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Expert care like no other

Our hand-picked team is a passionate, committed and fun-spirited professionals who love nothing more than making your day come to life. Don't be surprised to make real friendships with our experts - feeling a connection like no other. Informative, educational and personal, they’ll advise you on the best course of action so you get the results and treatments you want and deserve. With our team of hair stylists and estheticians, you’ll be cared for like never before and will emerge feeling completely transformed and rejuvenated. Experience it for yourself by scheduling your appointment today.

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A hand-picked team of award-winning professionals 

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Bob Goharzad

owner

“My passion for hair comes from being visually stimulated by beauty and I love making people feel good about themselves because I believe that this goodness of feeling great can be passed on to others.”

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Bob founded Jask Salon & Day Spa in 2003. His vision of creating a tranquil, relaxing environment was born of his love and passion for the beauty industry and he wanted to create a unique business that would exceed expectations and provide a great work environment for service providers and hair stylists, like himself.

 

Bob graduated from the Marvel Hairstyling Program in 1991. As a Senior Hairstylist and Master Colorist, Bob has trained in various cutting and coloring courses on an international level, studying in Ottawa, Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver, as well as Los Angeles, SanDiego, Dallas and Vigo, Spain. Most notably, Bob has successfully completed highly crafted courses with Vidal Sassoon, Sebastian, Wella, Toni & Guy, KMS, Suki’s, Avalon, Eufora, I.C.O.N and Davines. A Great Lengths Master Hair Extension specialist, Bob is also skilled in colors, highlights, Balayage and color corrections.  Bob has also completed Anna Pacitto & Daniel Benoit’s Goldess Cutting Course and Naomi Knights Goldess Color course hosted by Davines and The Irish Barber’s Barbering course by Luke Duffy.

When not expanding Jask’s horizons, Bob enjoys learning new business and marketing techniques and has a passion to make a difference in the local community so that every bit counts.

Nick Gindl

hairstylist

“I’ve always had a great passion for all aspects of the arts and hairstyling was another avenue to venture into and keep my love of creativity alive.”

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Nick graduated from Hughes Hairstyling program, Montreal QC, in 1980. Since then he’s worked in Montreal, Toronto and Ottawa and owned his own salon before joining the Jask team in 2003. Nick has years of experience with such brands as Wella, Goldwell, Rusk, Joico and Paul Mitchell. In the last decade, Nick has studied hairstyling techniques with Tony & Guy in New York, Vidal Sassoon, Eufora, I.C.O.N, Davines and is a Senior Hairstylist and Colorist, strong in highlights and color techniques. Nick also completed Anna Pacitto & Daniel Benoit’s Goldess Cutting Course and Naomi Knights Goldess Color course hosted by Davines.

When not studying fashion and focusing on new styles, Nick enjoys music, playing guitar and all things concerning the great outdoors.

Leslie Cardillo

hairstylist ~ photographer

“My inspiration comes from turning a head of hair into a platform for others to compliment. I love the many facets of the hair industry and all of the many components that allow my creativity to flourish.”

Leslie graduated from the Peterborough Technical College in England, in 1980. His training with Vidal Sassoon, Tony and Guy, David Marshall, San Rizz, Wella, L’Oreal, Martin Parsons, I.C.O.N, Eufora and Davines has spanned over three decades in London, Switzerland, Kenya and Canada. A Senior cutting and coloring stylist, Leslie also excels in specialty styles, up do’s and hair extensions. Leslie completed Anna Pacitto & Daniel Benoit’s Goldess Cutting Course and Naomi Knights Goldess Color course hosted by Davines and The Irish Barber’s Barbering course by Luke Duffy .

Leslie is Jask’s photographer and the creator of Photostyle, a unique photo concept that is perfectly paired with a hair appointment.

 

When not hairstyling or taking photos, Leslie enjoys playing squash, cooking and reading when he gets a chance to sit still long enough.

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Amanda Ris 

hairstylist

“My passion in the beauty industry comes from my heart: The ability to create great looks for individuals so that they stand tall and feel proud of themselves is the best part of being a hairstylist. I love being a part of their smiles.”

Amanda Lee graduated from Versailles Academy’s Hairstyling program in 2000. A master colorist with training by Wella, TiGi and I.C.O.N., Amanda Lee is also a Eufora Colorist who completed the Bombshell Blond and Ravishing Reds courses as well as the Flamboyage, Balayage and Ombre Techniques.  Amanda Lee completed advanced cutting courses by Tony & Guy, Anthony Edge and is a master Martin Parson’s Up Do specialist.  Amanda Lee is trained in smoothing and curling systems, Eufora Elixir color correction systems and hair extensions.

When not hairstyling, Amanda Lee enjoys music, movies and any type of motor sport, both land and sea.

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Jawni Vu

hairstylist

“I find beauty in many forms and my eye for detail sees beauty in the little things. I want to show my creativity to the world and create a masterpiece that suits the lifestyle of people.”

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Jawni graduated from West End Academy’s Hairstylist program with Honors in 2011. Since then he has completed the Vidal Sassoon ABC cutting course and WHAL Men’s cutting course. As a Colorist, Jawni is trained in coloring, highlighting and Balayage techniques as well as color corrections. He has also successfully completed training with the Cezanne Hair Smoothing Systems. Jawni, a blade specialist, is also the JASK hair tattoo wizard. Jawni completed the Davines Core Razor Cutting Course and attended the Guy Tang Coloring Seminar in Toronto, as well as The Irish Barber’s Barbering course by Luke Duffy.  An exceptional barber and an excelled Hairstylist, Jawni's passion for the hair industry is infectious.

 

When Jawni is not hairstyling, he enjoys being with his animals, building and maintaining self-sufficiency projects and living life to the fullest in the great outdoors.

Pascal Bandek

hairstylist

“My passion for creativity and dedication to client satisfaction is the force that drives my successful career.”

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Pascal graduated from Roverhair Hairstyling School in Torino, Italy, in 1997. Since then he has completed Goldwell training in Holland, Jean Claud Biguine in Paris, L'Oreal & Redken in Boston. As a Colorist, Pascal's education has spanned over the USA, France Italy and Canada. Pascal is trained in coloring, highlighting and Balayage techniques as well as color corrections. Specializing in a wide range of techniques, Pascal's vast experience ranges from procision haircuts to intracate up dos.

 

A haircutting specialist and master styler, Pascal speaks four languages and brings a wealth of knowledge to the hairstyling industry. Whether it's a simple make trim or a complete makeover, Pascal approaches each appointment with professionalism, enthusiasm and a genuine desire to help people look and feel their very best.

 

When Pascal is not hairstyling, he enjoys playing Score, traveling and volunteering in his community as project manager.

Melanie Patience

hairstylist

"My passion for Hairstyling comes from a deep love for making people look, and thereby feel, their very best."

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Melanie graduated from West End Academy’s Hairstylist program in 2015. Since then she has completed many courses, including the Toni & Guy cutting course and attending Eufora's Advanced Training Academy . As a Colorist, Melanie is highly trained in coloring, highlighting and Balayage techniques as well as color corrections. Her hairstyling, cutting and shaping techniques are highly coveted and advanced. Melanie has also successfully completed training for the Cezanne Hair Smoothing System. As an advanced stylist, Melanie's product knowledge is extensive and she is very well practiced in all forms of home care to keep your locks looking fresh, as well as hydrated.

When Melanie is not hairstyling, she enjoys playing hockey, traveling and living life to the fullest with her family and friends.

Rachhana Chudaudon

hairstylist

"My passion for Hairstyling comes from the innovation of the industry and that this career allows me to create extremely fun works of art."

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Rachhana graduated from Algonquin College's Hairstyling program in 2009. Since then she has completed many courses, including Schwarzkopf's Color, Balayage and Cutting courses, Redken's Highlighting Techniques course, as well as certification as a Great Length's Hair Extension Specialist and Cezanne's Smoothing System. Rachhana has extensive product knowledge with Redken, Living Proof, Kevin Murphy, Aveda and more. 

When Rachhana is not hairstyling, she loves spending time with her children, doing arts & crafts, swimming and biking.

Alyssa March

hairstylist

"My passion for Hairstyling comes from a deep love of style, a love of education and bringing a personalized experience to each person I meet."

Alyssa is a Vidal Sassoon trained hairstylist who has never stopped pursuing excellence, and has completed many courses, including Bumble & Bumble University, Toni & Guy cutting courses, Kevin Murphy, Aveda and more.  Alyssa has appeared on local television and has created looks for several fashion shows in Ottawa. Alyssa specializes in coloring, and she has a particular love of creating the perfect blond, as well as contemporary shapes and styles.

When Alyssa is not hairstyling, she has one saying: Movement. Alyssa enjoys spinning classes, show jumping and surfing- Alyssa loves embracing life.

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Rubi Colaneri

hairstylist

“My passion for the beauty industry started in high school, and I decided it was such a creative industry that I wanted to learn more. The biggest thrill for me is making people feel confident and beautiful.”

Rubi graduated from Versailles’s Hairstyling program in 2023. Since then, she has apprenticed at Jask, working under the senior Hairstylists, training and learning techniques for cutting, coloring and styling. A master head-massage specialist, Rubi is proficient in product knowledge for Redken, Living Proof, Statements, Eufora and Pureology. Rubi has attended training courses such as the Redken's Balayage course and the Redken's Cutting course.


When not hairstyling, Rubi enjoys walks in nature, cooking, and collecting and building Lego.

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Holly Shortreed

hairstylist

“I've been doing family and friends hair since the age of 12- I love making people feel confident and beautiful in their own skin. This is living the dream for me, to be a Hairstylist”

Holly graduated from Versailles’s Hairstyling program in 2023. Since then, she has taken WAHL's Barbering course and has apprenticed at Jask, working under the senior Hairstylists, training and learning techniques for cutting, coloring and styling. A master head-massage specialist, Holly is proficient in product knowledge for Redken, Living Proof, Statements, Eufora and Pureology. 


When not hairstyling, Holly enjoys the gym, working with animals and horses, and hiking in the great outdoors.

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Colleen Farrell

esthetician

“My passion for the beauty industry is simple: I LOVE it all.”

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Colleen graduated from Algonquin College’s Esthetics program in 2015. A Dr. Renaud Facialist with training by Laboratoire Dr. Renaud, Colleen is also a Misencil Eyelash Extension Specialist. Colleen specializes in advanced sugaring techniques and is a highly trained Henna Brow specialist. She is also highly skilled in pedicures, manicures, waxing and is proficient with product knowledge from Qtica, Zoya, Alexandria Sugar, Gewol, Dr. Renaud, Misencil and Footlogix.


When not offering spa services, Colleen enjoys fire spinning, crystal collecting and working on healing techniques, and she also loves camping in the great outdoors.

Jennifer Wallace

esthetician

“I love the ease in which I can make a difference in a client’s day and positively enhance their mood.”

Jenn graduated from Versailles Esthetic Academy in 1999. She has experience in medically supervised microdermabrasion and chemical peels. She is proficient in facials, sugaring and waxing and has extensive training with Dr Renaud, Yonka, Physiodermie and GM Collins. A specialist in manicures and pedicures, Jenn also offers Bioseaweed.

When not preforming esthetic services, Jenn loves biking, gardening and hiking the trails with her son.

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Madison (Madi) Howard

esthetician

"I'm inspired by the beauty industry to make people feel amazing about themselves."

Madi graduated from Versailles Esthetic Academy in 2022. Since then she has completed many courses, including Make up artistry and Eyelash Extensions. A strong esthetician with an incredible personality, Madi has extensive product knowledge with Dr Renaud, G.M. Collin, Vagheggi, Foot Logix, Qtica, Eva Garden, Gehwol and more. 

When Madi is not in the spa, she loves spending time on nature walks, spending time with family and friends and since her passion is so high, doing spa services on those family members and friends.

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Kathleen Hudson

esthetician

"I love that I can help others feel empowered and confident in themselves."

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Jask's rising star, Kathleen is currently attending Algonquin College's Esthetic Program and is graduating in 2024. Kathleen graduated with her manicure and pedicure diploma from Windsor Beauty Supply in 2021. A proficient manicurist and pedicurist, Kathleen has extensive product knowledge with Qtica, Zoya, BioSeaweed, Gehwol, Essie and more. 

When Kathleen is not doing esthetic services, she loves crocheting and making jewelry out of beach glass. An avid walker and dog lover, Kathleen always has a few dog treats in her pocket for your pooch in case you meet her on the trails.

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Meg Gallacher

esthetician

“I love esthetics for the impact that I make on people's confidence, and the happiness it brings me to help others & uplift them by discovering their inner and outer beauty.”

Meg graduated from the MC College of Esthetics in Edmonton in 2019. She is highly trained in lash lifts & tints and is extremely experienced in manicures, pedicures, sugaring and microdermabrasion. She is proficient in medical esthetics including facials, chemical peels, Microneedling and laser hair removal.  Meg loves doing make up applications, eyebrow shaping and has extensive knowledge in many product lines, including Dr Renaud, Yonka, GM Collins and Eminence.

When not preforming esthetic services, Meg loves going to the gym, visiting family & friends and relaxing with her cat, Sunny. 

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Give the gift of pure relaxation and wellness

The JASK vision is to redefine the salon and day spa experience. We achieve this by offering sophisticated and luxury services; exclusive, top-of-the-line products; and, pinpoint attention-to-detail customer care while staying trendy and innovative.

 

We cater to anyone wishing to restore themselves, including corporate groups, day-trips and bridal parties, elevating their experience so they can enjoy a new level of luxury. This passion and energy have made us become the best hair salon and spa in Ottawa. You’ll experience the same.

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THE GIFT OF RELAXATION AND WELLNESS

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Nothing says that you care more than the gift of a JASK gift certificate.

 

They make a wonderful gift for birthdays, holidays, or for when a day of wellness and self-care are needed. They can be used for any hair and spa services and treatments, including our exclusive spa packages.

 

Available in denominations of between $25 and $500, the possibilities are endless and the experience unforgettable.

GET THE MOST FROM YOUR EXPERIENCE

  • Women’s wash, cut + blowdry
    Starting at $75
  • How far in advance should I book my appointment?
    We do offer same-day service depending on the service and availability of our team. You're best bet is to book your desired service(s) using our simple and convenient online booking to see day/time works best for you.
  • Are any of the packages customizable?
    Each of our packages are carefully designed for a specific and best experience possible. You could include any add-ons services to make it even a more wonderful experience just for you!
  • For how long are gift certificates valid?
    Our gift certificates are meant to be special expressions of wellness and love - which never expire.
  • How experienced are your hair stylists?
    We have a range of experienced, professional stylists and with individual specialities to make your transformation a reality. Whether it's that perfect bridal "up-do" for your very special day, Balayage, colouring, perms, and even men's services, our trusted professional stylists make sure your hair experience leaves you walking out the door thrilled and confident.
  • What are the prices for hair services?
    The cost of our hair services is based on several factors such as your hair types and your goals. As part of any hair service, you receive a complimentary consultation which includes a cost estimate to make sure you receive the best outcome possible.

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MORE THAN A SALON AND DAY SPA. A UNIQUE EXPERIENCE IN THE HEART OF STITTSVILLE.

Everything for a total YOU experience

At JASK, we incorporate the luxury feeling of a gorgeous getaway with the personal treatment of a high-class spa for all our services. We know that each person is beautiful and unique in their own; we seek to empower that with our wealth of spa and salon services. Our hairstylists can transform your hair with trendy cuts and styles, including highlights and balayage, while our RMTs will restore your mind and body so you’re ready to take on the day. From spa packages to manicures and pedicures, you’ll find everything you need at our salon and spa in Ottawa.

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