Making Warwick look great

BEAUTY THERAPY: Emma Eastwell and Storm Lahiff at Ooh La La Beaute.
BEAUTY THERAPY: Emma Eastwell and Storm Lahiff at Ooh La La Beaute. Jonno Colfs


Emma Eastwell

I'M THE owner and manager here at Ooh La La Beaute in Grafton St.

I've owned the business for about seven years.

I finished school at Assumption and had a year off then started studying a Diploma/Cert IV in beauty therapy.

I moved to Toowoomba and studied full-time, fast-tracking through the course in a year.

After I finished I moved back to Warwick and started this business.

And seven years later, we must being doing something right because the doors are still open.

In the beginning it was just beauty therapy, but I branched out into hairdressing as well a few years ago.

It was a leap of faith, but it's worked out nicely.

For me, it's all about eyebrows at the moment; they are all the rage, so getting them sculpted perfectly is a buzz.

I love this industry because it feels great to make other people feel good about themselves.

I'm very thankful to my parents, partner, family and friends for helping me get started and for being there for me in the early days.

And it's great to welcome Beck Clarke to the team as well.

Storm Lahiff

I'VE been hairdressing for 11 years now and have been working at Ooh La La Beaute for about a year.

Prior to that, I worked at another salon in Warwick and also freelanced for De Lorenzo, a hair product company.

I was a guest artist and would create crazy avante garde haristyles for hair shows around the country.

When I finished school I started studying fashion design at university but that turned out to be quite expensive so I turned back to another interest, hairdressing.

I lived all over the country before moving back to Warwick with husband Brendan about eight years ago.

I also taught creative cut and colour around the country.

Recently, I also became a qualified photographer, which I studied while working.

So I'm looking forward to working on blending the two art forms and also wanting to do some local portraiture shoots in the future.

I really enjoy this job, working with and meeting new people.

We have a great clientele and I'm really enjoy working with a few new products.

Topics:  making warwick look great column ooh la la beaute

Overcoming the past to lead the way

REDEMPTION: Raymond Alldridge with daughter Tayla.

How a local man turned his life around for the good of his kids.

11 jobs available in Warwick right now

CASHED UP: Looking for work?

Calling everyone who's looking for work or a change of career

Warwick's winter back in force over the weekend

Freezing weather to return.

Don't get used to the warm weather

Local Partners

Festival to honour man in black

Stanthorpe could be on to a Cash cow, with organisers of a new festival confident the event could become a major drawcard for the area.

Hats off to the volunteers at Morgan Park

UPGRADE: Warwick District Sporting Car Club committee member Wayne Pfingst and volunteer Peter Herlihen at the upgraded bridge.

Praise for four dedicated volunteers at motorsport precinct

Maroons duo ready for Friday night polocrosse

EXCITED: Tambo player Rachael Sargood and son Jett will both play for Queensland at Morgan Park this weekend.

Mother and son playing in different Queensland teams this weekend

Athletes to gather Thursday for Warwick All Schools

Scots PGC student Will Gilmore at his final practice session before Thursday's Briggs Oval athletics.

Main events at athletics will be on Thursday at Briggs Oval

OPINION: Bachelor really crossed the line

Leah’s abrupt Bachelor exit is slut-shaming at its worst.

Marvel stars tease superhero epic

The four year wait for Marvel's The Defenders is over.

The Defenders stars on their long-awaited superhero team-up.

The two stars who intimidated Chris Hemsworth

Chris Hemsworth was intimidated by two other Hollywood stars.

Thor star says he was ‘weirdly shaken’ when he met two other actors.

Sam Newman: How a Playboy magazine changed everything

The new crew of The Footy Show.Source:Supplied

How a Playboy magazine changed everything.

Leah slams Matty: ‘I was incredibly disappointed’

Leah says she was ‘incredible disappointed’ with Matty J.

BACHELOR evictee's controversial chat with Kyle and Jackie O.

John Eales finds peace with the haka

Inia Maxwell and John Eales in a scene from the documentary John Eales Reveals: The Haka.

Rugby legend is on a quest to learn about a sacred Maori tradition/

The Bachelor recap: Secret pasts publicly exposed

Matty J is left speechless on The Bachelor.

TWO Bachelor contestants’ secret adult pasts have been exposed.

4800 homes to be built in massive new Coast estate

Masterplanned community full steam ahead - it's not Caloundra South

Open for inspection homes August 17 - 23

Check out this weekend's homes open for inspection.

Airbnb, Stayz and co tipped to squeeze Coast housing market

HOLIDAY BOOM: Airbnb letting is putting a further squeeze on long-term rentals.

Councils exploring options to manage the industry

How we got a rental straight away on the Coast

Rita and David Allara, moved down from Townsville, paid three months up front rent to secure the place at flash new unit block in Kings Beach.

Genius move helps secure rental property