Jessica McDonald

Year started at Kiyo:

2015

Stylist Level:

Level 4 Stylist.

Specialty:

Blowouts & Styling

Why Kiyo?

Because it is an education based salon where our craft is nurtured and we are always pushed to grow and challenge ourselves.

Why did you choose this industry?

Hair has always been an interest for me since I was little. I love working with people and in an industry that is ever changing.

Who is your industry Inspiration?

Antoinette Beenders, Patsy Hart, and Mark Brown.

Favourite Go-to product:

Thickening Mousse.

What are your major accomplishments in life and business?

In life, my kids and family as well as keeping on top of my fitness and being active. In business, finding success in different markets within the industry including Winnipeg, Vancouverand the Island. I feel like I’m home here at Kiyo.

Training/Classes:

I started with a 2 year apprenticeship and throughout the years have taken many colour and cutting classes including: colour keys, colour change, pure foiling, contouring balayage, legendary classics and men’s cutting.

What are your favourite activities/hobbies outside of hair?

I love to read and run.

What would be impossible for you to give up?

Running

Favourite Quote or Saying:

“The superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions.”