Meet the team
Sarah is an owner here at Violet Salon and has worked in salons both Calgary and Winnipeg for the past 10 years before starting this venture. Sarah loves all her time behind the chair but has the most fun with different colour challenges, specifically balayage and colour melting. One of her fav products to use behind the chair is the surface blow-out smoothing cream. It locks in moisture keeping your hair smoother and healthier for longer! When Sarah isn't behind the chair she is spending time with her family and daughter Elliette. She tries to spend as much of her free time outside (mostly in the summer) and loves being in her backyard. Want to reach some hair goals together?
She is one of the owners at Violet Salon & Spa. She has been doing hair for 20 years and has been working in the Riverbed area for the last 10 years. Her love for hair cutting began after attending the Vidal Sassoon academy in Toronto. Her specialty is natural looking styles, cuts and colours. Candace's go to product is the Pai-Shau opulent volume spray because it adds body and texture to all hair types. When she is not at work you can find her at the cottage, walking her dog or digging around in her garden. Candace has a natural approach to hair and would love to see you in her chair one day!
Cassandra is a Master Stylist here with almost 25 years experience. She went into it because she thought it would be fun to do hair, however she had no idea where it would take her. She has met many amazing people throughout her years as a stylist getting to be there for all the laughs, tears and special occasions. She loves doing coloring, cutting and special occasion hair. When she is not behind the chair you can find her spending time with her two beautiful daughters. She loves to be in her kitchen cooking and taking her dog for walks. Her favorite product to use behind the chair is royal abundance mousse by Pai-Shau. If gives the hair amazing hold and keeps your style lasting longer!
Tierney has 9 years of experience in the hair industry and strives to make hair dreams come true! Tierney specializes in styles for special events and hair tattoos. She placed second in the 2012 Skills Manitoba Competition and has attended America's Beauty Show in Chicago. Working with Clients and education are of the utmost importance to Tierney. If you are lucky enough you may catch her little dog Nico beside you in her chair! Tierneys favorite product to use behind the chair is biphasic infusion by Pai-shau. If replenished the hair from the inside out and adds amazing shine !
Laura has been in the Beauty Industry for 35 years. She began her career in 1985, in Texas, as a Cosmetologist doing both hair and nails and continued doing the same when she immigrated to Canada in 1987. Then, after training as a LCN nail technician in 1993, Scuptured Gel Nails became her specialty. After all these years she still loves learning new techniques and using new products available in the ever changing nail industry. Laura loves doing nail art techniques. "Baby Boomers" or white ombre nails, are her favorite! And of course anything sparkly!! The product she recommends most for her nail clients is Cuticle Oil! It is a game changer for both natural and enhanced nails. Laura's passion, outside of work is traveling the world and spending time with her family.
We welcomed Kat into our team of hairstylists! She graduated with awards from kec hair program. She always knew she wanted to do something in the beauty industry and hair was the perfect fit for her! Kat enjoys a good color challenge and loves doing blondes and fashion colors. When she isn't behind the chair spoiling her clients Kat enjoys going to car shows with friends and going to the dog park with her dog Diesel. Kat's go to product behind the chair is the curls finishing spray. Its amazing for prepping the hair for curls, it has heat protection built in, leaves the hair feeling shiny and smells AMAZING!