PORT MOODY'S TOP HAIR SALON
At SHL we are a hybrid salon with all different expertise and specialties. We are a family orientated environment with a mixture of salon specialist and independent talent.
Our Founder Ashley Braid created a space where stylists could shine with their experience, education and practice to master their craft.
“Do what you love ... love what you do.”
This still resonates with Ashley after 16 years behind the chair. She wakes up every day blessed to create and makes her beautiful people feel like they are shining.
Ashley specializes in advanced coloring techniques from stubborn unruly silver coverage to balayage blends. Her passion to create fullness and length with extensions has been over twenty years since she taught herself at a very young age.
From being blow dried to sleep as a baby to playing hairdresser as a child, Ashley started to develop her artistry by practicing informally through her adolescent years on the heads of friends and family. It was destined to be.
She followed her heart to John Casablanca's in 2007 and continued on to advanced education at Vancouver's Aveda Academy Institute. At Aveda, she found her passion for sustainable beauty and the science of color. From there, she began to chase her dream of opening her own salon. Her dream finally came true and Shine Hair Lounge began the journey in 2012.
Ashley truly believes in following your heart, doing what makes your soul shine.
"I love what I do, creating comfort within my clients, educating them and making sure all my guest’s expectations are met. Hair is my passion, creating and enhancing the beauty we hold every day. Hair is our best accessory. Have fun with it! Color it, cut it, extend it, smooth it...CHANGE IT."
As a hair artist & salon owner, Ashley constantly looks for ways to ignite her creativity through experience and industry training. From local workshops to international experience such as traveling to LA for Vidal Sassoon, Ashley always feeds her passion with practice and education. She is committed to growing a exceptional team who share the same visions & values as a salon family.
FOUNDER & CREATOR
Owner/Cut & Colour Professional
Instagram: @shinehairlounge #hairbyashleybraid
Apprentice / Salon Coordinator
Our junior stylist Jennah has been working at Shine Hair Lounge since July 2018. She started as an apprentice, working towards her goal of becoming a master stylist and owning her own salon. Jennah graduated from the Vancouver Hair Academy in September 2021.
Jennah has a strong passion for hair and strives to learn and educate herself on all current and upcoming trends and styles. She listens carefully to all her guests and enjoys taking on new and intricate challenges. Her attention to detail is inspiring as she takes her time to make sure every guest has and outstanding and personable experience.
PLEASE NOTE OUR INDEPENDENT CUT & COLOUR PROFESSIONALS HAVE THEIR OWN PRICING AND PRODUCTS. PLEASE EMAIL HELLO@SHINEHAIRLOUNGE.COM DIRECTLY FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO SET UP AN APPOINTMENT.