Langford Staff


Elite Stylist & Brow Artist

Kirstin is the owner and founder of Kharma Salons. She became an Aveda stylist in 2005 when she moved to Vancouver Island from the mainland-where she helped run salons and spas for almost 15 years. Soon after graduating from the Aveda institute, Kirstin began training to specialize in waxing. She has also been trained in treatments with state of the art equipment that range from laser hair removal, laser face resurfacing and non-surgical face lifts. Kirstin specializes in Brazilian bikini waxing and has a deep passion for diverse color, balayage, color corrections and razor cutting. She loves getting certified in new and in demand services to add to her long list of specialties to not only keep up with clients needs, but to also challenge herself and stay current in our exciting and ever changing industry. She loves educating our new talent stylists, assisting the whole team and will make sure your experiences at Kharma are always enjoyable. Eyebrow Microblading/feathering is one of her newest passions and her schedule is very full performing these services.  Check out her before and afters and portfolio on her instagram as well as our facebook page.  Kirstin divides her time between our locations to look after all of her clients and support all of her staff!

Follow her on Instagram - @kharma_kirstin

 AURELIA (She/Her)
Senior Stylist
Aurelia is originally from Alberta but has lived in coastal BC for most of her adult life.
In 2020 she began her hair journey and finished the Red Seal program in 2023. She loves her craft, new challenges and connecting with her guests. Her portfolio is impressive and her client base is growing daily.
Aurelia lives alone with her two cats who are her entire world, and spends most of her quiet time painting with them.
She considers herself a foodie and loves trying new restaurants of all kinds, from quick lunches to fine dining. She loves being near the ocean and really enjoys the beautiful hikes our lower island has to offer. She welcomes suggestions on places to visit and hike from her guests being she is new to the Victoria area.

Follow Her on Instagram - @brondebyari

BECCA (She/Her)

Master Stylist

Becca moved to Victoria in 2014 from a little town called Golden BC. Growing up she always had the urge to create!  It wasn’t until May 2017 that she decided to follow her passion and enroll at the Academy of Excellence. Since graduating she has had the honor of full-time assisting, shadowing and learning from some amazing stylists and is now a well earned senior stylist at Kharma Westshore. Becca feels very fortunate to have acquired the most lovely clientele and being able to work around people that inspire her everyday! She loves having a career that is always changing and growing and never stops learning! Becca is passionate about making people feel beautiful and confident! When she is not at work, you can find her playing with her puppy Cali and taking advantage of this beautiful island she now calls home! Becca is thankful for Kharma Salons and how much it’s helped her learn and grow as a stylist! 

Follow her on Instagram - @balayagebybecc


Master Stylist

This super sweet gal joined us from up island and is a full time stylist at our Westshore shop. Blondes to brunettes and everything in between, Caitlyn has you covered. She also really loves balayage as you will see from her portfolio. Her sweet and calm personality as well as open and willingness to learn is proving to be a killer combo. We love having her on board and are really looking forward to watching her navigate and grow in this ever changing and exciting industry. Thanks for choosing Kharma Caitlyn. We think you are the goods!

Follow her on Instagram - @caitlynluckhursthair


 CHANTEL - (She/Her)

New Talent Stylist


Bio coming soon...



Follow her on Instagram - @hairby_chanteln

ESTHER (She/Her)

Master Lash Tech/ Senior Brow Artist

Esther was introduced to the beauty industry when she was working as a retail advisor for Aveda. Realizing just how much she enjoyed it, she found her passion for esthetics through distributing companies she connected with. She wouldn't have been able to pursue her dream job as a beauty service provider without Kharma! She is now certified in both Volume & Mega Volume lashes, provides waxing, tinting, brow henna and lash lifts as well! Esther started out as a Kharma client, and knew she wanted to join the team at both of our locations! She has been an absolute sweetheart since day one, and is quickly becoming one of our top estheticians. She loves being able to work together with amazing coworkers, and making her clients feel great about themselves. When she's not at Kharma you can find her at home cooking, baking, and eating delicios food. We know you will love her and are excited about what the future holds at Kharma for Esther!

Follow her on Instagram - @lashes_byesther

HAYLEY (She/Her)

Master Stylist

Hayley is one of our incredible stylists that is only found in our Westshore salon. She grew up in Edmonton and moved to the island in 2018. Hayley spent most of her youth in her aunties salon, which is where she fell in love with hair. She graduated from the Academy of Excellence in March of 2020. From cutting her own bangs at 2 years old , to the stunning balayages she creates now, Hayley will win you over with her smile, and will go out of her way to exceed her clients expectations.

Check her out @hayleyraehair

HOLLY (She/Her)

Senior Esthetician/Skin Specialist

My name is Holly. I have grown up in the Westshore community and could not see myself living any other place. I graduated from the Academy of Excellence in 2013 and have been an aesthetician and spa therapist for 10 years and specialized in skin care for 6 years and absolutely love it.  I love helping my clients get the skin and looks that makes them feel like the best version of themselves.

I am a military brat and was born in Halifax, then moved to BC at the age of 4. I’m a proud Nerd with more hobbies and interests than I can keep track of, I love to read and play video games and watch silly shows with my husband and pre-teen son, and go for hikes with our 1.5-year-old beagle.

I love to meet new people, talk about their lives and hobbies and help them with whatever beauty questions or needs they may have. Whether it's the proper/ regular times for their foot care, or tips for making that perfect wax to last that little bit longer, to slowing the hands of time with your skin care. 

Follow her work on Instagram - @nerdvanabeautbyholly

Jackie JACKIE (She/Her)
New Talent Stylist

An island girl- Jackie was born and raised in Sooke BC. From the young age of 5, she knew she wanted to be a hairstylist and loved every minute she was able to spend at the salon as a child.
Jackie graduated from the Vancouver Island University’s hair dressing program in July 2023.
She is extremely passionate about connecting with her guests and making people feel confident with their hair.
Her favourite things to do are blondes, lived in colour and brunette transformations.
Jackie’s hobbies outside of the salon are hanging out with her frenchie Norman, camping, going off roading, working out, and spending time with friends and family…. and shopping of course!

From the moment you meet Jackie her warm smile and attentive demeanour will instantly win you over.
Book in with her today!
Follow her on Instagram - @hairbyjackie.j

JESS (She/Her)

Elite Stylist

Jess grew up on the east coast of Canada and has been a hairstylist for almost 12 years, with a passion for the industry that just keeps on growing! She's lived and worked all over Canada, making her way from Newfoundland to Victoria! An East Coast gal turned West Coast.

Jess loves doing dimensional colors with a soft natural grow out and is a sucker for a bright golden blonde. She also really loves cutting hair, any haircut, short or long, and clipper cuts too! She's a pretty laid back gal and loves making her clients happy! Jess is so grateful to have found a family away from home with Kharma, and has met so many sweet clients since moving here.

Her days off are typically spent exploring the island  as much as possible and enjoying all of the outdoor activities with with her hubs & pup!

Follow her hair page

KENZIE (She/Her)

Master Stylist/ Extensionist- Currently on Mat Leave

Kenzie is our Westshore Extension Queen. It was the year 2014 when all the long, luscious locks got her hooked on doing hair. She loves the life changing effect that hair extensions can give. Kenzie didn’t stop there though! Her passion for hair has continued and she can’t wait to give each client in her chair the best experience possible. She loves providing easy and manageable styles and colour for her clients because low maintenance in the best maintenance.  If you ever want to talk weddings in her chair, Kenzie is all ears!

Follow her work on Instagram

MADDIE (She/Her)

Senior Lash Tech/ New Talent Brow Artist

Maddie was born in Pennsylvania USA and soon after, moved to Vancouver Island where she was raised. Maddie has been in the industry since 2019 where she became certified as a eyelash technician. She quickly realized that this was her passion and it brought her to do lashes part time out of her home salon while in her grade 12 year of high school. Fast forward three years later she is thriving here at her new home, Kharma. Maddie is professional, kind, and loves to build relationships with her valued clients. She is driven to work hard each day by uplifting everyone she meets. Maddie is so excited to learn and grow with Kharma  by earning new certifications and expanding on her skills as an esthetician. When she is not at Kharma, you can find her breaking a sweat at the gym, going on outdoor adventures and spending time with her friends and family.

Maddie divides her time between Oak Bay and Langford.

Follow her on Instagram @_madi_esthetics

MISTY (She/Her)

Elite Stylist

As a 2008 graduate of the Academy of Excellence, Misty has years of experience under her studded belt. She is known for her vivacious laugh, love of watermelon and of course, undeniable passion for making her clients happy. As a Mater Stylist, if you have any type of curl in your hair, Misty will bring out your wild side. She treats every client who sits in her chair even better than her motorbike. Misty’s family and friends will all say she is an absolute gem.

Follow her Instagram @hawtthair

Senior Stylist
Suzanne came to Victoria to follow her dream of West Coast living this year, all the way from Thunder Bay, Ontario.
She’s a bubbly little firecracker with a zest for life and a passion for her craft.
She graduated from Nuwave school of hair design in 1998 and has been creating ever since.
She is best known for her creative coloring, blondes, wedding styles and short textured cuts. Always keeping up with the latest trends and current classes she will never back down from a challenge!
When she isn’t loving your locks, Suzanne enjoys being out in nature with her three legged husky Chinoden and hubby John 


Follow her on Instagram - @suezenstyles77

TESSA (She/Her)

Senior Stylist

Tessa has been in the industry since she graduated from The Vancouver Island Universities hair program in 2016. She practiced her techniques and worked at a beauty distributor until she found an opportunity to work closely under a master stylist of 36 years in Nanaimo where her knowledge of hairstyling was further elevated.

She moved down to Victoria from Nanaimo in February of 2023 and is excited to grow her clientele and expand her career!

Tessa loves to work with her clients to ensure they are not only enjoying their time in the salon, but that they leave feeling and looking amazing. 

Outside of work Tessa likes to be a homebody. Aside from hitting the gym her favourite past times are gaming, online shopping, eating good food and relaxing with her boyfriend and kitties.

Follow her on Instagram - @tressesout_by_tess