Jess Maloney

Year started at Kiyo:

2013

Stylist Level:

Level 5 Stylist

Specialty:

I love cutting hair, especially bobs or medium length women’s cuts

Why Kiyo?

I love working at Kiyo. I believe the salon offers a really great atmosphere, with a happy team who are all passionate about the industry.

Why did you choose this industry?

It was something that came naturally to me. I’m a very creative person and have loved doing hair ever since I was 13 cutting and colouring my friend’s hair in my bathroom at home.

Who is your industry Inspiration?

There are so many people in the industry who inspire me, I can’t choose just one. I am very lucky to have worked with and continue to work with some of the best in the industry.

Favourite Go-to product:

Bb Dryspun

What are your major accomplishments in life and business?

I have accomplished many things in my life, including travelling and working around Central America for 2 years and moving to a city (Nanaimo) where I didn’t know a soul. My biggest accomplishments have been learning to take risks and live outside my comfort zone.

Training/Classes:

Marvel Hair Program, Keys to Colour, Colour Change, Evelyn Charles hair training, Easihair  Pro Extensions, Toni Ricci in salon training.

What are your favourite activities/hobbies outside of hair?

I like hiking, trail running, dog-sitting and spending time with friends and family.

What would be impossible for you to give up?

Chocolate….definitely chocolate.

Favourite Quote or Saying:

“Every morning we are born again, what we do today is what matters most.” -Buddha