GET TO KNOW OUR TEAM

KRISTINA NICOL

Owner / Master Stylist

Kristina loves all aspects of hair, specializing free hand hair painting (Balayage), foilayage and blonding.

She loves seeing the natural flow of the hair and working with it to give you a cut that best suit you and your every day life!

Always knowing that she would get into hair, after working with animals, Kristina graduated in 2010 at the top of her class. Working in a high end salon and attending education and hair shows, she felt it was time to open her unique studio in 2014. 

As most would agree, Kristina loves making people feel confident and comfortable when walking out the door. Helping people’s beauty shine not only on the outside, but the inside too. 

 

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 NIKKI WRIGHT

  Master Stylist

Coming from a background of health care, and a seasonal sport fishing guide in Haida Gwaii; Nikki has always had a passion for working with people. In 2009 she graduated from the Academy of Excellence and dove head first into her new love of the hair industry.

Nikki Moved to the island in 2012 from Ladner BC. After moving with her family to Sooke this past summer, she decided to fully embrace the local life and join the team at Rustic Roots.

 

Nikki loves all things hair, but blended blondes are her niche. She is dedicated to excelling in her craft and most importantly, strives to have her clients smiling and feeling beautiful and comfortable from the minute they sit in her chair.

A mother of Doberman's, Nikki spends most of her time outside

of work with her beloved companions, Wasco and Rocha. Her

favourite day of the week is pizza Sunday (or family day)

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ESTELA RODRIGUEZ

Master Stylist

Estela loves what she does. It brings her so much joy helping her guests achieve a style that makes them feel beautiful.

Graduating from the Academy Of Excellence in 2005 with a diploma in Cosmetology, Estela feels blessed to have had the opportunity to continue to grow as a stylist over the last 12 years.

 

Staying current and attending classes in precision cutting and colouring is important to her, and she continues to feel inspired.

 

Estela looks forward to

meeting you and creating a look that fits you perfectly!

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MELISSA LATKA

Independant Stylist

Melissa’s strength as a stylist really begins with her guest consultation. Listening to their desires and making sure the style is going to fit their every day life.  Creating a look they love until they see her again! 

Starting her studies in the Aveda institute in 2005; Melissa spent the first 5 years working with Aveda then moving forward with Redken. Melissa continues to expand her knowledge & keep up to date on her education, both in cutting and advanced colour theory. 

Melissas enjoys enchancing the natural texture and color of hair, for beautiful sun kissed & easy to wear styles. She takes great pride in educating her guests on how to work with their existing movement, texture & curl pattern.

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