OUR TEAM

The secret to how we provide extraordinary experiences to our guests is Our Team. When we say Our Team, we really mean it!

Each of my staff is dedicated to providing an amazing customer experience. Ever since we opened in 2008, people have constantly confirmed that they love coming to Westboro Spa and Hair Salon – “because we all CARE!”

Elizabeth Bourada

ADMINISTRATION

Nathalie Gauthier

As one of our managers and senior estheticians, she has mastered the art of multitasking. She passionately works with an extensive gel nail clientele and meticulously creates nail art. Facials and overall skin care are a must for her and is always looking to help correct any dermal issue that you may have.

Favorite Product:  G.M. Collin GF Repair Serum

Years of Experience:  15+

Jessica Hall

One of our managers who is the hair traffic controller, always makes sure things run as smoothly as possible. Wrangling a bunch of artistic kittens is a hard job but also rewarding in the fact you get to watch them grow and evolve into their craft.

Favorite Product:  GF advanced Derm cream, from G.M. Collin medical line

Years of experience:  Managing for 7 years

Jessica Hook

Coming Soon

THE SPA

Sophie Hoang

With over 10 years of experience in the esthetics industry, Sophie will always greet you with a smile. Sophie loves to leave her clients feeling pampered after a facial and is sure to set you up with the perfect skin care regime for your skin concerns.

Favorite Product:  G.M. Collin Bota Peptide Eye Contour Cream

Years of Experience:  10+

Connie Forieri

She specializes in gel nails but has an overall passion for esthetics services. Connie is our weekend warrior and can accommodate any of your esthetic needs on Saturdays.

Favorite Product:  G.M. Collin Hydramucine optimal cream

Years of Experience:  15+

Connie

Gladys Gomez Cordero

She is an expert in advanced skincare with GM Collin and has been trained in Microdermabrasion and chemical peels. She loves doing pedicures and waxing. Gladys takes pride in her work and has been an integral part of our team since we opened in 2008.

Favorite Product:  G.M. Collin Marine Revitalizing Cream

Years of Experience:  15+

Jessica Jarrouge

Coming soon

 

HAIR STUDIO

Lina Behnam

This master stylist is known as the “Big hair blow out queen”. Her mantra is if you look good on the outside you feel good on the inside. She loves making people look and feel beautiful. Lina is always looking for new inspiration through ongoing education.

Favorite Product:  Kevin Murphy Hair Resort

Year of Experience:  25+

Jessica Mahmoud

Our French firecracker has a creative blow drying style and is an extension expert. She is always up to date on new trends and gossip. Don’t let her funky style fool you, she loves creating romantic classic looks and Blondes are always welcome in her color chair. She has always loved make-up and would love to teach and beautify you.

Favorite Product:  Kevin Murphy Night Rider

Years of Experience:  7+

Follow Jess on Instagram:  @jessica.mhair

Dan Mercier

Dan’s clients love his versatile, no fuss with a touch of glamour approach to hairstyling.
With 25 plus years in the beauty industry, he thrives on creativity where his passion for bold colours shines through. Continuing education inspires him while staying current with modern styles and new techniques. Current trends or classic design both fit with his belief that beauty happens at every age. Let Dan help you find the hairstyle that fits your lifestyle.

Years of Experience: 25+

Follow Dan on Instagram:  @dapperdanandjohnnyb

John Bowerman

John’s commitment to his client’s happiness and love of hairstyling has sustained him for nearly forty years in the beauty industry. He combines core hairstyling concepts with refined styling techniques. John believes that when you leave the salon, you should look and feel your best inside and out. Let him help you uncover the look that’s right for you.

Years of Experience: 25+

Follow John on Instagram:  @dapperdanandjohnnyb

Junita Beals

Junita started her career in Halifax and wanted to try something new and moved to Ottawa. Junita loves creating perfect highlights and fun colors for any style. She will give your hair the much-needed cut and style you have been waiting for. This little lady is full of passion for her art to create beautiful hair. Just for the record it’s not Juanita it’s Ju-nita.

Favorite Product:  Redken Fabricate

Years of Experience:  4

Follow her on Instagram:  @ju.ju_beals

Leah Timinski

Leah is soft-spoken with a big heart and will guide you through your new looks. She loves bridal up-dos and creating beautiful pieces of romantic art for your storybook wedding. Angled bobs she cut with precision and her attention to detail and finishing is remarkable. Kids and adults alike love her quiet and kind demeanor but don’t let that fool you she is a versatile stylist that loves funky colors and highlights as well.

Favorite Product:  KM Fresh hair and Redken Pillow proof primer

Years Experience:  4

Follow Leah on Instagram:  @topknotleah

MASSAGE THERAPY

Shawna Colbey

Is one of our Registered massage Therapists. She has found the perfect hands on career that allows her to work with someone new every day. Shawna enjoys the relaxing atmosphere and guiding her clients into a more relaxed state.
“In this busy world we live in it is hard to take and even make time for yourselves. You have to remember that you have to take care of yourself because no one else will.”

Favorite Product:  Redken Body Full

Years of Experience:  10

THE MEDISPA

Corey Akisanya

Corey is a nurse practitioner that has a focus in primary care for all ages. He also has a strong background in pediatric critical care. He has completed his medical aesthetics training through THMA Consulting and will be offering the following services: Neuromodulator (Botox / Dysport) injections; dermal fillers; and deoxycholic acid (Belkyra) injections. Future treatments include: Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy; and Intravenous (IV) nutritional therapy.

Role:  Medical Director at Westboro Spa
Education:  Baccalaureate Nursing, Master of Nursing:  Nurse Practitioner
Work Experience:  Primary Care, Pediatric ICU, Pediatric ER, and Clinical Education at the laboratory, clinical, and lecturing level.

“I’m very passionate about medical aesthetics. I see beauty in everyone, and I will make sure they see the beauty within themselves.”

Amanda Bastedo

Teacher at Algonquin College and Coordinator of the Critical Care Program.
Amanda has been an RN for 12 years. Her experience has spanned over Emergency, Critical Care, Cardiology, and Academia. She teaches at Algonquin College and currently oversees the coordination of the Critical Care program there. She has also been accepted into the Athabasca University Masters and Nurse Practitioner Program for the year 2020.
In 2018 Amanda successfully completed Dr. Martins’ cosmetic injections course, where she was taught safe injection techniques for both fillers and neuromodulators.

Always striving to be at the forefront of this evolving industry. She most recently completed a training course utilizing cannula techniques and in-depth facial anatomy with THMA Consulting.

Education:  Graduate BScN program Trent University 2007
Work Experience:  ER, ICU, and Cardiology

“I love medical aesthetics as it couples beauty and science; I hope to help people recognise their beauty through my work”

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