Meet our team

Simone Jones


Simone has been hairdressing for over 35 years and still loves it everyday. She enjoys training her team and learning more with them, and from them.

She is Co-Chair of Hair & Barber NZ and an Industry Assessor, helping others fulfill their dreams and encouraging them to be proud of their achievements. Simone is passionate about cutting a style that works for her clients lifestyles and then accentuating it with the right colour. 

Headstart hold a gold level accreditation in Quality and Care, meaning they are always striving for execellence.  Simone is very proud to say that the team at Headstart are either qualified or in training. 

Simone thinks her team is awesome – in their training, the competitions they enter, and for just being genuinely kind and caring people. 


Salon Manager

Gina is Headstarts senior stylist and Salon Manager, and has been with Headstart for over 10 years. 

With a passion for educating staff and continuing with her own professional development Gina plays an important role in helping maintain Headstarts gold level accreditation in Quality and Care through Hair & Barber NZ. 

Gina specialises in colouring and styling, and using products that enhance the hair. She likes to create hair that works for your environment and suits your environment.

You will often hear Gina having a good laugh with her clients, and connecting with them while they are in her chair. 

Quality, without compromise.

Headstart Total Body is a proud member of both Hair and Barber New Zealand and Sustainable Salons, with various accreditations across both organisations to ensure our staff meet New Zealands highest hairdressing standards.