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Our Stylists

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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: If you’re not completely delighted with our service, or your treatment, just say so and we’ll either re-do your hair for free to make it right or your entire fee will be refunded; no questions asked!

Jessica Salema – Owner

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Helping clients achieve the hair of their dreams, salon owner Jessica Salema trained and worked in Vancouver before moving to the island 8 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 toddler, 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.

Crystal

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Crystal has been passionately doing hair since 2003, when she started her journey at the Martier School of Hairdressing. The Westshore is her home turf and she has enjoyed getting to work and live in such a great place. Having a strong connection to her community is greatly important to Crystal and her family. Originally drawn to hair from an appreciation of theatre and the evolution that beauty reflects on culture and identity.

Always striving to learn new techniques to enhance her education and style. She draws inspiration from the beach – from sun kissed highlights and ombres to messy beachy hair, she loves it all! However, on the other hand, Crystal loves fun hair that stands out in a crowd and specializes in balayage, colour correction, and extensions.

“Watching clients come in the door and get a new look and leave here as a new fresh person is what I live for! This is an amazing job and has such a huge impact on people lives and I’m thankful for being a part of it. I am always striving to learn new techniques to enhance my education and style is the key to staying in this industry.”

Her goal at Cabello: To create beautiful hair for her clients and do local photo shoots where her work can be featured.

 

 Krista

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Krista is our blonde bombshell specialist. She thoroughly enjoys the challenge of achieving the perfect blonde that will suite that particular client. Having been in the industry for eight years, Krista has been keeping up with her education so that she can stay on trend. With her love for round brushing you’ll leave the salon with the best blow out in the city. When she’s not in the salon you can find Krista in her kitchen cooking up a storm or catching up with friends from up and down the island.

Her goal at Cabello Salon: To make everyone feel as special as they should! =)

Natalie

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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!

 

Veronica

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Veronica is our up-do specialist. She makes every special occasion a breeze with her patient nature and eye for detail. Veronica’s clients never leave having to worry about pins or loose ends on their special day. With her calm ambiance and creative eye her personality allows her to create masterpieces.

In addition to formal hair, Veronica keeps up to date with training in multiple cutting and colouring classes. She is experienced in many colour lines and has a passion for new foiling techniques. If you are looking to stay current you will have no problem leaving our doors with some fresh style.
When Veronica isn’t working, she keeps busy with dance, travel, and of course, shopping!
Her goal at Cabello: Would love to create hair for photo shoots and receive on-going education.

Dana

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Born and raised in Victoria, Dana’s proud to call the island home. Living in East Sooke, she loves the outdoors and spends most of her time in East Sooke Park with her dog Tony. Dana has been an avid hair enthusiast for most of her life and has been working in salons for the past ten years. She loves being a part of the hair industry and is quite passionate about what she does. Dana is very excited to be part of the team here at Cabello Salon and looks forward to seeing all her clients at the new location, as well as meeting and getting to know new clients.

Her goal at Cabello Salon: To have all of her clients leave feeling like a superstar!

Rachael

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Rachael is our newest edition to the Cabello Salon Family but has been in this industry for over ten years. She recently moved from Ontario to the beautiful West Coast in search of a new adventure and now she joins us here every Tuesday through Saturday. When she isn’t working hard to make people feel beautiful, you’ll find her at a kickboxing class or taking care of her son.

She loves to try new techniques with balayage using the film technique as seen on Guy Tang’s Instagram, and continues to strive to keep up to date with new trends and techniques via classes and courses.

Her goal at Cabello Salon: To settle down and create a regular clientele she knows and can treat like family.

 

Thia

Thia has been a professional hairstylist for 16 years and her passion for the industry continues to grow. Thia is always learning new techniques and expanding her education for her craft. Her love for education has allowed her to work as a salon educator as well as a hairstylist instructor with the Aveda Institute. Foil work, blondes and blowouts are some of her favourite services and she really enjoy’s doing all types of hair cutting. Thia is fun, loving and a very hard working person.

Her goal at Cabello Salon: To make every client look and feel their best upon leaving the salon. She look’s forward to meeting new clients and seeing my regular clients at Cabello Salon.

Paige

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A Westshore local, Paige is Cabello Salon’s receptionist and the stylist’s best friend. When she’s not working hard to fill in the stylist’s days and keep the client’s happy, she keeps fit via baseball, yoga, or just playing fetch with her dog. With her background in esthetics, Paige is excited to immerse herself in the hair industry so she can give the best service to Cabello Salon’s clientele.

Her goal at Cabello Salon: To keep clients informed, educated, and most importantly, happy.