Meet our Owner and Manager!


Chantel Harrison Owner

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 Young Manager

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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Our Stylists


Shannon Drummond

Anuschka Steigemann

Shannon Drummond

Shannon is one of our advanced Stylist. She grew up in the comox valley, and is very eager to continuously grow personally and professionally here. Shan has always been passionate about the beauty industry whether is be make-up or hair. While she loves all things hair, she has a passion for men's cuts and balayage. Shannon's goal is to leave every one of her clients feeling confident when they leave her chair. She is excited to become part of the Custom Hair Lounge team!

In September 2019 Shannon took the Babe Mastery Tour for extensions. Shan has now extended knowledge of all the many types of extensions 

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Lizzie Bergeron

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Shannon Drummond

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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Anuschka Steigemann

Anuschka Steigemann

Anuschka Steigemann

Anuschka was born and raised on beautiful Cortes Island, one of the smaller islands located on the wild west coast of British Columbia. Before moving to the Comox Valley, Anuschka completed an advanced program at the acclaimed Aveda Institute in 2011, engaging in elevated studies in cutting, colouring and styling techniques.

Anuschka is an eco-adventurist; the outdoors is her playground!  The winter season finds her snowboarding steep mountain faces; during the summer, she’s twisting, turning, and navigating through the forest trails, whether on a mountain bike or on foot. By way of example, Anuschka motivates and inspires all those who are around her.  encourages those to live a full and happy life!

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Our Nail technician


Saskia Recktenwald


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!