Our team takes great pride in customizing services that get at the heart of what each guest wants and needs. With creativity, experience and intensive training, our Emme Hair teams transform even the smallest moments into life changing experiences. We offer 4 levels of hairstylists that are all incredibly talented and highly skilled individuals.
Emme Hair hairstylists work on a level system that is determined by self-identified goals, client demand, skill and education.
Our Juniors have a great foundation of skills and are working to perfect their artistry in all principle based haircut, hair coloUr and hair extension techniques. They demonstrate confidence behind the chair as they perfect their skills. At this point they are focused on gaining more and more experience while challenging themselves with advanced education through our salon. Hairstylists at this level usually have 1-3 years of experience.
Our Seniors wow us with their dedication and drive. They strongly display their knowledge and competence in creative haircuts, hair colour problem solving and hair extension application. Our hairstylists at this level demonstrate a strong commitment to ongoing education and are motivated to inspire their peers. Hairstylists at this level usually have 3-4 years of experience.
These hairstylists are the elite in their craft and have a large demand for their time behind the chair. They’ve put in the time, energy, and education necessary to earn their keep. They are phenomenal communicators who deliver advanced haircutting, hair colouring and hair extension techniques that are custom to each guest. At this point, there won’t be many haircutting or hair colouring challenges they haven’t faced. They are exceptional professionals who inspire their teammates, and empower their guests with their thoughtful recommendations.
These top level hairstylists have the most experience in our salon. They have outstanding skills and are considered not only artists, but leaders in our industry. With many years of advanced hair training and countless hours behind the chair, there is no hair challenge they won’t tackle. They share their expert knowledge and serve as the backbone of the Emme Hair Academy training program. These hairstylists artistically guide the entire team as well as our clients through life altering hair transformations.
Veronica began her career as a hairstylist in 2004 and very quickly made the salon her second home. When she is not busy leading her team at the salon, she is enjoying time with her husband Mark and their 2 beautiful children Kingston and Naomi. She began specializing in hair extensions in 2007 when her sister Maria lost most of her hair after pregnancy due to hormonal imbalance. This led Veronica and Maria to launching their own line of hair extensions in 2015 called Emme Hair. They wanted to present tools which would empower people to create their most beautiful selves. Veronica opened the doors to her first salon in 2016 and outgrew the space immediately which led to the birth of her Kitsilano location Emme Hair in 2018. Veronica’s passion for mentoring and teaching other hairstylists is what keeps her motivated to continue to expand her team at Emme Hair. She encourages her team to recommend hair styles and hair extension products that enable their guests to reach their hair goals and are easy to manage at home. Veronica especially enjoys teaching her team how to create long, gorgeous, and natural looking hairstyles using their own line of hair extensions, Emme Hair. She ensures that Emme Hair offers the perfect salon experience from beginning to end to each and every guest. She truly believes that it’s every woman’s right to create her own beauty and get pampered every day of the week!
Maria has over a decade of experience in working with Hair Extensions. She is the proud co-founder of Emme Hair along with her sister Veronica. Maria's experience with hair loss is what inspired her sister to start Emme Hair. When she was working behind the chair, many of her high profile guests traveled to Vancouver from all over North America for her magic touch. Her obsession with perfection ensures that her work is second to none. Maria has had professional training with some of the world's biggest names such as Hairdreams and Kylie Jenner's wig master Tokyo Stylez. Maria currently spends her time training new Emme Hair hires in applying hair extensions. She also trains them on applying Hair Systems for guests who suffer from male/female pattern baldness. She enjoys seeing her team customize perfect looks for each and every guest whether it's colour matching a hair system or applying beautiful hair extensions strand by strand.
MELISSA, Director Level 4
Melissa is our Vancouver location salon manager. She has close to 20 years of experience in cutting and colouring hair which has made her a leader in our industry. She worked for the great Michael Levine for 18 years where she was able to explore and perfect many different hairdressing techniques. She loves foiling hair to create perfect tones and is a master at cutting and styling hair. Melissa is also a skilled extensions expert and loves turning short hair into long luscious locks using Emme Hair Extensions. When Melissa is not at work, she enjoys spending time with her son Nico. She is quite the fashionista and enjoys shopping and cooking. If you want to see someone that if super confident in delivering an extreme hair makeover, book with Melissa!
ASHTON, Director Level 4
Ashton, who was born in Regina Saskatchewan, brings a charm normally found only in the prairies and that is why her clients fall in love with her. She developed a love for hair as a child and moved to Vancouver to attend Suki's Academy. Her intense training cultivated her own natural talents making her an exceptional hairstylist. Ashton definitely shines bright when colouring hair and she keeps on top of trends in order to maintain a competitive edge. She especially enjoys colouring hair and using hair extensions to create new looks. Her artistry and confidence have helped her transcend into a kick-ass hairstylist: exactly the kind of woman you would want on your dream-stylist-team!
QUEENA, Senior Level 2
Queena has over 3 years of experience in cutting and colouring hair. She is especially talented at lightening dark hair to blonde and has a love for all services to do with colour. She has very strong colour theory knowledge and is not afraid to take on any hair challenge. Queena is also very skilled at cutting hair and creating beautiful up-dos and other special occasion styles. On her free time she enjoys dining, shopping and exploring the outdoors.
SARAH, Director Level 4
Sarah was born and raised in Langley and now resides in Maple Ridge. Her energetic and positive nature ensure that every guest has an awesome experience in her chair. She has always had a love for the beauty and fashion industries so if you need advice in these areas, she would love to help! In her 7 years as a hairstylist, she has been able to develop very strong colour and cutting skills and is still constantly learning. Sarah has a passion for mentoring the other hairstylists around her and looks forward to moving up within Emme Hair. She especially loves doing all types of hair colour so if you are looking for a very experienced colourist, she's your girl!
NATALIE, Master Level 3
Natalie grew up in Vancouver. She graduated from hair school at VHA in 2014. She continues to stay on top of learning new techniques. Some other courses she has completed include L’Oréal professional's expert program and the Moroccan oil academy in New York! Her happy, quirky and approachable personality is a big reason why her customers love seeing her on a regular basis. Some of the things she loves are animals, home decor, making art and fashion. When Natalie isn't at the salon working her magic behind the chair, she loves spending time with her Siamese cat Lily. Her goal as a hairstylist is to make every client feel beautiful and confident. She enjoys customizing hairstyles that uniquely fit each guest as she gets to the root of what each of their hair goals are. Natalie specializes in blondes, balayage, colour corrections and fashion/vivid colours. If you are looking for a new hair colourist, Natalie could be the hair master you're looking for!
HAILEY, Master Level 3
KAITLYN, Salon Manager and Senior Level 2
Kaitlyn was born in Yellowknife and grew up in Calgary before making her way to beautiful British Columbia. She graduated from Anthony school of cosmetology in 2018. When Kaitlyn is not at Emme Hair working her magic, she is with her 3 dogs or traveling the world. Kaitlyn loves creating major transformations combining gorgeous hair colour creations and hair extensions. She has personally worn all kinds of extensions since I was 14! If you love wearing hair extensions, Kaitlyn is your girls!
ELENA Junior Level 1
Elena was born and raised in Siberia, Russia where she completed a Bachelor program at The Academy of Arts. Some of her talents include singing and having an exquisite eye for home decor. She loves listening to jazz, rock and pop music. She loves creating beautiful looks for her clients using special balayage techniques and she is the queen of smoothing treatments. In the future, she looks forward to becoming an educator for Emme Hair and would love to own her own salon on day, maybe her very own Emme Hair location!
TKIA, Junior Level 1
Tkia was born and raised in Langley. She graduated hair school in 2016 and loves creating beautiful dimensional brunette and blonde balayages. When Tkia is not at the salon, she keeps herself busy with 3 beautiful children at home. In her spare time she loves decorating the house for each season and shopping. She always has an iced coffee close by no matter how cold it may be. Tkia loves all things fall and celebrating holidays with her kids while making lasting memories. She loves creating beautiful balayage hair colours and enjoys foiling hair to create dimensional hair colours. Tkia is especially great at styling hair into up-dos and incorporating braids into any hairstyle. In the future she is hoping to level up as a stylist and work her way up to becoming a director stylist at Emme Hair.