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Ashley

Elite Master Stylist

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Ashley is an award winning stylist and the Educator in the Valentino's Advanced Academy.

Ashley has been a member of the Valentino's team since 2009 over which time she has travelled extensively to perfect her cutting techniques and she competes frequently in photoshoot competitions, most recently competing in Vienna as the 1st place winner for Global Zoom Canada.

Some of Ashley's specialties include: Short Hair, Pixies, Bobs, Thick Hair, Long Hair, Funky Styles, Extensions, Barbering

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Tasha

Elite Master Stylist

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Tasha started at Valentino’s as a co-op student and quickly realized that her heart belonged to hairdressing. “I get inspired by all of the people around me, they all have something special that I can learn from.” 

Tasha’s specialty lies with clients who have thick hair- like hers, although she is comfortable working with all hair types. She loves taking unruly hair and making it manageable – she excels at round brush blow dries. She also loves fun and spunky haircuts, and classic cuts.

Some of Tasha's specialties include thick hair, long haircuts, funky/textured cuts, round brush blow outs and Hair Extensions - including tape-ins, bonds, hand tied and more!

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Meagan

Elite  Master Stylist

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Meagan has been apart of the Valentino's family for over 10 year- taking a brief leave of absence to have her son Khari. 

Megan is a well rounded stylist who excels in short cuts & bobs, but also loves long hair and layers. She is known for her beautiful bridal and special occasion styles, And also is an extension specialist and does Kerasilk Smoothing Treatments. No matter what your hair needs or goals Meagan can make it happen!

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Melanie

Master Stylist

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Melanie had been working downtown Toronto for 12 years before joining the Valentino's Family! 

Melanie is very passionate about education and throughout her career has continued to go on courses to enhance her skills and stay on top of current trends. 

Melanie has a calm and nurturing personality. Whether you are looking for a short funky style or long luxurious layers, Melanie is sure to have you feeling amazing when you leave her chair. 

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Tiffany

Master Stylist

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Tiffany likes to create a wide variety of styles. From classic, simple cuts to high-fashion trendy styles. Her imagination never runs out! She has ideas for different looks at any length. She love working with women’s hair and working with their personalities to match their style.

 “It’s all about reflecting your personality and style – from your clothes to your hair.”

Tiffany is very strong working with ethnic hair; she works with all different types and nationalities of hair. She loves thick, course, curly hair. Tiffany is able to teach you how to manage and work with it at home.

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Rae

Senior Stylist

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Rae graduated from the Valentino’s Hairstyling Academy in 2017, and completed the Valentino’s Advanced Academy in 2018. She has attended the Tony & Guy Classic course, and the TIGI Classic Cutters course both in NYC, and she also completed the Master Stylist course here in Toronto.

 

Rae loves working with thick and textured hair to make it manageable but also loves cutting shoulder length bobs, men’s cuts, round brush blowouts, giving volume, and beach waves. She provides both the Kerasilk Smoothing and De-Frizz service, in order to achieve maximum manageability.

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Becca

Senior Stylist

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Becca works with all types of clients and provides cuts for men, women, and children!  She has a great rapport with all of her clients. She is a great listener and always strives for excellence. Becca believes in educating her clients about how to take care of their hair when at home. She teaches clients how to style their hair and which products will works best for their needs. Becca’s goal is to over-deliver when it comes to her client’s expectations.

Book an appointment with Becca and you will leave with a fabulous hair cut and all the education you need to keep it that way! 

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Tonia

Senior Dualist

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Tonia joined the Valentino's team with 4+ years in the industry. She specializes in both colour and cutting and she loves seeing her guests from start to finish to complete their look.

Tonia has also recently started teaching at Art & Technique hair school where she is training future hairstylists. She loves sharing her passion and expertise.

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Betty

Studio Stylist

Betty has been a part of the Valentino's Team for many years. She is currently working par time to be with her 2 children.

Betty works well with thick hair and is a favourite for our senior clientele as she excels in classic looks like the roller set/ curling iron set.

Betty has a calm and friendly personality and works hard to ensure every guest that sits in her chair leaves happy with thier look!

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Harmony

Junior Dualist

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Harmony graduated from the Durham Hairstylist Academy in 2020. Since then she has been perfecting her skills in both colour and cutting. She is currently enrolled in the Valentino's Advanced Academy.

Harmony specializes in highlights, long hair, thick hair and conservative looks.

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Leia

Junior Dualist

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Leia recently graduated from Art & Technique Academy of Hair and has hit the floor running as our newest dualist. She is expanding her knowledge currently being enrolled in the Valentino's Advanced Academy.

Leia loves classic highlights and balayage, long layers and short bobs, but is always up for a hair transformation!

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Lauren

Apprentice

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Lauren is working as an Apprentice currently enrolled in the Valentino's Advanced Training Academy perfecting her skills in hair cutting and styling.

Lauren is now booking kids cuts!

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Elise

Elite Master Stylist

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Elise graduated from Fiorio Beauty Academy in 2009. Elise had been working in downtown Toronto, mastering her cutting and styling skills, before joining our team in 2020.  We are so excited to have her on our team!  Elise is wonderful at connecting with people and creating the perfect #hairinspo look for her guests. 

Some of Elise's specialties include: Short Hair, Pixies, Bobs, Thick Hair, Long Hair, Conservative Looks

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Angela

Elite Master Dualist

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Angela worked in downtown Toronto for more than 10 years before joining the Valentino's Team. She loves seeing her clients from start to finish, specializing in both colour and cutting/styling services.

Angela loves meeting new people and making her clients feel amazing!

Angela is very passionate about continuously educating herself to be able to provide the newest techniques and trends to her clients.

Some of Angela's specialties include: Balayage, Barbering, Medium to Long Haircuts, Thick Hair 

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Liz

Elite Master Stylist

Liz is a fantastic stylist who loves working with each client to find the perfect style for their hair. Liz works part time at Valentino’s to have time with her 2 beautiful boys. Her ability to create different looks that reflect the clients' personalities make her an in-demand hair stylist. Her modern twist to a classy style gives her a wide variety of options for you to work with. Liz loves the finished product, and always has.

 

“I’ve always loved trying new things with my own hair and trying things out on my friends. I love helping people feel beautiful,” she says. 

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Kayla

Master Stylist

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Kayla has been in the hair industry since she was 18, starting off right here at Valentino's in our Client Care Team, and then trained in our Academy!


For 6 years, Kayla worked in downtown Toronto, and trained with prestigious schools including Vidal Sassoon and Toni and Guy, before returning to Valentino's.Kayla has an infectious passion for styling and for providing clients with the best possible look to suit them. Her bright and bubbly personality ensures clients are comfortable and relaxed while delivering a superlative salon experience to every individual that sits in her chair. Kayla is al;so certified and passionate about extensions!

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Lauren (Lo)

Senior Stylist

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Lo loves making people feel amazing! She is extremely creative and loves doing all types of hair. Whether it is an upkeep on your current style, a complete makeover or a beautiful blow out, Lo is your go to girl!

 

Some of her specialties are fine hair, classic and conservative haircuts, blow outs, bobs and lobs!  

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Rylan

Senior Dualist

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Rylan started off as a co-op student at Valentino's in high school and graduated from the Aveda Institute in 2018. Since then she has been perfecting her skills in both colour and cutting!

Rylan loves working with all hair styles. She specializes in medium to long hair cuts/styles and loves doing highlights and balayages.
 

Her sunny demeanor combined with her knowledge and experience is sure to leave you feeling amazing and beautiful!

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Maryam

Senior Dualist

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Maryam has over 4 years experience in both colouring and cutting/styling. 

Maryam does it all! She loves balayage, highlights, long hair and updos but loves having variety in her day. She does a great blowdry and excells at short styles.

She loves seeing her clients transformation from start to finish, there's nothing better than a good makeover!

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Sarah 

Studio Stylist

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Sarah graduated from Career School of Hairdressing in 2019, and has successfully completed the Valentino’s Advanced Academy training program.

Sarah is fantastic with men's hair and is known as one of our barbering specalists. She is also known for her beautiful blowouts and waves on long hair, bobs, and braids! She loves making people feel amazing.

Some of Sarah's specialties include: Barbering , long haircuts, blowouts and braids.

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Nicolette

Studio Dualist

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Nicolette is a passionate hairstylist that has been in the industry for over five years. She is a graduate from Marca College Hair & Esthetics and has successfully completed the Valentino’s Advanced Academy, her apprenticeship, along with multiple Goldwell education courses. Nicolette’s genuine care for her clients hair & their experience in her chair is something she prides herself in.

Whether it be a huge transformation or just a simple colour refresh, her skill set along with her charming personality will have you leaving the salon feeling priceless!

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Megs

Junior Dualist

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Megs is a bright & bubbly addition to our team of young talent! She graduated from the Georgian College Hairstyling Program in 2021. 

Megs is currently enrolled in the Valentino's Advanced Academy where she has perfecting her skills in hair cutting and is working on colour.

She loves doing gorgeous blowouts and kids haircuts! She loves to do fashion hair colour and long haircuts.

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John

Apprentice

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John is currently enrolled in the Durham Hairstylist Academy. He has been passionate about both colour and cut since the start of his career. 

John is attentive and pays extra attention to detail with each guest. John specializes in blondes and highlights, He is known for a great head massage and blow-dry.  

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Nicky

Apprentice

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Nicky is a graduate from Marca College.  
She is working as an Apprentice currently enrolled in the Valentino's Advanced Training Academy perfecting her skills in colour and cut. 

Nicky is friendly and passionate about hair. Book with her for your next blowdry!

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Nirali

Apprentice

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Nirali graduated from Marca College.  
She is working as an Apprentice currently enrolled in the Valentino's Advanced Training Academy perfecting her skills in colour and cut. 

Nirali has a calm and nurturing personality. She is known for her amazing scalp massages and loves to do curly blowdrys.

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