Annie Tigas

Annie Tigas is a fully qualified hairdresser with over 30 years of extensive experience. Using the diverse skills she has acquired throughout her years as a stylist, both independently and within reputable salons, Annie discovered she was most passionate about 'hair up' and formal styling and wanted to pass on her knowledge to other professionals within the dynamic hair and beauty industry.

Annie has been running her training business 'Learn Hair Up Melbourne' for 9 years, having collaborated with hundreds of salons across Melbourne teaching hairdressers this innovative area of our industry and broadening their skill base to coincide with the rapid changes in industry trends. Her courses are concise and fluent that they appeal to not only hairdressers, but also make up artists and stylist all looking to broaden their portfolio.

Grab Annie's full education Calendar here!

Hair Education 

  • All of our Hair Styling Workshops are suitable for hairdressers, apprentices, make up artists, beauty therapists or anyone with a passion for hair.
  • They are all step by step for easy learning, hands on, and all groups are limited to 8 people for a truly personal experience.
  • Our Colour, Cutting and Hair Extensions workshops are strictly limited only for hairdressers and apprentices.
  • All of our workshops start at 10am till 4pm.
  • We supply everything you need to complete the workshops including tools and equipment.
  • We also supply you with a light lunch, snacks and refreshments. So you don't need to bring a thing!
  • You will also take home training notes and a fantastic White Sands Goodie Bag for you to see and feel these amazing products.
  • We are located in Patterson Lakes, Victoria. 3197
  • Payment plans are available! A small deposit will secure your spot and then you can pay off your workshops at your own convenience. All payments must be completed 1 week before workshops commence.

Annie Tigas xx

Hairdresser and Educator

Learn Hair Up Melbourne White Sands Haircare Australia 

Hair styling workshops

Hair Up Fundamentals

This workshop is essential for anyone wanting to enter the World Of Long Hair Design, Up Styling and Formal Occasion Styling.

Consultation, style choice and design, trials, preparation of the hair, putting your style together with ease, correct product use and knowledge, correct tool and hot iron selections, pinning techniques, teasing techniques, curling and waving, perfect pony tails, beautiful buns and chignons, fringes, finishing and polishing and more!

This workshop will create your path and give you the knowledge and foundation techniques to participate in all other workshops. 

SUNDAY FEBRUARY 18

MONDAY APRIL 16

SUNDAY MAY 6

MODAY JUNE 18

SUNDAY JUNE 24

MONDAY JULY 13

SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 2

MONDAY SEPTEMBER 10

MONDAY NOVEMBER 12

Beautiful Brides on Trend

We will cover sleek and polished looks, soft textures and beautiful movements, Up Styles and Down Styles, and the latest looks for our Brides, Bridesmaids and Attendants.

We will work with hair paddings, additions and hair pieces to make our Brides looks possible.

We will also cover the use and applications of headwear, accessories and veiling.

MONDAY FEBRUARY 19

SUNDAY MARCH 4

MONDAY APRIL 30

SUNDAY JUNE 17

MONDAY JUNE 25

MONDAY AUGUST 6

MONDAY SEPTEMBER 17

SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 30

MONDAY NOVEMBER 19

Hollywood Glamour & Vintage Styling

 A truly beautiful and inspiring workshop where we will revisit the Timeless Classics Hairstyles from the 1920’s, 1930’s, 1940’s, 1950’s, and 1960's!

Think Finger Waving, Pin Curling, Roller Setting, Classic Buns and Chignons, Beehives and Bouffants, French Rolls, Hollywood Waves and more!

MONDAY FEBRUARY 26

SUNDAY APRIL 8

MONDAY MAY 7

MONDAY JULY 2

SUNDAY JULY 8

MONDAY AUGUST 13

MONDAY SEPTEMBER 24

SUNDAY OCTOBER 21

Hair Paddings Braiding & Express Looks

 A collection of 6 On Trend looks that can be created in minutes using the latest Braiding techniques and Hair Paddings. See how even our fine haired clients can have the looks they desire with these amazing shapes. The possibilities are endless! MONDAY APRIL 9 MONDAY MAY 21 MONDAY AUGUST 27 MONDAY OCTOBER 8

We will work with hair paddings, additions and hair pieces to make our Brides looks possible.

We will also cover the use and applications of headwear, accessories and veiling.

MONDAY FEBRUARY 19

MONDAY APRIL 30

MONDAY JUNE 25

MONDAY AUGUST 6

MONDAY SEPTEMBER 17

MONDAY NOVEMBER 19

Red Carpet Blow Waving & Hot Irons

A good blow wave should be shiny, bouncy, vibrant and healthy looking!

Understanding your products and correct product use is essential.

We will also cover correct product use, choice and selection of various brushes and brush work techniques tips and ideas, different hair types, short, medium or long lengths, curls or waves, straight or sleek, finishing and polishing, Add to that Hot Irons and Correct Iron use and you will be blow waving like a pro!

MONDAY MARCH 5

MONDAY MAY 14

MONDAY JULY 9

MONDAY AUGUST 20

MONDAY OCTOBER 1

Roller Setting

Bringing back the classics!

There are looks that can only be achieved using cold and hot rollers.

In this workshop I will take you back to the days where we created stunning timeless classics using cold and hot rollers, pin curl clips and finger wave clamps and moulding.

MONDAY JULY 16

MONDAY OCTOBER 15

Spring Carnival

See how easy it is to create stunning looks for the Race Season in your salon using your clients headwear and outfits as inspiration!

You will learn how to work your hairstyling around gorgeous hats and fascinators.

You will also see how you can design a truly unique “Hat Hair Creation" using your clients own hair, hair extensions, hair pieces, hair paddings, hair accessories, bling, feathers, fresh flowers jewels and gorgeous headwear.

MONDAY JULY 30

Sunday Boho Styling

See how to create those sensual raw, undone, messed up, earthy looks using braids, twists, knots, gorgeous movements and textures, curling and waving, stunning headwear, accessories, bling, fresh flowers and accessories and more.

SUNDAY MAY 20

SUNDAY AUGUST 5

Hair extension workshops

Superior Hair Extensions

Be the very best in this highly competitive area of our industry.

Every salon should be offering their clients the luxury of this service.

We will cover Tapes, Micro Beads, Clip Ins and Wefts.

From the initial consultation, colour matching, applications, cutting, shaping and blending, styling, after care and maintenance, move ups and more!

MONDAY MARCH 19

MONDAY JULY 23

MONDAY SEPTEMBER 3

MONDAY OCTOBER 22

MONDAY NOVEMBER 26

$375.00 all inclusive working on mannequin heads.

$595.00 including a full standard head of AMAZING HAIR working on your own model.

Hair cutting workshops

Basic Cutting Concepts

With the very talented Damon Ashley all the way from Brisbane!

We will have you cutting like a pro! Back to basics!

Understanding sectioning patterns, truly perfect lines, graduation, layering, and their combinations, classic blow dry techniques, correct use of tools and products.

SUNDAY MARCH 25

$400.00 per person.

Also includes your very own cutting block.

Basic Cutting Concepts

INTERMEDIATE CUTTING:

With the very talented Damon Ashley all the way from Brisbane!

Taking it up a notch!

Understanding sectioning patterns, straight blades, texturizers, razors, clippers, solid forms, layers and graduation.

MONDAY MARCH 26

$400.00 per person.

Also includes your very own cutting block.

Basic Cutting Concepts

INTERMEDIATE CUTTING:

With the very talented Damon Ashley all the way from Brisbane!

Taking it up a notch!

Understanding sectioning patterns, straight blades, texturizers, razors, clippers, solid forms, layers and graduation.

MONDAY MARCH 26

$400.00 per person.

Also includes your very own cutting block.

Hair colour workshops

Basic to Intermediate Colour Concepts

Be confident every time you colour.

Don't waste time in the salon fixing and rectifying colours that should have been perfect from the start!

We will cover correct consultation, colour selections, colour wheel, understanding your products and product knowledge, reflects, under tones, underlying pigments, application techniques, filling, toning selections and effects and more.

MONDAY JUNE 4

MONDAY OCTOBER 29 

$250.00 per person all inclusive.

Creative Foiling Blondes & Toning

Beautiful blondes, rich sensual reds and coppers, stunning browns and chocolates, brights and pastels, correct choice of foiling techniques and placements, weaves, splices, babylights, processing, plexes, toning selections and effects and more!

MONDAY JULY 23

MONDAY NOVEMBER 5

$250.00 per person all inclusive.