Tribe Lifestyle Salons has become the latest salon group to join Kao Salon Division, with the combination of this brand group and salon collective looming as an unstoppable industry force.

“We’re thrilled to welcome Luke and the Tribe Lifestyle Salon Group to Kao Salon Australia. Their commitment to hairdressing excellence positions them among the industry’s elite, and aligns perfectly with Kao’s own values and strategic plans,” said Justin Anderson, General Manager Kao Salon Division Australia. “We look forward to supporting Tribe Lifestyle both creatively and commercially in this next phase of their growth and business success.”

The Tribe Lifestyle Salon group is owned by Luke Smart and includes four renowned and award-winning spaces in Sydney, specifically in Manly, Chatswood, which hosts both the locations of Tribe Lifestyle & Luc Espace, and Castle Hill, as well as a Sydney City Flagship salon due to open later this year. The salon group is known for and unified by a holistic approach to hair, which includes personalised consultations, sensory rituals and a culture of sustainability, community and service.

“We launched Tribe Lifestyle Group in 2000 and quickly established a reputation for quality and great service. We’re committed to giving our customers the best salon experience, and this means partnering with the industry’s best,” Luke said. “We’re really proud of our growth over the last 20 years and look forward to working with Kao to continue this growth for another 20!”

Kao Salon Division’s many innovations, within brands such as Goldwell and KMS and colour and style categories that span TopChic Colorance, Elumen, Kerasilk, DualSenses and StyleSign, make them a go-to destination for product, education and customer care.

Look out for this powerful industry partnership and everything they’re sure to achieve.

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