Chantel is a Senior Master Stylist as well as owner. She studied at Utopia Academy in 2000 and continued her career at Spa Utopia for the following 8 years. Chantel has a lot to offer her clients, as she has over 19 years of experience as a licensed Hairstylist. She is certified in all Babe hair extensions, and in 2019 traveled to Salt Lake City, Utah to become a Babe extension educator. Chantel's new passion is training fellow stylist hair extensions. Chantel specializes in balayage as it is her favorite technique to do, as well as highlights and any type of blondes.
Chantel owns another hair salon on the mainland, that she travels every other week at check in and maintain her clients on the mainland.
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Maddy was born and raised in the Comox Valley, when she was 19 she moved to Vancouver to attend Blanch McDonald to study make-up directed to the film industry. When she moved back to the valley she attended the Comox valley beauty school, where she found her passion for hair. Maddy recently had the amazing opportunity to take the Redken certification. She became a Redken Certified colorist in December 2017. She thrives on learning new techniques and tips for her clients. Maddy is so excited to take this next step in her career and welcoming all clients to her chair. To add to he already long list of achievements Maddy has added extensions.
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Lizzie was born and raised in the Comox Valley. She has been in the hair industry since 2015. Lizzie really enjoys doing womens funky cuts and colors. She specializes in mens fades. Lizzie is up for any hair challange that sits in her chair, she has an artistic eye and loves helping her clients find the perfect look for them. Lizzie is excited to take this next step in her career.
In 2019 Lizzie was invited to participate in RAW (natural born artists). In October 2019 she travelled to the Victoria showcase and now can participate in any RAW showcase all over the world.
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Jessie moved to the island in 2017 from Winnipeg to live in Nanaimo, and came to settle down in Comox in late 2018, and she is loving it here! Jessie recently graduated from Keystone College( former del rio academy). Jessie has always been in love with hair and everything beauty and has dreamed of doing hair since she was a child. Her favorite thing about being a hairstylist would have to be any type of color, the transformations, and how you can build someones confidence and make them feel good! Jessie loves meeting new people and Is looking forward to building her career and clientele here in this beautiful place with this amazing team!
Jessie is currently on leave
Ri was raised in the Comox valley and graduated hair academy in early 2021. This girl thinks outside the box, from fashion colours to funky haircuts. Her goal is to make your salon experience fun and feeling good. Ri is looking forward to digging deeper into her own creativity to apply it behind the chair. Ri is most excited about education, she's a sponge and can't wait to take in as much knowledge as she can. Ri has now finished the associate program at Custom Hair Lounge and is ready for you to sit in her chair.
Emily is a senior stylist with over 18 years of experience. She attended the hairdressing program at Malaspina College in 2004. Dedicated to the hair industry and continually learning, she had the opportunity to take the Redken Certification and became a Redken Certified Colorist in 2013. A red seal certificate followed in 2016.
Emily has a passion for Color and all types of blonding applications. Emily is thrilled to continue her journey at custom hair lounge, her goal is to make sure every client feels welcome and make sure they leave loving their hair, she has a wonderful personality that makes everyone smile. She is joyed to continuing on her career at Custom Hair Lounge.
Mykayla was born and raised in the small town of Comox Valley and graduated high school early to pursue her dream of becoming a hairstylist. She has always dreamed of what she calls it “painting hair” she absolutely loves color, she loves the challenge doing color may be, and loves to see how the hair transforms. Mykayla is very eager to learn each and everyday about all the styles of hair, her goal is to make the experience for everyone who comes into the salon fun and comfortable. Mykayla has been dedicated to hair since she was a young girl. she is super excited to start building a clientele and career, here at Custom Hair Lounge.
Saskia was born in Germany but was raised most of her life in the beautiful Comox Valley. She has always had a love for the beauty industry, and finally followed that passion in her 20's! She was offered an apprenticeship for the Nail Technician program, and hasn't stopped learning since! She has a meticulous eye for nail art and loves nothing more than to create a unique set of nails! Having taken a series of mini courses for nail health and art techniques, sky's the limit!
In her free time, she is guilty of browsing many different nail ideas, but also really enjoys the outdoors! You can usually find her hiking through the forest and mountains, exploring as much of this beautiful island as possible!
Sacha’s clients truly appreciate her attention to detail and ability to make you compactly comfortable during your visit. Her goal is to always exceed your expectations and make you feel spectacular. It is important to Sacha that she creates a space that is inclusive and judgment free. She wants you to feel confident in the skin you are in, you will find yourself leaving with a new best friend!
Sacha began her career as a certified Esthetician/ Spa Therapist over 19 years ago. She attended The Academy of Excellence in Victoria where she finished top of her class obtaining her Esthetics and Spa Therapy Diploma. After graduating Sacha was fortunate enough to apprentice at a well-recognized CIDESCO spa in the heart of Oak Bay. This is where she found her passion for all aspecs of waxing and skin care. Sacha brought her expertise to the Comox Valley in 2006. Over the course of her career, she has worked an educator sharing her love for waxing nation-wide all while perfecting her own skills and creating a name for herself here in the Valley.
Sacha believes that a great waxing experience extends beyond the salon. She will educate you on your skin care needs to insure the best results possible.
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