Jonni’s Styling Studio is a trend-setting, community minded, and exclusive High end Studio. We are extremely excited to have moved to our New UpTown Location located at Landmark Place, on McGill Road, right across from the university. Opened in 1986, Jonni’s Styling Studio is Kamloops’ most progressive salon. Come experience the creative atmosphere in which you will enter a world of pampering, relaxation, and fun. You will be sure to leave with a beautiful work of art that you can proudly wear every day! The team at Jonni’s aims to keep up with the latest trends and create unique and memorable cuts for our clients, leaving you utterly satisfied. The studio is home to Studio owner, Master Stylist and Cosmetologist Jonni Yeomans and her daughter and Red Seal Licensed Hair Stylist and Cosmetologist, Abra Yeomans. Our team is always staying up to date with training and new education, regularly attending Advanced MACpro Makeup artistry classes with some of the top makeup artists from across Canada, while also always looking for education, new techniques and trends, with the fashion of hair, to keep all of our guests on the “cutting edge”.
Jonni’s Styling Studio is extremely passionate about local community involvement as well! From 2013-2016, we ran our “Paint the City Pink” campaign, raising over $11,000 and awareness for Breast cancer while supporting our local Royal Inland Hospital Foundation and Cancer Centre. We are apart of the Kamloops Extreme Makeover project, which our owner, Jonni Yeomans, has been the founder of, and front runner for this amazing project. Working with a team of amazing businesses from the community, for the year of 2017, we gave four recipients over $10,000 in services each, to bless and give back to our community.
As a studio owner for 30+ years, Jonni Yeomans is a Master Stylist and Cosmetologist with over three decades of industry expertise. She has worked internationally as an educator and colorist for three major hair icons, Redkin, Sebastian International and Paul Mitchell, and helped launch Paul Mitchell into the B.C. Interior in the 1980’s. Jonni also worked as a National Educator and Colorist for Paul Mitchell in the Vancouver area until 2010, when she transitioned full-time to her studio, focusing on training up the next generation of Stylists. Jonni has traveled to various locations including Las Vegas, Los Angeles and Vancouver, to participate in the international Paul Mitchell, and Sebastian Hair Shows, in which professionals from over the world, gather to educate, learn, gain inspiration, and network, thus allowing her to continue establishing Jonni’s as the cutting edge leader of styling and fashion trends in Kamloops.
With a passion for continued excellence, Jonni continues to learn and and focus on creating new and unique styles that incorporate the newest techniques, showcasing runway styles and encompassing each guest’s personal style and preference as she strives to achieve all the latest looks and fashions for her clientele, showcasing her passion for art, fashion and hair to each guest. She is extremely passionate about sharing her expertise to the next generation of stylists; continually looking for opportunities to teach her 30 years of industry expertise to up-and-coming stylists, and is always open to learning from them as well!
Jonni has been the founder of the Kamloops Extreme Makeover Project, which involves giving back to some incredibly deserving people in the community; and working together with a fantastic team of professionals, and businesses focusing on blessing others and give back to our community. This project is now well into its second successful year, already having given back to four lucky participants with makeovers worth over $10,000! The Kamloops Extreme Makeover Team is looking forward to blessing another Four Recipients this year also!
Jonni has entered her Kamloops Extreme Makeover in the “Contessa: Canadian Hairstylist of The Year Awards” for the “John Steinberg Award for Community Service”for which Jonni’s Styling Studio has been a Finalist two years in a row in this National Competition.
She looks forward to seeing you at the studio to give you your next look!
Abra has grown up in the salon and beauty industry her entire life, starting doing hair and helping out in the salon at just nine years old! Abra has a passion for the arts, and loves creating beautiful looks to compliment everyone’s individual style!
Abra has worked hard to accomplish her Red Seal License in Cosmetology, completing over 3600 hours of work experience and her education portion of her apprenticeship in less than 18 months. Since completing her License, Abra has been very active in advanced training in cutting and coloring techniques to further her education in addition to taking advanced classes on the art of cutting, color mastery, and also hand painting/surface painting/balayage and foiling techniques. Abra stays updated on current trends, and is always looking for new education and techniques on all the latest looks and fashions. She has become adept at Color Corrections and lightening services while keeping integrity of hair for her clientele.
Abra additionally trained as a ProMAC Makeup Artist, going through advanced makeup artistry and application to specialize in event and bridal makeup. She took first place in the “Getting Uppity: December 2014” UpDo competition while as an apprentice still in training. She has also spent many hours volunteering for Professional and Editorial Photoshoots as part of the Hair and Makeup team for collections entered into National Competitions in the industry.
Abra loves being able to create works of art for her clientele, with artistic and precision coloring and cutting techniques and is loving the industry after working professionally for three years now. Some of her favourite things to do are; event and bridal Hair and Makeup Styling; bright blonding services; artistic custom colors; natural blended tones; free-hand hair tattoo art; fashion “rainbow” colors; curly hair; men’s fades. If you are looking for a new stylist, this is your gal!
Ashton is the Administrative Management and IT Operative for Jonni’s Styling Studio, DJ Yeomans International Inc. and DJ Yeomans Holdings Ltd. He currently has 5 years of training in Informative technology and programming and has received the 2016 Computer Excellence Award at Westsyde Secondary. Ashton is currently enrolled in a Digipen Development course, to further his experience in coding, art design, and general video game design. While working hands on in the salon for the past year,he shares ” I grew up watching my mothers’ hair salon grow in this community, and I am more than happy to finally contribute to this success Jonni holds dear!”
Luciano is our newest addition to the team, and has been adopted into our little family! He is the friendly “Hello” on the phone, and the backbone of the salon. Luciano helps keep the shop rolling and pampers all the friends and clientele whom come in to visit the salon!! Be it massages at the sink, taking care of refreshments, looking after our front end, and keeping everything running smoothly, he has been an amazing and strategic part to the success of our team!