Dana’s Story

Dana has been in the hairdressing industry for over 25 years. Beginning her with an apprentice ship with Beverly Ball Hair Design she attended The Hairdressing program at Vidal Sassoon Academy in Los Angeles. With her love of education she joined the Goldwell Canadian education team from 1995-2005. With the Goldwell team she fell in love with hair shows, technical colour and cutting education as well as creative photoshoots and of course the travel that came with all of it. In 2008 Dana’s mentor Fabio Sementilli offered her an opportunity to join the North American Wella professionals Top Stylist team and she has been a proud member of that team ever since. While working full time in the salon Dana is also a Top Stylist with the Wella Professionals team in Canada, USA and Global, having wonderful opportunities to work in North America and Europe.

Dana now owns an award winning salon in the vibrant Shipyards District  of Lower Lonsdale. Her energetic, passionate and creative personality keeps her clients, her team and her business moving and growing to great heights. Dana has been very fortunate to work with amazing mentors and has had many opportunities that contribute to her skill and success. Dana is committed and loves all disciplines of hair dressing from cut design, colour design and correctional work, styling and finishing work, session work and film. Her desire to learn and push herself to be constantly creating helps her team, clients and fellow hairdressers achieve their very best. 

Recent accomplishments

Winner Salon Interior Design 2015 Contessa Awards
Winner Canadian Colourist of the year 2015 Mirror Awards
Winner Canadian Colourist of the year 2015 Contessa Awards
Winner British Columbia Stylist of the year 2015 Contessa Awards
Finalist Master Colourist of the Year 2016/ 2017 / 2018 / 2019 Contessa Awards
Finalist for Salon Team of the Year 2016 / 2017 / 2018 / 2019 Contessa Awards
Finalist for British Columbia Hairdresser of the Year 2016 / 2017- Mirror Awards
Finalist for Elite Master Stylist 2017 / 2019 Contessa Awards