is. SALON YALETOWN 

MEET THE CREW

Our diverse and experienced team in Yaletown, provide a wide variety of services from Precision Hair cuts and Updos and Styling to Balayage and Highlights, Hair Extensions and so much more. 

We welcome you to book in for a complimentary consultation to connect with your stylist.  

CLEO HOWLEY

STYLIST

Cleo is a Stylist from Ireland. With over 14+ years 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 .

SPECIALTY:
Blondes + Balayage + Natural Lived In Styles + Bouncy Wavy Blowdrys


HAIR-DUCATION HIGHLIGHTS:
Toni & Guy Trained
Bellami Extension Specialist
Wella Professional Trained

 

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

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

STAR 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"

CINDY BUI

STYLIST

With over 13+ years experience working in the hair industry, Cindy is a legendary stylist whom has extensive training with many high profile brands such as Wella, L’Oreal and Kevin Murphy. In addition, Cindy has completed numerous advanced education courses at the Vidal Sassoon Academy in New York City and Los Angeles.

SPECIALTY:
Highlights + Balayage + Cutting + Cezanne Smoothing Treatments + Tape-In Extensions

HAIR-DUCATION HIGHLIGHTS:
Vidal Sasson Academy Training, Santa Monica
Redken, New York City.


FAVOURITE HAIR MOMENT:

Participating in New York Fashion Week.

GO-TO HAIR PRODUCT:
PowderDry by DesignMe - it is fast, effective and affordable.

STAR SIGN:
Aries

INSIDER INFORMATION:
I love to travel.

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

DEBORAH CULLEN

STYLIST

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 extensions to intricate braids and updos.
 

SPECIALTY:
Balayage + Extensions + Men's Hair + Highlights + Blowdry + Styling
 

HAIR-DUCATION HIGHLIGHTS:
13+ Years Experience
Toni & Guy Educator
Extension Training

 

FAVOURITE HAIR MOMENT:
Working backstage at London Fashion week for 7 Seasons
Runner Up for LOreal Colour Trophy
Top finalist for Loreal Colour Trophy - Men's Category


GO-TO HAIR PRODUCT:
The entire DesignMe hair product line - it smells AMAZING!

STAR 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."

DENISE CULLETON

STYLIST

DENISE IS AN IRISH STYLIST WITH OVER 14 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE. SHE LOVES MAKING HAIR LOOK GOOD, AND PEOPLE FEELING FABULOUS!
 

SPECIALTY:
Full Head of Highlights + Babylights + Soft Balayage + Soft Waves
 

HAIR-DUCATION HIGHLIGHTS:
14+ Years Experience

2 Colour Master Degrees
 

FAVOURITE HAIR MOMENT:
Winning 5th placein the L'Oreal Colour Trophy Competition, Irel. 

GO-TO HAIR PRODUCT:
Anything that keeps my frizzy hair sleek and shiny!


STAR SIGN:
Pisces

INSIDER INFORMATION:
I'm Irish an Irish girl who loves to travel, and see new things! I I have lived in Sydney, Australia for 3 years.  I also have a serious passion for make up!

"LiFE Is FOR LIVING, SO COME IN AND GET YOUR HAIR DONE!"

EVONNE SPENCER

STYLIST

With over 30 years of experience in the hair industry, Evonne is an accomplished stylist and trained in all aspects of hair including colouring and cutting.

For many years, Evonne worked in the United Kingdom at London's leading salon.  She has brought back many of her "Secret Skills" and techniques to the is. Salon Group, and continues to further her education by participating in advanced education courses.

 

SPECIALTY:
Precision Men's and Womens Cutting + Fades + Long Hair + Foils + Cezanne Smoothing Specialist + Curly Hair Texture


HAIR-DUCATION HIGHLIGHTS:
Vidal Sassoon Training
 

FAVOURITE HAIR MOMENT:
Working in Notting Hill, London.

GO-TO HAIR PRODUCT:
Kevin Murphy - reliable and great quality products!

STAR SIGN:
Aquarius

INSIDER INFORMATION:
I have trained hair stylists in India.
 

ISABELLE MARIE

STYLIST

Isabelle has loved doing hair even before officially going to vancouver hairdressing academy in 2017.  she continually is 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!
 

SPECIALTY:
Blondes, Highlighting, Babylights, Colour Corrections.


HAIR-DUCATION HIGHLIGHTS:
Graduated from the Vancouver Hairdressing Academy
Hairstyling Class with Tony Ricci

FAVOURITE HAIR MOMENT:
Meeting mTony Ricci and learning new techniques from him.
Going to the ISSE Hair Show in Long Beach, California.


GO-TO HAIR PRODUCT:
Olaplex #6! It repairs your hair all the while smoothing and hydrating!

STAR 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!"

KAYLA MCARA

STYLIST

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, mens fades, updos, highlights and balayage.
 

SPECIALTY:
Easy to style fresh mens cuts/fades + Boxer Braids with Synthetic Hair + Blowouts and Curls + Updos + Shiny Colour

HAIR-DUCATION HIGHLIGHTS:
Kevin Murphy Style Me Classes


FAVOURITE HAIR MOMENT:
I love attending hair shows and getting inspired by new trends and looks. 

GO-TO HAIR PRODUCT:
All Kevin Murphy products  - they are light weight and work well with all hair types. 

STAR 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."

REBECCA CHATHAM

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 REBECCCA TO BUILD HER OWN CONFIDENCE BUT MAKE A POSITIVE CHANGE IN OTHERS AND THE WAY THEY CARRY THEMSELVES.
 

SPECIALTY:
Blondes + Balayage


HAIR-DUCATION HIGHLIGHTS:
Blance MacDonald Graduate
Smart Blonding: Foil + Placement Strategies
VKC Salon Introduction

 

FAVOURITE 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.

GO-TO HAIR 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!

STAR SIGN:
Aries

INSIDER INFORMATION:
I grew up in a small town in Northern British Clolumbia 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!"
 

KAREN TAKEUCHI

STYLIST

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.”


SPECIALITY:

Color matching hair toppers, wigs and extensions + Cezanme smoothing treatment + Hair Extensions: Tape-In, Microbead

HAIR-DUCATION HIGHLIGHTS:

Redken Specialist

Ray Hair Arts Academy
 

FAVOURITE HAIR MOMENT:

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

GO-TO HAIR PRODUCT:

Olaplex!


Star sign

Libra
 

INSIDER INFORMATION:

Fun fact: 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. 

MEGAN SAVILL

STYLIST

Megan is an accomplished stylist from Australia, with a career spanning over 13 years. Her career has taken her all over the world where she has worked on fashion shows, award shows, weddings and commercials.
 

SPECIALTY:

Hair Extensions: Weft, Tape Ins, I-Tips +  Hairstyling + Balayage + Blondes + Healthy Hair.


hair-ducation hIGHLIGHTS:
Working on Film and photo shoots. 
 

FAVOURITE HAIR MOMENT:
Seeing my work on TV and in magazines.

GO-TO HAIR PRODUCT:
I absolutely adore Olaplex.  The technology is fantastic to rebuild and restore the bonds in your hair leaving you with beauty strong and healthy locks. 

STAR SIGN:
Libra

INSIDER INFORMATION:
I come from a musical and artisitic family and love travelling!

"let's create your dream hair, i look forward to seeing you!"

NICHELLE DESAUTELS

STYLIST + EDUCATOR FOR WELLA/NIOXIN/GHD

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 experience in the industry.  Nichelle is extremely passionate about hair, and has continued to educate herself keeping up with the latest trends and techniques.
 

SPECIALTY:

All methods of extensions + Blondes + Highlights + Colour Correction

HAIR-DUCATION HIGHLIGHTS:
Hair education 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/classes 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.
 

FAVOURITE 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.

GO-TO HAIR 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.

STAR 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!"

SHAUNA MURPHY

STYLIST

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. 
 

Growing up in the environment Shauna became more & more enthusiastic. After finishing multiple cutting, styling & colour exams she moved over to London working in a celebrity salon where she dealt with the rich, the famous and even royalty.

SPECIALITY:

Anything boho! Boho waves, Boho Up-styles/braids. Even down to my colouring techniques, I love doing natural, rustic balayage’s of different blondes and rich/beige browns.
 

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 Acedmy

Revlon – Full Colouring Course, Up-styling Course
 

FAVOURITE HAIR MOMENT:

Working in a rich and famous hair salon in Mayfair, London. Dealing with famous singers/actors, royalty AND some of the wealthiest people in the world.  Moving my family business hair salon to a new location for the 25th year anniversary - styled and refurbished the whole lot myself!
 

GO-TO HAIR 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! And 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!

 


Star 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/singing.

I’m a bit of an adventure addict, anything to do with nature and the outdoors – I am there!  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

"I’m a great listener and your happiness with your hair AND  experience in my chair will always be my top priority.

I’m super easy & friendly to talk to so always know you will be welcome with me. Consultations are free!"

ERIN MOORE

STYLIST

Erin Moore, was raised in a small rural town in Canada. Here she witnessed first hand the lack of opportunity in remote and less financially stable areas. After the death of her mother, a trade-skill provided her a successful and profitable future she might not have had.  With hard work and determination, combined with a supportive welcoming community created an opportunity to establish one of the Top Salon Groups in North America.
 

Erin Moore established the is. Salon Group in 2008 with one goal: To bring together a talented team of skilled professionals passionate about making their clients look and feel their best.  In 2020, a new owner took over the Vancouver location which allowed Erin the opportunity to focus on establishing her own brand in Kelowna.
 

Erin is the region’s leading expert in hair extensions, and has had the privilege of training as an educator for the world’s top extension brand.  Erin is skilled working with all types of extension methods throughout her career. She has a talent for matching the best extension method to each individual’s hair, and is known for her flawless extension and color blending. Erin believes hair should look natural and sexy, and that extensions should be “your little secret”. She offers both men’s and women’s cut and color services, specializing in brilliant blondes, highlights, balayage, and ombre.

JOREY DIZON

STYLIST

Jorey is extremely passionate about hair styling and has an enviable drive for pursuing her education to improve her already commendable skills.  She keeps up to date on the seasons latest trends in beauty and fashion, and specializes in creating expressive and unique styles. 
 

SPECIALTY:
Balayage + Hair Extension - K-Tip, Wefts, Tape Ins 


HAIR-DUCATION HIGHLIGHTS:
Bellami Extension Certified
Wella Colour Specialist

 

FAVOURITE HAIR MOMENT:
Competed in L'Oreal Colour Trophy Competition and placed 3rd in the semi finals which took us to Toronto to compete.

GO-TO HAIR PRODUCT:
Milkshake Leave-In is a great product to help detangle and keep your hair hydrated, healthy and reconstruct coloured hair.

STAR SIGN:
Libra

INSIDER INFORMATION:
I have a brown belt in karate, hate raisins in anything.  I've bungee jumped and sky-dived once and will never do it again!

"Feel free to book in a complimentary consultation with me! let's sit down and chat to work towards getting you to your hair goals."

LAURA LYNCH

STYLIST

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 a IndustRy that allows her to travel and create new opportunities meeting new friends along the way.


SPECIALTY:
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'Oreal, completing a Master Colour Degree before becoming a L'Oreal 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.
 

FAVOURITE HAIR MOMENT:
Laura made it to the finals of the L'Oreal 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.

GO-TO HAIR 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.

STAR 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!"

NAVI GAREWAL

BROW ARTIST + WAXING/THREADING SPECIALIST

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 experience, Navi is pleased to be part of the in. Salon team.

DANIEL MEYEROWITZ

SALON OWNER

With over 10 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 Yaletown 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

Christine brings several years of experience in various guest services field to the is. Salon Group.  Driven by passion, she 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.

 
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