Meet the Shades Team

Sharon has been a professional hairstylist for over 20 years and an esthetician for over 5 years. She's a master colorist as well as a certified podologist. She has been customizing Wigs with cuts and styles for over 15 years. Sharon always keeps up with her education, having studied in Toronto, Montreal & here in Halifax.  Sharon is a one stop shop; She will leave you fresh from your head to your toes!

Sharon Leclair

Master Stylist & Master Esthetician, Certified Podologist, Wig Cutting

Heather is a master stylist with more than 30 years experience as both a stylist and a salon owner.  With extensive, advanced education as a colorist and a passion for cutting, she stays current with the latest styles and trends.  As a result of her skills and her keen sense of client care, Heather has maintained a devoted clientele throughout her career and continues to attract new clients today.  

Heather takes great pride in creating styles that leave her clients looking and feeling their best.

Heather Kaizer,

Master Stylist

Amanda enjoys spending time with her clients, making them look and feel beautiful. Considering herself a perfectionist, she loves tedious jobs such as foiling or nails and helping clients relax with a nice head massage. Amanda has been a part of the Shades family for 9 years, attending many education courses in Montreal & Toronto. Trained in DevaCurl, Amanda is skilled in Curly Cuts & styling. 

Amanda MacSween

Stylist, Master Color Technician, Nail Technician, Waxing,

Ear/Nose Piercing,

Master Pedicurist 

Cheryl is an experienced, passionate stylist with a keen eye for style.  With 16 years experience, Cheryl is a trained DevaCurl Specialist as well as a Master HairStylist. It is never a dull moment with Cheryl, she will leave you with many laughs and a fresh new do! 


Cheryl-Ann Stanford

Master Stylist, Ear Piercing


Before Aida practiced Hair and Esthetics herself, she has always been surrounded by a salon atmosphere as a child. Growing up in Syria, Aida began her career in her early 20's, and since 2016 has continued her work here in Canada, better yet in Bedford with our team! 

Aida Sairawan,

Hairstylist, Esthetics

Meet the Shades of Pink Team

For those who know Penny she has an energy like no other!  Talented Nail technician and make up artist with a passion for and "edgy flair", you won't be disappointed with your service or the entertainment!  


Penny Pennell,

Nail Tech/Make up Artist

Meaghan joins us from Cape Breton Island where she completed her Esthetics Program at the top of her class for Gel Nails. Meaghan does waxing, specializes in Nail Art, and can also provides a relaxing experience with pedicures. Its never a dull moment with Meaghan! 

Meaghan MacKinnon 

Esthetics, Master Pedicurist, Make up Artist, Specializing in Gels & Nail Art

Melanie joined our team after completing her education at HDC, graduating with the highest overall average in her class. She has a passion for gel nails, nail art and brow waxing, working with clients to find the best look to suit them. It's always a blast with Mel!

Melanie Hemsworth 

Esthetics, Nail Tech, Waxing

Meet the Reception Team

Diana Milligan

Client Experience Coordinator

Mackensi Vanemberg

Client Experience Coordinator


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