Who we are

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Peter Lykissas - Managing Director

Peter Lykissas’ career in the nail industry started more than 25 years ago in Sydney, Australia with Sydney Nail Supply, one of the original nail import and supply business’s to service the Australian professional nail business.

Over the past quarter century Peter, originally as the founder and CEO of Pacific Nail and Beauty, spearheaded the market development and distribution of many of today’s leading professional nail brands in Australia including CND (Creative Nail Design). He has now partnered with Nail Alliance with the distribution of Artistic Nail Design and several other major beauty brands.

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Lucy Lykissas - Communications Director

Lucy Lykissas is a qualified beauty therapist, nail technician and internationally trained educator. Lucy has an extensive 12 year history in the Australian Beauty Industry originally as a marketing consultant working to promote major nail brands at events such as Australian Fashion Week and now as a business services manager. She loves the professional nail business and at switchfunky now gets to represent many of her favourite brands.

Kylie Clare - Education Director

Kylie Clare began doing nails at the age of 16, Kylie established herself as a successful nail professional and two years later she studied and qualified as a beauty therapist. At the age of 20, Kylie started teaching at a government school, where she still teaches 16 years later. Kylie’s accomplishments include international representation of CND, Australian Educator of the Year 2004 for CND, Melbourne and Sydney Fashion week Nail Stylist, Magazine Publications, Business Owner and author. Kylie was appointed as Education Service Manager for SwitchFunky Australasia in 2011 where she heads up education and technical support for all brands across Australia and New Zealand.

Kylie is extremely knowledgeable in all aspects of the Nail Industry, she is a passionate and energetic educator who takes pride in every aspect of education.