Our team consists of talented individuals who are at the top of their game. We identify HEARTWOOD as a "MULTI FUNCTIONAL SPACE" housing a team of experts in lash extensions, makeup, hair, nails, waxing, WEDDING SERVICES, AND EVENTS.

the OWNERS AND MANAGER

KERRYN  FOUNDER / OWNER / SALON & ACADEMY DIRECTOR  Kerryn was born in South Africa but moved to Victoria when she was 9 years old. After pursuing business at U of C Kerryn decided to follow her love for creativity instead. She decided to join the Makeup program at Vancouver Film School because of her fascination with painting faces. Over the last 8 years she has gained a lot of experience in various areas of the beauty industry and finds working closely with people very fulfilling.

KERRYN

FOUNDER / OWNER / SALON & ACADEMY DIRECTOR

Kerryn was born in South Africa but moved to Victoria when she was 9 years old. After pursuing business at U of C Kerryn decided to follow her love for creativity instead. She decided to join the Makeup program at Vancouver Film School because of her fascination with painting faces. Over the last 8 years she has gained a lot of experience in various areas of the beauty industry and finds working closely with people very fulfilling.

MEGAN  OWNER / THE BAKE HOUSE & THE SPACE DIRECTOR & WEDDING COORDINATOR  Megan has had a background in many different industries. Including fine arts, marketing, sales, and of course baking. She studied at UVIC and then followed her passion at The Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts in Vancouver, where Megan found her love for creating baked goods into works of art. Megan is the director of The Space at Heartwood. She also works behind the scenes, booking events, coordinating weddings, and more!

MEGAN

OWNER / THE BAKE HOUSE & THE SPACE DIRECTOR & WEDDING COORDINATOR

Megan has had a background in many different industries. Including fine arts, marketing, sales, and of course baking. She studied at UVIC and then followed her passion at The Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts in Vancouver, where Megan found her love for creating baked goods into works of art. Megan is the director of The Space at Heartwood. She also works behind the scenes, booking events, coordinating weddings, and more!

RACHEL  MANAGER  Rachel is our company manager.. She has 17 years of costumer service experience. She studied Marketing at St. Lawrence College and has tried her hand in several different industries. Most recently, Rachel completed the Woman in Trades program at Camosun College leaving her to be a jack of all trades and our handy woman at Heartwood. She's always up for an adventure and has worked over seas as well as the opposite coast of Canada, Halifax. Rachel is relatable and resourceful. She loves to scope out good deals and has an eye for all things vintage.

RACHEL

MANAGER

Rachel is our company manager.. She has 17 years of costumer service experience. She studied Marketing at St. Lawrence College and has tried her hand in several different industries. Most recently, Rachel completed the Woman in Trades program at Camosun College leaving her to be a jack of all trades and our handy woman at Heartwood. She's always up for an adventure and has worked over seas as well as the opposite coast of Canada, Halifax. Rachel is relatable and resourceful. She loves to scope out good deals and has an eye for all things vintage.


THE BEAUTY PROFESSIONALS

MELISSA  MASTER COLOURIST / STYLIST  Melissa is a serious boss lady when it comes to hair. She graduated from hair school in 1999 and has been in the industry ever since. Melissa trained with Aveda for five years, working on all of their seasonal collections. Melissa has also travelled and worked worldwide; training in both Paris and Germany with LA BIOSTHETIQUE on advanced cutting techniques.

MELISSA

MASTER COLOURIST / STYLIST

Melissa is a serious boss lady when it comes to hair. She graduated from hair school in 1999 and has been in the industry ever since. Melissa trained with Aveda for five years, working on all of their seasonal collections. Melissa has also travelled and worked worldwide; training in both Paris and Germany with LA BIOSTHETIQUE on advanced cutting techniques.

DASHA - COLOURIST/STYLIST  Meet Dasha, new to the Island and to BC. Dasha and her partner drove all the way over from Toronto and have made the move to slower Island Life. Dasha is a Senior Stylist, she has been in the hair industry in Toronto for nine years! She’s amazing with balayage, loves a good transformation and is a pro at men’s cuts. She is really excited to explore the Island. She moved from Siberia Russia when she was 8 years old to Canada. Dasha has always wanted to move somewhere completely new as an adult, and Victoria just fit.

DASHA - COLOURIST/STYLIST

Meet Dasha, new to the Island and to BC. Dasha and her partner drove all the way over from Toronto and have made the move to slower Island Life. Dasha is a Senior Stylist, she has been in the hair industry in Toronto for nine years! She’s amazing with balayage, loves a good transformation and is a pro at men’s cuts. She is really excited to explore the Island. She moved from Siberia Russia when she was 8 years old to Canada. Dasha has always wanted to move somewhere completely new as an adult, and Victoria just fit.

LISE  SENIOR COLOURIST / STYLIST  Lise loves Bobs, Bowls, Bleach Outs and Balayage! With over 9 years behind the chair, she's got incredible skills and amazing energy. Lise attended the Aveda Institute in 2007 and has since trained at the Bumble and Bumble University in New York City and the Sassoon Academy in San Francisco and has worked at top salons in Melbourne and Montreal. Inspired by Travel and Education, her perfectionism caters to current trends and essential needs. Check out @liseloveshair on Instagram and book with her today!

LISE

SENIOR COLOURIST / STYLIST

Lise loves Bobs, Bowls, Bleach Outs and Balayage! With over 9 years behind the chair, she's got incredible skills and amazing energy. Lise attended the Aveda Institute in 2007 and has since trained at the Bumble and Bumble University in New York City and the Sassoon Academy in San Francisco and has worked at top salons in Melbourne and Montreal. Inspired by Travel and Education, her perfectionism caters to current trends and essential needs. Check out @liseloveshair on Instagram and book with her today!



GRACE  MAKEUP ARTIST / COLOURIST / STYLIST  Originally from Vancouver Island, Grace got her start at the School of Professional Makeup in Toronto. After graduation, she quickly found work at the CBC, where she honed her craft on numerous editorial shoots and fashion shows. After moving back to Victoria, Grace trained as a hairstylist at the Aveda Institute, and also served as the school's makeup educator for two years. Grace's clients love the way she enhances their natural beauty in makeup applications and balayage colours. Grace also loves all things weddings and will be right by your side on your special day, ensuring you feel at ease and look stunning!

GRACE

MAKEUP ARTIST / COLOURIST / STYLIST

Originally from Vancouver Island, Grace got her start at the School of Professional Makeup in Toronto. After graduation, she quickly found work at the CBC, where she honed her craft on numerous editorial shoots and fashion shows. After moving back to Victoria, Grace trained as a hairstylist at the Aveda Institute, and also served as the school's makeup educator for two years. Grace's clients love the way she enhances their natural beauty in makeup applications and balayage colours. Grace also loves all things weddings and will be right by your side on your special day, ensuring you feel at ease and look stunning!

MAGGIE  COLOURIST/STYLIST  Maggie has been in the hair industry for 8 years. She was also recently working at the showroom at Modern Beauty. After a short break from behind the chair, she is excited to get back into it. Her favourite technique is balayage, she is super friendly and loves to chat to her clients. She grew up on a farm in northern Alberta but moved to Vancouver when she was 18 and stayed there for almost 10 years till she moved here in October. Her current obsession is making macrame wall displays and pressing flowers. She loves travelling and being outside wandering around aimlessly.

MAGGIE

COLOURIST/STYLIST

Maggie has been in the hair industry for 8 years. She was also recently working at the showroom at Modern Beauty. After a short break from behind the chair, she is excited to get back into it. Her favourite technique is balayage, she is super friendly and loves to chat to her clients. She grew up on a farm in northern Alberta but moved to Vancouver when she was 18 and stayed there for almost 10 years till she moved here in October. Her current obsession is making macrame wall displays and pressing flowers. She loves travelling and being outside wandering around aimlessly.

CASEY  COLOURIST / STYLIST / EDUCATOR  From California to Vancouver Island, Casey is a chameleon in the beauty industry! She went to school at the Aveda Institute in 2015 but never stops learning. Although she loves the classic men and women’s cuts, her passion is in balayages and fun fashion colours! She is a great listener and really has a strong relationship with her clients. Book in with her for any hair care or makeup needs! Follow her on Instagram her work is amazing! @bobbypinsetc

CASEY

COLOURIST / STYLIST / EDUCATOR

From California to Vancouver Island, Casey is a chameleon in the beauty industry! She went to school at the Aveda Institute in 2015 but never stops learning. Although she loves the classic men and women’s cuts, her passion is in balayages and fun fashion colours! She is a great listener and really has a strong relationship with her clients. Book in with her for any hair care or makeup needs! Follow her on Instagram her work is amazing! @bobbypinsetc


DAYLA  COLOURIST / STYLIST  Just a small town girl living in a photo world, Dayla was inspired by her photography business to expand her horizons and become a hairstylist in early 2016. From Northern BC, the Aveda Institute Victoria seemed like the perfect place to begin her journey. Dayla is passionate about learning new and modern techniques to keep you looking trendy! She loves everything hair and has a specific fondness for balayage and mens cuts. “Lack of passion is fatal”

DAYLA

COLOURIST / STYLIST

Just a small town girl living in a photo world, Dayla was inspired by her photography business to expand her horizons and become a hairstylist in early 2016. From Northern BC, the Aveda Institute Victoria seemed like the perfect place to begin her journey. Dayla is passionate about learning new and modern techniques to keep you looking trendy! She loves everything hair and has a specific fondness for balayage and mens cuts. “Lack of passion is fatal”

ANNA  SENIOR LASH ARTIST / NAIL ARTIST / WAXING AND THREADING SPECIALIST  Meet Anna. She is a specialist when it comes to anything beauty. Anna is originally from Vietnam. She puts her clients first and really takes a lot of care when it comes to her services. Anna spends lots of time sourcing out the perfect products, learning new techniques, and creating ways to make each service and appointment perfect. Anna is so humble and kind, we are very happy to welcome her to our team.

ANNA

SENIOR LASH ARTIST / NAIL ARTIST / WAXING AND THREADING SPECIALIST

Meet Anna. She is a specialist when it comes to anything beauty. Anna is originally from Vietnam. She puts her clients first and really takes a lot of care when it comes to her services. Anna spends lots of time sourcing out the perfect products, learning new techniques, and creating ways to make each service and appointment perfect. Anna is so humble and kind, we are very happy to welcome her to our team.

RACHELLE  SENIOR LASH ARTIST / NAIL TECHNICIAN

RACHELLE

SENIOR LASH ARTIST / NAIL TECHNICIAN

KIMBER  JUNIOR COLOURIST / STYLIST  While relatively new to the industry, being a hairstylist has always been a career that Kimber has wanted to pursue. She is now fulfilling the dream and is currently doing her apprenticeship under Jen Li at Heartwood and Co. Kimber is a girl of many talents with a Bachelor of Science in Geography and experience in event planning. Most of all, she's excited to work with an amazing group of women and to be learning from the best!

KIMBER

JUNIOR COLOURIST / STYLIST

While relatively new to the industry, being a hairstylist has always been a career that Kimber has wanted to pursue. She is now fulfilling the dream and is currently doing her apprenticeship under Jen Li at Heartwood and Co. Kimber is a girl of many talents with a Bachelor of Science in Geography and experience in event planning. Most of all, she's excited to work with an amazing group of women and to be learning from the best!

IVY  ACADEMY EDUCATOR/ SENIOR LASH ARTIST /  NAIL ARTIST / WAXING SPECIALIST        .

IVY

ACADEMY EDUCATOR/ SENIOR LASH ARTIST /
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ALYX  SENIOR VOLUME & CLASSIC LASH ARTIST

ALYX

SENIOR VOLUME & CLASSIC LASH ARTIST

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TESSA

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THE FRONT DESK TEAM

ELYSIA   SALES CENTER  Say hi to Elysia! She is super cute, eager to learn, really into makeup (if you haven’t already noticed, she’s a natural). She loves to sing. She aspires to be her own boss and run a business, loves clothing and finds such beauty in expressing yourself through fashion and makeup.

ELYSIA

SALES CENTER

Say hi to Elysia! She is super cute, eager to learn, really into makeup (if you haven’t already noticed, she’s a natural). She loves to sing. She aspires to be her own boss and run a business, loves clothing and finds such beauty in expressing yourself through fashion and makeup.

VERONICA  SALES CENTER / WEDDING COORDINATOR  Meet Veronica! She is a receptionist here at Heartwood. Veronica has an amazing unique sense of style. She is into fashion design and beauty. Veronica is very creative and can sew up anything. You will see her in unique pieces that she's crafted herself. Veronica is going to school for business at UVIC.

VERONICA

SALES CENTER / WEDDING COORDINATOR

Meet Veronica! She is a receptionist here at Heartwood. Veronica has an amazing unique sense of style. She is into fashion design and beauty. Veronica is very creative and can sew up anything. You will see her in unique pieces that she's crafted herself. Veronica is going to school for business at UVIC.

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