Paul Dudas has been making people beautiful and following his passion in the salon industry for 10 years. He is a master hair stylist and master colorist with Goldwell. Paul is always attending classes and learning new techniques, including from celebrity makeover stylist Jeffrey Altenburg. Paul competed in the 2008 ABA Cut and Style competition. In 2009, he won gold in the 2009 Reader's Choice Awards for Best Hair Dresser. In 2010, he participated in a cut-a-thon to raise money for charity. Paul specializes in color and highlights and his favorite cut is the stylish bob. Fluent in Hungarian.
Jen Larman has been offering her creative expertise for 7 years in the beauty industry. She is always perfecting her skills and expressing the newest trends. With an outgoing personality she fits into the NDulgence team bringing a positive atmosphere to our salon. Jen is a master colorist and specializes in children’s haircuts.
Jayne Aasman has a lot of experience under her belt. She has been in the industry for over 20 years and enjoys every minute. Jayne came to Hamilton from the Netherlands and has mastered the styles that never go out of style. Jayne specializes in perming and roller sets. We would like to wish Jayne a wonderful retirement.
Shawna Poaps has dedicated her life to creating the best look for her clients for over 15 years. She has various degrees, has attended many classes, and is a master colorist for many color lines including Goldwell. Shawna has competed in many ABA competitions and placed as high as 3rd. She has donated serval hours to charity work with Locks of Love and numerous Charities over the years. In 2006, Shawna cut a young man’s hair in front of a packed stadium filled with roaring fans at a Ti-Cats game during the half time show, and again in 2010. In 2011 Shawna took home the Diamond Award in the Hamilton Community Readers’ Choice Awards for Best Hairstylist. Shawna specializes in color, highlights, up-dos and extensions. We would like to wish Shawna a wonderful maternity leave!
Rosa Tavernese has been in the industry for 11 years. Coming to Hamilton from Toronto, she is always into the newest trends and fashions. She competed in the 2004 ABA competition for best cut and style for a junior stylist and placed 3rd. She also has her master colorist from many companies such as L'Oreal and Goldwell. Rosa takes her time and is very precise with every service she gives. Rosa specializes in hair tattooing, highlights, and creative color. Fluent in Italian. We would like to wish Rosa a wonderful maternity leave.
Anna Abrachamik has been pampering and rejuvenating clients in the esthetic industry for over 30 years. Originally from Poland, Anna has expanded her skills by gaining experience throughout Europe in such cities as Paris France. Anna came to Canada over 20 years ago and has been offering her expertise in Dundas, Westdale and now has joined The NDulgence team. She has mastered various facial lines such as Yonka, RVB, Talgo and La Casta. Anna Specializes in facials, massages and pedicures. Fluent in Polish and French.
Iuliana (Julie) Hilw has been in the hair industry for more than 15 years. She graduated top of her class, after a 3 year course and has been dedicating her time to her passion ever since. Julie is a mother of 3, but that doesn't stop her from keeping with the the latest fashions, since graduating in Europe she participated in many classes including some offered by LONDA Color. In 1998 in Bucharest at the Hilton Hotel she took part in a short cut competition placing 4th. Julie also worked for a TV station, Antena 1, travelled the country with the Folklore Ensemble. She is fluent in Romanian and Arabic. She specializes in color, cuts, and highlights and is open for any challenge that a client can offer.
Adela Carina has been in the beauty industry for more then 17 years. For 15 years she owned the successful Le Salon in the Centre Mall. Adela is always busy and never stops upgrading; she has many degrees, from laser technician to master colorist with L'Oreal. Not only is Adela with the NDulgence family, she has been a real estate agent since 2006 helping people find their dream home. She has now joined along side with the Rod Frank team with Remax Escarpment. In the 2009 Spectator Readers’ Choice Awards Adela won gold for Best Esthetician and platinum for Best Laser Hair Removal. As well in the 2011 Hamilton Community Readers’ Choice Awards she won Platinum for Best Esthetician/Make-up Application. If she isn't giving a waxing or a body wrap, she is helping someone find a home. Fluent in Romanian.
Elio Borchetta has been barbering since he was 13 years old in Italy. In 1966 Elio came to Canada and worked for Milano's Barber Shop learning to speak english. Elio became a part of the NDulgence Family after retiring his own shop which he had from 1970-2005, donating all the money raised from selling the furniture and supplies of his shop to the Katrina Relief Fund. In the 2009 Spectator Readers’ Choice Awards, Elio received gold for Best Barber Shop and helped raise money for the Italy Earthquake Aquila Relief Fund. In September 2011, Elio celebrated 44 years of barbering. Elio has a natural talent for barbering and continues to grow with NDulgence. Fluent in Italian.
Chantell Kempijan was born February 19, 1989 and was raised in a hair salon. Her mother Adela owned Le Salon for 15 years in the Centre Mall. When visiting her mother at work she was always told to "act professional". At the age of 15, she began to work alongside her mother. At first she was only a receptionist, answering phones and sweeping the floors, after becoming more aware and familiar with the beauty industry, she began to learn the behind-the-scenes of how to manage a salon. When the Centre Mall closed, Adela moved onto real estate but Chantell could not let her dream and passion die. Not having college or university behind her, in August of 2007 at the age of 18 she founded NDulgence Salon and Spa. She began building the salon and her dream with a lot of help from family and close friends, and on April 15, 2008 NDulgence Salon and Spa opened and Chantell's success began. In 2009, she was featured in newspapers across Canada and parts of the United States for being a successful young entrepreneur. Chantell has broaden her horizons by becoming a licensed laser technician. NDulgence has dedicated serval hours to charity work and received numerous Readers’ Choice Awards from various local newspapers for excellence in care. Fluent in Romanian.