Advisory Board

When we started our obsession with solving hair related issues, we knew we couldn’t do it alone. So we handpicked industry experts with extensive experience that believed in our vision and created our Advisory Board; a team of people with a wealth of knowledge in the field of hair, wellness and nutrition.

Our Advisory Board helps us to develop, innovate and create performance-driven products with cleaner ingredients.

John Pulitano

Director Headcase Hair

John Pulitano co-owner and Creative Director of Headcase Hair is one of Australia’s most esteemed and innovative hair experts. For over a decade Pulitano’s extensive experience on both the national and international fashion stages encompasses: fashion shows, magazine editorial advertising and advertorials.

Nationally he has directed hair and worked on numerous designer shows at RAFW (Rosemount Australian Fashion Week) such as: Dion Lee, Akira Isogawa, Josh Goot, Ginger & Smart, Zimmerman, Gail Sorronda, Kate Sylvester, Willow, Eastern Pearson and Alice McCall.

Internationally he has worked closely with world-renowned hair specialists Luigi Mureno and Guido Palau on the New York, London, Milan and Paris fashion circuits. The numerous shows he has worked on include: Marc Jacobs, Louis Vuitton, Prada, Miu Miu, Alexander McQueen, Rick Owens, Gucci, Givenchy, Valentino, Zac Posen, Versace, Roberto Cavalli, Proenza Schouler and Ralph Lauren.

Pulitano’s editorial styling for Australian and international publications include: Harper’s Bazaar, Russh (Australia & Japan), Oyster, Grazia, Instyle, Nico, Karen, pagesonline, Sunday magazine to name a few. His technical knowledge and skill as well his innate understanding of international hair trends makes Pulitano one of the most sought after hair technician and stylists in the industry.

Dr George M Calfas

Dr George M Calfas is a highly qualified cosmetic and laser physician with more than thirty years’ experience in the field of cosmetic medicine in Australia. As the founder and principal of the landmark GMC Cosmedical Clinics at Randwick and Narellan, Dr Calfas continues to evolve and deliver a diverse range of surgical and non-surgical, incisional and non-incisional face, neck and body procedures.

He graduated with a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from the University of New South Wales and obtained postgraduate qualifications in Physical Medicine from University of Sydney and Clinical Dermatology from the University of Wales (UK).

Dr Calfas is a Senior Fellow and founding member of the Cosmetic Physician’s College of Australasia and the Australasian College of Cosmetic Surgeons for which he is a mentor within its Clinical Training Program and a recently elected member of its Medical Board. Through these roles, Dr Calfas is responsible for shaping the next generation of cosmetic physicians and surgeons.

Dedicated to the refinement of cosmetic medicine Dr Calfas regularly attends international congresses to stay abreast of new technology and procedures. He is also a sought-after guest speaker and regularly conducts training workshops both nationally and internationally.

With his considerable expertise in cosmetic medicine Dr Calfas is branching into the emerging medical and cosmetic field of regenerative medicine. By adopting the latest techniques and technologies of fat-derived Stromal Vascular Fraction (SVF), Dr Calfas is able to assist patients with cosmetic problems as well as alleviating pain related to arthritis. 

Dr Calfas is dedicated to furthering the field of cosmetic and regenerative medicine and is committed to delivering the highest quality outcomes to his patients.

Professional Associations

  • Senior Fellow Australasian College of Cosmetic Surgeons (ACCS)
  • Senior Fellow Cosmetic Physician’s College of Australasia (CPCA)
  • Board Member of Australasian College of Cosmetic Surgery (ACCS)
  • Member of the American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine (AAAM)
  • Member of European College of Aesthetic Medicine and Surgery (ECAMS)

Max May

Hair & Makeup Artist
Bondi Boost Ambassador Max May is one of Australia’s leading hair & makeup artists – working alongside notable clients such as Rose Byrne, Teresa Palmer, Abbie Cornish, Sarah Murdoch and Lara Bingle, whilst working on the covers & pages of fashion bibles HARPER’S BAZAAR Australia, Singapore and China, OYSTER, RUSSH Magazine, ELLE Japan, GRAZIA Australia, UK and Italy, and TEN Magazine. Starting off as a Hair Stylist, Max soon moved up the ranks in the Beauty & Fashion Industry as the one to watch. Although self-taught, Max’s intuitive sense of artistry and skill make him one of the most sought-after Australian Hair & Makeup artists, working alongside such brands as La Mer, MAC, Nude By Nature, Becca Cosmetics and L’Oreal.

Anthony Pearce

Specialist Trichologist
Anthony Pearce has been a practicing Specialist Trichologist for 20 years and is the only Trichologist to be accredited as a (full) Member of the Australasian College of Nutritional + Environmental Medicine (ACNEM) and is also a Life Member of the Vitamin D Council. 
Anthony has lectured in Europe (Sweden) + the USA to Doctors, Plastic Surgeons, Dermatologists + Cosmetologists and maintains close professional associations with some of the leading medical researchers, whose guidance aid him in staying at the forefront of health advances which influence the hair. He is generally credited in being the first to identify there are two forms of androgenic alopecia in women – true genetically-inherited type, and ‘acquired’ pattern thinning from metabolic/hormonal compensatory mechanisms. In 2015, Anthony Pearce was internationally recognised and accredited as part of a small list of prestigious and influential experts in the Asia Pacific region and is now a proud member of the BondiBoost Advisory Board.

Madeline Calfas

Integrative Medicine Practitioner
Madeline is an Integrative Medicine Practitioner and a highly experienced certified Aesthetic Nurse Practitioner. With over 20 years experience her field, she is dedicated to furthering her knowledge and expertise in the field of Anti-ageing and Integrative Medicine. Madeline is also an Injector and Laser trainer to other Nurses and Doctors.

With Degrees and Advanced Diplomas in Nursing, Naturopathy, Nutrition and Herbal Medicine, Madeline is in a truly unique position to be able to understand how both Western and Complimentary Medicines can be combined to offer her patients an Integrative approach, thereby achieving the highest quality outcomes for her patients. She is also a certified A5M practitioner with the Australasian Academy of Anti-Ageing Medicine, and a member of AIMA, the Australasian Integrative Medicine Association.

In 2016, Madeline was recognised by the International Nurses Association as a ‘Top Nurse’ in the Aesthetic Industry.

Madeline understands that being an Integrative Practitioner means understanding that the human body is more than just a collection of systems, symptoms and illnesses. It is about looking at the body as a whole, and incorporating all the pieces of the puzzle to see the big picture. She believes that this is the future of Medicine, and is committed whole-heartedly to promoting this practice.

Professional qualifications:

  • BA Nursing UWS
  • BA Health Science (Naturopathy)
  • Dip. Western Herbal Medicine
  • Dip. Nutrition
  • Dip. Naturopathy
  • Australasian Certification in Anti-Ageing Medicine (ACCAM)
  • Injector Trainer for Galderma & Mondeal
  • Laser Trainer and Consultant for Sciton
  • Anti-ageing specialist
  • PRP specialist
  • Medically Assisted Weight Loss Specialist

Madeline is also a member of the following professional organisations whose aim is to provide support for peers and leaders in their respective fields, including the natural medicine, health practitioners and cosmetic medicine field.

  • Member ATMS (Australian Traditional-Medicine Society)
  • Member AHPRA (Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency)
  • Member A5N (Australasian Academy of Anti-Ageing Medicine)
  • Member INA (International Nurses Association)
  • Member AIMA (Australasian Integrative Medicine Association)
  • Member Nursing Council of New Zealand
  • Member NHPNZ (Natural Health Practitioners of New Zealand)

Vincent Nobile

Director Headcase Hair

Vincent Nobile co-owner and Colour Director of Headcase Hair is a major force behind luxury editorial colour in Australia.

Nobile is known for creating precision colour for some of Australia’s leading celebrities, models and international faces. He is revered for being the person to see when a colour needs ‘fixing’ and notorious for his expertise with fashion colouring, blonde precision colour and outstanding coppers.

Nobile travels globally teaching seminars, colour presentations and major hair shows with over fifty trips to New York. He is renowned for his strong presence in the industry as a platform artist and educator. Awarded some of the top accolades within the hairdressing industry, Nobile aims to raise the standard of colouring across the hairdressing industry.

“Colour is like a beautiful painting reflecting light and shade with lots of dimension. It should be seamless and continually flow through the hair with perfect harmony. For every look, I work with complexion, features, eye colour and natural texture accentuating natural beauty. Great colour should always evolve with the client.” — Vincent Nobile

Abbie Harris

Naturopath – Nutritionist – Product Developer

Abbie is a veteran product developer, formulator and project manager. This experience is supported by a passion and drive for the wellness industry, academic qualifications as an Australian-trained Naturopath and Bachelor of Health Sciences. She has held management positions in small and large healthcare companies, leading product development teams to launch products across leading dosage forms, health categories, markets and regulatory systems.

Today, Abbie is in high demand as a specialist product development consultant. She travels the globe to source the most effective supplement ingredients and is at the forefront of scientific research on natural healthcare. She is a regular at top international trade shows and educational events.

Having worked with BondiBoost since launching, Abbie collaborates with clinical, scientific and regulatory experts and is esteemed for her thorough approach to deliver effective, progressive and reliable products. Abbie has a deep understanding of nutrition and lifestyle medicine and how they can be utilised to look and feel your best.