is. Salon Vancouver is a full service salon with a team of experienced and diverse service providers offering a range services from Precision Hair cuts, Styling, Hair Extensions and Updos.  To Balayage, Highlights, Smoothing Treatments and so much more.

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Stylists

With over 15+ years of experience working in the hair industry, Cindy is a legendary stylist whom has extensive training with many high-profile brands such as Wella, L'Oréal and Kevin Murphy. In addition, Cindy has completed numerous advanced education courses at the Vidal Sassoon Academy in New York City and Los Angeles.

Known For:

Highlights + Balayage + Cutting + Cezanne Smoothing Specialist + Tape-In Extensions

Hair-Ducation Highlights:

Vidal Sasson Academy Training - Santa Monica.
Redken - New York City.

Favorite Hair Moment:

Participating in New York Fashion Week.

Favourite Product:

Flawless Primer Spray- it is fast, effective and affordable.

Flawless Primer Spray

Flawless Primer Spray

Astrological Sign:

Aries

Insider Information:

I love to travel.

"I'VE GOT 99 BOBBYPINS, BUT I CAN'T FIND 1"

Dee is a hairstylist with over 12+ years of experience. She ran a salon with her family for 10 years in Ottawa. With her open and bubbly personality, all she wants is for her clients to feel comfortable and at ease! Her main intention is for your positive experience and beautiful/manageable hair for your everyday needs and lifestyle. 

Known For:

Kids Cuts + Men's Cuts + Women's Precision Cuts + Styling + Updos + Colour + Highlights

Hair-Ducation Highlights:

Attending hair shows and classes to learn new trends and techniques.

Favorite Hair Moment:

From celebrating first birthdays and weddings to other important milestones. I love being apart of my guest's life.

Favourite Product:

Olaplex No. 6! It eliminates frizz, moisturizes and is not heavy!

Olaplex No.6 Bond Smoother

Olaplex No.6 Bond Smoother

Astrological Sign:

Aquarius

Insider Information:

I love travelling and perhaps food a little more!

“LOVE IS IN THE HAIR"

Deborah is qualified stylist from Ireland with over 13+ years of industry experience.  Over the last 7 years, Deborah has worked with Toni & Guy specializing in all aspects of styling from long hair and extensions to intricate braids and updos.

Known For:

Extension Specialist: Tape-In, I-Tip, Weft, K-Tip + Balayage + Men's Hair + Highlights + Blowdry + Styling

Hair-Ducation Highlights:

13+ Years of Experience.
Toni & Guy Educator.
Extension Specialist.

Favorite Hair Moment:

Working backstage at London Fashion week for 7 SeasonsRunner Up for L’Oréal Colour TrophyTop finalist for L’Oréal Colour Trophy - Men's Category

Favourite Product:

The entire Authentic Beauty Concept line - it smells AMAZING!

Authentic Beauty Concept

Astrological Sign:

Capricorn

Insider Information:

I'm Irish and love to travel.

"BOOK IN FOR A COMPLIMENTARY CONSULTATION AND i CAN HELP YOU ANSWER ALL YOUR HAIR QUESTIONS AND CONCERNS."

Isabelle has loved doing hair even before officially going to Vancouver Hairdressing Academy in 2017.  Isabelle is continually educating herself on the newest trends and styles, adapting them to her guests end goals! Making your hair dreams come true is what Isabelle is all about! 

Known For:

Blondes + Highlighting + Babylights + Curly Hair + Colour Corrections + Extension Specialist: Tape-In, I-Tip, Weft, K-Tip

Hair-Ducation Highlights:

Graduated from the Vancouver Hairdressing Academy.
Hairstyling Class with Tony Ricci.

Favorite Hair Moment:

Meeting Tony Ricci and learning new techniques from him. Going to the ISSE Hair Show in Long Beach, California.

Favourite Product:

Olaplex No.6! It repairs your hair all the while smoothing and hydrating!

Olaplex No.6 Bond Smoother

Olaplex No.6 Bond Smoother

Astrological Sign:

Pisces

Insider Information:

I am Croatian and love cooking traditional foods from there!

"MY GOAL IS TO MAKE YOU FEEL BEAUTIFUL INSIDE AND OUT!"

Kat's passion is to make people feel incredible about themselves and that is why one of her favourite specialities is Colour Transformations! With over 20+ years of experience, Kat loves what she does and continues to work hard to acheive what is best for her guests.

Known For:

Balayage + Blondes + Blonde Highlights + Colour Corrections + Men's Haircuts + Styling + Pixie Cuts + Hair Extension Specialist: Tape-In, I-Tip, K-Tip, Weft

Hair-Ducation Highlights:

London School.
Advanced Balayage Courses.

Favorite Hair Moment:

Participating in numerous charity events, such as Locks-For-Love.

Favourite Product:

Olaplex for shine, repair and healthier hair!

Olaplex No. 7 Bonding Oil

Olaplex No. 7 Bonding Oil

Astrological Sign:

Cancer

Insider Information:

Kat enjoys hiking, music, dancing and meeting new people!

"IF IT MAKES YOU FEEL BEAUTIFUL, THEN DO IT!"

With over a decade of experience in the industry, Kayla Mcara is an extraordinary stylist.  Kayla Mcara is a well-rounded and accomplished stylist with a strong foundation in precision cutting, men’s fades, updos, highlights and balayage.

Known For:

Easy to style fresh men’s cuts/fades + Boxer Braids with Synthetic Hair + Blowouts and Curls + Updos + Shiny Colour

Hair-Ducation Highlights:

Kevin Murphy Style Me Classes.

Favorite Hair Moment:

I love attending hair shows and getting inspired by new trends and looks. 

Favourite Product:

All Kevin Murphy products - they are light weight and work well with all hair types.

Kevin.Murphy

Astrological Sign:

Capricorn

Insider Information:

I'm a go with the flow person, who is easy going and fun-loving mom of little girl!

"I LOVE MAKING PEOPLE FEEL REFRESHED AND RELAXED IN THIS  BUSY LIFE WE ALL LEAD."

Karen’s clients are her highest priority.  From executing the perfect haircut and color that accentuates your natural features to styling that reflects your personality and matches your lifestyle, she is passionate about “unveiling the gorgeous in you.”

Known For:

Cezanne Smoothing Specialist + Extension Specialist: Tape-In, I-Tip, Weft, K-Tip, Wigs + Colour Specialist

Hair-Ducation Highlights:

Redken Specialist
Ray Hair Arts Academy

Favorite Hair Moment:

Featured in Narcity Media’s article: “17 Super Talented Vancouver Hairstylists”.

Favourite Product:

Olaplex!

Olaplex

Astrological Sign:

Libra

Insider Information:

I’m a certified makeup artist and a cosmetic junky. I’ve also worked as a beauty advisor at a plastic surgery clinic in Japan. 

NICHELLE DESAUTELS

Stylist + Field Educator For Wella/nioxin/ghd

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Originally from Calgary, Nichelle knew she wanted to be a hair stylist when she was just 6 years old.  Now she is Red Seal Certified hairstylist with over 12+ years of experience in the industry.  Nichelle is extremely passionate about hair, and has continued to educate herself keeping up with the latest trends and techniques.

Known For:

Extension Specialist + Blondes + Highlights + Colour Correction

Hair-Ducation Highlights:

I am a Red Seal Certified hairstylist and have been in the industry for 14 years. I have taken a variety of different courses from men’s barbering to colour correction/colour technique. Most recently, I started my journey to becoming a Master Colour Expert and have completed and passed phase one. I also work full time as an educator for Wella Professionals, where I teach in salons about new techniques and trends.

Favorite Hair Moment:

This is a hard one, I have had many rewarding moments in my career but I would say the most rewarding has been becoming an educator and being able to share my knowledge with the industry.

Favourite Product:

Heated Defense from Kevin Murphy because it protects your hair from your blowdryer and iron without feeling like you have product on your hair.

Heated.Defense

Heated.Defense

Astrological Sign:

Libra –  life is all about balance


Insider Information:

When I was 6 years old I told my mom I wanted to be a hairstylist when I grew up so I could give people buzz cuts, I guess you could say I am living my childhood dream minus the buzzcuts!

"PLEASE FEEL FREE TO BOOK A COMPLEMENTARY CONSULTATION WITH ME SO WE CAN GET YOU ONE STEP CLOSER TO YOUR HAIR GOALS!"

OLGA KHOUDIAKOV

Stylist

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Olga is an experienced and talented stylist who advanced colouring and cutting skills by attending Vancouver Hairdressing Academy in 2015. Her innovative sense of style and passion for hair continues to help create and inspire many new looks. 

Known For:

Blondes + Cool Browns + Colour Melting + Vivid Colours + Precision Cuts + Men's Hair Cuts + Fades

Hair-Ducation Highlights:

Graduated from the Vancouver Hairdressing Academy.
Advanced Barbering Workshops.
Vidal Sasson Academy Training.
Regis Balayage Education.

Favorite Hair Moment:

Competed in Matrix Watercolour Contest. It was a great experience and an amazing opportunity!

Favourite Product:

Olaplex Hair Perfector No.3. This pre-shampoo treatment restores hair strength, shine and structure. Love the results! 

Olaplex No.3 Hair Perfector

Olaplex No.3 Hair Perfector

Astrological Sign:

Leo

Insider Information:

I’m from Russia! I like snow, nature, mountains and everything the outdoors offers; from hiking to snowboarding and cross country skiing. I also play piano, travel the world, enjoy meeting new people and simply live the life of my dreams!

"YOUR HAIR IS MY CANVAS"

PAU BRAGAIS

Stylist

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Pau is a Talented, Stylist from Winnipeg, Manitoba. Great quality service and Creativity is where she is most passionate about, always making sure her clients leave her chair feeling Happy and Confident. Enhancing her clients appearance to match their inner beauty is Pau’s main goal as a hairstylist.
With her Outgoing and Welcoming personality, Pau will have you feeling comfortable and safe during her services making sure you can trust her.

Known For:

Asian hair + Balayage + Colour Corrections + Highlights + Babylights + Men's Cuts + Blowouts + Styles + Tape-In Extensions.

Hair-Ducation Highlights:

Graduated from Aveda Institute Winnipeg 2018

Favorite Hair Moment:

Becoming a godmother of my client’s baby. But also, Creating a bond & connecting with Clients are always a favourite hair moment of mine. 

Favourite Product:

Kevin Murphy Shimmer.Me because it is always the last step of a hair service. I like to think this product as my magic potion, spraying it on the masterpiece that I’ve just created! 

Shimmer.Shine

Shimmer.Shine

Astrological Sign:

Gemini.

Insider Information:

Aside from doing hair, Pau likes to focus on building her small online store where she puts her creative ideas hoping to inspire people to be their best-confident self.

"ASPIRE TO INSPIRE"

As an individual Stylist of 7 + years, Savena discovered hair during high school and grew passionate with the creativity and inspiration to make people smile and feel happy through the hair artistry. She cares about making her clients feel comfortable in their skin, to feel unique and special. She also encourages to bring out the inner beauty and image of their individuality through their look. 

Known For:

Vivid Colours: Fashion, Vibrant, Unicorn + Balayage + Highlights, Styling: Blowdries, Updos + Haircuts + Treatments + Scalp Massages 

Hair-Ducation Highlights:

Graduated from Calgary Delmar Beauty College.
Certified Red Seal Stylist.

Favorite Hair Moment:

A client I had happily teared up from loving their new hair, it made me realize this is what artists do!

Favourite Product:

Kevin Murphy Young Again Treatment Oil, giving your hair some luvvin and it smells heavenly! 

Young.Again

Young.Again

Astrological Sign:

Taurus

Insider Information:

Im a singer/songwriter/music artist, originally from Quebec so I speak fluent French. I am also a cosplayer and otaku (obsessed with anime) and I am currently learning Japanese! 

"EVERYTHING LOOKS BETTER IN COLOUR"

Shauna has been involved with the hair scene since before she was born, her mother opened her first salon when she was 6 months pregnant with Shauna. 

After finishing multiple cutting, styling and colour exams she moved over to London working in a celebrity salon where she dealt with the rich, the famous and even royalty.

Known For:

Boho waves + Boho Up-styles + Boho Braids + Natural Rustic Balayage

Hair-Ducation Highlights:

City&Guilds – Level 2 & 3 Qualified.
Bellami Professional - Master Certification Extension Course.
Vidal Sassoon – ABC Cutting Course.
Keune – Colour Technician Course.
Wella – Colouring, Foiling, Colour Correction.
Matrix – Seasonal Trends, Colour Correction.
Retro Barber Academy.
Revlon – Full Colouring Course, Up-styling Course.

Favorite Hair Moment:

Working in a "rich and famous" hair salon in Mayfair, London. Moving my family business hair salon to a new location for the 25th year anniversary - styled and refurbished the whole lot myself!

Favourite Product:

Firstly, Kevin Murphy’s Shimmer Shine because who doesn’t want to walk around with bits of sparkles in their hair in the form of a TREATMENT, it doesn’t get much better that! I have to go for a second because I am a sucker for voluminous luscious hair! You can’t get that without Powder Puff another one of Kevin Murphy's amazing products!

Shimmer.Shine

Shimmer.Shine

Astrological Sign:

I’m a Sagittarius and for anyone really in to it like me I have a Leo rising and my moon sign is Taurus.

Insider Information:

I’m a plant based (big foodie), eco-friendly gal who enjoys yoga, meditation and dancing, acting and singing. I’ve backpacked Central America, South East Asia and visited a lot of Europe.

Absolutely love chatting, whether it be everyday topics, deep meaningful conversations or problem solving AND motivating talks I am your girl. Love making people feel good on the inside just as much as on the outside and clients generally always end up becoming great friends

"YOUR HAPPINESS WITH YOUR HAIR AND EXPERIENCE IN MY CHAIR WILL ALWAYS BE MY TOP PRIORITY! I’M SUPER EASY AND FRIENDLY TO TALK TO, SO ALWAYS KNOW YOU WILL BE WELCOME WITH ME."




Independent Stylists

CLEO HOWLEY

Independent Stylist

CLEOHOWLEYHAIR Book with CLEO HOWLEY

Cleo is a Stylist from Ireland. With over 14+ years of experience including running her own salon. She believes a meticulous consultation gets the best results and encourages clients to open up to her to find the perfect style to match their lifestyle. Her warm and friendly vibes are sure to make clients feel relaxed in her chair.

Known For:

Extension Specialist: Tape-In, I-Tip, Weft, K-Tip + Blondes + Balayage + Natural Lived In Styles + Bouncy Wavy Blowdrys

Hair-Ducation Highlights:

Toni & Guy Trained.
Bellami Extension Specialist.
Wella Professional Trained.

Favorite Hair Moment:

Opening my own salon in Ireland. Doing hair for Kings Of Leon backstage at Oxygen Music Festival in Dublin.

Favourite Product:

Love all Kevin Murphy products because they are so eco-friendly and use ocean waste plastic for their packaging.

Kevin.Murphy

Astrological Sign:

Libra

Insider Information:

When I am not painting hair, I love to paint canvas.  I love music, dancing and adrenaline pumping activities.  I cut hair with street residents of the lower east side of Vancouver.

"COME IN AND VISIT ME FOR YOUR DREAM BLONDE HAIR”

JESSICA STOTTS

INDEPENDENT STYLIST

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Jessica Stotts has been working in Vancouver’s hair scene for more than a decade. She is an educator, artist and multiple award winner known for her amazing colors and cuts. She truly loves what she does and her passion shows in her work.

http://jesscissors.com/

LAURA LYNCH

Independent Stylist

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Laura’s chair is a welcoming and comfortable space for all of her clients. Her friendly presence, positive outlook and confidence are sure to put you at ease.She has built the majority of her clientele through word-of-mouth —aka LOTS of happy clients that can’t contain their excitement about how much they love their hair. Laura is very passionate about the health of her clients’ hair, which always has them coming back for more!Laura moved to Canada almost 4 years ago and has been loving her adventure since she stepped off the plane. With over 10 years hair experience behind her working with Ireland's leading salon, she feels very lucky to be in an industry that allows her to travel and create new opportunities meeting new friends along the way.

Known For:

Highlighting + Balayage +Boho styles + Custom made colours

Hair-Ducation Highlights:

Laura trained with Peter Mark in Ireland. Laura worked there for 7 years before moving to Vancouver. She also worked with L'Oréal, completing a Master Colour Degree before becoming a L'Oréal colour specialist. This allowed Laura to study hair colouration at an in-depth level. Today, Laura continues to apply all the colour knowledge and creativity she has learned in her everyday work and she is an expert at custom making colour to suit her every individual client because of this.

Favorite Hair Moment:

Laura made it to the finals of the L'Oréal Colour trophy which was an incredible experience that pushed her to challenge herself going forward in her career.  Another favourite moment for Laura happens everyday when she sees how happy her client's are with their hair - be it a complete change or back for a touch up she loves to see a happy client. That to her, is the greatest achievement and always a favourite moment.

Favourite Product:

Pureology Hydrate Conditioner. This conditioner is a vegan, mint infused colour protectant. It leaves your hair feeling soft, shiny and helps detangle after washing. This makes all of our lives easier.

Hydrate Conditioner

Hydrate Conditioner

Astrological Sign:

Libra

Insider Information:

Laura loves a scalding hot cup of Barry's tea on a rainy day. Laura claims she hasn't a note in her head but yet she will always be the one to start the sing song!

"CONSULTATIONS ARE COMPLIMENTARY - SO DON'T BE SHY, COME BY AND LET'S GET TO WORK!"

REBECCA CHATHAM

Independent Stylist

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Rebecca first started her journey in the hair industry in 2017 at Blanche MacDonald.  Doing hair has not only allowed Rebecca to build her own confidence but make a positive change in others and the way they carry themselves.

Known For:

Blondes + Balayage

Hair-Ducation Highlights:

Blanche MacDonald Graduate
Smart Blonding: Foil + Placement Strategies
VKC Salon Introduction

Favorite Hair Moment:

Collaborating with "Dress for Success" to help provide women with all of the tools they need to nail their dream job interview by offering complimentary hair services and a makeover services.

Favourite Product:

I am a huge sucker for the messy/lived-in beach wave trend.  Bedroom Hair by Kevin Murphy is by far the best texture hairspray I've used to achieve this look while still keeping the hair soft and touchable.  On top of this, the product smells amazing and is 100% cruelty free!

Bedroom.Hair

Bedroom.Hair

Astrological Sign:

Aries

Insider Information:

I grew up in a small town in Northern British Columbia called Bella Coola!  It is the entrance to the "Great Bear Rainforest" and has a population of only 1,500 people.

"FROM MAKING YOUR HAIR DREAMS COME TRUE, TO BEING A SUPPORT SYSTEM FOR WHEN YOU NEED TO SPILL SOME TEA - I'VE GOT YOU BABE!"




Salon Operations

DANIEL MEYEROWITZ

Salon Owner

DANIELMEYEROWITZ

Originally Cape Town, South Africa; Daniel has 12+ years of experience in the industry. Daniel brings his outstanding guest-relation skills, his calm demeanour and practical approach to is. Salon. Daniel strives to find a solution for almost any situation, ensuring each guest has the best possible experience.  One of his core goals is to work with the entire team at is. Salon to cultivate a welcoming and positive environment that fosters ambition and growth in a fun atmosphere.

“IT’S A PLEASURE TO COME AND WORK ALONGSIDE SUCH A CREATIVE TEAM.  EVERYONE IS EXTREMELY TALENTED, CARING AND DEDICATED TO THEIR CRAFT AND CLIENTS.”

CHRISTINE CRUZ

Salon Manager

CHRISTINERCRUZ

Christine brings several years of industry experience to the is. Salon.  Driven by passion, Christine is eager to make your experience relaxing and pleasurable.

From organizing your next appointment to serving you a beverage, Christine is more than happy to assist with all of your hair care coordination.

TATUM MACLEAN

FRONT DESK COORDINATOR

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Tatum is a friendly and passionate individual here to ensure your experience at the salon is joyful and welcoming.

Outside of work, Tatum is a freelance photographer and creative director.




Brow Shaping Artist

NAVI GAREWAL

Brow Shaping Artist + Waxing/Threading Specialist


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Originally from India, Navi graduated at the top of her class from one of India’s finest Aesthetic schools, specializing in threading.

Upon moving to Vancouver in 2001, Navi upgraded her education by enrolling at Vancouver Community College in the Aesthetic program.  With over 10+ years of experience, Navi is pleased to be part of the is. Salon team.