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. 

*Please email any appointment inquiries as Kristina's online booking is currently not available*

 

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ESTELA RODRIGUEZ

Advanced 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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RACHAEL SPURLING

Advanced Stylist

Rachael loves that hair is an "art". 

She has always been very creative, and still loves to paint.

She loves that she can create art within the hair and clients can express themselves and show their personality through that.

 

 Her hair journey started while she was in high school at age 15 in Ontario. She completed 2 years of college in hair styling , then with another three thousand hours, she completed her her hair exam and received her Red Seal. 

 

Rachael loves working on icy blondes, or fashion colours. She loves seeing the transformation on someones hair, and seeing the joy it brings to her guest! 

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DIEADRA CUMMINGS

New Talent Stylist

Diedra began her hair journey at Academy of Excellence in 2020.

 

Diedra specializes in lived in color and organic cutting (this especially includes shags & mullets!). She focuses on recognizing someone's natural texture, and crafting a style that can accentuate it, whether it be a lived in blonde, curly hair, and dreamy 70's haircuts.

 

What she loves most about being a hairstylist is the ability to make people feel confident and beautiful. Her only goal as a stylist is to help her clients feel the most like themselves and to ensure they love what they see in the mirror.

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DANNI HILL

Master Stylist

Over the last 17 years Danni has specialized in many different techniques and trends . Precision cutting has always been a passion of hers. Specifically razor cuts, classic bobs , pixie cuts and statement fringes. Danni is also a strong colorist who will never shy away from a total transformation or color correction. 

 

Danni was drawn to the hair industry at a very young age. She graduated from the Aveda institute in Victoria at eighteen and went straight into styling hair on cruise ships . After returning from ship life she worked within the Aveda network for many years, continually attending work shops and advanced training.  Danni previously owned Align Hair studio in Victoria before starting her family in Jordan River . 

 

 Danni feels hairstyling is one of the best ways to live in the present moment . Having the opportunity to truly listen , connect and get creative is one of the greatest joys in her life . Danni loves meeting people from all walks of life and especially loves helping people achieve their hair goals . 

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ZAKK FARELLY

Barber

Zakk is a professionally trained Barber from Toronto that has recently relocated to Sooke. Zakk has been barbering for over 7 years now, specializing in kids haircuts and custom design services.


He is very passionate about our trade and loves giving people the best they deserve. Zakk is skilled at all kinds of fades and clean line work, using a straight blade to finish all neckline to leave his guests with the best finished product. 


Zakk has always strived to be at the top of his trade; regularly taking extra courses and attending trade shows.

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BETH COOMBE

Advanced Stylist

Beth has been doing hair since she was a little girl. Coloring her family and friends’ hair and even cutting attempts with kitchen scissors.  She graduated with honors at John Casablancas institute in Vancouver over ten years ago; and has continued her education with many classes to keep her the top of her game. Education is continuous as a stylist as trends and techniques evolve, making this such an exciting aspect of this career for Beth. 

 

Beth is inspired by French effortless styles, natural color, and everyday wearable cuts. she finds giving her clients tailored cuts and colors a thrill to her career.  Hair has always been an inspiration for Beth but more importantly is the relationship built between client and stylist. She loves to get to know her clients and enjoys this aspect of styling the most.  If she wasn't a stylist, she would be a therapist hands down!

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JACKIE ISACSON

Reception

Jackie is our receptionist, the first face you will see when you arrive at Rustic Roots.

She will help you answer any questions you might have, and help you book appointments! She is a great asset to our team. Come September she will also be studying cosmetology herself, and becoming a stylist. 

 

Outside of the salon life, Jackie Loves spending her weekends side by siding in Jordan River, and loving on her pets. She is a 2019 Hornet champion at Western Speedway to bout! 

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