Cynthia may be one of the first faces you see when you enter the salon and body studio, and she is also one of the very pleasant voices on the telephone. Having joined The Gilded Pear as the Salon Receptionist in 2014, Cynthia brings with her a knowledgeable background. A trained stylist with extensive experience in customer service, Cynthia provides a well-rounded and professional addition to the Gilded Pear, and is looking forward to ensuring your salon experience is enjoyable and memorable.

Janelle is also one of the friendly faces to greet you on arrival to The Gilded Pear and you are sure to have seen her since she has been with us since 2001! She is a trained stylist so she has a lot of knowledge about hair and products, and gives an amazing head massage when you are being shampooed! She is happy to see you every time you visit!

Shelby may be another friendly face you see when you enter The Gilded Pear! She has been with the Pear since 2011 and has been working in the hair industry since 1991. Her passions include greeting and interacting with clients to create a positive salon and body studio experience for them. You can’t miss her energetic demeanour and she is sure to make your visit memorable for all the right reasons.

Hair Stylists

Amy is an experienced stylist of over 20 years. She has kept up with her knowledge and education by attending many classes on colouring and cutting techniques. She can work on all types of hair and especially loves hair with texture.

Ashley has been a dedicated hairstylist for 11 years. She is passionate about her job and helping her clients feel beautiful inside and out. She strives to remain current and, as such, attends numerous styling, barbering and colouring classes. She specializes in colouring for those who are looking to become a beautiful blonde or those who are looking for a flashy pop of colour(s). If you are looking for extensions, she is trained in both tape-in and braidless weave extensions. Whether you are looking for a new men’s or women’s colour, cut or style, Ashley would love to be part of your transformation!

Bonnie G. has been in the business for a long time and, as such, has seen all the latest trends and styles come and go. During those years, she has taken the very best from these techniques and made them her own, tailoring her skills to fulfill the wishes of her clientele. This knowledge, adaptation and innovation is evident in all of her work.

Bonnie K. has been in the business for over 25 years and, in addition to being a compassionate person, is very much passionate about hair and making people feel good by taking care of how they look.

Cosette has a passion for colour and specializes in multi-dimensional colour. She loves having the ability to get creative with various foiling techniques while remaining respectful towards the integrity of the hair. She would be happy to help you with your special day as she also enjoy formal hair, including updos. She stays updated on all trends of the beauty industry and continues to take classes over the years to stay current. She would be pleased to help with any of your hair care needs from a trendy new style or haircut to an amazing colour for freshening up your look!

Kasara brings 30 years of hairstyling experience to The Gilded Pear and enjoys all aspects of her work in the beauty and fashion industry. Her favourite part of her job is the instant gratification for a job well-done: she is satisfied when her client is satisfied. She loves the creative process involved in consulting and customizing hairstyles and colours to a client’s specific face shape, skin tone and lifestyle. Her looks are maintainable and she loves empowering her clientele to take charge of their beauty regime at home.

Kelly has been a hairstylist at The Gilded Pear for 12 years. She stays updated on all the latest trends to give the looks you want with the expertise you need. She places high value on listening to her clients and tailoring her services to meet their individual needs, striving to make sure her clients have a more enjoyable and relaxing experience.

Liana has over 35 years of hairstyling experience. She is passionate and eager to create amazing looks for her clients from professional to everyday fun/playful or trendy and unique looks. She has a variety of skills that range from colours, foils, bleaching, perms, cutting and styling ladies, mens and children. Her goal as a stylist is to ensure that her clients’ experience is one that is fun and relaxed.

Louise has 30 years of experience in the hair industry and has attended many training classes to build her expertise in cutting and colouring. She specializes in perming as well, with which she has a lot of experience.

Michelina (Micki) has nearly 40 years of experience in the hair industry and takes great pride in enhancing personal beauty for everyone.

Shari has been doing hair for 27 years and has been with The Gilded Pear since it opened.  She is experienced with Hothead and short to long extensions, updos, perms, foils, bleach and tone hair, long hair (straight or curly), short hair, and razor cuts. She is a master colorist and prides herself on teaching her clients how to care for their hair and style it after they leave the salon too!

Stacey graduated from Marvel College and has been in the industry for 24 years. She loves the opportunity to transform one’s self image into a positive experience. She has been with The Gilded Pear for 15 years and is proud to be part of such a great team. Stacey’s repertoire includes foils, perms, colour, updos, ladies, men and children. She welcomes new clients while remaining grateful to her long-standing clientele.

Susan has a passion for hair and the beauty industry. She has provided her clients with the latest hairstyles over the last 28 years. Continual education has been important for Susan to stay at the forefront of her field by increasing her knowledge of hair services and the latest products. She places strong emphasis on listening to her clients, understanding their hair needs and providing them with the best service.

Theresa has a passion for the hair industry. Cutting hair is one thing; cutting hair the way you want it is everything. With 25 years experience, she is committed to learning new techniques and applying them to keep your look current and fresh. Theresa uses a wide range of colour trends and top-of-the-line professional products to complement your style and take your hair to the next level.

Vanessa, our newest Pear, is excited to be working as a creative stylist for all of your hair needs! She keeps up to date on all the trends and techniques that keep clients looking their best! She loves doing foils, balayages and updos.


Carly has been an esthetician for 10 years. She strives to offer relaxing services and takes pride in every treatment she performs. Carly is currently on maternity leave, but she will be back to work in February 2017.

Glenda has been an esthetician for 23 years and has worked at The Gilded Pear for 12 of those years. She does all aesthetic services including manicures, pedicures, gel polish, all waxing, facials, chemical peels, and microdermabrasion. She is a licensed laser technician and also does body contouring with the Lumicell Wave 6 machine.

Stephanie has been an esthetician for 8 years. Although she performs all services, she specializes in full body waxing and pedicures. She loves to consult with clients about the most beneficial products and services for them and their loved ones. New clients are always welcome.

Tenille has been working as an esthetician for over 15 years and has experience with all aesthetic services including facials, waxing,  manicures, pedicures, chemical peels, and the new body contouring system with the Lumicell Wave machine.  She is also trained and certified with our laser machine to offer hair removal, the removal of pigmented lesions, as well as vascular and acne treatments.  She also specializes in microdermabrasion to help you be your best beautiful self!

Nail Technicians

At the moment, both Stephanie and Shyla are both our wonderful nail technicians at The Gilded Pear.

Massage Therapy

At the moment, The Gilded Pear does not offer massage therapy services.