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    Curls for days... #TGIF

    Hair by Dat Tran – Album Hair

    Photographer: Andrew Soule

    Creative Direction: Beatriz Juarez

    Wardrobe/Fashion Direction: Luis Zulayhka with Andrew Soule,

    Kevin Murphy, Onna Chan, Luis Zulayhka and Beatriz Juarez.

Dat Tran - LEVEL 5 HAIRSTYLIST

Original owner and founder of Album Hair, Dat is constantly on the move and eager to provide only the best to his clients. His personal and professional appreciation for the arts, creativity and innovation within the hair industry, paired with his passion for people and their unique stories and backgrounds are what constantly fuel him to do what he loves. Providing clients emotional transformation through physical change is his philosophy which is a constant inspiration to continue at what he does best. Due to his talent, hard work and passion, Dat is a recognizable name in the industry holding a track record of working with notable clients such as Halsey, Dan Levy, Annie Murphy and more. He has also been featured in worldwide magazine publication such as Chloe and T&M.

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    Dat Tran - Level 5 Hairstylist

DAT TRAN - LEVEL 5 HAIRSTYLIST

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    Curls for days... #TGIF

    Hair by Dat Tran – Album Hair

    Photographer: Andrew Soule

    Creative Direction: Beatriz Juarez

    Wardrobe/Fashion Direction: Luis Zulayhka with Andrew Soule,

    Kevin Murphy, Onna Chan, Luis Zulayhka and Beatriz Juarez.

LINDSEY BURO - LEVEL 4 HAIRSTYLIST

Lindsey is an example of a hard worker, big dreamer and definite achiever. At only age 16 she took the leap and pursued her dream of working in the hair styling industry. Now, not only is she our resident colour expert, Lindsey has also achieved many milestones in her career from working in as an artist and colour educator for Redken to a history of working at numerous notable salons, Toronto Fashion week and even the Marilyn Denis Show. Her work has also appeared in multiple publications including the Kit Compact, Hello Canada, Chloe Magazine. Lindsey’s path through her experiences, collaborations and journeys both personal and professionally has has harnessed her skills and truly made her a inspirational and unique story.

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    Lindsey Buro Level 4 Hairstylist

LINDSEY BURO - LEVEL 4 HAIRSTYLIST

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    Stacey Jones Level 3 Hairstylist

STACEY JONES - LEVEL 3 HAIRSTYLIST

Album Hair’s expert colourist Stacey is highly trained with over ten years of experience in the beauty industry. Not only is she recognized for her amazing skills in colouring, but her clients can easily describe her as extremely thorough, positive and adept in her talents. She has worked with multiple notable salons and companies as a stylist, colourist and educator. Stacey’s strengths not only include hair colour and style techniques but also in hearing out and understanding exactly what the client is looking for and applying her knowledge in delivery for a successful result. You can find her work with artists and musicians in multiple publications both in digital and print.

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    Rachel Swan Level 3 Hairstylist

RACHEL SWAN - LEVEL 3 HAIRSTYLIST

Rachel finds hairdressing to be the perfect creative outlet for her passions; fashion, art, chemistry, and geometry.
She started her career at the age of 17, working in mom & pop salons in her hometown of Ottawa. She decided to chase her hairdressing dreams and move to Toronto to attend the Aveda Institute and later continued her education at the Aveda Academy. During her training there, she was recruited to work at the school as an educator were she was mentored by Aveda Canada’s Creative directors, including Sherman Wong, Morgan Roy, and Tristan Morrison. Through mentorship she found her love of creative hairdressing and went on to participate in many photo competitions, hair shows and won awards in both the fields of hairstyling and education.
But for Rachel, her biggest inspiration comes from her clients. There is nothing more rewarding for her than getting to know her clients, hearing their stories, and making their appointment a truly relaxing experience. As well as creating a completely customized look tailored them with the latest haircutting and colouring techniques. Rachel’s goal is to have her clients leave her chair feeling refreshed and looking like the best version of themselves!
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    Eric Duong Level 3 Hairstylist

ERIC DUONG - LEVEL 3 HAIRSTYLIST

Eric Duong is a stylist originating from Vaughan and has been working in salons Downtown Toronto for 9 years. His inspiration for his work has come from many talented stylists that he has worked under to build up his successful career along the way but one specific artist that he relates to with style and technique would be Guy Tang. His passion for Hairstyling began at a young age, he just knew it was something he wanted to do and confidently excel at. Prior to even enrolling himself in Cosmetology school he would style close friends and families hair, the talent became second nature to him and it showed! What sets Eric apart from other stylists is not only his talents but his working technique. Every service he performs is a calm, relaxing and enjoyable session. He often gets told by his clients that his fluidity and gentle touch during their time in his chair is like a day at the spa, they leave looking amazing and feel relaxed! Following that, would be his amazing work in colour correcting and balayage. When Eric is not doing what he loves in the salon, he is learning about the latest trends in the cosmetic and fashion industry, he feels it is very important to keep up to date with the fast pace of the evolving industry. When he has some down time, he enjoys spending time with his close friends, shopping and trying new cuisines. When he has the chance to jet set off, he loves to experience warm tropical places and countries with culture. Eric is very goal driven, one day he would love to be a stylist for major celebrities.

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    Eric Duong Level 3 Hairstylist

ERIC DUONG - LEVEL 3 HAIRSTYLIST

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    TORI LALONDE Level 2 Hairstylist

TORI LALONDE - LEVEL 2 HAIRSTYLIST

Talented, skilled, professional and bubbly are only just a few of the ways to describe Album Hair mixed medium artist, Tori Lalonde. Her energetic attitude and contagious smile is inevitable once you sit in her chair while she analyzes the perfect style to suit a day-to-day lifestyle. Tori is knowledgeable in multiple fields within the hair industry from cuts, extensions, colour correction and more. With a natural talent for creativity, her skills and knowledge has led her to working alongside multiple industry leaders and brands such as Matt Barnes, TIFF, Entertainment Tonight, Canada Breakfast AM, Backroom Agency, Jean Machine and Philip Lim. Tori’s celebrity press includes Danielle Knudson, Arlene Dickinson, Sharon Johnston and Freida Pinto.

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    Joan McCarthy

JOAN McCARTHY - LEVEL 1 HAIRSTYLIST

Joan E. McCarthy was inspired to start styling hair after experiencing many hairstyles on herself as a model. Since leaving the modelling industry, she has hit the ground running. Joan has graduated from the  Aveda Institute and has been crafting her technique alongside some of Toronto’s most notable stylists, and has immersed herself in the teachings and philosophies of such brands as L’Oreal Professional, Matrix, and Kevin Murphy. Although fluent in a variety of services, including cut and colour, she has a particular infatuation with lightening, and blonding hair. As a blonde herself, she’s passionate about using her own experiences as a client, model and stylist to bring a personalized and understanding perspective to each and every client she meets. Joan is known for her infectious, bright, and warm personality. She is a good listener and takes care in creating a customized home and in salon routine that fits each client’s unique lifestyle. Inspired by both fashion trends and natural textures, her style reflects something not only current, but that highlights your hair’s distinct natural beauty, and translates as an outward glimpse into your own personality and aesthetic.

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    Joan McCarthy

JOAN McCARTHY - LEVEL 1 HAIRSTYLIST

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