Our Stylists


Our diverse team is made up of different personalities ... read the bios below to find your match, or stop by the salon to meet our stylists yourself.
portrait of Shin-Ae Lee

Shin-Ae Lee / Owner

Shin-Ae came to Vancouver from South Korea over ten years ago, in search of training as a hairdresser. She joined éliane Hair & Spa after completing éliane’s intensive in-house apprenticeship program, supplemented by regular training workshops in New York, London, Toronto and Vancouver.
our stylist Judy Seo at work

Judy Seo / Artistic Director & Master Stylist

Artistic Director and GM at Eliane Hair and Spa. She is globally trained such as Sassoon and Aveda. As an Aveda educator for colour and styling she has been showcasing her talent through various hair and fashion shows including New York Fashion Week and Eco Fashion Week. She is visionary stylist with innovative ideas and appreciation of value to simplicity of hair.
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Myra Caron / Master Stylist

Myra's passion for hairstyling started when she was a little girl and gave a doll her first haircut. With over 20 years of being in the hair and beauty industry, Myra realized her passion has always lied in the art of hair design cutting and colouring. First impressions are very important in our society. She feels very passionate about making people feel confident and beautiful. It's rewarding to see people leave her styling chair feeling happy and confident. Her belief is with a great haircut and great pair of shoes you can go anywhere in life.
Suzy Jackson dying hair

Suzy Jackson / Master Stylist

With 15 years of experience as a hair dresser, Suzy is a fan of high-fashion, cooking and yoga. She specializes in bridal hair and hairstyles for fashion.
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Jennifer Kelly / Salon Mentor & Top Stylist

 Jennifer's committed to advanced training and ongoing education to evolve her technical skills for cutting, colouring and styling and keep up with industry trends. Inspired by structured geometric shapes with a modern twist,  styling lets her utilize her detail orientated mind and mix in creativity. She loves having the opportunity to make people feel beautiful and confident with their new style.
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Jimmy Lee / Top Stylist

Originally from Korea, Jimmy earned a BA in Sociology and worked in broadcasting for a decade before studying at the John Casablancas Institute in 2007. He has been with éliane Hair & Spa ever since.
portrait of Yuriko Okawa

Yuriko Okawa / Top Stylist

Yuriko was born in Osaka, Japan and has been cutting and styling hair for over 15 years. She’s lived in London, Brisbane and Ireland.
Our stylist Kari Madsen dying hair

Kari Sturgeon / Stylist

Raised in the Okanagan, Kari moved to Vancouver in 2010 and trained as a hairstylist at John Casablancas Hair Art Design Academy. She loves dogs and finds inspiration in her colleagues and the beauty blogs she follows.
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Maria Lee / Stylist

Maria was born in Korea and was trained at the Aveda Institute in Vancouver. She enjoys travelling and fashion and loves to create hairstyles that suit her clients’ faces.
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Irena Kesic / Esthetician

Irena is the esthetician at éliane Hair & Spa, having spent 16 years with us. She was trained at the Aveda Institute and enjoys bike riding, knitting and spending time with her family. 
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Geena Jung / Stylist

Geena has been interested in the hairstyling of celebrities since she was a child.  She would often use her friends to try to imitate those styles. It was difficult in her home country to follow her passion, she bravely travelled to Vancouver to fulfill her dreams. She loves learning new techniques to create beauty and style.
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Kadan/Junior Stylist

I love to make people happy. What better way to spend everyday than building connections with new people and helping them to feel more confident. Editorial work and shows such as NYFW are what fuel my ambition. In two years I have attended and graduated from Aveda Institute, Advanced Academy and completed a year long apprenticeship here in our salon. With all of the possibilities in our industry I strive to become an educator, however will keep an open mind for any potential opportunities that came my way. 
portrait of Paul

Seonmee Cho/Esthetician

I enrolled in the estetics program at Scientific Marvel & European School of Esthetics in Manitoba in 2004. I worked at Essentique Spa Salon ( Aveda concept salon) in Winnipeg for 12 years. My specialties are Swedish, Deep Tissue & Thai Massage 
I use my detailed knowledge of the anatomy to customize every massage treatment providing deep relaxation and relief from chronic pain as per each clients needs.
I enjoy road trips with my family when I am on my holidays.
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