Katie Johnston

Master Colourist
How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world. - Anne Frank

Katie has recently joined the Colour Dream. Katie grew up in Masterton and gained her hairdressing qualification in NZ. Katie then packed her bags and moved to Melbourne to pursue her dream of becoming a world-class Colourist.

Katie was a Colour Specialist at one of Melbourne's leading salons' Rokk Ebony. Katie had 4 years there creating some of the cities most extraordinary colours. 

Katie has a wealth of knowledge when it comes to colours and is one of our most sought after colourists and #blondeexperts. 

For an exceptional Colour book with Katie today.

Book an appointment with Katie Johnston


May 2018

Salon of the Year 2018

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Dec 2019

Highly recommend

I had a cut and colour with Michael and Katie who were both absolutely amazing and professional. In fact the whole team were friendly, welcoming and professional. I would highly recommend this salon.


Nov 2019

Thrilled with outcome

Katie was amazing and I was thrilled with the outcome !


Jul 2018

Why Buoy is Wonderful

A) Putting your customer first 


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Katie Johnston's latest news


Buoy now delivering during Level 3


With Love...

33 years and counting


Cooking with Buoy

Cook with Buoy staff - Peanut Brownie Slice by Katie Johnston


Up your snack game

Food stylist @Stylish_Foodie helps you up your snack game


Exclusive Laser Evening

Celebrating living in your best skin ever. We have invested in the most advanced Laser technology and holding an exclusive invite-only event to celebrate. 100% of ticket sales donated to Mary Potter Hospice in memory of the late Derek Elvy.


Buoy NZ Salon of the Year 2017

Buoy Salon & Spa wins 5 of the most sought after awards in our industry.
Salon of the Year, L'Oréal Grand Salon of the Year, Excellence in Marketing, Business Stylist of the Year Chinney Yeap and Best New Entrant.


Mollie Gray Begins Her Buoy Beauty Journey

The beautiful Mollie Gray recently became a valued Buoy client. We asked Mollie if she could share her Buoy experience with our community.


The Buoy family keeps growing

Chinney Yeap introduces two of latest members of the #BuoyFamily.
Katie Johnston our exceptional Master Colourist and her beautiful newborn boy Felix.


Treat & Transform with Fusio Dose

Fusio-Dose hair ritual is our bespoke in-salon treatment by Kérastase that will nourish your hair and leave you it with the shine that will turn heads.


#buoysalonandspa on Insta