Multi awarded Dario Cotroneo has over 32 years experience within the hairdressing industry. He is regarded as an elite haircutter within the hairdressing industry with a multitude of awards, as well as being inducted into the AHIA Hall Of Fame Award 2022.

Known for his exceptional dry cutting skills and street-based creativity, Dario creates strong, cutting-edge looks whilst retaining beauty, sensitivity and harmony. He has developed a very unique and holistic approach to hairdressing, focusing on how to re balance the face by working with bone structure and face shapes to create breathtaking, sensational, looks. Every client’s style needs to meet their personal needs whilst highlighting inner-beauty.

DARIO has extraordinary taste, artistry and technique and always makes a client feel beautiful and empowered.”When asked about his philosophy, Dario says, “To make one feel beautiful is to bring out what is most beautiful in them.”

Dario Cotroneo’s Bio

Once Dario gained his apprenticeship, in which he won several industry awards, he began his career working for several high profile salons within Australia.

As his career unfolded he realised he wanted to further himself outside of the salon space and thus entered the fashion and beauty industry as a session stylist. He worked on editorial fashion shoots, working with celebrities and media clientele whilst continuing to work in a salon environment in which he earned a reputation as the go to stylist within Australia.

In 1999 Dario also began his career as an educator, teaching and mentoring other hairdressers worldwide. His multi award winning education company, DCI Education is regarded as an elite hairdressing education business. Dario educates and inspires hairdressers around the world, working in the USA, UK, France, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Germany, Norway, China, Singapore, Australia and New Zealand to name a few, demonstrating his unique and singular brand of education. “Not just how to cut hair, but why.” His ethos isn’t just about great hair education – It’s about supporting passionate people. Dario’s commitment to providing excellence in education to hairdressers of all levels worldwide is unwavering.

Dario loves what he does and cherishes the unique opportunities his career gives him.







T: 02 9380 2246
E: mail@dario.com.au


DARIO @ Salon Lane

63 - 73 Ann St, Surry Hills NSW 2010