Our Team


T A Z E   V U S H A J
Master Stylist, Salon Owner

Meet Taze. A former graduate from 'The Aveda Institute and Academy Salon' and a licensed Master Stylist with over 15 years of experience. Her passion for education has led to advanced training at the Vidal Sassoon Academy and training with Nick Arrojo. As a master of multiple hair cutting, colouring and styling techniques, Taze's list of clients and credentials continue to grow. Naturally the next step was to open a salon of her own and use her knowledge in the industry to grow an amazing team.


K A R E N   L I N O
Master Stylist

Meet Karen. A master stylist, curl specialist and blonde expert! A graduate from Versailles Academy in 2006 receiving a diploma in Professional Hairstyling and Makeup Artistry. Karen has gained over 16 years of incredible experience and has completed a substantial amount of training all over the world. She is well versed in all aspects of hairstyling including color, cuts and up-do’s.


 M E L I S S A   L A N T H I E R
Senior Stylist

Meet Melissa. A senior stylist with over 18 years of experience in the hair industry and extensive Schwarzkopf training including cutting, colouring, up-do's and styling. Melissa has also furthered her education in barbering and actively keeps up with the latest hair trends and colour applications. In her spare time, Melissa enjoys styling wedding parties, working on film sets and hiking in Gatineau Park. 

D A Y L E N  R I L E Y-L A U R I N
Senior Stylist

Meet Daylen. A Senior Stylist practising her skills since 2015 who has since accomplished curly hair training, barber courses and Schwarzkopf colour training. Daylen specializes in blondes, balayage and curls. She was featured in faces of Ottawa Top Stylist in 2019. She pays particular attention to fine details.

L A U R A  K A R D O S
Senior Stylist

Meet Laura. A former graduate from Carleton University where she studied Business Administration and then Versailles Academy to pursue a passion in hair. With over 11 years in the industry and skilled in her craft, Laura focusses in blondes, balayage and colour.  

K A T I A   N E V O D I N A 
Intermediate Stylist 

Meet Katia. A recent graduate from the Algonquin Hairstyling program. Katia continues her education and training in the industry by keeping up with the latest hair trends and working alongside Master Stylists. She loves working with people, styling hair, a good blowdry, colours and highlights. 

M A R Y A M   P O U R A Z A R

 Junior Stylist

Meet Maryam. The newest addition to our hair family! Graduate from Tehran State Technical Organization, where she studied women's hairstyling and chemical services since 2014. Maryam is creative behind the chair and knowledgeable around all aspect of hair including colour, highlighting, cutting and treatments. Specializes in Persian hair.

J A S D E E P   K H A I R A 
Assistant Manager

Meet Jas. With experience in management Jas values impeccable service. Her role is to ensure Ombël lives up to every expectation as Westboro's premier destination for hair, leaving clients feeling totally satisfied with their salon experience and thrilled to return.