MEET THE TDL STYLES TEAM
Kaitlyn - Team Lead
Kaitlyn graduated from Eveline Charles Academy Hairstyling & Barbering program. It was there that she discovered her passion for bridal upstyling. While still attending school, she competed live at the ABA Long Hair Bridal Competition as well as hosted live, on stage updo demonstrations at Edmonton K-Days.
You will also find Kaitlyn working at The Dress Lounge as a bridal consultant. Her love for the wedding industry isn't limited to only hairstyling. She is passionate about executing her clients desired styles and giving them the highest level of personalized customer service.
Fun fact about Kaitlyn: She has 4 rescue dogs and she and her husband welcomed their first child, a baby girl, in December 2018.
Deena studied Hair at Spartan Hair Academy, and has had a passion for hair since she was just thirteen years old! She is also the current Technical Assistant in the Cosmetology Lab at Archbishop O'Leary High School. Deena's passion for the industry also brought her the opportunity to be a Skills Canada Alberta coach for the classroom. Not only is she an instructor but she also competes! She was a contender at both Skills Canada and the ABA Hair Show.
When you meet Deena you will find that she is extremely friendly, always singing and loves to share a joke or two! She specializes in both bridal & graduation hair and is constantly looking to learn about new styles and trends in the beauty industry.
Emily just recently graduated her cosmetology program at Eveline Charles Academy, this is where she found her passion for doing hair and makeup! She loves exceeding the clients expectations and feels best when the client leaves with a big smile!
Fun facts about Emily: She plays several instruments such as the piano, ukulele, french horn and also loves to sing! Her hobbies tend to be quite artistic and she loves making people laugh!
Mikaela has been freelancing for about 6 years. She received her certification from the Alberta Academy of Aesthetics 2 years ago. She absolutely loves bridal and being able to make anyone feel like the best version of themselves. She loves the final reveal moments when brides get to see themselves with their hair and makeup done, the smiles that come across their face, you always know they feel like the most beautiful woman in the world. Mikaela finds the industry interesting, as it's always changing. Trends change every year, but theres always staple looks to them.
Fun fact about Mikaela: She practically has a zoo at home with all of her pets and moved here from the east coast a few years ago.
Christina has been freelancing for 7 years. She attended the Numa international institute of makeup and design in Edmonton 2013 and became certified in the Essential Makeup Artist course.
The reason she loves working in the beauty industry is being able to help clients on any special occasion, making them feel beautiful and confident. Seeing them smile with the after look is one of the best feelings. Makeup is her passion and she loves being able to help achieve a desired look for the client.
Specializing in wedding, glam and everyday makeup looks, Christina stays up to date with trends to give her clients their desired look.
Fun fact about Christina: She has an obsession with alpacas, unicorns and cats. Most gifts given to her are based on one of them!