meet our stylists

Our highly trained team of stylists and colourists are at the forefront of todays colour and cut techniques. Each stylist uses true techniques as the foundation of their craft, while constantly growing through education, training and experience to master the newest trends. Their knowledge is on hand to recommend and personalize the best colour, cut, treatment and style for you.

susann cannon

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Welcome to Becoming Hair Studio. I'm Susann, AKA “Boss Lady”, originally from Sydney, Australia and after 5 more countries and moves, I call Aurora/Newmarket my home.

As a mom of two University Students (both girls) and a 5 year old Cockapoo - Cooper, I know the importance of work/life balance and the empty nester sadness. I also understand the importance of delivering the best of me for our clients, salon team and my family.

You won’t find me behind the chair as an owner. I decided early into ownership/leadership that I wanted to be there 100% for the amazing clients of Becoming Hair Studio and my salon team - I want to see them shine and support their own professional journey. I absolutely love the connection I make with our clients and watching my amazing salon team work their magic on each clients hair journeys. Don't get me wrong, I love all things hair and I love to support our team and you will still see me assisting with hair washes and rocking an amazing blow dry. Yes, you can call me an assistant. Lol.

When I'm not at the salon you will find me at home with my pup, either binge watching anything reality TV or continuing my education as a leader in this ever evolving industry. I'm obsessed with both. Yes, I’m an educational geek.

As a side note - I love change and the challenge it brings. I redecorate or renovate in times of stress as our clients and my kids see every time they walk into the salon or our home. Lol.

I don't think you will meet an owner who is so incredibly proud and supportive of their team and salon as you will in me. I see them as my extended family and treat them as such.

Check out our social media accounts and click on the “book now” links under the stylist that suits your hair needs and your hair journey.

amanda murray

manager / senior stylist / colourist / extension specialist
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Hey !!! I’m Amanda, senior stylist at Becoming hair studio. I’m originally from Meaford, Ontario and have called Aurora home for 6 years.

As a mom of an evil, spawn kitten - Moon - and a wild child, myself, I love a great colour correction behind the chair. A challenge is my specialty. I bring my love of personal expression to every appointment. Let’s get creative together.

I’ve been a stylist for 6 + years and feel blessed to be in such a creative career. I specialize in all things hair colour, extensions (all types) and the precision of a mens cut. Please please please let me Balayage you 😀

I love that I am able to offer a one-stop experience behind the chair as I do everything … I can get rid of your greys, give you that natural sun kissed look, get you camera ready for that special occasion, braids, braids and more braids and give you the length and thickness with my specialty - extensions 🙌🏻.

When I’m not at the salon you can find me driving - literally driving anywhere for however long. I’m a jeep owner and love everything about being adventurous and outdoorsey.

You can also find me adding to my personal creative canvas - my tattoos. Guess how many I have !! 😳

I love to change up my hair colour and style and most likely will not have the same hair colour or cut at your next appointment.

Click in the “book now “ and let’s start a hair adventure together.


denise simone

lead master stylist /
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Hi, I'm Denise, lead Master stylist at Becoming Hair Studio.

I would love the opportunity to welcome you to my chair, where I bring with me almost 40 years experience in the beauty industry.

I'm a precision cutter and colour expert, specializing in all the latest techniques and trends. But before we start our hair journey together, I would like the opportunity to tell you a bit about who I am, both behind and beyond the chair, to help you decide if I'm the stylist for you!

I began my career in 1984 and it has been a fantastic ride, full of wonderful experiences! I've had the privilege to work with some incredible artists, I've been mentored by amazing masters of the industry, as well as having the honour of mentoring young, fresh talent and watch them achieve their goals🙂. But my most valuable and satisfying win, is the one that we achieve together when you sit in my chair. That's where the heart and soul of my craft lives!

When you are in my chair, my total focus is on you and my main goal during out consultation is to LISTEN!. That is the first step in helping me meet all of your hair needs. Together we will decide on a very personalized hair plan that suits your hair, your lifestyle and your personal image. I promise the transformation will be amazing!

Who am I besides a hairstylist? I'm a mom, a wife, a daughter, a sister and a friend. I'm sensitive, intuitive and an empath, mixed in with a bit of over thinking! I enjoy fashion, anything vintage, French, shiny or blingy - the 60s is my favourite Era and my biggest fashion influencer.

My artistic flare serves me well in my life outside the salon where I apply my love for colour and makeovers to antique and vintage furniture that I transform into unique accents that decorate my home.

Which brings me back to hair....I live it, I love it and I do it well because I love it!

So bring me your inspirations and goals, whether it's a new colour, a dimensional balayage or a new hairstyle, I'm confident that you will be completely satisfied with your results!

Please follow me on Instagram where you can see my complete body of work.

Feel free to DM me with any questions or concerns @blond.bouj.androuge

grace ann harvey

senior master stylist / colourist
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Hello, my name is Grace Ann Harvey - Senior Master Stylist. I started my career over 35 years ago in Toronto and am now loving working with the amazing team at Becoming Hair Studio in Aurora.

I am a mother of two adult sons (man children - lol), a labrador named Ben (aka Benny Bum Bum) and a wife to my third man child.

I have worn many hats over my 35+ years behind the chair including educating for L’Oreal and salon owners as well as a manager but my love lies behind the chair with my clients. My #1 goal behind the chair with each of my guests is to help them prioritize self - care and to help them reach their full hair potential. I have been told that I am a great listener and pride myself with offering in-depth consultations to ensure that each of my clients enjoy their hair journey with me.

Im a huge advocate for continuous education. #neverstoplearning is my personal mission statement. Education keeps me inspired and motivated by new trends and techniques as well as staying connected with my piers all over the world.

My Becoming Hair Studio family has nicknamed me “Nonna” for my love of caring for others and cooking. I absolutely love cooking, creating new recipes and the experiences new restaurants deliver. Jamie Oliver is one of my favourites. I also dabble in painting and sculpting, being inspired by Monets passion for colour and the shapes, lines and angles of Architecture. All of my interests contribute to the artist I am behind the chair.

Follow me on Facebook and/or Instagram @graceannharvey and watch me entertain and educate you while enjoying #the world according to Grace.

Click “Book now” to book on-line or call the salon to schedule an appointment. Im looking forward to meeting you and taking your hair journey together.

louie figliuzzi

senior stylist / colourist
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Welcome ! My name is Louie Figliuzzi, a senior stylist at Becoming Hair Studio. I have been serving the Aurora & Unionville area for over 30 years.

Hair is my game where you will have nothing to gain but a beautiful mane. Precision cuts - especially the intricate lines and angles of short styles are my speciality and passion.

When I am not creating gorgeous locks behind the chair, you can catch me working on my golf game (working on is the key phrase here - lol) and playing hockey.

You can also find me, in the warmer months, landscaping in my backyard - my true oasis. I love taking something plain and boring, elevate it to look prestige and elegant - just as you see me do behind the chair.

I pride myself in my consultations. I love getting to know my clients style, face shape, hair texture and lifestyle and we work together in creating incredible hair.

Cant wait to see you behind the chair. Click on the “book now” link and lets’ make hair magic.

maria caume

intermediate stylist / colourist
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Hai! My name is Maria! I have been a hairstylist for 10 years & proud to call my Becoming Hair Studio my home. I grew up in Aurora and started my career here but appreciate it even more since I live in Barrie now.

I am a wife, dog mom and mom to a baby girl. I am obsessed with all things Disney! My living room is filled with Disney posters. On the weekend I am usually running after my daughter or relaxing and snacking in bed binging horror movies.

If you want to know anything about me, it's that Halloween is my absolute favourite time of year! Guess you could say I'm a Spooky Mama.✌🏼

Behind the chair I love doing special event hair; updos and styling including braids, curling and beach waves. Low maintenance hair is something that has become my niche and I am learning everything I possibly can. I take pride in my extensive knowledge of all things hair care - including shampoos, conditioners and styling products with continuing my advanced hair care education as a Kerastase Coach.

Let’s have some fun in my chair & create a look that’s so blessed! 😉

Click on the “book now” link to book your next hair appointment with me and follow me on insta @thatsblessedhair

caroline altman

intermediate stylist / colourist
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Hi there 😊

I’m Caroline. Intermediate stylist at Becoming Hair Studio.

I’m originally from Los Angeles…I know, I know…I followed a Canadian boy from the Sunshine ☀️ State.

I’m a mother of two and our home is constantly filled with tufts of hair from our cat Jude & our broken-eared bunny 🐰 Binky.

Our consultation will start with a brief hair history. The highs and lows! Fears and goals! Anything is possible when we build a foundation of trust and communication.

I thrive on picking the perfect colour & cut for your lifestyle and daily routine. Its important to understand your comfort zone in all aspects of your hair journey and I promise to keep it anything but boring!

I love a short precision cut, a challenging colour correction or giving you that dream Bayalage Bronde Brunette🙌.

Ongoing education and product knowledge are key components of my success as a stylist.

Let’s get started!! Can’t wait! 🥂

marcia barcelos

intermediate stylist / colourist / extension specialist
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Bio coming soon!

daniela marchione

junior stylist / colourist / extension specialist
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Hello i’m Daniela! Becoming Hair Studios Junior stylist. I am beyond excited and thankful to be apart of this amazing team. Having the opportunity to learn beside some of the greatest and most educated stylists in the industry makes me incredibly grateful.

I graduated from Canadian Beauty College and have grown to love every aspect of doing hair. Cutting styles that are specific to my clients needs, facial features and what makes them feel beautiful from the inside out. My biggest passion behind the chair is colour and extensions, I love big transformations and elevating your look to something that makes you feel like the best version of yourself. I am Bellami Hair Extension Certified in 5 different techniques.

I continue to learn more and more everyday and will continue to update my education to keep up with the latest trends in order to make sure I am fully qualified to satisfy all of your hair needs.

I love travelling, fashion and all things food! Making new relationships and chatting with my clients while they are in my chair makes me so happy and even more satisfied when I see you leaving loving your new hair!

I can’t wait to meet you!

jessy brown

salon coordinator

Hi !! My name is Jessy, one of Becoming Hair Studio’s salon coordinators. I am originally from Halifax, Nova Scotia and have called Aurora home for over 15 years. Where does the time go?

I started with Becoming Hair Studio after 11 years owing my own business working closely with realtors to ensure your home was buyer ready. Attention to detail is my middle name or as the Becoming Family jokes - OCD is my middle name. Lol. It's true - I own it !!!

Excellent customer service runs through my blood. I may not be the person working on your hair; but, I make sure all aspects of your appointment run smoothly and you feel as good as you look. I am also obsessed with the salon being spick and span for all of our guests. It's not unusual to see me crawling on the floor cleaning the base boards or standing on ladders wiping down the ceiling. Did I say I was obsessed? Lol.

When I am not at the salon, I love spending time at the cottage with my family and friends and decorating/redecorating my home (boss lady and I get along very well - he he).

Can't wait to chat on the phone with you or see you at the salon - back to cleaning I go :)


maria rose vallance

salon coordinator
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amanda webb

salon coordinator

Hi everyone!

I'm Amanda, one of Becoming Hair Studio's Salon Coordinators - I am one of the friendly smiling faces you will find as you enter the salon to greet you and make you feel welcome. It is my mission to make sure the beginning of your experience at Becoming Hair Studio is nothing but welcoming and comfortable.

When I'm not at the salon, I am a very proud kindergarten educator, that spends my days learning alongside the little ones. As well as being a mom to 3 children!!!

I have joined the becoming team currently building my knowledge and experience within the salon industry. Along with gaining a new work family.

Boss Lady Sue has opened her arms in welcoming me along with the becoming family and I am overjoyed to bring nothing but the best experience to your pampering day as soon and you enter and exit the salon!!!