Aussie Tabatha Coffey Tells It Like It Is

Australian born Tabatha Coffey has been a gifted stylist for over 25 years. She may be best known in America for her show on The Discovery Channel, Tabatha’s Salon Takeover, where she guides salon owners back to a profitable bottom line with hard line advice and truthful critiques of their business and talent. Not everyone appreciates her candid assessment of their business, but she knows her stuff and has pulled more than one salon out of the red. Tabatha uses her no hold barred style to open the eyes of salon owners and stylists alike.

Image by Getty Images via @daylife

Her greatest desire is to help people succeed in the competitive arena of hair. She holds everyone to the same strict level of perfection that she uses for herself and the success of her salons on both coasts of the United States are proof of that she has what it takes. Tabatha’s Salon Takeover has an almost cult like following and each week loyal fans cheer her on as she “tells it like it is”.

Tabatha has worked with artists from Australia, Great Britain and the United States. She was part of the Joico artistic team from 1997 to 2008. She received her training at the Vidal Sasoon Academy in London and continues to hone her artistic skills. Although she has had success on Bravo’s Shear Genius and The Discovery Channel’s Tabatha’s Salon Takeover, she continues to work in her salon Industrie Hair Gurus in New Jersey and at Warren-Tricomi Salon in West Hollywood, CA. She is currently working on producing a series of DVD’s. A true professional, Tabatha believes that education is paramount for success. She uses her knowledge and skill as an educator and you can check her schedule on her website,

Born on May 17, 1967 in Surfers Paradise, Queensland Australia, Tabatha has become a favorite of American audiences and serves as an artistic consultant for Seventeen, Mademoislle and Marie Claire magazines. Her edgy and frank style is reflected with her bold personality and youthful attitude. She has developed a loyal following and is a fine example of an artist who demands nothing less than perfection from herself and others in the beauty industry.