nail technician & makeup artist
I graduated from future hair school and Blanche Macdonald makeup and nail tech programs. I have worked In the beauty industry since I was 18. 20 years later, I am in my 9th year of business at In a Wink Beautique.
I continue to grow my knowledge of hair through our color academy, labiosthetique. I recently got certified as a curl specialist by surface hair and look forward to expanding my tool box, every chance I get.
My love for hair, beauty and color is surpassed only by my love for my family. When I’m not in the salon I’m taking care of our 3 year old son and spending time with my incredible other half <3
Sofia Oram graduated from the hair program at John Casablancas Institute in 2019. Her favourite part of being behind the chair is making her guests feel confident and beautiful. She loves to work with blondes, specializing in balayage and low maintenance colours. She can’t wait to meet you and help you achieve a style that fits your unique personality!
I have been interested in the beauty industry since a young age. I attended the Ace It program at my High school and got my license before graduating. Afterwards, I apprenticed for a year under a master stylist before moving on to taking my own clients. I have been in the industry for 6 years now and am always continuing my education and growing my skills. I specialize in babylights/highlights, balayage, and lived in colours.
Hello, my name is Wendy and I’m a senior stylist at In a Wink. I’ve been doing hair since 1986 and I love braiding, perms and all types of coloring. Im.an old school mullet big hair type of girl. I’ve been blessed to work with the lovely staff for just a year now. If I am lucky enough to meet with you I will swap pet stories. My Smudge cat and my snake (ewww) Cora. I have worked in the tri cities for about 20 years.
I graduated from an international esthetic school in 2001 and fell in love with this job since I started over 20 years ago. My favourite services are customized facials, manicure, pedicure, relaxing massages, waxing and threading. I’ve been lucky to work in such a friendly environment surrounded by lovely coworkers! If you can’t find me at work I’ll be gardening in my yard, looking after my plants and vegetables 🙂
Always wanting to master and provide the latest techniques to her clients, she continues to work yearly on studying and training. By specializing only in eyelash extensions, she is able to focus on quality, consistency, and a safe, damage-free application of eyelash extensions specifically tailored to her client’s facial features and lifestyle.
Audrey has been a stylist and colorist for the past 13 years. Completing her Hair Art Diploma at John Casablanca’s Institute Vancouver. She loves to create unique looks for each client to make them wearable for the woman-on-the-go. She has continued to improve her skills by taking additional training in the latest color, balayage and cutting techniques every year. Specializing in low maintenance color and grey blending. Audrey is friendly and welcomes all to her chair.
Sam has rented a chair from In A Wink since 2015. She loves to keep up with her education and mentor other stylists. Graduated from a Piviot Point certified hair school in 2004 she specializes in color, updos and men’s cuts. She is a board member on the Port Coquitlam BIA and loves to volunteer in our community. Sam has 3 sons and in her down time she loves to play ice hockey, walk her dog Herschel and be with her family and friends.
stylist – chair renter
Tracey has been in the the hair industry since 2003, Completing her training in Ireland and then moving to Vancouver in 2007. Tracey continually updates her cutting and colouring techniques, recently completing a course at the Vidal Sasson Acadamy.
Specializing in Blondes, Balayage, Vivids and Pastels. Tracey is known for her a natural, sun-kissed, lived in blondes. She creates a seem-less grow out every time. Tracey loves creating a flawless look that accentuates each clients individuality and lifestyle, leading to stunning results every time.
lash technician and esthetician