It takes a good group to make an incredible atmosphere and are lucky to have some amazing people in our space.
We are a collective of unique individuals who are genuine and authentic. We have a large range of experience and skill set with unique focuses of specialty. We continue to broaden our knowledge and understanding of hair types, color trends/applications and cut design. Our diversity and unique walks of life make us stronger as a team and able to serve our community. We are a safe space for all humans.
Chantel – Owner, Creative + Educational Director, Elite Masterstylist @chantel.funk
Chantel has been in the industry of hair for 16 years. She opened the shop in 2012 with the intention of helping people feel good about themselves. “Our job as hairdressers is more than just hair. If we take hair out of the equation there has to be more to be able to leave an impression on that guest. The best part of my job is knowing I can inspire people, make them feel amazing and connect with them.” Chantel is the Creative and Educational Director for the team and strives to create a unique business. When she is not at the shop she is usually with her family or working on her next creation. FULL BIO HERE
Jessica – Elite Masterstylist + Mentor @jesstemple.hairstylist
Creating hair since 2009. Jessica is a nature enthusiast and loves to hike. She takes incredible photographs of sunrises and valley views. When she’s not in the salon making magic you will find her up a mountain or spending time with her family and friends. She is a blonde wizard and can sculpt an amazing haircut. Jessica has the most impeccable work ethic with great attention to detail. We can’t thank her enough for all the hours she has spent cleaning and supporting our team. Let’s just say that if there is a job someone really doesn’t want to do, she is the first to volunteer. Jessica has been a Masterstylist for over 6 years at the shop before being promoted to Elite Masterstylit and her expertise is with Advanced Blonding Services, Color Correction, Precision Cuts and Vivid Colors.
Ali – Operations Coordinator, Masterstylist + Mentor @hairbyali.m
She’s a true natural talent with an eye for detail. From the day she started as our receptionist she got right down to the bones of the shop and scrubbed her heart out. Our shop had never been so clean. She spent 6 months assisting and working alongside Chantel the Owner before taking her own clients on the floor. Ali is a Masterstylist who specializes in Blondes and Vivid Colors. She has grown her clientele and career very rapidly because of her devotion and desire to strive for excellence. Ali is our Operations Coordinator and her role on the Management team is to coordinate all the moving parts at the shop from orders to salon systems. Ali is an equestrian vaulter which is essentially gymnastics on a moving horse and we just think its remarkable!!
Jennaya – Senior Stylist @hairbyjennaya
Jennaya has been working behind the chair and assisting for two years this year. She has experience and expertise in curly hair cuts and is strong with colors as well as blondes. Jennaya has a strong educational and practical background. She is friendly and very keen on learning everyday. Jennaya is attending school with her husband while she grows her career in hair. Her adventurous spirit is inspiring and incredibly encouraging, she is sure to be smiling.
Ashley – Junior Stylist @ashleyhoffmanhair
Ashley completed a six month apprenticeship with Chantel where she trained, practiced and built good habits before graduating to Junior Stylist. Ashley has a good work ethic, is always willing to go the extra mile and participates in all our volunteer initiatives such as supporting the Foundry Abbotsford. Ashley takes a special focus on curly hair and cutting.
A’lexy – Junior Stylist @lexys.hairjourney
A’lexy has spent six months apprenticing with Ali as well as training with Chantel. A’lexy is very thorough with all her tasks and is a quick learner. She asks loads of questions and strives to bring her best to every interaction. She is a competitive dancer and is currently completing her grade twelve. She has graduated her hair program as well as her apprenticeship with us and is now a Junior Stylist.
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