Spend 5: Joey Scandizzo

The brainchild of Joey Scandizzoto, ELEVEN HAIR is  a cult haircare brand that embodies the Australian lifestyle. As a three-time Australian Hairdresser of the Year, you could say Joey knows a thing or two about hair and the Australian elements that make that healthy look o so challenging. In between his salon work, photo shoots and runway gigs, Joey found the time to spend 5 with us…

Name: Joey Scandizzo

Occupation: Hairdresser and Co-Creative Director of ELEVEN Australia

It all started when… I left school and started hairdressing at 16

Career highlight… winning hairdresser of the year, opening up Joey Scandizzo Salon and launching ELEVEN Australia

Biggest pinch me moment… becoming a Dad

Creativity is sparked from… enjoying what you do and being passionate

Products I can’t live without… Ah so many but I would have to say Miracle Hair Treatment, it’s the perfect prep for every style

Favourite shoot… My ‘Poolside’ collection

Best part of my job… the people I work with that make me laugh everyday and I get to be creative

I can’t go a day without… my morning 10km run

Current addiction… food

My next destination… Sweden

I travel with… my sneakers and my mason pearson brush

Favourite city… Copenhagen, love the people and their cool understated style

Travel to me is… good times, good people and eating great food

I wish I had more time for… my little boy – I can never spend too much time with him

I can’t leave the house without… clothes on and my phone

Cocktail of choice… Bourbon with a dash of coke!

Favourite childhood memory… family holidays to the beach

Ideal Saturday night… with the wife, quality food and Netflix

Most used phone app… swellnet to check the surf and Instagram for inspiration

To de-stress I… hit the ocean, I love to surf

On health and fitness… running, surfing, skiing…anything that gets me outdoors, I love it

My ‘go to’ attire is… my vintage leather biker jacket I’ve had for 25 years…if that jacket could talk!

I have my eyes on… always on the prize!

2016 is the year for… working hard and playing hard

Life motto: to dream the life, to live the dream