staff

CANDICE

CANDICE is one of our thriving salon owners…She has 22 years industry experience and loves doing colour, especially blondes. If you are looking for longer or smoother hair along with your amazing colour, then she also does tape in extensions and Brazilian Blowouts!

RORY ROR-GEOUS!

RORY is our busy bustling owner….those who know him, book well in advance…because he’s worth it! Despite his youthful appearance, you would never believe he has 30+ years industry experience! He is our salon practical joker who loves scaring his staff members in between pulling off fabulous women’s cuts/colours, updos, and classic looks for an everyday style.

CARLY

CARLY LOOKS FORWARD TO SERVING HER CLIENTS ON TUESDAYS AND THURSDAYS ONLY FOR THE TIME BEING…BOOK YOUR SPOT TODAY WITH OUR FRONT END…CARLY is an import to our team from Ontario! Her passion for hair started at an early age having a hairstylist as a mother. She started her career in the industry in marketing for Schwarzkopf Professional 13 years ago, but since has become more hands on. She gained her hairstyling experience at a salon downtown Toronto only to later rejoin the Schwarzkopf team as a colour educator. That being said, she specializes in all things colour, and mens and women’s cuts, particularly mid-length and beach waves.

CASSIDY

With over 7 year of styling expertise, I am passionate about delivering top-notch service.  My commitment to ongoing education has led me to specialize in luxury blonding and colour corrections.  I prioritize achieving stunning results while preserving the hair’s integrity and health.  Let me elevate your style and confidence with my skill and dedication.

DARCY

DARCY is the voice of SHAG* Salon for the past 10 years!…He puts emphasis on customer service and unlike many other salons, he will always strive to pick up your call on the second ring with no need to press 1, 2, or 3 on your rotary dial…He has the ability to match the right person with the stylist which best suits their needs… Who doesn’t need a Mr. Darcy in their lives?  This man deserves The Calgary White Hat Award..come on YYC nominate him!

HAGAR

Hagar is the baby stylist here at Shag Salon.  She is a new talent with a background in textured hair and advanced braiding and extensions.  Hagar started her love of the beauty industry as a braider and she would love to share her passion for all types of hair in her chair.  As a recent Contessa Finalist, she is excited to share her knowledge and specialized skills with her building clientele.  She enjoys doing womens haircuts, colour services, extensions, and PERMS!  Check out her amazing work on her Instagram link.  Hagar is now taking models on Sundays & Mondays at a reduced rate to build her impressive portfolio.

JASON

JASON is our celebrity stylist at SHAG* and has 30+ years of hairstyling expertise. Most of his clientele are rocking classic and traditional cuts and colours, but he’s been known to venture out. In particular with the Grammy nominated band Emerson Drive to which he has styled and coiffed for videos and photo shoots. Jason loves referrals from his existing clientele but at this time he will not be accepting new clients.

JESSICA

Jessica has almost 5 years experience behind the chair and is Red Seal Certified.  She loves all things colour from a nice lived in look to a fun vivid colour!  She also enjoys a good cut whether it be a crisp bob or a fun shaggy haircut.  Jess is now offering extensions! She uses the Skinny Weft Method.  (for more information see skinnyweft.com). She recently moved to Calgary from a farm in Manitoba and is loving the city life so far. Jess has already started to build a clientele and is accepting new clients.

JILLIAN

JILLIAN is back from maternity leave and is serving her clients on Mondays/Wednesday & Thursdays ...please book well in advance…her schedule fills quickly…She is pure talent!…JILLIAN has been styling hair for just over 15+ years. Some of her specialties include balayage, ombres, colour corrections, and classic men’s barbering. Looking for more length or fullness with your fabulous colour? Jillian also does tape in extensions and braidless weaves to help you achieve all your #hairgoals. Check our her instagram and prepare to be inspired to make the change you have been looking for!

JOEY

In 2007, Joey started his hair styling career in Calgary.  Then in 2011 he moved to Vancouver to expand his hair styling skills.  While living in Vancouver he had the amazing opportunity to work on several video and photo shoots. For multiple years, he collaborated with editorial artists and clothing designers during Vancouver Fashion week. In 2018 he moved to Melbourne Australia and had the privilege to work in some of the city’s top salons with some of the country’s top stylists.  He was voted top 4 Curly Stylists in Australia 2021.  Since then he has returned home to Canada and he looks forward to further pursuing his passion and specialty for lived in blondes, balayage & colour melts. He is a wizard with naturally curly texture…and he loves the challenge of a colour correction and vivid fashion colours.  He will have you wondering why you hadn’t sat in his chair sooner than today!

Julie

Julie has long had a desire to be a hairstylist…but she listened to her mom & dad and got her nursing degree (what a good girl)…but that desire never left her…she studied hard and she now juggles her job as nurse by day and a budding new talent here at Shag at night.  She welcomes those looking for a budget friendly stylist without breaking the bank while staying fashion forward & fresh…We should all have the kind of ambition this new talent has! Welcome Aboard Julie!

KELSEY F

KELSEY IS returning to Shag in April 2023 and will be working Monday & Fridays only…book your appointments in advance as she is filling up quickly..From working in a salon during her early years, Kelsey has 18 years industry experience, and is well versed. She enjoys giving her clients natural looks focusing on balayage, colour, and cuts. Not only is Kelsey a hair specialist, she is also our go-to-gal for on point brows!

Kelsey P

Kelsey is currently enjoying her maternity leave.  Please stay tuned for her return to Shag in 2024.  This beauty has 15+ years in the industry.  She specializes in that sun kissed balayage hair, boho bridal updos (check her instagram link) Shes amazing.  She also enjoys doing tape-in extensions for the client that wants extra length and volume.  When she’s not at the salon you can find her with her big ole dog or on the golf course. Pre -booking is recommended as her schedule fills quickly.

LESLEY

LESLEY is one of our stylists that does it all! With 14 years industry experience, she brings a variety of expertise to the table. Some of her specialties are balayage, colour corrections, updos, straight razor mens cuts & beard trims.  Her bridal portfolio is extensive and stunning if you are looking for a stylist on location for your special day… shes your gal!

LIV

This beauty has been in the industry since 2006 and she has accumulated a wealth of knowledge behind the chair.  She is an enthusiast of all things beauty and art related and she looks forward to sharing space with you and elevating both your look and spirit. She is incredibly talented with fine hair.  If you have less, and want to feel like you have more…Liv is your gal.

MONA

Inspired by her Danish parents, she has always loved good design.  She started her career at the tender age of 14 with 3 years cosmetology course in high school.  She now has more than 40 years experience as a hair stylist.  She has had the good fortune to work with RUSK educators and has enjoyed many comprehensive trainings throughout her career.  She loves effortless cool hair and she strives to design a hairstyle that can be recreated by you at home and can be dressed up or down.  She loves everything from the sleek, flowing straight looks to curly hair of all types.  She is passionate about coordination of skin tones and hair colours.  In her spare time , you may find her at the gym, salsa dancing, or planning a trip somewhere to practice her Spanish.  When she is not doing hair, she loves sewing everything from leather purses to curtains and soldering precious metals.  She loves thrifting treasures..and she also believes you can’t have too many jackets.

SHAWN

SHAWN has 20+ years industry experience. Shawn loves women’s cuts/colours, light styling, tape in extensions, braidless weaves and is amazing at his men’s cuts and fades. When Shawn is not a master stylist he also enjoys long walks on the beach..skiing…hot tubbing…and his camping trailer! (inquire within)

WENDY

Wendy has fostered her passion for hair and connecting with her clients for 20+yrs. Outside of creating beautiful colours and cuts for all hair types, Wendy loves to guide people through the awesome task of managing naturally curly hair. Check her out for tape-in hair extensions too!
Wendy is taking new clients at this time, but don’t delay, she’s pretty spectacular and space is filling up!

VINO