• Leiloni

Leiloni- West Kelowna Salon Owner/Stylist

Name:  Leiloni (Lay-Lon-ee)
Position:  Owner/Stylist
Specialty:  Short cuts, hair tattooing, bobs.
One word that I connect with is: Genuine.

Education/ Experience: 

​​Leiloni graduated from the Mount Boucherie Hair Design program.  Leiloni then completed her 2-year ITA apprenticeship program, which earned her the Trade Certificate of Qualification in Cosmetology.

​​Leiloni has certificates from KMS cutting IQ and Wahl Hair Tattoo.

Along with continuous education from Goldwell, KMS, evo, K18, Pravana, Pulp Riot, and other brands.  Most recently, Leiloni took special training for balayage, foiling, root melts.

Why Bottega Salon:

I get to be the creative stylist I want to be, while working with a hands-on collaborative team that truly supports each other.  

The atmosphere here is so welcoming to everyone all ages, and walks of like, for staff and clients.

Why did you start doing hair/customer care: 
I was 12 when I fell in love with hair styling.   I love to be able to create new looks, simple or intricate.  I genuinely enjoy getting to know my clients and giving them exactly what they want.

What drives your professional passion: 
Change is the only constant in the beauty industry, and that never ending need to keep learning drives me, I love it.  There is nothing like the gratification of seeing your clients leave smiling!

What are you doing when you’re not at Bottega Salon: 
When I’m not at work, I’m out exploring the back country with my children and husband.