Gem- Hair, Make Up & Tanning

Gem: a precious or semi-precious stone which has been cut and polished to perfection. This is the philosophy behind Melbourne Hair, Make up and styling professional Grace Erin Mayvis. If you are looking for perfection spoil yourself with Gem’s professional and qualified services. With over 10 years’ experience, Gem prides themselves on using only ultra-premium products that are botanical and safe. Arbonne cosmetics create a long lasting, flawless finish that complements the natural glow from the Aviva spray tan.

Mission: To ensure your special day truly is a gem, leave the pampering to us and let the best in Melbourne polish you to perfection.

For the team at 1256 high street our lives have been in disarray since March 23rd. For the past 63 days we have all been working tirelessly in the salon- (if permitted) or at home on our online stores and behind the scenes, doing our best to stay afloat financially.

The challenges and hurdles our team have been met with are not only financial but emotional and mental too. In this time we have been bettering ourselves and upskilling for our clients and our businesses who we love very much. With The last of the beauty restrictions to be lifted on June 1 we can finally see the light at the end of this tunnel. We thank you all for your continued support through this time and we hope that you can see our new zest for life.

We are so excited to be back and see an incredible end of 2020 albeit with extended health and safety measures. Please note not all staff will be back immediately but we can guarantee normal trading hours and ALL staff will be back my mid June. Looking forward to seeing everybody.

M O T H E R S D A Y
Is fast approaching. Gift vouchers are available in store! Treat mum and support local during this time.

G R A C E E R I N MA Y V I S
moved to Melbourne 5 years ago, where it was her vision to capitalise on Melbourne’s huge social & event scene. An atelier offering all hair, makeup, spray tanning & even more services- to be open 7 days a week. When the perfect space became available on High Street Armadale (melbournes sought after strip & bridal hub) the brainchild of Melbourne’s biggest beauty atelier was born. It took nearly a year to find the perfect team. Grace knew the services needed to complete her vision but also had to find the best person in each profession for it to be successful. Grace contacted some industry leaders directly whilst others came highly recommended. Now 1 year on at 1256 High Street Gem- hair makeup & tanning has 6 hairdressers working alongside a cosmetic doctor, (@drbecky_ ) a dermal clinician (@thebrowlab_au ) a body contourist (@reformbodysculpting ) and hair electrologist.

With the corona virus only hair services are running at the moment but everybody is excited to have all hands on deck as soon as the government gives us the nod. Watch out for new products, services and incredible specials upon reopening.

Photo credit @shotbyseif

A V A I L A B I L I T I E S
Today at 2pm and Thursday 4pm for a 1 on 1 colour application and style cut with Tracey. Using the most cleanest hair colour @natulique

T H E B R O W L A B
May be closed for services- but not for business jump onto www.thebrowlab.com.au or chat to Ash @thebrowlab_au to get your hands on @theskincarecompany greatest products.

M A K E U P M E M O R I E S
Can’t wait to be painting faces again for all the events! Especially @leeoz_l

O P E N F O R B U S I N E S S

Feeling (and looking) grey? The team at Gem are still here to put the bounce back into your... blow wave.

Whilst adhering to all the government guidelines regarding covid19 we can offer all of our hair services in a 1 on 1 environment. Dm to book.

O N E D A Y D O W N
How many more to go? We don’t know... thanks for sticking with us and supporting all of the team at 1256 High Street. Still taking bookings and open for people to come stock up on shampoo & conditioner.

G I V E A W A Y

What are you grateful for?! In a world of uncertainty you can be certain in this- we are doing everything we can to make Gem a safe place to be. From procedures to occupancy we have everything covered. BUT let’s do something FUN and POSITIVE! Tell me what you are grateful full!! We will pick 2 winners to win a shampoo, conditioner and treatment and ship it directly to your door! All you have to do is tell me 3 things you are grateful for and tag someone you think that might need a pick me up right now! Let’s be honest... y’all gonna have time to do a treatment at home right?

L O V E
This look on our gem @rebeccasaunders_ using @arbonne cosmetics

D O C T O R B E C K Y
Is available on Tuesdays and Saturdays for all your cosmetic needs. Have you experienced her new medical grade hydra facial??? Only $150 for a limited time. Head over to @drbecky_ and DM her for appointments.

B E F O R E & A F T E R
Using @natulique @ Gem- Hair, Make Up & Tanning

C R A Z Y T I M E S
Has all department stores cancelling their makeup services until further notice. If your makeup appointment has been/will be cancelled be in touch with us. Being a boutique salon we have smaller amount of guests coming through the door. Our high standards in hygiene has been and always will be paramount, as we continue to offer all of our services.

N A T U L I Q U E
Colours are organic, vegan and PPD free. Nothing but the safest and purest ingredients at Gem.

O P E N 7 D A Y S
Download our free app (link in bio) to make bookings anytime

R O O T M E L T
Is the perfect way to extend the time between visits for blondes.

The brow queen Ashlee @thebrowlab_au is back from holidays. Be sure to book in advance as spots fill fast!

Harper's BAZAAR Australia

For anyone else considering a Lara Worthington bob 💇‍♀️

W O W
Hair and makeup styling for @kylie_maree

B R A I D S

[01/03/20]   Happy New Year from Gem- hair makeup & tanning! We hope you had an amazing Christmas and well deserved time off and we are looking forward to seeing you again soon.

2020 comes with an updated policy for all pre-booked appointments. When booking any colour appointment, we now require a $50 booking fee to confirm your colour service. All Bhave keratin appointments require a $100 booking fee.

Receipts will be emailed and the booking fee will be credited towards your service total on the day of your appointment.

Any cancellations made prior to 24 hours can be rescheduled with the booking fee transferring to a new appointment.

For cancellations, rescheduled appointments within 24 hours of your booking or failure to show on the day, your booking fee will be not be refunded and a further booking fee will be required when scheduling a new appointment.

Any cancellation to styling appointments will still be under the existing policy of 50% cancellation fee added to next appointment.

Bookings made Christmas week 20th-24th December require full payment when booking. Similarly, Spring Racing appointments for hair and/or makeup in October and November require full payment when booking.

Being a small business we trust you understand and respect the policies we have in place at Gem. For your convenience, we are open seven days a week with two late nights offering nothing but the highest quality products and services for our clients. Thank you for your continued support and we look forward to our continued work with you.

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The year that was. Thank you for all of our wonderful clients who have supported us in 2019. We couldn’t be here without you!

The patience with the big move in April and all the little things that needed tweaking- to the understanding of the Graces last minute flight to Perth, (Christmas week) and the appreciation of her efforts made to be back in time for you all to be beautiful for Christmas. This year the team doubled with the expansion when all the incredible professionals working upstairs came to offer the best in additional services, whilst downstairs the hair stylists continued to love even more with the amazing products by natulique, bhave and everescents.

Mica got engaged, Dr Becky delivered a beautiful baby boy and Deborah announced her pregnancy due April next year. 2020 is going to be our best year yet and we are very excited for you to be a part of it!

P O N Y T A I L G O A L S

O P E N
Today and Monday 30th of December.

B E F O R E & A F T E R
Magic with @natulique ammonia free and certified organic colours. @ Gem- Hair, Make Up & Tanning

W I N G E D L I N E R
👌🏽

All cosmetics used with @arbonne
All hair styling products @everescents_organic_haircare @bhavehair @natulique

F L A W L E S S
Colour work and styling by the talented @mica_hair

F R I E N D S
It’s a dream job when you get to work with your friends everyday

G L O W I N G
Head to toe by @_thisisgem
Colour, cut & style ✔️
Spray tan ✔️
Makeup ✔️

C H R I S T M A S T R A D I N G H O U R S

Today 10am- 4pm fully booked
Monday 9th 8am- 7pm fully booked
Tuesday 10th 9am- 9pm (3pm- 8pm available)
Wednesday 11th 10am- 7pm fully booked
Thursday 12th 10am- 9pm availabilities
Friday 13th 8am - 6pm (3pm- 6pm available)
Saturday 14th 8am- 4pm availability’s
Sunday 15th 8am- 2pm (11.45am available)
Monday 16th 10am- 8pm fully booked
Tuesday 17th 8am- 9pm availability’s
Wednesday 18th 9am- 9pm availability’s
Thursday 19th 8am- 9pm availability’s
Friday 20th 8am - 7pm fully booked
Saturday 21st 8am- 5pm some availability’s not much
Sunday 22nd 10am- 2pm availability’s
Monday 23rd 9am- 9pm fully booked
Christmas Eve 10am- 3pm availability’s.

Pm to book your last minute appointment.

Christmas packs and vouchers available.

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1256 High Street
Armadale, VIC
3143

Opening Hours

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Tuesday 10:00 - 21:00
Wednesday 10:00 - 17:00
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Friday 10:00 - 18:00
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