Are you searching for some hair inspo this summer? Some highlights, balayage, or maybe a full-on hair colour transformation? Well look no further, YYC is the place to be if you're looking for a new do that is sure to make you feel like the absolute queen you are.
Here are 11 Calgary hairstylists that are absolutely smashing the game and that you totally need to phone up and make an appointment with.
1. Sarah Palmer // @sarah._.palmer
Where: Hedkandi Salon
This gal is an absolute expert at making sure your hair looks effortless and natural. Her soft style is perfect for those looking to liven up their hair with some highlights or balayage.
2. Arthurlyn W. // @lynhairstylesyyc
Where: Cultiva Beauty Inc.
If you're looking to get your hair braided or coloured, or are looking for extensions or wigs, this gal is the place to go. Just look at these jumbo cornrows - gorgeous!
3. Kathy Berard // @hairby.kathy
This colour specialist is also pro at precision cutting and dry cutting, and also does bridal hair if you know anyone engaged! Her up-dos are absolutely stunning and will give you some serious inspo for your next formal party.
4. Jess Ly // @hairbyjessly
Where: Euphorian Salon & Spa
If you're looking to get that silver hair that's all the rage right now, this is the place to go. Jess is so talented at making unnatural hair colours look absolutely classy and flawless.
5. Amanda Wahl // @paintedpretty_inc
Where: Pepper Hair Haus
This talented hair stylists specializes in hair painting, precision cutting, and corrective colouring. Her work is so impressive that everyone will think you have the most gorgeous natural colour ever.
6. Emily Fortin // @destiny.hairdesign
Where: Accentric Salon & Spa
Emily specializes in hair painting, curly cuts, and braiding/updos. She has a special talent for working with so many different hair types and making them all look absolutely to DYE for (ha. ha ha.).
7. Natalie Crystalle // @nataliecrystalle
Looking to get extensions that look totally natural and blend perfectly? Natalie is your gal. Her sleek style will have everyone showering you with compliments and wondering how the heck you grew your hair out so fast.
8. Samantha Thomas // @sjt.artistry
Where: Red Bloom Salon East Village
Wondering why her Insta handle says artistry? Probably because she is so talented that she turns heads into works of art. Her soft and elegant style is absolutely gorgeous, and her "lobs" (long bob cuts) are my personal fav.
9. Haley Peterson // @haleyannepeterson
Where: Parallel Lines Hair Studio
This experienced hairstylist will give you the "lived in" look that you're going for, and is amazing at subtle highlights that liven up your features. Her work on blondes is especially impressive.
10. Robyn Pape // @bobbybanks
Where: Red Bloom Salon East Village
Not only is her Insta handle catchy af, her Insta feed is 10x as impressive. She offers highlights, extensions, and even men's cuts so you can bring your beau along with you and kill two birds with one stone!
11. Jess Hannah // @yourmanegirljess
Where: The Beige Label
This balayage artist is new to YYC and is currently taking new clients (aka, grab a spot while you can!). Her soft and creamy colouring gives her clients a beautiful lived in look that is second to none.
12. Ashley Dawn // @ashleydawn.color
Where: Nice Salon
I mean, this girl boss is the co-owner of her salon, so you know she knows what she's doing. Not only does she have impressive hair painting skills, she also knows how to style your hair perfectly, and can give you great tips for how to do it at home!
13. Frankie Lee // @frankielee07
Where: Black Hair Salon
Frankie is BEYOND talented when it comes to gorgeous swirls of colour. Not to mention, his updos on girls and his designs on men are totally amazing. This guy can do everything!