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H1 Meet our team of dedicated and experienced hairstylists!

Meet our team of dedicated and experienced hairstylists!

Amber | Lindsay | Rachelle | Sydney | Lindsay Y. | Jellissa | Nylah

Amber, hairstylist since 2006

Amber has been in the industry for over nine years and joined the Cutting Edge team in March of 2010. She has travelled to New York for education classes as well as Montreal for Redken Fusion twice. Amber continually takes a variety of courses throughout the year so she is always current and up to date with the hottest trends. Foiling blondes and working with curly textured hair is what she enjoys most. Her personality is what sets her apart with her aim to please her guests by getting to know them, figuring out what hair colour and style would work best with their everyday life. Amber is currently a Level 3 stylist.

Lindsay, hairstylist since 2005

Lindsay is one of our Level 3 stylists. She has been working in the hair industry since 2005 and joined the Cutting Edge team in 2008. Lindsay has always been interested in hair and started experimenting with it at a young age. This gave her the motivation to pursue a career as a hair stylist. She excels at men's haircuts, short layers on long styles and different braiding techniques. Lindsay loves all aspects of the hair industry. She especially enjoys seeing the transformation in a guest making a big change in their cut or colour. She is very particular and detail oriented in everything she does. Lindsay has experienced many classes including Redken Fusion 2012 in Montreal and a Sam Villa two day course in Calgary.

Rachelle, hairstylist since 2003

After spending a day at the salon through a school program, Rachelle knew that hair was her calling. She has been in the hairstyling industry since 2003 and with the Cutting Edge team since 2004. As one of our Level 3 stylists, Rachelle is always on top of new hair trends. She is continually taking new classes and has attended Redken Fusion in Montreal since it began in 2010. Her confidence shines through her communication skills in understanding what her guests’ goals and needs are. Her true passion lies in creating beautiful colours from platinum blonde to rich black. Rachelle will always create the perfect customized colour for you.

Sydney, hairstylist since 2014

Sydney is a licensed Level 2 Stylist who has been in the hair industry since 2014 and with our team since spring of 2015. She is also the sole recipient of the Top Apprentice Award for 2015! She loves the versatility and creative aspects of colour design to transform your look. As well, she loves working with long hair. She has recently completed a course in hot shaving. Sydney looks forward to continuing building her clientele.

Lindsay Y., salon apprentice since 2016

Lindsay Y. is one of our Level 1 salon apprentices. She joined our team in September 2016. She is currently in school at the Eveline Charles Academy taking the Hairstyling and Barbering course and will graduate in January 2017. She has a passion for hair and also for nails. She is a certified nail technician. Lindsay Y. got into the industry as she was always doing her friends’ hair and decided to go to hair school so she could continue to do what she loves. She is up and running in our nail room and to help Lindsay Y. obtain experience as a hairstylist, please book your appointment with her today.

Jellissa, salon apprentice since 2016

Jellisa is one of our Level 1 salon apprentices. She finished hair school in 2013 and joined our team in August 2016. She loves doing ladies’ haircuts, wedding and grad updos, ombres and balayage.  She is also a certified makeup artist. Jellissa has always been interested in doing hair since she was young. After doing her friends and family, she decided to pursue being a hairstylist and wishes to help more people in the future. Jellissa is in the process of building her own clientele in hair and makeup.

Nylah, hairstylist since 2001
Certified Redken Stylist- Nylah began her hairstyling career with the desire to make her clients feel amazing, confident and heard and to this day, that continues to be her driving force. Whether that means an in-depth consultation, an uplifting haircut, a captivating colour, a relaxing scalp massage or just a friendly listening ear, she promises to do everything she can to carry out her purpose.


Nylah began her journey 16 years ago in Calgary where she completed her education and began working in her first salon. From there she was so fortunate to work in many exciting locations such as the Chateau Lake Louise, Southern Ontario (GTA), Dublin, Ireland and right here in Edmonton. With much advanced training and attending hair shows in Canada, across the US and in Europe, Nylah has a wide variety of experiences to draw from. Each and every one of those experiences has shaped Nylah into the versatile stylist she has become and she is always eager to share that with her clients. Nylah joins us a Level 2 Stylist as she builds her clientele.

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