Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013 - Ebony & Ivory
Perth based hair and makeup salon Ebony & Ivory has been featured in the #1 Best Selling Black Hair & Beauty Magazine in the world – ‘Sophisticates Black Hair Styles Magazine’.

Joan Dellavalle, salon owner and master hairstylist, said of the feature, “It is so fantastic to be highlighted in a global magazine and we proudly cater to ALL hair types and skin tones at our salon in Perth – which truly makes us stand out”.

Joan told Sophisticates Black Hair Styles that her hairstyles and work is inspired by fashion, celebrities and the seasons. Originally from Zambia, Joan believes if you’re going to do something, put all your passion and effort into it.

Ebony & Ivory was founded by Joan DellaValle and her husband in 2003. Since then, there has been no looking back. Ebony & Ivory is now recognised as one of Perth's best salons with an ever increasing list of clients that are full of praises for Joan & her team of stylists. . Ebony & Ivory is well renowned in Australia and USA for offering the best Afro Caribbean Hair services from hair cutting, colouring, relaxers to the best techniques of Hair Extensions in Australia.

In 2011 Joan launched her first fashion collection, ‘Giovanna Dellavalle’. Singer/Actress Jessica Mauboy performed at the launch of the ready to wear fashion label. This year, Joan is going to launch a supplementary fashion brand that is young, fresh and contemporary called, ‘Joanne Dellavalle’.

In commemoration of her achievements, Joan won Business Woman of the Year at the 2011 Belmont Small Business Awards, co-ordinated by the Belmont Business Enterprise Centre.

This year Joan will be participating in an international hairstyles conference in Jamaica, and will continue to provide workshops for indigenous girls to help them develop their self confidence by assisting them with hair and beauty tips and tricks.

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Ebony & Ivory

Ebony & Ivory was founded by Joan Dellavalle and her husband in Fremantle in 2003. Joan started off with a 4 years apprenticeship in Hairdressing, a degree in Management & Marketing along with experience in makeup artistry. As the salon started to grow, Joan and her husband decided to relocate Ebony & Ivory to the Perth CBD in 2007.

The qualified team of international stylists continues to grow, learn and travel around the world to bring the latest techniques to provide clients with only the best the world of hair & beauty has to offer.
They provide nothing less than the best services to men and women with every possible hair type and skin tone. . Ebony & Ivory is well renowned in Australia & USA for offering the best Afro Caribbean Hair services from hair cutting, colouring, relaxers to the best techniques of Hair Extensions in Australia.

They also offer a fabulous range of hair and beauty products such as Redken, Mizani, and their very own exquisite range of Hair Extensions made out of 100% real human hair and EI Mineral Cosmetics.
Ebony & Ivory is also honoured to be the only distributor of Black Opal cosmetics in Australia, a makeup and skin range that enhances the beauty of women of colour.

‘Giovanna Dellavalle’ is Joan Dellavalle’s women's ready to wear clothing collection that is high end, yet affordable, classy, vibrant and elegant.

Joan Dellavalle is the creative mind behind the vibrant and glamorous 'Giovanna Dellavalle'. Joan’s inspiration is drawn from travelling and a myriad of cultures that surround us. She's also heavily influenced by vintage clothing. Every piece is simple at the same time elegant, yet chic and classy and can be worn to any occasion.

Moving forward, Joan Dellavalle will continue to inspire those around her and will continue working on more collections.

Joan Dellavalle
P: 0415 820 370
W: www.eihair.com.au/


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