Stylist since: 2008
Specialty: Blonde || Colour change
Bragging rights: L’Oréal Professionnel Colour Trophy Finalist || L’Oréal Professionnel Portfolio Colourist || C.A.R.E expert L’Oréal Professionnel || Leader of the #POMMESQUAD || Host of Backroom Confessionals ||
Education: Vidal Sassoon ABC cutting || Joseph Dimagio Back to Basics || Creative Cutting SOHO Academy || Toni & Guy Hairdressing || L’Oréal Professionnel H3 || Matthew Collins It Looks ||Sandy Hogue It Looks || Kerastase Level 1, 2, 3,4 || Daniel Beniot Master Class || Susan Carter Balayage || Shu Uemura Styling Level 1 || Ramirez/Tran Academy || Susan Carter Editorial Balayage || Kelsey DeFrias It Looks || Jessica VK Signature Sweep Balayage || Salon Emotion || Strictly Business || Inspiring Champions || C.A.R.E Expert Training || Ford Momentum ||
Favourite hair moment to date: Opening Pomme Salon
Favourite Pomme Product: L’Oréal Professionnel Crepage De Chignon
Favourite HAIRA: 90s – Glam grunge!
When I’m not behind the chair you can find me: Drinking wine, (Over)sharing on my Insta stories, Cruising Kelowna on my bike, Teaching good hair habits on my podcast; Backroom Confessionals, Adventuring with my boyfriend (Cory!), Hanging with my Fam, Travelling, and taking education classes.
Instagram Handle: @nicolepommehair
Astrological sign: Virgo
Stylist Since: 2003
Specialty: Soft and Blended Balayage
Bragging rights: Colour Trophy Finalist || Key stylist–Mint Magazine
Education: Joseph Dimagio Back to Basics || L’Oréal Professionnel Colour Keys || L’Oréal Professionnel Colour Change || L’Oréal Professionnel Colour Solutions || Inspiring Champions Champ Camp || Gael Bettes Glamourious || Suki’s Signature Sweep || Matthew Collins It Looks || Kelsey DeFrias It Looks || Sandy Hogue It Looks, cutting/styling || Susan Carter Editorial Balayage
Favourite Pomme Product: Pureology Colour Fanatic 2 in 1 leave in spray
Favourite HAIRA: The 70’s!
When I’m not behind the chair you can find me: If I am not in my garden or at the beach, it’s probably winter! In that case I’m most likely enjoying a bonfire with neighbours and friends at our fire pit with the dogs!
Instagram Handle: @beautybyamrit
Astrological sign: Aries
Position: Senior Stylist
Specialty: Men’s cutting, and Balayage.
Bragging rights: Finalist in L’Oréal Professionnel “Reds Competition”, L’Oréal Professionnel Inoa Expert, Key Stylist in creative photo shoots, Key stylist; Mint magazine editorial, and worked with L’Oréal Professionnel as an Artistic Educator.
Training: Colour Keys, Tanya Chernova classes, and Dia Light/Richesse training, Joseph Dimagio ‘ back to basics’, L’Oreal IT LOOKS seasonal trends, L’Oreal Professionnel wedding collection, Two day master cutting class with Matthew Collins, and ‘it looks’ styling with L’Oreal Professionnel Portfolio Artist; Kelsey DeFrias (spring 2016).
Favourite L’Oréal Professionnel Product: Volumetry Spray
In your opinion, what was the best year for hair?: “The 50s and 60s.”
If you could live in any other decade what would it be?: “The 80s, for sure.”
What do you like to do to relax?: “I like to walk my bulldog named Chunk, read, and my guilty pleasure is reality TV.”
What’s your biggest “hair-cheivement”?: “Becoming an artistic educator with L’Oréal Professionnel. My best hair-cheivement is creating amazing looks for my guests everyday!”
Who is your industry inspiration?: Johnny Ramirez, Ahn Co Tran, Matthew Collins, and Alan Beak.
Astrological sign: Scorpio
Mythical creature: Care Bears
Song that describes me best: “Good Time” by Alan Jackson
Karaoke go-to: “Total Eclipse of the Heart” by Bonnie Tyler
Position: Senior Hair Stylist
Specialty: Short Cut Expert; I have a lot of fun with short sassy feminine haircuts, and editorial shoots. (Please don’t ask me for a perm – I probably won’t give you one)
Bragging rights: Colour Trophy Finalist, BC Championship Award Winner, Canadian Championship Finalist, Lead Stylist for multiple Photoshoots, Training, former CARE expert for L’Oréal Professionnel, and Key stylist; Mint magazine editorial
Training: L’Oréal Professionnel Colour Specialist, Joseph Dimagio “Back to Basics”, Creative Cutting Soho Academy, Two day master cutting class with Matthew Collins, Trained with several portfolio artists across Canada over the past fifteen years, and ‘it looks’ styling with L’Oreal Professionnel Portfolio Artist; Kelsey DeFrias (spring 2016).
Favourite L’Oréal Professionnel Product: Liss Control
In your opinion, what was the best year for hair?: “Personally, 2014. World Wide. I’m loving everything about hair right now.”
If you could live in any other decade what would it be?: “The 70s.”
What do you like to do to relax?: “I like to garden, get a massage, play with my dog, take photos, enjoy nature, and ride my bicycle.”
What’s your biggest “hair-cheivement”?: “Making it to the Colour Trophy finals next to my co-workers and team mates!! #soproudofus”
Who is your industry inspiration?: “Definitely my co-workers, L’Oréal Professionnel, and various editorial works.”
Astrological sign: Taurus
Mythical creature: Falcor
Karaoke go-to: “Dreams” by Fleetwood Mac
Stylist Since: 2009
Specialty: Blondes & Balayage
Bragging rights: Key stylist–Mint magazine ‘How to’ hair guide || Published Cover–Tattoo Society
Education: L’Oréal Professionnel Keys to Colour || L’Oréal Professionnel Colour Change || L’Oréal Professionnel H3 Cutting || L’Oreal Professionnel Colour Solutions || Joseph DiMaggio Master Class || L’Oréal Professionnel Bridal Collections || Tanya Chernova “Language of Beauty” || Kerastase “Experience K” || L’Oréal Professionnel C.A.R.E. || Susan Carter Balayage Basics || Matthew Collins It Looks || Inspiring Champions Champ Camp || Ramirez/Tran Academy || Kelsey DeFrias It Looks/Styling || Salon Emotion || Daniel Benoit Master cutting class || Sandy Hogue It Looks/Styling/Cutting || Susan Carter Editorial Balayage
Favourite Hair moment up to date: Any time I can put my talents towards making someone feel really, really good.
Favourite Pomme Product: The combination of L’Oréal Professionnel Smart Bond with Pro Fibre
Favourite HAIRA: This is tough! It is a three way tie between the 20’s for vintage finger waves, the volume of the 60’s and the laid back, enhanced natural beauty of today’s balayage!
When I’m not behind the chair you can find me: Somewhere outside hiking, adventuring and travelling!
Instagram Handle: @sarahnicolle #hairbysarahnicolle
Astrological sign: Virgo
Stylist Since: 2016
Specialty: Sun-kissed balayage || Lived in waves
Bragging rights: Graduated with donors from John Casablanca, Vancouver.
Education: L’Oréal Professionnel Colour Basics || L’Oréal Professionnel Colour Keys || Brett Kelly Barbering Fundamentals || Salon Emotion ||Easi Hair Pro Fundamentals Level 1 || Sandy Hogue It Looks || Daniel Benoit Back to Basics || Basics of Balayage || Susan Carter Editorial Balayage
Favourite Hair moment up to date: Collaborating with local photographers for wedding inspiration shoots
Favourite Pomme Product: L’Oréal Professionnel Techniart Constructor (It’s the BEST!)
Favourite HAIRA: The 70’s baby! You can’t beat that flow
When I’m not behind the chair you can find me: Cruising on my road bike, sipping on a patio, working out, hanging with my dog, friends and family! #okanaganlifestyle
Instagram Handle: @hairdmc
Astrological sign: Taurus!
Stylist Since: 2011
Specialty: Textured Bobs || Flat Iron Waves || Balayage
Bragging rights: Worked New York Men’s Fashion Week || Razor cutting specialist with Bumble and Bumble
Education: Aveda Institue Victoria || Bumble University New York || Styling 101 Bumble University || Razor Cutting Design Workshop Bumble and Bumble || Susan Carter Editorial Balayage || Curling Iron Artistry Bumble University
Favourite Hair moment up to date: Current Trend! I love the Cali laid back vibes
Favourite Pomme Product: L’Oréal Professionnel Savage Panache 60’s Babe
When I’m not behind the chair you can find me: Camping, hiking and taking my dog on adventures!
Instagram Handle: @sierrapalamarhairstylist
Astrological sign: Sagittarius