Dan Nguyen

DAN NGUYEN
Principal

Dan Nguyen is a hair virtuoso whose talent for transforming tresses into works of art has earned him a devoted following among the fashion set. With over decades of experience in the fashion industry, Dan has honed his craft to perfection, drawing inspiration from a wide range of sources, from vintage Hollywood glamour to avant-garde fashion.

Dan’s signature style is all about texture, movement, and shape. He is a master of cutting and styling techniques that bring out the best in every hair type, from fine and straight to curly and thick. He is equally skilled at color, creating multi-dimensional shades that add depth and dimension to any style.

Dan regularly travels to New York, Milan and Paris every season for Fashion Week. He regularly works on shows such as Christian Dior, Valentino, Chanel, Gucci, Hermes, Balmain, Fendi, Jacquemus, Versace, Dolce & Gabbana, The Row, Loewe, Alexander McQueen, Ralph Lauren, Isabel Marant, Armani Prive, Giorgio Armani, Chloe, Sacai, Khaite, Coach, Tory Burch, Giambattista Valli, Missoni, Etro, among countless others.

Dan has also had the privilege of styling famous personalities including Gigi Hadid, Bella Hadid, Linda Evangelista, Irina Shayk, Ashley Graham, Timothee Chalamet, Sarah McLachlan, Kirsten Dunst, Avril Lavigne, KJ Appa, Elvis Costello, Anne Heche, Dane Cook, Andy Samberg, Freida Pinto, Kirstin Kreuk, Bryce Dallas Howard, James Tupper, Chris Lowell, Rob Lowe and plus more.

Despite his impressive credentials, Dan remains down-to-earth and approachable, always striving to create a warm and welcoming atmosphere for his clients. He is passionate about sharing his knowledge and expertise with aspiring hairdressers.

Dan Nguyen is a true visionary in the world of hairdressing, makeup, and photography. His work is sure to inspire and delight for years to come.

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LINDA REFOSCO
Principal

Linda Refosco is a hairdressing artist with over decades of experience. She has owned and managed two successful salons, amassing an impressive array of styling and colouring techniques that have garnered her scores of devoted clients.

Linda has taken her talents to the runway, where she has styled models in Paris, Milan, and New York Fashion Week  for such illustrious shows as Valentino, Alexander McQueen, Isabel Marant, Armani Prive, Giorgio Armani, Emporio Armani, Salvatore Ferragamo, Rokh, Zimmerman, Proenza Schouler, Ralph Lauren, Coach, Khaite, Cinq a Sept, Chromat, The Blonds, Adam Selman, Woodhouse, R. Swiader, Marissa Wilson, Bevza, Priscavera, and Ulla Johnson. Linda is known for delivering style with impact, constantly refreshing classic looks with unique design sensibilities, and her keen business acumen makes her a top industry leader.

Lure Salon™, cofounder Linda and Dan Nguyen’s brainchild, is a top destination for professional beauty services. Her fresh design sensibilities, combined with her expertise in the industry, make her an excellent choice for clients seeking something unique and timeless. Linda’s client roster includes celebrities such as Pamela Anderson, Bryan Adams, Elysa Rotato, Barbra Nivan, Marisol Nicols, Caity Lotz, and production work such as Yellowjackets, Snowpiercer, Cruel Summer, and DC Legends. Her work is simply breathtaking, and her clients know they’re in the hands of a true artist.

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LISA MARIE READ
Premier Designer

Meet Lisa-Marie Read, a Premier Hair Designer with over 25 years of experience in the industry. Her passion for hair color is unparalleled, as she expertly places highlights and chooses hues with subtle nuances to create a natural, organic look. For women with longer tresses, Lisa Marie’s comfort and ability with long hair truly shine through.

At LURE, she is a staff favourite for her attentiveness to clients and infectious laughter. Her upbeat personality is just one of the many reasons why we are thrilled to have her on our team.

The commitment to her craft is evident in her extensive education, which includes classes at Vidal Sassoon, Bumble + Bumble, ORIBE, R&Co and renowned hairstylists such as Joana Neves. She has also taken numerous Goldwell color classes, including those with Robert Brown and the esteemed colourist Rodica.

Lisa-Marie’s celebrity clientele is just as impressive as her education, having worked with Monika Deol, Sarah Chalke, Roan Curtis, Aimee Garcia, and Greta Oglesby.

When she’s not working on hair, she enjoys exploring her passions for art, fashion, interior design, travel, and animals. With her keen eye for detail and dedication to her craft, Lisa-Marie Read is truly a standout in the world of hair design.

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DEE KANE
Education Director

Dee Kane is a hairdressing wizard whose skills and artistry have earned her a well-deserved reputation as one of the industry’s most sought-after stylists. With an impressive career spanning several years, Dee’s journey as a hairdresser began when she started working for the prestigious Vidal Sassoon Academy and Salons. Her passion for teaching and educating others about the craft of hairdressing led her to become LURE’s Education Director and Educator for R+Co.

Dee’s talent and expertise have taken her far beyond the classroom, as she has worked as a session stylist for some of the most prominent fashion houses and designers in the world. She has graced the runways of New York Fashion Week, styling models for Anna Sui, Todd Snyder, Joseph Abboud, Ernest Alexander, Timo Weiland, Chromat, Thomas Wylde, Kempner, and The Blonds. Her editorial work has also been featured in top fashion publications, showcasing her exceptional creativity and originality.

Dee’s natural ease and confidence make her an excellent addition to the LURE team. Her vast knowledge and experience in the industry, coupled with her warm and personable demeanour, have won her a loyal following of clients and colleagues alike. Dee’s passion for her craft is evident in every cut, color, and style, and she continues to inspire others with her commitment to excellence.

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VU NGUYEN
Premier Designer

Meet Vu Nguyen, the Vancouver-based Premier Designer who is taking the hairdressing industry by storm. With a remarkable passion for his craft and a stunning portfolio, Vu is one of the most sought-after stylists in the city. He has worked with Hollywood celebrities such as Hilary Swank, Marisol Nichols, and Madchen Amick from Riverdale.

His work has graced the pages of various publications, including Essentials Magazine, showcasing his ability to create captivating looks that epitomize modern beauty. Vu’s talents have taken him to the international stage, where he has worked on renowned shows such as Timo Weiland, Sally Lapointe, and The Blonds during New York Fashion Week.

Vu is a Master Colourist, consistently pushing his boundaries through competitions. He was named the Top Colourist in Canada at the Goldwell Color Zoom Competition in 2017, earning him a spot to represent Canada in Spain, where he placed fourth in the world. Most recently, he won the One Shot award from Behind The Chair, cementing his status as a true master of his craft.

Despite his remarkable achievements, Vu remains approachable and grounded, renowned for his sunny disposition and ability to make every client feel beautiful. Whether you desire a bold new look or a subtle change, Vu’s creativity and expertise are sure to surpass your expectations.

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AMY NGUYEN
Premier Designer

Meet Amy Nguyen, the master hairdresser with her cutting-edge techniques and unparalleled creativity. A graduate of the prestigious Toni & Guy, Oribe, R+Co Academies, in New York and Santa Monica, Amy has honed her skills to perfection, earning rave reviews from clients and colleagues alike.

With a passion for travel and a love for fashion, Amy has worked backstage at New York Fashion Week for some of the most renowned designers, including Tim Coppens, Fingers Crossed, The Blonds, Gabriela Cadena, and Gents fashion shows. Her eye for detail and innovative approach to hair has earned her a reputation as a leading stylist in the fashion world.

Amy’s dedication to her craft is evident in her extensive training in color, cutting, and styling. She has completed numerous master classes, enabling her to stay on the cutting edge of the latest trends and techniques. At the salon, Amy is known for her precision and her ability to bring out the best in her clients’ features.

Outside of work, Amy is a new mom who enjoys exploring new cuisines and traveling the world with her family. She is also an avid Beyoncé fan, and her passion for music often inspires her work. With her unwavering commitment to excellence and her passion for beauty, Amy Nguyen is a force to be reckoned with in the world of hairdressing.

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CEANNE CHOW
Premier Designer

Introducing Ceanne Chow: Mastering Hair Artistry with Innovative Style and Fashion Expertise.

For over two decades, Ceanne Chow has been a leading force in the hairdressing industry, showcasing her innovative approach to style and fashion. Her keen eye for detail and extensive knowledge of hair have made her a go-to designer for those seeking a fresh, unique look.

As the proud owner of several successful salons, Ceanne has mentored numerous up-and-coming hair designers, sharing her expertise and shaping the future of the industry. She is renowned for her expertise in creative color placement, always pushing the boundaries to create head-turning looks.

Ceanne’s passion for continuous education and training keeps her at the forefront of the industry. Her unique approach has earned her accolades and opportunities to work on film, television, and video projects. She has also showcased her work at high-profile events, including NY Fashion Week, where she worked backstage for Ulla Johnson, and NY Men’s Day 2022.

In addition to her love of hairdressing, Ceanne has a passion for art, animals, food, and music. She is a dynamic and creative force, constantly pushing the boundaries of her craft and inspiring those around her. With her unique style and unparalleled expertise, Ceanne Chow is truly a master of hair artistry.

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LEE JOINER
Senior Designer

Meet Senior Designer Lee Joiner, a true master of his craft. With 7 years of experience as a stylist, Lee has developed an innate passion for color and cutting that shines through in his exceptional work. His unique personality and love for the hair industry make him a standout in his field, and he has made a name for himself as an expert in both hair and fashion.

Lee’s unwavering commitment to his art is reflected in his extensive training, having attended multiple Oribe and R+Co classes for hair cutting and styling. He is always striving to stay ahead of the curve, even attending the 2019 and 2020 men’s fashion week in New York.

When not transforming hair, Lee loves spending time with his friends and family and exploring the city. At LURE Salon, he provides a welcoming and inclusive environment for clients to enjoy an amazing blow dry while engaging in lively conversation.

Lee’s skills have even caught the attention of Hollywood, with actress Caity Lotz of DC Legends and Yellowjackets production recognizing his talent and energy. So come on in and experience Lee’s exceptional artistry for yourself.

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MICHELLE SHARMA
Senior Designer

Introducing the talented and highly skilled hairdresser, Michelle Sharma. With six years of experience behind the chair, Michelle has quickly risen to the rank of Senior Designer with her exceptional talent and passion for the art of hairdressing.

Michelle’s keen eye for detail and remarkable patience set her apart from the rest, making her a highly sought-after stylist in the industry. Her diverse skill set includes cutting both men’s and women’s hair, with a specialty in blonding techniques that are sure to leave her clients feeling confident and beautiful.

In addition to her technical prowess, Michelle is well-versed in color, cutting, and styling, having taken classes from top brands such as ORIBE, GOLDWELL. And she’s also a Bellami Academy-trained professional, Michelle is a true specialist in hair extensions, with expertise in keratin bonded and I-tip extensions to create length and density/fullness.

Her impressive list of clients includes well-known actresses such as Kadee Strickland and Ruth Connell, who trust Michelle to help them look their best for the camera. Whether you’re looking for a stunning hair transformation or simply need a touch-up, Michelle is the one to trust for all your hair needs. Her ability to transform her clients’ hair is nothing short of magical, earning her a reputation as one of the best in the business.

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SAM GROENEVELD Senior Designer

Introducing Sam Groeneveld, a Senior Designer who exudes passion for hair and creativity in every aspect of his work. With a knack for intricate braiding and styling, Sam has become one of LURE’s young talents to watch out for. His dedication and talents have taken him to the front row of New York, Milan and Paris Fashion weeks, where he regulary works on some of the most prestigious runway shows for brands such as Fendi, Dior, Prada, Valentino, YSL, Etro, Versace, Dolce & Gabbana, The Row, Loewe, Sacai, Alexander McQueen, Miu Miu, Michael Kors, Gucci, Tom Ford, Tory Burch, and Ralph Lauren.

Not only does Sam work his magic backstage on celebrities like Bella & Gigi Hadid, Irina Shayk, Linda Evangelista and Timothée Chalamet, he also thrives in a salon environment, making his clients feel chic and beautiful with his vivacious personality and great sense of humour. Sam’s editorial shoots have been published in numerous fashion magazines, solidifying his position as a renowned artist in the industry.

An hour in Sam’s chair is a guaranteed way to brighten your day, as he brings a refreshing energy to his craft, inspiring those around him to step outside their comfort zones and embrace their inner beauty. Sam’s passion for hair, coupled with his exceptional talent, makes him a true visionary in the industry.

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YSA BRANKER Associate Designer

Meet Ysa Branker our Associate Designer, is a a rising star in the hair industry. Her dedication to her craft is unparalleled, and her talent shines through in every cut, color, and style she creates. Her passion for hair is evident in every aspect of her work, from the way she consults with clients to the meticulous attention she pays to every detail.

Ysa’s signature style is all about effortless beauty. Whether she’s creating a stunning blonding service, crafting the perfect cut, or delivering a flawless blowout, she always manages to make her clients look effortlessly chic. Her ability to blend classic techniques with modern trends has earned her a reputation as a rising star in the industry.

When she’s not in the salon, Ysa can often be found immersing herself in the latest fashion trends, discovering new music, or staying up to date on pop culture. Her love of all things stylish and creative gives her a unique perspective on hair and inspires her to push boundaries and explore new ideas.

Her dedication to her craft, her love of fashion and pop culture, and her unwavering commitment to excellence make her a true asset to the beauty world. Keep an eye out for this talented young stylist as she continues to make waves in the hair industry.

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RAYMON REMURSU Associate Designer

Raymon Remursu is a rising star in the hairdressing industry, renowned for his passion and creative flair. As an Associate Designer, Raymon has mastered the art of crafting stunning cuts and colours that are both timeless and trendsetting.

Raymon’s innovative and fresh approach has quickly earned him a reputation as a sought-after stylist. He has a natural talent for creating unique styles that perfectly complement his clients’ features and personalities.

Raymon believes that hair has the power to transform someone, and he brings that transformative magic to every client he works with. His sweet, charming, quirky, and bright attitude puts people at ease, and he is a master at creating a high-quality experience that his clients rave about.

With a dedication to always learning new techniques and staying ahead of trends, Raymon is a force to be reckoned with in the hairdressing world. His passion for his craft is palpable, and his clients are lucky to be in the hands of such a talented and dedicated professional. Keep an eye out for this talented Associate Designer as he continues to make his mark on the beauty world.

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MELODY ATRILL Hair Assistant+Makeup Artist

Meet Melody Attrill, a rising star in the world of hair and makeup artistry. Originally hailing from the Fraser Valley, Melody has made a name for herself as a talented makeup artist with a keen eye for glamour and a passion for enhancing her clients’ natural beauty.

As an apprentice hairstylist at LURE, Melody is constantly honing her skills and exploring new ways to combine her love of makeup and hair to create stunning looks that leave her clients feeling confident and beautiful. With years of training under top beauty brands such as Yves Saint Laurent, Guerlain, Chanel, and Shiseido, Melody brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to every appointment.

In addition to her work at Lure, Melody has also had the opportunity to assist on numerous fashion editorial shoots under the guidance of industry experts Dan and Linda. Her infectious creativity, bubbly personality, and friendly demeanour have quickly made her a favourite among clients and colleagues alike.

When she’s not busy transforming her clients into their most glamorous selves, Melody can be found exploring new topics and trends in the worlds of fashion and beauty over a glass of wine with friends. With her passion for creativity and commitment to delivering stunning results, Melody Attrill is definitely a name to watch in the beauty industry.

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ROBERTO ZECENA Hair Assistant

Meet Roberto Zecena, a rising star in the world of hairdressing, hails from the beautiful country of El Salvador. With a lifelong passion for creating beauty, Roberto has quickly made a name for himself as an assistant at the prestigious LURE Salon.

 He fell in love with the creative freedom that comes with hairdressing and has dedicated himself to mastering his craft.

He worked as a health care worker, where he witnessed firsthand the struggles that people face on a daily basis. This experience has instilled in him a deep sense of compassion and empathy, which he brings to every client he serves.

Now, with his talent and hard work, Roberto is well on his way to becoming one of the best in the business. His energy and passion for his work have won him a legion of loyal clients, who trust him to make them look and feel their best. Keep your eyes on Roberto Zecena, he’s a rising star who is destined for great things.