As creative director and head educator of Next International Salons.

Denise is a driving force. She inspires our next generation of hairstylists to strive for excellence in design and cutting precision.

She has attended the Sassoon Academy since 1982 more times then she can remember, at Sassoon’s they refer to the Parks family as Sassoon royalty.

Having been in the hairdressing industry for over 40 years, working in the  UK Brisbane and Gold Coast, with over 25 years at Next International.

Her love affair with hair started in the UK at Browns Salon, which is still the best place to train in the Northeast of England.


Brittany, Mitchell and Keegan Parks are Denise’s children They are all  hairdressers at Next International, she would say our love for hairdressing is in the blood.


Her passion has always been short ladies making her clients look and feel amazing.

The most important thing to her is what her clients do with their hair once they leave the salon. There hair has to look great every day.


Her haircuts are seamless easy to manage, it is all about cutting a shape that falls into place with minimum styling. Denise designs the haircut to suit the individuals face shape, hair texture and lifestyle. She says great haircut is not complete without an amazing colour.


Combine this with our beautiful salons and amazing service you will enjoy your Next International experience



Louise is one of the foundation stylists and salon managerS at Next International Oxenford, providing great service and quality hairdressing expertise for over 30 years.

Louise is a dedicated and passionate hairdressing professional with a large customer base of loyal clientele and regualar word-of-mouth referrals. Her technical talents range from a one-off up style for that special occasion right through to the modern short cuts with colour to suit.

Always keeping up to date with changes in hairdressing trends by regularly attending the Sydney Hair Expo and in-salon training in  Sassoon cutting techniques. She is an expert colourist in both application and recommendation of Schwarzkopf and Kerastase products.

For Louise, the client’s individual needs and comfort are paramount and she appreciates the professional difference a quality hairdresser can make to your appearance. Louise takes pride in her consultative approach and ensures her clients receive high quality, professional service combined with the technical expertise to create the perfect result for you.


As a stylist for over 14 years, Sam has gone through extensive training with the best in the industry.  Sam has also had advanced training in colour and really sets the standard high at Next International.Sam came to next. 11 years on and now the salon manager at Oxenford.

As the industry has changed over the years information is so much more accessible, I find a lot of inspiration through social medals platforms and following hairstylists from around the globe to see what is potentially coming our way next. I love doing ballayge colour work however myabsolute favourite is styling (or special occasion hair).

The styles you can create to complete your look for your special event can make you feel like a million dollars! I believe that hair is the accessory you cannot take off so you have to love it and look after it.
Sam continues to grow her own education, as well as helps others get educated in an industry that is always changing. Her patience and advanced methods keep her quite busy.  Her approach and technical skills has made her a highly sought-after hairdresser.



Brittany is a passionate visionary with a natural talent and flair for hair. The daughter of Next Internationals founders, Lawrence and Denise Parks.

Brittanys career in hairdressing seemed inevitable. She has inherited her parents’ talents for hairdressing and education, as well as their business vision.

Brittany hairdressing journey started at the young age of 14. In the next 13 years she progressed to become a Master Stylist and then Salon Manager. Her training during this time led her to London where she took a particular focus on the Vidal Sassoon methods. Thinning scissors and clippers were banned whilst she was in training which has made Brittanys approach to hairdressing very technical and precise.

Her passion for hair and fashion reflect in the high quality work she consistently produces. Specializing in short ladies cutting, she can transform and recreate ones look with ease and finesse.


Mark has been at Next International for  7 years, he came to us with a wealth of knowledge with 30 years of hairdressing behind him. He started his training in Tamworth then moved to Sydney and continued his hairdressing in London working for Daniel Hersheson at Harvey Nichols.

Mark has entered many competitions and won 1st place in the International Hairstylists society competition for cut and colour as well as men’s hairdressing.

Mark loves his clients, they all leave feeling relaxed and confident with their new style.



I have always had a passion for the hair and beauty industry.  I did my diploma in beauty therapy and started my hairdressing apprenticeship the following year and never left! I have been at Next International 8 years, I have trained with the team at Next International and pursued my role as a Premier stylist.

With being a Kerastase Ambassador and working with Schwarzkopf colour this helps me to  create natural effortless styles, blondes, balayages and long hair.

Creating a new style and making people feel good about themselves is what I enjoy most!

I love being in a creative industry where we can be inspired by many stylists from around the world through social media.


With 10 years experience, Kate understands how to translate the latest hair trends into wearable everyday styles that flatter us.

She is innovative, experienced and insanely passionate about her craft, always looking for ways to offer more to her clients. Amazing talent always generates fresh ideas and insights to keep us at the top of our game. Strong technical abilities & interpersonal skills make her one of the best at Next International !



Kaylah strives to listen and communicate with her clients in order to give them the best service she knows how.

She has thoroughly loved working at Next International  for the past 7 years, enjoying her co-workers and clientèle.

” Being trained with Next International, I am trained under the influential Sassoon Academy and am constantly up to date with all of the latest colouring and cutting techniques”.

She believes making someone feel better about how they look can change someone’s day for the better. Kaylah has been in the industry for her entire life, working with Schwarzkopf and Kerastase . She has had a wide array of continuing education but mostly in cutting,  colouring and upstyling.