KATHY GRANT

Innovative, on point, constantly learning, nurturing, understanding, reassuring, client nurturing, problem-solving, supportive, integrity, listening and interpreting client’s needs.

Kathy’s passion and drive for this industry keeps her on top of her game when it comes to your hair.
Always striving to be the best at what she does, she continues to keep herself educated on everything to do with this industry.

I am passionate about hair care and a design industry that inspires professional creativity and personal confidence in both the stylist and their clients. I am inspired by working with and mentoring young stylists who are developing their own skill sets and design identities.  And I am grateful for a career that spans thirty years of intentional professional development and engagement with wonderful clients and colleagues in Canada and abroad.   

ASHLEY ELIZABETH

Ashley is an extremely creative individual, which is reflected in her career choices. It is clear to see that Ashley is an artist in the true sense, she have been applying makeup for over 10yrs both to individuals and for professional film and photo shoots.

Now Ashley is applying her creative artist skills to the world of hair. Having an  immense attention to detail which is ideal for people looking for a hairstyle unique to themselves.

Although Ashley has been trained in all aspects of hair, she particularly likes vivid colours and creating new fun modern looks. If you are looking for a style that involves highlights or balayage then I can assure you Ashley has the skills and knowledge to give you the hair you desire.

One of the inspirations for her to succeed in the hair and make up industry is her daughter Annabelle, and often Annabelle is hair model for bridal and prom up dos.

Ashley loves being part of the team at KG Salon helping ensure she keeps on top of both her hair and makeup training, keeping abreast of the latest trends in the industry and to ensure she is supportive of the needs of the client.

ALLISON KYLE-BRAYLEY

Allison is an extremely creative individual, which is reflected in her career choices. It is clear to see that Allison’s is an artist in the true sense, she have been applying her hairstylist skills in Nanaimo for over 5yrs.

Allison loves being a hairstylist and has been crafting her career since 2015. She has an amazing eye for detail and likes to explore her creative style with fresh colours and cuts. You only have to listen to any of Allison’s client to see how much they appreciate the hairstyles she creates.

Allison joined KG Hair Salon at the start of 2020 and has created a loyal following of clients. Allison loves to work with old and new clients to create the hair they truly desire.

Allison loves to expand her knowledge and is constantly researching and exploring new ways to provide stunning hairstyles.

SELENA BABUIN

Selena is an extremely creative color hair artist, as a hairstylist she excells as providing those stunning vibrant colors.

Selena loves color, if you are looking for color perfection then Selena is the hairstylist in Nanaimo for you. Everything from Platinum blondes to truly amazing multi-color creations. Crafting amazing colors since 2014. One look at any of Selena’s work and you will know how creative this lady is.

Selena joined KG Hair Salon at the start of 2020 and is adding to her loyal following of clients. Selena loves to work with her clients creating hair creations that are unique to each and every client.

Selena loves to expand her knowledge and is constantly researching and exploring new ways to provide stunning hairstyles.

LINZIE KLUSS

Linzie has over 17 years’ experience in colouring, straightening, curling and cutting hair. Education has and will always be the foundation of her success. Who you train with, can make all the difference. Training with some of the best brands in the business, she has aligned herself with, and including, Iso Colouring & Iso Stylist, Loreal Professional, Cezanne, Redken, American Crew and Pravana. Linzie keeps up-to-date on recent style trends, colouring techniques and healthy hair management, by attending regular workshops and seminars.

Linzie also has a strong passion for smoothing and straightening.  She offers a variety of systems to help Smooth hair and to eliminate frizz. All of which are formaldehyde free and nontoxic effective and naturally safe. With no vapours or fumes, there is no need for masks, gloves or ventilation during the treatment. It is also hypoallergenic and dermatologically tested. Modern smoothing systems are so gentle, that you can colour your hair the same day.  Incredibly, this way of smoothing, actually strengthens the hair!

Ultimately, Linzie has both the experience and the skill, to work her magic with various hair types.  Leaving you with the straight, frizz-free style you crave.

PAUL FRIEND

Paul is Kathy’s partner both in business and romance. Forever smiling and enjoying life. Paul takes care of all the business development management for KG Hair Salon and further supports the team with both business and marketing coaching.

He can occasionally be seen at the reception desk or on when we are really busy sweeping up and keeping the salon clean.

Paul also has his own company, Friendly Organics that supports local businesses in growing through coaching and consulting.

Paul welcomes ideas and feedback for the salon, feel free to contact him and pass on your feedback and ideas.