Our Staff

Shawn Rahbarian- Owner/ Master Stylist



Shawn's career began 25 years ago, honing his craft under industry leading Teachers; running his first innovative Salon at the Richmond Hill Country Club in the early 2000's.  He quickly followed this up with his second, Universe Hair Studio, in 2006.

With his decision to relocate to Niagara on the Lake in 2014, he was fortunate to be hired at a local Salon, gaining cherished friendships, before deciding to launch his latest local venture, Hypnotyc Hair Lounge.

Shawn proudly brings 16 years of specialized Goldwell Academy Training, and cutting edge Styling Techniques to his valued guests.

Christy Thom- Manager



Christy brings 20 years of experience in the Hair and Cosmetology Industry to Hypnotyc Hair Lounge.

 She has been trained extensively and holds degrees in Theology, Psychology, Cosmetology, Hair Design and Developmental Social Work from  Briercrest College and Seminary, Niagara Conservatory of Music, Fleming College, Cappa, Toni & Guy, Goldwell, Vidal Sassoon, Martin Parsons, Aveda Academy, and MAC.

Christy brings our Lounge together and runs the Salon with ease as a Professional.  Your visit will run smoothly from start to finish with the Luxe service that is offered at Hypnotyc Hair Lounge

Nikki Biasin- Stylist



Nikki joins Hypnotyc Hair Lounge with 12 years of experience in the Hair Industry, which includes 9 years of Styling locally in Niagara on the Lake.  

She has been highly educated through Vidal Sassoon, Toni & Guy, Aveda , and Goldwell.  She is extremely creative, and enjoys using each technique acquired to maximize your hair to it's highest potential.

Nikki would like to welcome established and new guests to join her at Hypnotyc Hair Lounge.

Nicholas Harrison- Stylist



Nicholas started his path in the Hair Industry at the age of 16.  Staying current with the trends, he educates himself continually to provide updated technique to his creations.

Nicholas is a perfectionist, and prides himself in creating your hair goal.  Enjoying every part of his craft from Colouring your hair, Cutting the perfect cut, or simply styling, Nicholas will exceed your expectations and make you feel beautiful.

You can follow his art on Instagram

@yourfriendlystylist !

Cathy Cabral- Stylist



Cathy, with her knowledge of styling tradition and exceptional techniques, has gained a reputation for her remarkable styling/cutting and expertise colouring.  Inspiration for her versatile styling comes from the art, fashion, and music industries, all lending itself to Cathy's attention to detail and experienced eye.

Cathy started her career in the downtown core of Toronto 30 years ago and has trained with leading companies in the industry. She has honed her talents creating a diverse range of looks that accentuate personal beauty of all of her clients.

In addition to being a Master Stylist, Colour, Extension, and Keratin Specialist, she is also exceptional at High Fashion/Wedding Styles.

Cathy is certified and educated to the following colour product lines; Clairol, Loreal, Redken, Matrix, John Paul Mitchell, and Goldwell Systems.

Cathy's wide range of education includes Toni and Guy Academy, British School of Hair Design, KMS IQ cutting method,  American Crew, Rusk cutting, FI hair structure formations, and Arrojo razor cutting.

Amelia Subhan- Stylist


Amelia celebrates 8 years in the Hair Design Industry.  She holds the Silver Medal for her talent at the Ontario Skills Competition in 2014.

She is very adventurous with Colour, Cuts, and Design, and will create the perfect style. 

Amelia welcomes all of her established guests and new guests at Hypnotyc Hair Lounge.



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Sheila Yazdani- Aesthetician

Enjoy the miracle touch from our Aesthetician extraordinaire!  She brings more than 10 years of experience in the Niagara area and abroad to the Hypnotyc Lounge. 


Luxe Service