The team at Boston Salon are a collective, united in their dedication to ensure clients of Boston Salon receive the very best in professional and personalised service.


Natasha Bavin

Owner of Boston Salon, Natasha's hairdressing experience spans 29 years in Brisbane and Adelaide. Natasha also owned and operated her own salon for 11 years prior to joining the team at Boston Salon.

Balayage, foiling and all things style are Natasha's passion and she loves enhancing natural hair and bringing it to life.

Natasha is an advocate of self improvement and as such recently completed additional training with Vidal Sassoon and Pivot Point.


Tess Petrie

Tess is one of our new freelance stylists and is one of the best blonde specialists in QLD.

She is an internationally trained stylist owning over nine businesses within the 28 years of her chosen field.

Tess is a colour specialist specialising in colour correction and the latest colouring techniques .

Former owner of Headquarters hair specialist located in the valley she welcomes all her old, current and new clients.


Athina Noble

Athina is our new freelance stylist with 23 years in the hairdressing industry and loves the relationships she has built with her new and long term clients. 

She has worked within award winning salons, and specializes in all colour, cutting, styling and hair extensions.  Passionate about her craft, Athina has worked on countless editorial shoots, Brisbane fashion week, salon educating and enjoyed a short stint hairdressing in New York.  She also loves doing bridal and event hair both in and out of the salon. 

Athina’s experience is evident in her personable client service and attention to detail in her hairdressing.


Racheal Appleyard

Rachael studied make up in Ireland and worked doing make up for stage, theatre, film and photography for several years.

After moving back to Brisbane and continuing freelancing Rachael began working for Napoleon. 

Rachael then moved to Mac and has been with them for the last 5 years.

As well as doing client make ups Rachael also facilitates customer and student training workshops. She also does weddings, formal make ups, commercial advertising and photoshoot work even body art.

Rachael loves every aspect of her career and has built a reputation for her artistry and kind and genuine approach to clients. 



Nitika Ram

A second year apprentice, Nitika loves to create beautiful bouncy blow drys, straightening, beach curls, holly wood curls and keratin smoothing treatments. 

She is passionate about making each client feel welcomed and comfortable from when they enter the salon until they leave. 

Nitika's goal is to become a master colourist and stylist