Our Team

Sue Garrett

Owner & Director

Sues experience consists of over eighteen years in the industry. Her passion shines through in her dedication to providing clients with the very best styles and staying up to date with the latest trends. She works hard to ensure the team and salon consistently provide the best in the industry. Sue loves being a mother to four stepmother to three and super nanny to many more, living a busy happy creative life.  Sue is also a qualified Judge and steward for NZARH competitions and has been a finalist in many photographic competitions.

“Ensuring the clients received the very best treatments, products and styles is incredibly important to me, and the running of this salon. Nothing beats seeing a satisfied client walk out with a new hair style and lease on life”

Sami Foley


Sami has extensively travelled the world, working from Dubai to the gold coast.  She is extremely passionate about empowering women through her skills acquired over her tenure as an exceptional stylist, specialising in long beautiful hair, ombre and balayage. Sami takes special pride in her big bouncy blow drys and making clients feel their best!


Abbey Garrett


Abbey has been doing hair for 17 years and is passionate about people walking out of the salon feeling a million dollars. Abbey is a mum and with her partner have brought a lifestyle block near Oakura. Passion for hair and fashion are what have brought her to Rubyblu.

Vanessa Mitchell


Vanessa styled hair in New York for 18 years before joining us at Ruby Blu. Her cutting skills have been seen from New York fashion weeks to A-list Stars and editorial magazines. Vanessa is also passionate about creating a hair product range of her own so watch this space!