2505372700

156 Fulford Ganges Rd
Salt Spring Island BC Canada
V8K 2T8

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GET TO KNOW OUR TEAM

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CRYSTAL JOHNSON

Advanced Stylist / Salon Owner

When she closes her eyes at night she dreams of curls and lovely long locks. She is pumped to do what she loves in a place she can now call her own. She can't remember ever wanting to do anything else. As your stylist she is attentive, enthusiastic and thoughtful. She believes in taking time to listen to each guests needs and educate them with quick and easy maintenance tips. Crystal graduated from the Aveda Institute Victoria in December 2005. Since then she has completed and continues to take many advanced classes through Aveda network

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NATALIE SLAVIK

Advanced Stylist

Natalie loves her guests, always trying to offer the best service imaginable. She frequently attends advanced education at the Aveda Institute in both Victoria and Vancouver. Perfecting her work in the art of both colour and cutting hair .Attending school in 2007 in Toronto at Marvel Beauty School in Yorkville, she was given the pleasure to train with an abundance of amazing stylists. She has an obsession with education. She is proud to call herself a hair nerd, spending many nights on various education and fashion websites. Having a passion for soft feminine shapes, bold short styles and men's tapered barber cuts. Natalie is always looking for a new ways to keep her guests excited.

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ERIN BRADSHAW

Manager

Erin has been part of the Aveda network since 2008, making this her 11th year apart of this network. Her love and enthusiasm for all things Aveda has never changed. Many of her core beliefs are Aveda' and this makes her truly proud to be within this company. Starting off on the Front Desk she quickly picked up a Makeup brush, studying and learning her craft through the years and taking many classes. She also started managing the salon and has never stopped. Upon recently moving the salon to a new location, 5 years ago, Erin decided to keep learning and advanced her skills into Aesthetics, creating Culture Spa. She specializes in many areas in spa and earned her degree in lash extensions in 2014. She loves learning, beauty products, animals and most of all loves her job.

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KATIE HORTOBAGYI

Advanced Stylist

It is a focus of Katie's to as genuine as possible at all times, which she feels helps her when connecting and communicating with each guest. She loves the technical and creative side to hair cutting and colouring and enjoys bringing out the very best in each of her guests. Spreading positivity and making people feel good is one of her best qualities, so being able to do so with her career has been amazing. Since graduating from the Aveda Institute Victoria in 2010 she is dedicated to growing as a stylist and enjoys taking advanced classes both in Victoria and Vancouver.

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AARON BOUCHARD

Advanced Stylist

I’m Aaron - I’ve been a hairdresser for over 20 years. I’m super excited to join the gang at Culture Hair Salon.
I have an insatiable curiosity for the Craft of Hairdressing, having trained in New York and throughout North America. 
Most recently I owned an operated my own award winning hair salon in Alberta. 
My cutting styles is lived In wearable styles for ladies and gents. 
You’ll find me at Culture Tuesdays, Fridays and some Saturday’s. 
Let’s connect over ridiculously great style!

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CASEY TROOP

Advanced Stylist

Returning to Salt Spring, after 10 years away, Casey is back and ready to help you look and feel your best! She is an Aveda Pro. Gradudating from the Aveda Institute in 2006, followed by the Aveda Academy Vancouver in 2007 as a dual specialist (cut and colour), moving on in 2010 to open her own, successful, Aveda Concept Salon in North Vancouver. After
running the salon for 5.5 years,
Casey along with her husband and daughter, have decided to return home to embrace a more fulfilling pace of life!

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JEN STEFANI

Advanced Stylist

Jennifer has been with the Culture Hair team since early 2017. Coming from Vancouver, Jennifer studied at Joji's Hair Academy and continued to grow and perfect her craft over the years. She always enjoys learning new techniques, advancing her skills, and is involved with Aveda classes whenever given the chance.
Jennifer loves keeping hair looking natural, luscious and beautiful while focusing on technical cutting and highlighting. She takes time to educate her guests regarding hair care, maintenance and styling tricks. Book an appointment or free consultation with Jennifer Today, she can't wait to meet you.

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MICHELLE HAIGH

Advanced Aesthetician

Michelle has been living on Salt Spring Island for 6 years, bringing her passion for spa and skincare, continuing to educate herself through out her career.  She graduated from Marvel Beauty School in London, ON., 25 years ago.  She majored in skin care, advancing her knowledge and techniques in a small school in Germany, by Dr. Schrammek, Skin Specialist. Michelle is a Certified Medical Esthetician,  advanced in body care, peels, laser treatments, massage, facials, she shared her knowledge as a professor at Fanshawe College in Ontario for 10 years.  She is prurient about natural healing energies, balancing chakras, releasing stress!  Offering  all esthetic services, pedicures/manicures, body treatments, massage, facials as well as tinting, waxing, promoting inner beauty addressing your individual needs. Michelle is a delight to be around bringing her positive energy with healing hands.


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