Salon owner and Director Priscilla Thenberg is an award winning stylist with over 18 years industry experience, both in Australia and abroad. A calm and creative individual, Priscilla is an accomplished Educator, Colour Specialist, Editorial Stylist and Customer Service Professional.

Priscilla’s passion and creativity has led her to positions in top salons in Sydney and a seven year stint in London, where her Aveda journey began. Identifying with Aveda’s core values of beauty in sync with environmental and social responsibility, Priscilla held a position as Artistic Director and Advanced Educator in one of London’s most prestigious Aveda Lifestyle Salons in Notting Hill. It was here she honed her styling and specialist colour skills, won the respect of her peers, won numerous awards and had the opportunity to collaborate with some of the industry’s most respected professionals.

Moving back to her hometown of Brisbane to purchase Raw in late 2014, Priscilla shares Aveda’s beliefs of sustainable beauty, continuing education and our contribution to a global community. She is passionate about inspiring and educating her talented team to strive for excellence in everything they do.

Prisicilla - Raw Colur and Style Newstead Hair Salon


Senior Stylist

Ashleigh is an accomplished hairstylist, colour specialist and educator who has joined Raw Colour and Style from one of the UK’s leading Aveda salons. Her warm, caring personality and eye for detail have quickly won her a loyal guest following which continues to grow with every new guest she encounters.

Ashleigh realised her passion for hairdressing at a very young age, assisting at an Aveda lifestyle salon in the UK. Thirteen years later Ashleigh became one of the first Aveda Colour Ambassadors in the UK, undergoing extensive training at The Aveda Institute in London and taking on the role of Salon Educator.

Ashleigh prides herself on being kind, hard working and a good listener. She believes that a huge part of being a successful stylist is having the ability to listen to your guest and tailor each visit to the individual. “Creating a unique look for each guest and having the ability to inspire others is so satisfying for me” says Ashleigh.

Through her connections with the global Aveda network, Ashleigh has not only achieved highly sought after colour skills but has also been highly trained in contemporary cutting and styling techniques. It is also through these experiences that she also gained a passion and respect for the Aveda philosophy, pairing beauty, the environment and well-being.


Senior Stylist

Felicity is a talented hairstylist, colour technician and bridal specialist with a unique style and a personalised approach to hairdressing. With over 15 years experience in the industry, Felicity has worked in various boutique Aveda salons in Sydney, London and at Hayman Island’s One and Only resort. During this time, she has honed her creative skills alongside some of the industry’s most respected professionals, also styling hair for fashion shows and high profile weddings.

A girl of many hats, Felicity is also a qualified yoga teacher and thai massage therapist, expressing her passion for  caring and wellness in many ways. Felicity was drawn to the Aveda philosophy of beauty in harmony with nature, sustainability and community and has followed the brand around the globe, seeking out Aveda salons to continue her journey.

Felicity believes in bringing out the beauty in each individual, listening intently to each guest to carefully craft a look specifically for you. “Enabling my guests to feel confident and beautiful is my passion. I like to take an on trend style and tailor it to suit individual hair and lifestyle, bringing out unique beauty in every guest.”