About Us

Starfas Hair Design was established in 1985 by Peter Starfas on Chapel Street.  In 1998 Peter opened  a salon in Wheelers Hill Shopping where he stayed until 2002.  In 2010 Mel, who took over the family business, opened Starfas Hair Design in the South Yarra Arcade, Toorak Road.  In May 2014 Starfas Hair Design relocated to Wheelers Hill Shopping Centre.


Mel has been hairdressing since 2005 and has had extensive in salon training and also participated in various cutting, colouring, styling and business courses and seminars throughout her years of hairdressing. She maintains this standard to keep up to date with the latest fashion trends and looks across the world. Mel has completed her Goldwell Colour Passport which is recognised around the world and this is evident in her creative work. Mel has also completed a range of Keune courses and is recognised in Australia as a Keune Master Colourist. Mel also likes to compete in fashion competitions as it also keeps her motivated and inspired.


Ana joined Mel’s team at Starfas in Wheelers Hill, who worked with Peter in Wheelers Hill from 1998 to 2002. Ana has been hairdressing since 1981 and has been a master stylist for over 30 years. Ana specializes in styling, colouring and cutting. In 2010 Ana opened her own business ‘Radana Hair Crew’. She has worked in many locations including Toorak, Mulgrave and Wheelers Hill. Ana has competed in many fashion competitions and completed various hairdressing courses.


Starfas Hair Design is a Keune professional salon. Keune  prides itself on providing high-quality products. All products are made in one of the most advanced laboratories in Europe, using superior quality ingredients & innovation. Each unique formula has been carefully devised to ensure it provides a working solution for each hair necessity. Concerned with the welfare of animals, Keune ensures that none of its products are tested on animals.

Keune Australia is also commited and dedicated to raising money for its charity, The Keune Foundation. Ten cents of every tube of Keune Tinta Color purchased in Australia is donated directly to the foundation.

Keune products are found only in professional hair salons.