Maddie a.k.a Princess

Salon Ambassador
Fun facts about Princess:
Her favourite quote is "Whoever said diamonds are a girls best friend never owned a dog."

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Peter Lawson

Creative Director
Fun facts about Peter:
Peter`s favourite quote is "People say that money is not the key to happiness but if you have enough money you can have a key made." - Joan Rivers.

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Kelly Welling

Stylist
Fun facts about Kelly:
Her favourite quote is "One should either be a work of art or wear a work of art" - Oscar Wilde

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Devin Knezacek

Hair Stylist/Hair Colour Mentor
Devin's favourite service to offer is foils.

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Trina Lynn Christopher

Hair Stylist (on maternity leave)
“Life is beautiful when you have a great hairstylist!”

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Barbara Allen

Stylist
Fun facts about Barbara:
Barbara`s favourite quote is "We`re no strangers to love. You know the rules and so do I” – Unknown

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Nadine Robichaud

Spa Therapist/Spa Mentor
Nadine's favourite services to offer are facials and eyelash extensions.

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Joy Lyle

Spa Therapist
Fun facts about Joy:
Joy`s favourite quote is "To infinity and beyond” – Buzz Lightyear

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Sam King

Director of Guest Services

Justin Gaudet

Hair Stylist
Justin's favourite services to offer are foils, especially multidimensional reds and blondes.

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Allyson Drake

Spa Therapist
Allyson's favourite services to offer are eyebrow waxing and pedicures.

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Alija Gracanin

Spa Therapist
Alija's favourite services to offer are facials, pedicures, and massage.

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Virginia Wilbur

Director of Operations
Manager
“Maybe you have to let go of who you were to become who you will be.” – Carrie Bradshaw

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Brittany Chiasson

Hair Stylist (on maternity leave)
Brittany enjoys soft, natural dimensional hair colour. Her favourite techniques are foiling, balayage and root extensions!

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Connie MacDonald

Hair Stylist
Connie’s favourite colouring technique is foiling!

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Sam Gallison

Spa Therapist
“Don’t take life too seriously, you’ll never get out alive!”

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Carly Rogerson

Hair Stylist
“Why not?”

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Gabby Pearce

Spa Therapist
“Be the energy you want to attract”

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Nikki Shea

Hair Stylist

Kristie Bollivar

Hair Stylist
“If you can’t stop thinking about it, don’t stop working for it.”

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Alexis Kelsall

Hair Stylist
“Everything happens for a reason”

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  • Name: Alexis Kelsall
    Years Experience: 7
    Artistry Level: Avant Garde

    Training:

    • Formal Education: Hair Design Centre
    • Industry Related Experience: Former hair colour educator for Aveda Atlantic

    Fun Facts

    • Hobbies & Interests: Knitting, making my own clothes, cooking and baking
    • If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would it be? Asia
    • If you had to choose to have only one type of pizza in the world, what would it be? Pepperoni
    • If you could have supper with anyone in the world, who would it be? The Obamas
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  • Name: Jessica
    Years Experience: 6
    Elemental Nature: Water

    Training:

    • Formal Education: Bachelor of Public Relations, Mount Saint Vincent University
    • Industry Related Experience: My Aveda

    Fun Facts

    • Hobbies & Interests: Makeup, fashion, going to the gym, and road trip adventures
    • If you could be an animal, what would it be? Sloth
    • If you could create an ice cream flavor, what would it be? Cake batter & ice cream sandwich
    • If you could become anyone, who would it be? European royalty
    • If you were getting a super hero power, what would you want? Power Mimicry
    • If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would it be? Santorini, Greece
    • If you were a mythical creature, what would you be? Mermaid
    • Who would play you in a movie version of your life? Leighton Meister
    • Who of the seven dwarves is most like you? Happy
    • What song would describe your life? Sorry Not Sorry – Demi Lovato
    • If you had to choose to have only one type of pizza in the world, what would it be? Pepperoni
    • If you could have supper with anyone in the world, who would it be? KhloeKardashian
    • If you were trapped on a desert island, what CD could you not live without? Backstreet Boys Greatest Hits – Chapter One
    • What app could you not live without on your phone? Snapchat
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  • Name: Kristie
    Years Experience: 1
    Artistry Level: New Talent
    Elemental Nature: Water

    Training:

    • Formal Education: Hair Design Centre

    Fun Facts

    • Hobbies & Interests: : Horseback riding and photography
    • If you could create an ice cream flavor, what would it be? Oreo Cheesecake
    • If you could become anyone, who would it be? Fallon Taylor
    • If you were getting a super hero power, what would you want? Mind reading
    • If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would it be? Santorini, Greece
    • If you were a mythical creature, what would you be? Unicorn
    • Who would play you in a movie version of your life? Melissa McCarthy
    • Who of the seven dwarves is most like you? Bashful
    • What song would describe your life? Farm Girl Strong – GordBamford
    • If you had to choose to have only one type of pizza in the world, what would it be? Hawaiian
    • If you could have supper with anyone in the world, who would it be? Jimmy Anderson
    • If you were trapped on a desert island, what CD could you not live without? Is It Friday Yet? – GordBamford
    • What app could you not live without on your phone? Flipp
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  • Gabby Pearce Halifax lifespa
    Name: Gabby
    Artistry Level: New Talent
    Elemental Nature: Air

    Training:

    • Formal Education: Esthetics Program – Hair Design Centre

    Fun Facts

    • Hobbies & Interests: My daughter, my cats and the universe
    • if you could be an animal, what would it be? An elephant, because they are very empathetic creatures.
    • if you could create an ice cream flavor, what would it be? Chocolate mint/cookies and cream hybrid with cherries
    • if you could become anyone, who would it be? A better version of myself.
    • if you were getting a super hero power, what would you want? They power to help people see and feel the best versions of themself.
    • if you could travel anywhere, where would it be? Stonehenge or the Amazon Rainforest
    • if you were reincarnated, what would you choose to be reincarnated as? A bodhisattua
    • if you were a mythical creature, what would you be? A dragon or an elf, a cool one likeLegolas
    • Who would play you in a movie version of your life? Jennifer Lawrence/ZooeyDeschanel
    • Who of the seven dwarves is most like you? Dopey
    • What song describes you? Car Radio by Twenty One Pilots
    • if you could have supper with anyone in the world, who would it be? ZooeyDeschanel
    • if you were trapped on a desert island, what CD could you not live without? Vessel by Twenty One Pilots
    • What app could you not live without on your phone? I’d be pretty lost without my bus app!
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  • Nikki Shea Halifax lifespa
    Name: Nikki
    Years Experience: 7
    Artistry Level: Advanced Technician
    Elemental Nature: Fire

    Fun Facts

    • Hobbies & Interests: Anything outdoors! If I haven’t done it before, I want to try it.
    • If you could be an animal, what would it be? Something predatory, like a hawk or a mongoose.
    • If you could create an ice cream flavor, what would it be? Caramel stuffed chocolates rolled in cookie dough and deep fried
    • If you could become anyone, who would it be? Kim K or Beyonce, just so I know what its like to spend money on things no one needs!
    • If you were getting a super hero power, what would you want? Math skills so I can count casino cards
    • If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would it be? Bora Bora for fun, Ireland and Australia to explore and take in culture
    • If you were a mythical creature, what would you be? An elf or a mermaid
    • Who would play you in a movie version of your life? Danny Devito in a wig
    • Who of the seven dwarves is most like you? Were any sarcastic?Maybe Sleepy?
    • What song would describe your life? The Final Countdown
    • If you had to choose to have only one type of pizza in the world, what would it be? Pepperoni as long as it’s stuffed crust!
    • If you could have supper with anyone in the world, who would it be? Myself, so that I could see how others perceive me.
    • If you were trapped on a desert island, what CD could you not live without? Anything by Zepplin
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  • Name: Carly
    Years Experience: 1
    Artistry Level: New Talent

    Training:

    • Formal Education: Pro Hair at Blanche MacDonald, Vancouver BC

    Fun Facts

    • Hobbies & Interests: Travelling, anything outdoorsy, writing.
    • If you could be an animal, what would it be? Bird
    • If you were getting a super hero power, what would you want? Fly
    • If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would it be? Ireland
    • If you were a mythical creature, what would you be? Dragon
    • Who of the seven dwarves is most like you? Sleepy
    • What song would describe your life? Don’t Stop – Fleetwood Mac
    • If you had to choose to have only one type of pizza in the world, what would it be? Pepperoni and cheese
    • If you could have supper with anyone in the world, who would it be? My BFF – Christie
    • If you were trapped on a desert island, what CD could you not live without? Eagles – Hotel California
    • What app could you not live without on your phone? Instagram
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  • Name: Sam Gallison
    Years Experience: 13
    Artistry Level: Advanced Technician
    Elemental Nature: Fire

    Training:

    • Formal Education: Gina’s College of Advanced Esthetics
    • Industry Related Experience: I started my esthetics career doing drag makeup backstage in Ottawa, Ontario!

    Fun Facts

    • Hobbies & Interests: Full blown bookworm and makeup addict
    • If you could be an animal, what would it be Fox
    • If you could create an ice cream flavor, what would it be Coca Cola
    • If you could become anyone, who would you be My mom
    • If you were getting a super hero power, what would you want Telepathy
    • If you could travel anywhere, where would it be British Isles
    • If you were reincarnated, what would you choose to be reincarnated as Fox
    • If you were a mythical creature, what would you be Fairy
    • Who of the seven dwarves is most like you Doc
    • What song describes your life “My Body” – Young the Giant
    • If you had to choose to have only one type of pizza in the world, what would it be Hawaiian
    • If you could have supper with anyone in the world, who would it be Chuck Palahnuik
    • If you were trapped on a desert island, what CD could you not live without “Zaba” – Glass Animals
    • What app could you not live without on your phone iBooks
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  • Name: Connie MacDonald
    Years Experience: 12
    Artistry Level: Avant Garde

    Training:
    Formal Education: Hair Design Centr

    Fun Facts:

    • Hobbies: Permaculture, gardening, cooking, DIYs, connecting with Mother Nature, travel.
    • What is your favourite Aveda product: Light Elements Smoothing Fluid.
    • Favourite Quote: “Love and let live.”
    • In what way would you make the world a better place? Caring for the environment in a respectful and sustainable way. I would love to teach every human how to grow food and gain self-reliance with little to no negative impact on the earth. My passion is permaculture!
    • What essential oil do you love the most? Lavender, but I love and value them all.
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  • Name: Kristopher Long
    Years Experience: 16
    Artistry Level: Avant Garde
    Elemental Nature: Water

    Training:
    Formal Education: Hair Design Centre, Aveda Academy Grad & Educator
    Industry Related Experience: Academy Educator, In Salon Educator and Mentor, Freelance Styling for Commercial and Runway, Salon Owner

    Fun Facts:

    • Hobbies: Health and Beauty – Travel – Cooking
    • What is your favourite Aveda product: Anything Shampure! I will even use the shampoo to wash my sheets and floors.
    • What is your favourite colour to create: Creamy soft blonds that make people turn their heads as you pass by.
      Favourite Quote: “I guess I’m just one of those people who, when I decide I’m going to do something, I do it.” – Tom Ford – Rufio
    • If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would it be? Would love to visit Israel, particularly Tel Aviv – they call it the New York of the Middle East.
    • What is the one phone app you couldn’t life without? Anything to do with music… Deezer, A.T.M.
    • What season do you feel most energizes you? Summer – I live for beaches/patios & driving with the top down!
    • What is your favourite hot beverage? Skinny vanilla latte, anyway anytime.
    • Who would play you in a movie version of your life? Ryan Reynolds – definitely.
    • What cause do you support? Supporting local business and agriculture.
    • What essential oil do you love the most? Tea tree oil, but there’s too many that I love!
    • Who has your favourite celebrity hair? Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Gwyneth Paltrow
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    Name: Melanie
    Years Experience: 1

    Fun Facts:

    • Hobbies: Eating, reading, assorted nerdy things.
    • What is your favourite Aveda product: Chakra #4
      Favourite Quote: “Bangarang.” – Rufio
    • If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would it be? Italy
    • What is the one phone app you couldn’t life without? Instagram
    • What season do you feel most energizes you? Autumn
    • What is your favourite iced beverage? Craft beer
    • What essential oil do you love the most? Patchouli
    • Who has your favourite celebrity hair? TildaSwinton
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  • Name: Brad O’Brien
    Years Experience: 1
    Artistry Level: New Talent
    Elemental Nature: Earth

    Training:
    Formal Education: Hair Design Centre
    Industry Related Experience: Carnival of Beauty, New Talent Competition

    Fun Facts:

      • Hobbies: Dog grooming, show handling
      • What is your favourite Aveda product? Botanical Kinetics skin care line
      • Favourite Quote: “Knowledge will give you power but character will give you respect.”
      • If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would it be? LA
      • What is the one phone app you couldn’t life without? Instagram
      • What season do you feel most energizes you? Summer
      • What is your favourite hot beverage? Iced coffee
      • Who would play you in a movie version of your life? Adam Lambert
      • What essential oil do you love the most? Earth Month
      • What essential oil do you love the most? Eucalyptus
      • Who has your favourite celebrity hair? Kylie Jenner, Jennifer Aniston
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  • Brittany-Chiasson-Halifax-2

    Name: Brittany
    Years Experience: 4
    Artistry Level: Advanced Technician
    Elemental Nature: Earth

    Training:
    Formal Education: Hair Design Centre

    Fun Facts:

      • Hobbies: Hot yoga, painting, and music.
      • What is your favourite Aveda product? Rosemary Mint products
      • Favourite Quote: “If you want to change the world, go home and love your family.”
      • If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would it be? Wisconsin
      • What is the one phone app you couldn’t life without? Instagram
      • What season do you feel most energizes you? Fall
      • What is your favourite hot beverage? Second Cup Coffee!
      • Who would play you in a movie version of your life? Kristin Wigg
      • What essential oil do you love the most? Patchouli and Bergamot
      • Who has your favourite celebrity hair? Blake Lively
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  • Virginia Wilbur Halifax lifespa
    Name: Virginia
    Years Experience: 4
    Elemental Nature: Infinity/Air

    Training:
    Formal Education: Medes College, esthetics program; St. Thomas University, Bachelor of Arts
    Aveda Education: My Aveda, Productivity, Putting Profit First, Makeup Essentials, Inspired Coaching, Principles of Education, Currency of Customer Service, Qnity

    Fun Facts:

    • Hobbies: Netflix
    • What is your favourite Aveda product? Beautifying Composition
    • Favourite service to receive: Facials
    • If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would it be? Ireland
    • What is the one phone app you couldn’t life without? Snapchat
    • What season do you feel most energizes you? Autumn
    • What is your favourite hot beverage? Two Peppermint Mochas
    • Who would play you in a movie version of your life? Kate Hudson
    • What cause do you support? Making sure everyone has access to clean water!
    • What Aveda aroma do you love the most? Stress Fix
    • Who has your favourite celebrity hair? Jennifer Aniston
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  • Name: Sydney
    Years Experience: 1
    Elemental Nature: Fire

    Training:
    Formal Education: Dalhousie University, Political Science Major

    Fun Facts:

    • Hobbies: Fashion, politics, hot yoga, adventuring.
    • What is your favourite Aveda product: Intensive Hydrating Masque
    • What is your favourite service to receive? Indian Scalp Massage
    • If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would it be? Germany
    • What is the one phone app you couldn’t life without? Snapchat
    • What season do you feel most energizes you? Autumn
    • What is your favourite cold beverage? Iced chai latte
    • Who would play you in a movie version of your life? Eva Longoria
    • What Aveda aroma do you love the most? Beautifying
    • Who has your favourite celebrity hair? Rihanna
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  • Name: Adrianne
    Years Experience: 4
    Artistry Level: Creative Designer
    Elemental Nature: Fire

    Training:
    Formal Education: Concepts School of Cosmetology
    Industry Related Experience: fashion shows, nail art fundraiser for rescue dogs, volunteered in a retirement home salon

    Fun Facts:

    • Hobbies: nail art, drawing, cats, and writing with my toes
    • What is your favourite Aveda product: Tulasara Bright Concentrate
    • Favourite Quote: “If you can’t love yourself how in the hell you gonna love somebody else?” – RuPaul
    • If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would it be? Italy
    • What is the one phone app you couldn’t life without? Instagram
    • What season do you feel most energizes you? Autumn
    • What is your favourite hot beverage? Pumpkin Spice Latte
    • Who would play you in a movie version of your life? Nikki Blonsky
    • What cause do you fight for? Animal cruelty, abuse of women and children
    • What essential oil do you love the most? Lavender
    • Who has your favourite celebrity hair? Ariana Grande
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  • Alija-Gracanin-Halifax

    Name: Alija
    Years Experience: 16
    Artistry Level: Advanced Technician
    Elemental Nature: Air

    Training:
    Aveda Education: My Aveda

    Fun Facts:

    • Hobbies: Cleaning, cooking, walking, going out with friends
    • What is your favourite Aveda product: Tulasara Firm Concentrate, Tulasara Radiant Awakening Kit, Tourmaline Charged Exfoliating Cleanser
    • Favourite Quote: “In a field of flowers be the only rose.”
    • If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would it be? Dubai, China and India
    • What is the one phone app you couldn’t life without? Facebook or Viber
    • What season do you feel most energizes you? Summer
    • What is your favourite hot beverage? Coffee
    • Who would play you in a movie version of your life? Susan Sarandon
    • In what way would you make the world a better place to live in? Without war, only peace
    • What Aveda aroma do you love the most? Rosemary Mint
    • Who has your favourite celebrity hair? Rihanna
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  • Allyson-Drake-Halifax-2

    Name: Allyson
    Years Experience: 1
    Artistry Level: New Talent
    Elemental Nature: Infinity

    Training:
    Formal Education: Hair Design Centre

    Fun Facts:

    • Hobbies: Nature walks and taking pictures of my cats
    • What is your favourite Aveda product: Beautifying Composition and Blue Oil
    • Favourite Quote: “I am the master of my fate: I am the captain of my soul.”
    • If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would it be? Florence, Italy
    • What is the one phone app you couldn’t life without? Snapchat
    • What season do you feel most energises you? Summer
    • What is your favourite cold beverage? Ice Caps
    • Who would play you in a movie version of your life? Lisa Kudrow
    • What Aveda aroma do you love the most? Beautifying
    • Who has your favourite celebrity hair? Kristin Cavallari
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  • Name: Justin
    Years Experience: 6
    Artistry Level: Creative Designer
    Elemental Nature: Fire

    Training:
    Formal Education: Hair Design Centre
    Aveda Education: My Aveda, Systems and Solutions, GeoPrisms
    Industry Related Experience: assisted the design team for Catwalk for Water

    Fun Facts:

    • Hobbies: Witchcraft, Tarot, Western Occulation, yoga, and the gym.
    • What is your favourite Aveda product: Air Control and Blue Malva
    • Favourite Quote: “There is no wifi in the forest, but I promise you will find a better connection.”
    • If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would it be? The United Kingdom
    • What is the one phone app you couldn’t life without? Facebook
    • What season do you feel most energizes you?Autumn
    • What is your favourite hot beverage? Venti Salted Caramel Mocha
    • Who would play you in a movie version of your life? Ryan Gosling
    • What cause do you support? Environmentalism and LGBTQ+ Rights
    • What essential oil do you love the most? Cedarwood
    • Who has your favourite celebrity hair? Helena Bonham Carter
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  • Amy Bryden

    Name: Amy Bryden

    Years Experience: 14

    What is your favourite Colour: Pink

    Quote: I’m not giving up, i’m just starting over

    If you could be an animal, what would you be? Horse

    if you were getting a super hero power, what would you want? Control Time

    If you could travel anywhere, where would it be? Italy. I’ve been there one and can’t wait to go back.

    If you were a mythical creature, what would you be? A siren

    If you could have supper with anyone in the world, who would it be? My Son

    What app could you not live without on your phone ? Pinterest

    Elemental Nature : Fire

    Artistry Level: Signature Stylist

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  • Taylor Soper

    Name: Taylor Soper

    Years Experience: One

    Artistry Level: New Talent/RMT

    Hobbies and Interests: Painting, Reading, Watching Netflix, Running, Horror Movies and Cooking

    Formal Education: The Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy

    Related Experience: Life Salon Spa

    Fun Facts: 

    What is your favourite colour: Lime Green

    Quote: “A head full of fears has no space for dreams.”

    If you could be an animal, what would you be: Domesticated House Cat

    If you could create an ice cream flavor, what would it be: Green Apples and Peanut Butter

    If you could have any super hero power, what would it be: Teleportation

    If you could travel anywhere, where would it be: California

    If you were reincarnated, what would you choose to be reincarnated as:  Domesticated House Cat

    If you were a mythical creature, what would you be: Griffin

    Who of the seven dwarves is most like you: Sleepy

    If you had to choose to have only one type of pizza in the world, what would it be: The Works!

    If you could have supper with anyone in the world, who would it be: Emma Stone

    If you were trapped on a desert island, what CD could you not live without: Home Sick – A Day To Remember

    What app could you not live without on your phone: Snapchat

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  • Sam King

    Name: Sam
    Years Experience: 7
    Artistry Level: Signature Stylist
    Elemental Nature: Water/Earth

    Training:
    Formal Education: Aveda Institute Victoria – Esthiology (spa) and Cosmetology (hair)
    Industry Related Experience: guest services, esthetics, hairstyling

    Fun Facts:
    Hobbies: Cats
    What is your favourite Aveda product: Air Control
    What is the one phone app you couldn’t life without? Breathe
    What season do you feel most energizes you? Autumn
    What is your favourite cold beverage? Iced coffee
    What essential oil do you love the most? Bergamot
    Who has your favourite celebrity hair? Amber Rose

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  • Jocelyne Lessard

    Name: Jocelyne Lessard

    Years Experience: Seven

    Elemental Nature: Earth

    Artistry Level: Advanced Technician

    Hobbies and Interests: Road Trips and Finding News Beaches

    Fun Facts: 

    Quote: “It is a beautiful thing when a career and a passion come together.”

    If you could have any super hero power, what would it be: To be able to speak any language (like Wonder Woman!)

    If you could travel anywhere, where would it be: Europe, because of all the history and unique cities

    If you were trapped on a desert island, what CD could you not live without: Till The Sun Turns Back – Ray LaMontagne

    What app could you not live without on your phone: Google

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    Name: Azelin Amirault

    Years Experience: Ten Years Plus

    Artistry Level: Savvy Artist/RMT

    Hobbies and Interests: Making Jewelry, Interior Design, Health, Beauty and Wellness

    Formal Education: The Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy; Footsteps School of Reflexology; Aveda Reflexology; Aveda Face to Face and Bridal Make-Up; Aveda Behidn the Scenes Make-Up; North American School of Podology; International Dermal Institute; Concepts School of Cosmetology

    Quote: “The bad news is time flies. The good news is you’re the pilot.”

    Fun Facts: 

    If you could be an animal, what would you be: A kitten in a basket full of kittens

    If you could create an ice cream flavor, what would it be: Chai + Coffee = Chaicofski

    If you could become anyone, who would you be: I love being me!

    If you could have any super hero power, what would it be: Invisibility

    If you could travel anywhere, where would it be: Every Vineyard in Italy!

    If you were reincarnated, what would you choose to be reincarnated as: Butterfly

    If you were a mythical creature, what would you be: Unicorn

    Who would play you in a movie version of your life: Marisa Tomei

    Who of the seven dwarves is most like you: Happy

    If you were trapped on a desert island, what CD could you not live without: I would enjoy the silence and the sound of the ocean…

    What app could you not live without on your phone: Google Maps… I Get Lost Everywhere!

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  • Name : Kristin Levy
    Years Experience : 9
    Artistry Level : Advanced technician
    Element Nature : Infinity Air
    Training:

    • Cosmetology School

    Fun facts:

    • Favourite Color: Red
    • Song that describes her life: Willy Mason`s - "Save myself"
    • Person who would play in a movie version of her life: Wynona Ryder
    • Phone App that she could not live without: Internet
    • Mythical Creature: Alien
    • If she could become anyone, she would be: The Prime Minister of Canada
    • Favourite Quote: "An ounce of patience is worth more than a tonne of preaching." - Gandhi
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    Name: Nadine
    Years Experience: 16
    Artistry Level: Signature Artist
    Elemental Nature: Water/Earth

    Training:
    Formal Education: Medes College, esthetics program
    Industry Related Experience: Worked under naturopathic doctor for 4 years, certified Ayurvedic Lifestyle Consultant, Reiki Master/Teacher, EFT Level 1 and 2, developed online programs and workshops

    Fun Facts:
    Hobbies: Cooking, travelling, knitting, water aerobics enthusiast!
    What is your favourite Aveda product: all Aveda skin care!
    If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would it be? France and Hawaii
    What is the one phone app you couldn’t life without? Instagram
    What season do you feel most energizes you? Late Summer/Early Fall
    What cause do you support? Bide Awhile and MS Charities, anything to do with animals, women and children support systems.
    What essential oil do you love the most? Jasmine

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  • Name : Barbara Allen
    Years Experience : 21
    Artistry Level : Infinity/Air
    Element Nature :
    Training:

    • UNI

    Fun facts:

    • Favourite Color: Black
    • Animal that describes her: Cheetah
    • Mythical Creature: Blunderpuss
    • Person who would play in a movie version of her life: Joan Crawford
    • If trapped in a desert island, she can not live without: Depeche Mode Greatest Hits
    • Favourite Quote: “We`re no strangers to love. You know the rules and so do I”

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  • Name :Maddie Lawson a.k.a Princess

    Interesting facts:

    • Favourite Colour: Pink
    • Elemental Nature: Infinity Air
    • Quote: “Whoever said diamonds are a girls best friend never owned a dog”
    • If you could create an ice cream flavour: Fois Gras
    • If you could become anyone who would it be: “no one else…everyone wants to be ME”
    • If you were stranded on a desert Island what CD could you not live without: Madonna-The Immaculate Collection
    • Who would play you in a movie of your life: Dame Judy Dench
    • Song that describes her life: Pursuit of Happiness

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  • Trina Life Salon Spa

    Name: Trina-Lynn
    Years Experience: 8
    Artistry Level: Avant Garde
    Elemental Nature: Infinity/Air

    Training:
    Formal Education: Hair Design Centre

    Fun Facts:
    What is your favourite Aveda product: Volumizing Tonic
    Favourite services to offer guests: A bit of everything!
    If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would it be? Turkey
    What is the one phone app you couldn’t life without? Alarm clock!
    What season do you feel most energizes you? Autumn
    What is your favourite hot beverage? Decaf Americano
    What Aveda aroma do you love the most? Beautifying

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  • Name : Toni Warren
    Years Experience : 12.5
    Artistry Level : Avant Garde
    Element Nature : Fire
    Training:

    Fun facts:

    • Favourite Color: Black or Purple
    • Song that describes her life: Cool rider - Michelle Pfeiffer (Grease 2)
    • If trapped in a desert island, she can not live without: Empire Records Soundtrack
    • If she was getting a super hero power, she would want: Teleport
    • Person who would play in a movie version of her life: Laura Prepon or Aubrey Plaza
    • Place(s) she would like to visit: Germany or Mars
  • Name : Sophie Bellivedu
    Years Experience : 1
    Artistry Level : New Talent
    Element Nature : Water Earth
    Training:

    • Hair Design Centre

    Fun facts:

    • Favourite Color: Turquoise
    • Favourite Pizza: Cheese- every kind of cheese all in one pizza
    • Song that describes her life: Alexander- Truth
    • Mythical Creature: A Tunacorn
    • Places she would like to visit: The Galapagos Islands
  • Name : Denica Black
    Years Experience : 4.5
    Artistry Level : Creative Designer
    Element Nature : Infinity/Air
    Training:

    • The Hair Design Centre
    • Modern Men Barbering
    • Women`s Core Cutting
    • Hair Color Systems and Solutions
    • Hair Color Magic

    Fun facts:

    • Favourite Color: Green
    • Mythical creature: Teumessian fox
    • Favourite Pizza: Something from Salvatores with their portobello sausage! "yummy!!"
    • If trapped in a desert island, she could not live without: "Seeds" – Hey Rosetta
    • If she was getting a super hero powers, it would be: The ability to Teleport
    • Favourite Quote: "Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value"- Albert Einstein
  • Name : Melissa Dillman
    Years Experience : 3
    Artistry Level : New Talent
    Element Nature : Fire
    Training:

    • HDC
    • SMU- Criminology

    Fun facts:

    • Favourite Color: Turquoise
    • Favourite Pizza: Cheese- every kind of cheese all in one pizza
    • Song that describes her life: Walking on Sunshine
    • Person who would play in a movie version of her life: Zoey Dechannel
    • Mythical Creature: Mermaid
  • Name : Kadie Puriell
    Years Experience : 4
    Artistry Level : Creative Designer
    Element Nature : Fire/Infinity Air
    Training:

    • HDC- Make up artistry
    • Concept- Hair Course

    Fun facts:

    • Favourite Color: Black and Purple
    • Song that describes her life: Sunspots - Nine Inch Nails
    • If trapped in a desert island, she can not live without: Nine Inch Nails - With Teeth
    • Mythical Creature: Gothic Mermaid
    • Places she would like to visit: Germany and Netherlands- Amsterdam
    • Favourite Quote: "Don`t dream it, be it" - Rocky Horror Picture Show
  • devin life salon spa

    Name: Devin
    Years Experience: 6
    Artistry Level: Savvy Artist
    Elemental Nature: Water

    Training:
    Formal Education: Hair Design Centre
    Aveda Education: Hair Color Magic, Systems and Solutions, Face to Face, Productivity and lots more!
    Industry Related Experience: Contessa Contestant, Equipoise 2014 (Best Overall Trashion), Catwalk for Water 2016 (Best Overall, Best Trashion).

    Fun Facts:
    Hobbies: Long jokes with disappointing punchlines
    What is your favourite product: Blue Malva Conditioner
    If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would it be? Home to the Yukon
    What is the one phone app you couldn’t life without? Alien Blue
    What season do you feel most energizes you? Autumn
    What is your favourite hot/cold beverage? Coffee, iced coffee
    Who would play you in a movie version of your life? Hilary Duff
    What Aveda aroma do you love the most? Beautifying
    Who has your favourite celebrity hair? Donald Trump

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  • Name : Kelly Welling
    Years Experience : 12
    Artistry Level : Avand Garde
    Element Nature : Fire

    Training:

    • Hair Design Center

    Interesting facts:

    • Favourite Color: Black (“Until they invent a darker color”)
    • Place(s) she would like to visit: London – for shoe shopping
    • if she get Super hero power, she would want: Time Lord
    • If she could have supper with anyone in the world, it would be: Anthony Bourdain

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  • Name : Peter Lawson
    Years Experience : 22
    Artistry Level : Infinity/Air
    Element Nature : Life`s Pureformer
    Training:

    • Bachelor of Arts; Dalhouise University

    Fun facts:

    • Favourite Color: Aquamarine
    • Animal that describes him: Cheetah
    • Places he would like to visit: Maldives or African Safari
    Portfolio Photos

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  • Emily Cougle

  • Name :                         Emily Cougle
    Years Experience :    7
    Artistry Level :            
    Element Nature :       Water/Earth - Kapha
    Training:

    • Aveda Institute Toronto
    • Advanced Styling with Jon Reyman
    • Allen Ruiz Styling Class


    Experience :       Volunteered at Aveda Colour Class in Toronto

    Fun facts: 

    • Anything creative
    • playing music
    • listening to music
    • drawing
    • going on adventures and being outside especially in the spring or summer
    • passionate about my family and friends
    • passionate about Life
  • Kristen Levy

  • Name :                         Kristen Levy
    Years Experience :    9
    Artistry Level :            Advanced technician
    Element Nature :       Infinity Air
    Training:

    • Cosmetology School

    Fun facts: 

    • Favourite Color: Red
    • Song that describes her life: Willy Mason`s - "Save myself"
    • Person who would play in a movie version of her life: Wynona Ryder
    • Phone App that she could not live without: Internet
    • Mythical Creature: Alien
    • If she could become anyone, she would be: The Prime Minister of Canada
    • Favourite Quote: "An ounce of patience is worth more than a tonne of preaching." - Gandhi
  • Joy Lyle


  • Name :  Joy Lyle
    Years Experience :    1
    Artistry Level :            Creative Designer
    Element Nature :        Infinity / Air
    Training:

    • Aesthetics at Jon Raymond

    Fun facts: 

    • Favourite Color: Pink
    • If she could create an icream flavor, it would be: S`mores Ice Cream
    • Person who would play in a movie version of her life: Christina Hendrick
    • Phone App that she could not live without: Kobo/Play Books
    • Animal that describes her : Unicorn
    • Mythical Creature: Direwolf
    • Place(s) she would like to visit: Nepal
    • Favourite Quote: “To infinity and beyond” – Buzz Lightyear
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  • Felicity Locke

  • Name :                         Felicity Locke
    Years Experience :    1
    Artistry Level :            New Talent
    Element Nature :       Water/Earth
    Training:

    • MBC School of Esthetics

    Fun facts: 

    • Favourite Color: Pink
    • Person who would play in a movie version of her life: Hayden Panettiere
    • Phone App that she could not live without: Istagram
    • Favourite Pizza: Hawaiian Pizza
    • Animal that describes her : Monkey
    • Mythical Creature: Unicorn or Mermaid
    • Place(s) she would like to visit: Bahamas
    • Favourite Quote: "Write your troubles in the sand carve your blessings in stone." 
  • Name :                         Trina Weatherbee
    Years Experience :    5.5  
    Artistry Level :           Creative Designer 
    Element Nature :       Water/Earth
    Training:

    • Concepts Cosmetology School- Esthetics Program 209

    Fun facts: 

    • Favourite Color: Purple
    • Animal that best describes her: House Cat
    • If she became anyone, she would be: Alex Gray
    • Song that describes her life: Third eye blind- Semi Charmed Life
    • Person who would play in a movie version of her life: Helena Bonham Carter
    • Phone App that she could not live without: Music App
    • Mythical Creature: Merman
    • Places she would like to visit: Australia
  • Asal Vakili

  • Name :                         Asal Vakili
    Years Experience :    7.5  
    Artistry Level :            
    Element Nature :       Infinity
    Training:

    • Bachelor of Chemistry
    • Bachelor of Biology 
    • PE Cerificate
    • Med Chem
    • My Aveda
    • Equipoise

    Fun facts: 

    • Favourite Color: Black
    • Song that describes her life: Happy- Pharrell Williams
    • Person who would play in a movie version of her life: Angelina Jolie
    • Phone App that she could not live without: Viber, so she could talk to her daddy
    • Mythical Creature: Mermaid
    • Places she would like to visit: South Africa - ("To hold baby lions")
    • Favourite Quote: "Any man who can drive safely while kissing a pretty girl is simply not giving the kiss the attention it deserves." - Albert Eistein
  • Name :                         Amanda Rose
    Years Experience :    2  
    Artistry Level :            
    Element Nature :       Infinity/ Air
    Training:

    • Applied Communications Arts (NSCC)
    • Fashion Design & Merchandising - (Centre for Arts & Tehnology)

    Fun facts: 

    • Favourite Color: Green
    • Song that describes her life: Bohemian Rhapsody- Queen
    • Person who would play in a movie version of her life: Emma Stone
    • If trapped in a desert island, she can not live without: Britney Spears - Stranger
    • Mythical Creature: A Siren
    • Places she would like to visit: Thailand
    • Favourite Quote: "You have brains in your head, you have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourslef in any direction you choose."
  • Name :                         Janelle Easton
    Years Experience :    7  
    Artistry Level :            
    Element Nature :       Infinity/Air
    Training:

    Fun facts: 

    • Favourite Color: Blue
    • If trapped in a desert island, she can not live without: Heart - Greatest Hits
    • Animal that describes her: Wolf
    • Mythical Creature: Centaur
    • Favourite Pizza: Sausage and roasted red pepper
    • Places she would like to visit: Scotland