Meet with our team

Laura Bain

Laura Bain

Owner

Laura Bain is the owner of Redemption Salon. She has over 20 years experience in the retail/services industry. Laura’s top priority is to supply services and products that will enhance our client’s physical appearance and mental relaxation. She guarantees everyone will leave happy and looking their best.

Our motto: “To provide every customer the opportunity to customize and maintain any hair style imaginable.”

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Alissha Barnett

Master Stylist/Hair Extension Artist/Facial Waxing/Mentor

Level: MASTER

Alissha is a Master Stylist with over 15 years in the business.  She grew up watching her mom work as a stylist and was inspired by her creativity that fueled her desire to do the same.  Alissha attended Utopia Academy and is highly skilled in colour corrections, micro beading, tape-in extensions, facial waxing and creating styles that suit her client.  Just as her mother mentored her, she does the same for our Junior Stylists thru her teachings to ensure consistency and quality hair for our clients.  Redemption Salon is proud to have Alissha on our team inspiring others thru her knowledge and many talents.

Raya Steele

Salon Manager, Advanced Stylist/Makeup Artist/Nano Bead Artist/Lash Lift & Tinting

Level: ADVANCED

Whilst staying true to her roots, Raya exemplifies her passion for creativity and art by providing each customer with a truly unique experience.  She is trained in nano bead hair extensions creating full long flowing hair.  Raya is also a makeup artist enhancing her clients natural beauty from her colour pallet.  Whether you are looking for a routine cut and colour, or class with a little sass, Raya has it all.

Sheryl Gowan

Stylist/Makeup Artist/Lash Extension Tech/Facial Waxing & Threading Esthetician/Skilled in Braiding

Level: ADVANCED

Sheryl graduated from John Casablanca’s Institute specializing in cutting and colouring techniques.  Before developing her passions for hair, Sheryl mastered the art of beautiful makeup working as an artist for weddings, graduations and parties.  She is also skilled in lash extensions, facial waxing, tinting both brows & lashes, and exhibits amazing braiding skills.  Sheryl keeps up to date on education by attending barbering, up-do’s, colour classes, and trendy hair cuts & styles regularly.  Her passion for learning the hair and makeup industry is limitless.

Douglas Hughes

Stylist/Specializing in Men and Children Cuts

Level: ADVANCED

Douglas began his passionate career in the hair industry at Riverside College.  He continues to grow his knowledge thru education and hands on experience.  Doug specializes in unicorn hair, men and children cuts.  He spends his  spare time volunteering at various youth groups and likes to give back to his community as much as he can. Doug is extremely excited to be a part of the Redemption Salon team and can’t wait to see all his clients leave with smiling faces.

Riley Page

Stylist

Level: APRENTICE

Riley is currently a student at Riverside College and is eager to start her career in the beauty salon industry.  She brings her own unique style to Redemption and we are very proud to have the opportunity to mentor Riley as she builds her clientele.

Dixie

Purrfessional Greeter of Redemption Salon

Level: Relaxation Therapist

Dixie was joyfully rescued from the SPCA December 2016.  She brings love and cuddles to all who are willing to let her sit on their laps during their service at the salon.  Dixie is always willing to accept treats in exchange for a few pats on the head.  We are all so proud to have Dixie as one of our team members.