Matthew Jonathan is well known in the GTA for his amazing way with colour. Not only is he a Master of colour trends such as Balayage and Colour Melt techniques, he also produces the most natural looking highlights around. Over his 25 year career, Matthew has worked hard and has received praise in the industry for his ability to perform stunning hair makeovers. There is no doubt that Matthew’s success also stems from a rich family heritage. His Grandfather, Father and five of his siblings have independently established themselves as successful hairstylists and salon owners in Austria, South Africa and now Canada. Matthew collaborates closely with his talented team of stylists, their combined talent has earned them various awards and acknowledgments in Oakville. Matthew is not only passionate about hair, he’s passionate about people and life, his sincerity, optimism and jovial nature are tangible to all who meet him.
Matthew’s favourite pastime: Traveling to warm places with his wife and two children.
Ali has spent the last decade in Yorkville, King West and now joins Matthew Jonathan. His focus and talent is in precision cuts and textured hair, colour, colour correction, highlights, balayage and extensions. Ali is praised for his ability to adapt to different hair types and textures. His signature styles range from short bobs to laid-back beachy waves to smooth layered locks. Ali’s talent and versatility have also taken him to many fashion shows including Oscar de la Renta, Marchesa, TIFF as well as local celebrities such as Marylin Denis, Mia Martina and Melissa Dimarco. Ali takes pride in offering an exceptional hair care experience to every one of his clients – a level of service and professionalism that he abides by in every setting.
Ali’s favourite pastime: Soccer, skateboarding and having fun with his beautiful wife and twin girls.
Jacqueline has been in the hair industry for 10 years. Her journey began in 2009 working reception at her very first salon. Watching the stylists transform their clients, she knew she was destined to one day do the same. In 2011, she met her mentor who really fuelled her passion for the craft; teaching her the ins and outs of cutting, colouring, and even right down to giving the perfect scalp massage. Jacqueline loves highlighting and balayage, and styling perfectly effortless beach waves. She is always staying on top of the latest hair trends. Jacqueline’s favourite pastime: spending time with family and friends, and hiking.
Cassandra has been in the hair styling industry for over 14 years. Her journey began in 2008, she fell in love with the world of fashion, hair makeovers and colour. She progressed quickly, learning the tips of the trade by working next to some of the best stylists in the GTA. Cassandra has worked with Matthew for over six years now and has been thoroughly equipped with the techniques to produce outstanding Balayage toning, highlights and solid colour. It’s clear that her keen sense of style and trend awareness enables her to perform fantastic transformations for her clients. Apart from cutting and colouring beautifully, Cassandra is a master at curling and styling hair for a sleek and silky finish.
Cassandra’s favourite pastime: Cooking and hosting dinner parties.
Roman is a power house of talent. His passion and enthusiasm for hair styling and colouring is tangible. His knowledge and experience can be seen in his extensive portfolio showcasing stunning examples of natural looking highlights, solid grey coverage, bouncy waves of Balayage toning and more. Before working with Matthew, Roman was a stylist and colourist in one of Yorkville’s most prestigious Salons for nearly four years. Roman has been working with Matthew for one and a half years now and has been achieving fantastic results for his clients. Matthew is super proud to announce that Roman has recently been selected to become a L’Oreal Artistic Director, Roman’s clients at Matthew Jonathan Salon will most definitely enjoy the benefits of having a stylist who is a front runner in the industry.
Roman’s favourite pastime: Rock climbing, seeking out adventure.
Anita is the first welcoming face you see when you walk into Matthew Jonathan Salon and the warm and friendly voice you hear when you call in to book with your favourite stylists. She finished school at Marca College for hair and received her license for hairstyling. On top of that she has experience working as a salon assistant giving her the knowledge necessary to make sure you’re booking the correct services for all your hair needs, assisting you with choosing the right product for you and answering any questions you may have accurately.
Coming from a family of hairstylists, Lexi embarked on her career at Donato Academy where she excelled in her craft. While at Donato’s she gained valuable experience working with Toronto’s top stylists and honing her skills in the fast paced world of fashion shows, events and weddings. Lexi was chosen from a long line of applicants to work along side Matthew Jonathan. Matthew’s reputable skill for Balayage highlights has been learned and mastered by Lexi, her portfolio speaks for itself. She’s a natural. Her clients love her relaxed and calming demeanour and rave about her work.
Lexi’s favourite pastime: Beach walks, sunsets.
Sunmola has impeccable styling and colouring skills, with her competitive rates and upbeat skill and energy is what sets her apart from the rest. Sunmola makes sure that every client that walks in is happy from the moment they step out of the salon
Sunmola has been working with At Matthew Jonathan for 6 years now. With her great professional communication skills, Sunmola is able to guide clients to their dream hair goal with the healthiest way possible.
Sunmola started her career becoming a certified Makeup Artist. After this, she felt a pull to further her skills in the beauty industry and began beauty school and working closely with colour specialists around the GTA. Sunny has been a cosmetologist for 10 years and continues to stay ontop of trendy styles. She is known for her strut worthy hair finishing skills to have each client looking their absolute best.
Sunmola’s favourite pastime: Makeup application, shopping.
Jessica is the host and administrator at Matthew Jonathan Salon. Her warm demeanour and knowledge of hair services and products are an asset to the Salon. She has been well trained to help clients book the correct services and will not hesitate to bring in a stylist to confirm if need be.
Jessica’s favourite pastime: Capturing beautiful moments with her amazing photography skills.
Though Oriana's journey to becoming a hairstylist is just beginning, her immense level of care and attention to detail with her clients is already very clear. Her passion for the industry is fuelled by a love for self expression and a desire to make every client feel special. Oriana's friendly and caring nature is sure to make every guest who enters her care feel pampered!
Natalia is always positive and smiling and loves to chat with clients. She assisted and trained at a salon in Ukraine where she is from and where her love for hair stylist was born before moving to Canada to continue her career as a hair stylist. She graduated from Marca College of Hairdressing and loved to do many different haircuts and balayage.