Our team of stylists and friendly front desk staff at Cabello Salon provide clients with the comfort and quality of high end salons. Our environment is designed to release your everyday stress and leave you relaxed.
When you’re ready to get away from it all, our salon offers you a lavish way to unwind yourself, pamper your hair, and indulge your mind in useless celebrity gossip. Book in to see one of our experienced stylists and enjoy a warm beverage while our team reflects your beauty from the inside out.
Our Guarantee: We will always go above and beyond for our guests to ensure that they leave feeling amazing!
Jessica Salema – Owner
Helping clients achieve the hair of their dreams, salon owner Jessica Salema trained and worked in Vancouver before moving to the island 10 years ago. Highlights of her career are obviously opening a beautiful new salon to call home and working the runway for Versace’s first show in Vancouver Fashion Week. She strongly believes it is essential to continue learning and has travelled as far as London to further her education.
When Jessica isn’t behind her chair she is chasing around her energetic daughter, Ella. Supermom, Jessica, balances raising a child, running a salon and creating beautiful hair.
Her goal at Cabello: To create an urban relaxing atmosphere for clients and a creative supportive work environment for stylists to learn and produce artistic hair.
Natalie is new to Vancouver Island, relocating from central Alberta; where she has been in the hair industry for 25 years. She is passionate about colouring and cutting, Her experience and artistic eye gives her confidence in her work. From a soft natural look to a bold statement, Natalie sees every transformation as exciting. Also, having natural curly hair gives her an appreciation and understanding of cutting and styling curls. In addition to being creative, Natalie also enjoys getting to know her clients. She feels her soft-spoken nature makes her a great listener which enables her to truly understand her clients needs.
Away from the salon, Natalie loves the simple things in life including gardening, hiking, cooking, and spending time with family.
Her goal at Cabello: To connect with her new community and to make people feel great!
Katrina is dedicated to providing high quality hair colour and detailed custom cuts. She is an excellent listener and communicator who ensures every client leaves beautiful and happy. Her passion is evident in her creative foil work; creating anything from soft, romantic, natural colours, to bold, vibrant, rainbow colours.
Katrina began her career at Vancouver Island University in 2011. Since then, she has evolved her craft in the Westshore. As a local resident, you can find Katrina on all pet friendly trails with her fur baby, Blue.
Her goal at Cabello: To make people feel AMAZING and continue with diverse education in the hair industry.
After graduating from VIU, Avery has spent the last five years creating beautiful looks from everyday maintenance to complete transformations. Avery specializes in balayage and blonding services and is always up for the challenge of colour correction. Avery focuses on helping you achieve your hair dreams, while maintaining the health of your hair during the process. She specializes in Tape-in hair extensions and plans on adding more methods in the future!
When she’s not doing hair, Avery enjoys travelling, going to music festivals and spending time with her two pups, Coco and Remi.
Her goal at Cabello: To provide guests with knowledge, create long lasting relationships and have fun doing so!
Aliah is starting her new island adventures with Cabello Salon. She is an Alberta born girl who has found herself on our beautiful rock. Her love of this industry is showcased through creating natural, long lasting hair colours with various painting techniques. Her strengths are found in cutting, specifically adding in texture through dynamic shapes, sheers or techniques. Aliah loves her career because it allows her to have a creative outlet while building relationships with coworkers and guests. She’s passionate about helping people see their beauty.
Her goal at Cabello: To ensue she is creating her best work each day, always continues learning, and builds a clientele of amazing guest.
Ella is one of the friendly receptionists that will greet you, take your coat and make you a killer latte when you walk into the salon!
She is currently in her first year of college at Camosun, and is hoping to get into the nursing or dental hygiene program by next year!
Her goal at Cabello is to sharpen her customer service skills, gain experience in the beauty industry and learn about styling while she does it!