Eleven Australia x Hagar | Eleven Style for Life Australia
In 2017, salons across Australia raised $57,457.60 through Style for Life. So far, ELEVEN Australia has raised $218,000 for Hagar, sponsoring countless women through Hagar's Economic Empowerment Program. This year, we're back on Sunday 18 November 2018. To get involved and participate in Style For Life, please send an email to info@elevenaustralia.com.

What is Style for Life?

STYLE FOR LIFE is an ELEVEN AUSTRALIA and HAGAR initiative. Hair salons give up their time on a Sunday and donate the proceeds to Hagar. The money raised provide survivors of human rights abuse the opportunity to learn a skill, like hairdressing, giving them purpose and helping restore their lives.

What is Hagar

HAGAR is an international organisation that works to restore the lives of women like Ryma who have survived severe human rights abuse including slavery, human trafficking and domestic violence. Hagar works in Cambodia, Afghanistan and Vietnam and provides specialist trauma counselling, intensive education programs and career training opportunities for people who would otherwise have no chance for the future. For more information visit www.hagar.org.au or read Ryma's story.

2018 Participating Salons


A’luere Hair and Beauty
Level 3, Highpoint Shopping Centre
Shop 3116 Rosamond Road, Maribyrnong VIC 3032
0400 208 621

Joey Scandizzo Salon
168/172 Toorak Road South Yarra, VIC 3141
(03) 03 9827 7503

Medusa Hair Salon
28A Hume Drive Sydenham VIC 3037
(03) 9449 7737

1 Bay Road Mount Martha VIC 3934
(03) 5974 1832

QV Hair
Level 1 Shop 61 QV Shopping Centre (Food Court Level)
Corner Swanston St and Lonsdale St, Melbourne VIC 3000
(03) 9639 9696

30 Station Street, Koo Wee Rup VIC
(03) 5997 1972


Everwonder Hair Design
4/115 Victoria St, Mackay QLD 4740
(07) 4953 3071

Little Hair Nest
70 Charlotte St, Paddington QLD 4064
(07) 3061 5723

Little Birdie Hair Studio
2/280 Tingal Rd, Wynnum QLD 4178
0487 871 107

Texture Hair
102 Commercial Road, Newstead QLD
0435 886 711


Harlow Hair & Body Studio
128A Henley Beach Road, Torrensville SA
(08) 8352 3332

How Your Salon Can Help

To be part of Style For Life in 2018, email info@elevenaustralia.com.

How You Can Help

Encourage your salon to be part of Style for Life or donate to Hagar here.

Ryma's Story

In July 2014, when Ryma was just 17 years old, she was kidnapped by a high -ranking soldier in Cambodia. The man locked her away, repeatedly raping and abusing her. After two torturous days, the soldier let her go on the condition she was not to mention the abuse to anyone. After bravely breaking her silence and telling her parents, Ryma’s family took the soldier to court. Due to the soldier’s high rank, he was able to bribe the court and pay a fine of just $5,000. Scared for her safety, Ryma was taken in by Hagar where she was placed in a secure home for women who have survived abuse. “Counselling has helped me process what has happened. When I first arrived, I couldn’t close my eyes without thinking of the abuse. I was always remembering [the soldier’s] face and was afraid he might find me again. But Hagar counsellors made me realise my potential, process what I went through.” Three years on, Ryma has graduated from Hagar’s catch up school, found a loving husband and become a proud hair salon owner. “I am overwhelmed with happiness that I can run my very own business. It is a dream come true.” Ryma’s story is a perfect example of how Hagar supports brave survivors through the whole journey to recovery.