Hype Hair Studio
We are a diverse team of stylists to suit every aesthetic and personality. We are proud of our skilled team, with experience ranging from instructing and competing at hair shows, to art directing fashion shoots, to event and celebrity styling around town, you know you are getting Vancouver’s best hair stylists at Hype Hair Studio. Each member of our team is just as excited about making your day and helping you feel your best as they are about their craft.

To find out more about each team member and view their portfolios, click on their photo.
Caylee

CAYLEE

Role: Owner, Visionary, Business Trainer

Working Behind the Chair: 25+ years

Tresses Trustee:

  • Platform Artist - L'Oréal Professionnel, Business Coach/Trainer - L'Oréal Professionnel.

What Ignites Your Hype:

  • My life's calling is to mentor and educate others to achieve their full potential. I thrive as an entrepreneur when building and mentoring a growing team. I love sharing my experiences with others, seeing them grow and change their futures. I love travel, fashion and creating leading edge editorial work.

Product Obsession:

  • Pureology Hydrate line, Pureology Smoothing line, Kérastase L'incroyable Blowdry Crème.

Hair Goals:

  • “Invest in your hair, it is the crown you never take off.”

Hype Hard, Play Hard:

  • I love my 5 F's: Faith, Family, Friends, Fun & Fitness. Thrive on competition whether it is hair, swimming, triathlons or a friendly race up the grouse grind.

Truth or Dare:

  • I got married while waterskiing in my wedding gown. Google it!

Gold Stars:

  • Canada's Best Beauty Talent 2012 – Winner
  • Contessa Awards 2012 - Top 10 finalist for Canadian Hair Stylist of the Year
  • Allied Beauty Association (ABA) Awards – multiples
  • Contributor to Chatelaine, Hello! Canada, Flare, Global TV, Breakfast Television, and more.
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Sandy

SANDY

Role: Senior Stylist

Working Behind the Chair: 25+ years

Tresses Trustee:

  • Multiple colour brand certification; advance cutting and multiple certificates.

Hype Hair Talents:

    • Blow out styling, curly/wavy hair, wedding hair, grey coverage, colour.
    • I am a great listener and have experience with what works.

    Product Obsession:

    • Pureology Hydrate line, Pureology Smoothing line, Kérastase L'incroyable Blowdry Crème.

    Hair Goals:

    • “A woman who cuts her hair is about to change her life.” - Coco Chanel

    What Ignites Your Hype

    • The happiness that a client feels and the rapport I build with them is what fuels me and makes this work so enjoyable.

    Hype Hard, Play Hard:

    • Travel feeds my fire, and crosswords & jigsaw puzzles keep my mind sharp.

      Truth or Dare:

      • Portuguese is my second language.
      Trish

      TRISH

      Role: Educator Stylist

      Working Behind the Chair: 16 years (14 - with Hype since 2003)

      Tresses Trustee:

      • Trainer for Easihair Pro and Certified in Great Lengths; Pure Artist - Pureology Canada; multiple colour brand certifications.

      Hype Hair Talents:

      • Blonde, colour (lots of colour!), and extensions.
      • I love creating transformations on my clients that excite them and boosts their confidence. I teach & train – love to share my gift!

      Product Obsession:

      • All things Pureology!

      Hair Goals:

      • “A woman who cuts her hair is about to change her life” - Coco Chanel

      What Ignites Your Hype:

      • Following trends paired with my desire to never stop learning so I can share my gift.

      Hype Hard, Play Hard:

      • Chasing the sun (travelling), hiking, gym, yoga, and wine!

      Truth or Dare:

      • I secretly love being mistaken for the Little Mermaid!

      Gold Stars:

      • Contessa Finalist
      Shalon

      SHALON

      Role: Master & Celebrity stylist

      Working Behind the Chair: 16 years

      Tresses Trustee:

      • Extensions Certified - easihair pro; Colour Specialist Degree - L'Oréal Professionnel; Inspiring Champions.

      Hype Hair Talents:

      • Session styling, editorial, and teaching clients how to maintain their look.
      • I am dedicated to my craft (a.k.a. love it) and I’m always learning so I can keep making people feel confident and beautiful.

      Product Obsession:

      • Kérastase L'incroyable Blowdry Crème, Kérastase Fusio Dose, L'Oreal Texture Expert Perfect Shimmer Shine, Pureology Perfect 4 Platinum…my blow dryer and brush!

      Hair Goals:

      • “Be your own kind of beautiful. Nothing makes a woman more beautiful than the belief that she is beautiful.”

      What Ignites Your Hype:

      • I am growth driven and inspired by the strong women I surround myself with.

      Hype Hard, Play Hard:

      • Fitness/body building, hiking, outdoors, foodie, travelling, sporting events. I’m allergic to sitting around.

      Truth or Dare:

      • I am a voice actor for Disney and love Sudoku.

      Gold Stars:

      • Voted #1 Stylist in Vancouver (2015/2016) - 2 years in a row
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      Jessie

      JESSIE

      EDUCATOR STYLIST


      Hype about me:

      • A passionate Stylist since 2007
      • Inspired educator for Pureology since 2012
      • Red Seal Certified Hairdresser
      • Finalist, L'Oreal Professionnel Colour Trophy, 2013
      • Semi-Finalist, L'Oreal Professional Colour Trophy, 2016
      • Strong creative colourist
      • Blonde and extensions specialist

      What I am Hyped about:

      Professionally: I strive to infuse my guests with positive energy and create the ultimate style experience by helping them discover their unique sense of style; evoking confidence and personality. I love giving guests the tools tips and secrets to re-create their look at home. I love learning, growing and evolving as a creative stylist. I am hyped about making my guests look and feel beautiful. Whether through a bold new style or complete colour change, I love it when guests fall in love with their hair for the first time or all over again

      Personally: Though I seem laid-back, I have a competitive spirit and am constantly striving to improve myself.

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      Jess H.

      JESS H.

      Role: Master Stylist

      Working Behind the Chair: 13 years

      Tresses Trustee:

      • Technical Consultant - L'Oréal Professionnel, Extensions Certified - Great Lengths/easihair pro; Colour Specialist Degree.

      Hype Hair Talents:

      • Balayage, extensions, blonde-ing and fashion colour.

      Product Obsession:

      • Kérastase Ciment Thermique, Pureology Colour Fanatic, and curling wands (they’re hair magic).

      Hair Goals:

      • “Colour is an evolution.”

      What Ignites Your Hype:

      • When a client tells me their colour is perfect…or exactly what they wanted. Nothing pushes you harder than to impress your guest and make them feel hot.

      Hype Hard, Play Hard:

      • Cycling, crossfit, beer snob, festivals and music junkie (thank me for the Hype playlists), cat lover, foodie, and world traveler.

      Truth or Dare:

      • I cried for joy for 30 minutes at a sanctuary in Thailand while I fed elephants and had a mud bath with them.

      Gold Stars:

      • Hiked the Howe Sound Crest Trail
      • L'Oreal Professionnel's Colour Trophy - BC Winner
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      JP

      JP

      Role: Educator Stylist

      Working Behind the Chair: 12 years

      Tresses Trustee:

      • Artistic Educator – Kérastase Canada; Stagework.

      Hype Hair Talents:

      • Long hair, extensions, balayage, blonding, colour, creative photoshoot work.
      • I bring a level of passion and creativity to each guest that ensures their vision of dream hair comes true. I treat hair like art!

      Product Obsession:

      • Anything and everything Kérastase…especially Kérastase VIP Volume in Powder, Kérastase Fusio Dose, Kérastase L'incroyable Blowdry Crème.

      Hair Goals:

      • “Character. Strength. Intelligence. Style. That makes beauty.” – Diane Von Furstenberg

      What Ignites Your Hype:

      • I stay inspired by seeing what’s happening on runways and session styling shoots (magazines) and then interpreting it to bring it back to my clients.

      Hype Hard, Play Hard:

      • Hanging out with my dog, running, skiing, soccer, travelling, photoshoots, painting.

      Truth or Dare:

      • I travelled to Spain and represented Canada in an international soccer tournament.

      Gold Stars:

      • 1/2 Marathon Runner – 4 times
      • Canadian Hairdresser Magazine - Mirror Awards Finalist
      • L'Oreal Professionnel's Colour Trophy – Semi-Finalist
      Nichola

      NICHOLA

      Role: Senior Stylist & Colour Specialist

      Working Behind the Chair: 15 years

      Tresses Trustee:

      • Master Colour Specialist - L'Oréal Professionnel; Master colour degree and advance cutting.

      Hype Hair Talents:

      • Colour, blonde, long hair.
      • I bring to the chair street fashion inspiration - love everyday people and how they dress.

      Product Obsession:

      • Kérastase Nutritive Nectar Thermique, Kérastase VIP Volume in Powder, Kérastase Bain Revitalisant Chronologiste shampoo and conditioner.

      Hair Goals:

      • “Once you figure out who you are and what you love about yourself…it all kind of falls into place.” Promise you.

      What Ignites Your Hype:

      • I get super excited when my clients leave feeling happy and looking amazing.

      Hype Hard, Play Hard:

      • Health/fitness, spending time with friends, shopping, a challenge.

      Truth or Dare:

      • Besides hair, my second life passion is health & fitness. I even studied it in university.

      Gold Stars:

      • Finished 3 full marathons (1/2 marathons I do for fun)
      • L'Oreal Professionnel's Colour Trophy - Finalist
      Chelsey

      CHELSEY

      Role: Educator Stylist

      Working Behind the Chair: 13+ years

      Tresses Trustee:

      • Licensed Hair Stylist - Revlon Colour Certification; L’oreal Colour Certification; Educator Trainer - Kevin Murphy.

      Hype Hair Talents:

      • Blondes, extensions - weave/ tape, balayage.
      • I’m passionate about my craft. Keeping up with education and new trends is how I give my guests the very best.

      Product Obsession:

      • Kevin Murphy Hair.Resort.Spray, Bedroom.Hair, Maxi.Wash.

      Hair Goals:

      • “Giving people the tools and knowledge to create beauty in the salon and at home.”

      What Ignites Your Hype:

      • To be able to make a client feel heard and beautiful is the most rewarding thing about my job.

      Hype Hard, Play Hard:

      • Travel, hiking, cooking, and my doggie.

      Truth or Dare:

      • I lived and did hair in Australia & France. Rêves de cheveux! I speak French.
      Danika

      DANIKA

      Role: Role: Senior Stylist

      Working Behind the Chair: 9.5 years

      Hype Hair Talents:

      • Balayage.
      • Achieving hair dreams without compromising the integrity of hair health, whether it be crisp blondes, rich browns or everything in between.

      Product Obsession:

      • Pureology Smooth Perfection Intense Smoothing Cream, Kevin Murphy Hair.Resort.Spray, Kérastase L'incroyable Blowdry Crème.

      Hair Goals:

      • “Love of beauty is taste. The creation of beauty is art.” Ralph Waldo

      What Ignites Your Hype:

      • Love giving people beautiful hair by working with what they have to boost their confidence.

      Hype Hard, Play Hard:

      • Self-taught guitar player, house music, and spreading good vibes.

      Truth or Dare:

      • Equally as passionate about plant-based cooking as I am about hair.

      Gold Stars:

      • Toronto Fashion Week - 3 Seasons

      Isabelle

      ISABELLE

      JUNIOR STYLIST


      Hype about me:

      • A passionate Hair Stylist since 2013
      • Placed third and won my 1st ABA for women's cutting 4 months into hair school
      • Experienced and passionate about Creative and Vivid Hair Colours

      What I'm Hyped about:

      Professionally: I'm Hyped about being in an industry where I get to make people feel beautiful and confident. As a big bonus, I also get to work with a group of strong, inspirational women that help me reach my goals and motivate me daily. I love keeping up with the latest trends and am passionate about continuously furthering my education to share new skills with my guests. If you are looking for a French-speaking stylist, look no further – I’m fully fluent in French!
      Personally: I was born and raised in Vancouver, but also had the wonderful experience of living in Hawaii for two years. I love all cats, especially my own. I’m enthusiastic about food, music and living a healthy lifestyle. In my free time, I enjoy drawing, learning new recipes and flow arts.
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      KATHRYN

      Role: Salon Manager

      Tresses Trustee:

      • Simon Fraser University - Bachelor of Arts in Communications; Minor in Publishing.

      Hype Hair Talents:

      • I give fantastic customer service and create harmony with the team. I make sure you have a Hype experience every time.

      Product Obsession:

      • Cloud Nine Flat Iron, Kérastase L'incroyable Blowdry Crème

      Hair Goals:

      • “He liked her hair long, so she cut it short.”

      What Ignites Your Hype:

      • Seeing the smiles and excitement on our client’s faces.

      Hype Hard, Play Hard:

      • Binge watching TV, 3 week vacations, and snuggling with my dog, Kokanee.

      Truth or Dare:

      • I’m a social introvert.

      Gold Stars:

      • I frequently name myself employee of the month.

      CONTACT

      Hype Hair Studio
      2695 West 4th Ave.
      Vancouver, BC V6K 1P8

      T: 604.732.4973
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      HOURS

      Monday By Appointment Only
      Tuesday 9am-8pm
      Wednesday 10am-8pm
      Thursday 10am-8pm
      Friday 9am-7pm
      Saturday 9am-6pm
      Sunday CLOSED

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