -Freemantle productions for Xfactor
- Cosmopolian magazine -Shine productions for The Voice,
- Bride to Be Magazine -Honey Birdette,
- Harpers Bazar, , -David Jones
- Girlfriend magazine -Foxtel for The Face,
-Who magazine -Pink Hope Foundation
-OK magazine -MYER
-Telstra -Fame and Partners, -
-Roc eyewhere, -Channel Seven,
-Fox Sports, -Aldi, Australia