Meet the best hair stylists and skin care specialists in Toronto – ready to provide you with the look you want, the care you need, and the professionalism you expect. With a team of expert colourist, stylists and skin care technicians at your convenience in the hear of Toronto, we can guarantee that you'll find the right match for your style and desired service. At Tony Shamas hair & laser we aim to pamper and listen to you in a friendly and warm atmosphere to achieve the best guest experience you can find in Toronto. Learn more about each of our experienced team members here.

Tony Shamas

Owner Senior Hair Stylist

Tony Shamas is an experienced hair colourist and stylist, well known for creating the best blonde highlights in Toronto.

With more than 25 years of experience in the hair business, Tony Shamas now heads an experienced team of hair stylists.

Originally from Bagdad, Iraq where he lived until he was 6, Tony moved around a lot with his father, a physicist, and has lived in many countries including Egypt, Algeria, Italy and Spain.

After settling down in Canada, Tony started his apprenticeship in a hair salon in Clarkson, Mississauga. He knew it was his calling so he proceeded to study Applied Arts & Visual Design at George Brown College.

He now specializes in:

Highlights Blonde
Women’s haircut
Men’s haircut

Hair styling is a gift that runs in the family, his mother, Bushra and brother, Al, are also hair stylists; they own and operate Dolce Vita Medical Spa & Salon in Port Credit, Mississauga.

Tony has an outgoing personality and delights greatly in his customers’ satisfaction. 

He has coloured and styled the hair of entire teams at the most fashionable and hip Canadian magazines, as well as many International actresses and singers, including Janet Jackson.

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Age: January 28, 1967

Zodiac sign: Aquarius

Education: Applied Arts & Visual Design at George Brown College Toronto

Spoken Languages: English, Arabic


Advanced Hairstylist
Tina inherited her passion for hair styling at an early age.  Her skill, commitment and years of experience led her to work on many fashion shows and photo shoots.
Originally from Toronto, Tina graduated in cosmetology and fashion illustration.  Her desire to thrive in an environment that was worthy of her ambitions is what brought her to Tony Shamas, where she joined the creative team.
Tina has extensive knowledge on L’Oreal and Kevin Murphy products as well as in-salon Kerastase treatments to make sure you’ll leave with a fresh and healthy looking style.

Tina specialties are:

  • Ombre
  • Balayage
  • Colour
  • Women’s Haircuts (long / short hair)
  • Curls
  • Highlights

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Maureen Buckley

Associate Hair Stylist

Maureen is an associate stylist at Tony Shamas Hair & Laser with over 5 years expertise in cuts, colour & style to help you find the right look!

Maureen graduated at Marca College here in Toronto, and the very next day she joined our team thanks to a letter of recommendation that came directly from the coordinator of the school.

Originally from Montego Bay, Jamaica, she moved to Toronto at 11 years old. Maureen is sweet, delicate and loves to work precisely and in quiet mode.

If you are looking for hair extensions, Maureen is Great Lengths Hair Extensions Certified!

Maureen specialties:

  • Men’s haircuts
  • Women’s haircuts (specially long hair)
  • Great Lengths Hair Extensions Certified
  • Colour
  • Scalp Massages
  • Blow-dry
  • Keratin Treatments
  • Curly Hair

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Age: 36

Zodiac: Aries

Education: Applied Arts & Visual Design at Marca College School Toronto

Style: Casual, Elegant, Chic

Amber Ashem

Advanced Stylist
Amber has been in the industry since she was sixteen, and has been trained and versed in all areas of hair. Being raised in Toronto, she appreciates the unique atmosphere and people of the city. Apart from her various technical skills, Amber’s dynamic and outgoing personality encourages a welcoming environment. Amber truly enjoys performing different aspects of hair from sassy layering and vibrant colours, to bombshell blow-outs.
Amber specialties:
  • Ombre & Balayage techniques
  • Highlights
  • Womens haircuts
  • Colour refreshes
  • Volumious blow-outs
  • Updo’s
  • Keratin Treatments
  • Thorough consultations

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Zodiac: Cancer

Style: Glamorous, elegant, chic

Education: Fiorio Academy

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Sumi Ghimire

New Talent Hair Stylist

Sumi Ghimire is a hair stylist with specialties in:

  • Balayage
  • Highlights
  • Colour
  • Women’s haircuts
  • Scalp massage
  • Blow-outs
  • Hair Treatments Diagnosis and Execution 

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Laser Technician

Karissa is our laser technician who preforms all the laser services such laser hair removal and skin tightening for both men and women.

Graduated from the Canadian Beauty College Toronto campus with honours, Karissa is a certified medical aesthetician who has been in the industry for over 2 years.
Karissa has a very positive attiude as well as an outgoing vibrant personality.
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Ivan Bruna

Salon Coordinator

Ivan Bruna is our main salon coordinator.  Along with Peace Haje, they manage the salon making sure everything runs smoothly. Ivan is also a certified laser hair removal and skin tightening technician who graduated at the Canadian Beauty College – Downtown Toronto Campus.

Ivan is originally from Italy, but has lived part of his life in the South of Brazil, South Florida and finally moved permanently here to Toronto.

Usually Ivan is in salon during evening time.

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Spoken Languages: Italian, English, Portoguese

Peace Haje

Salon Coordinator

Peace is our salon coordinator. She’s also a former skin care & laser technician specializing in laser hair removal and skin tightening treatments. Peace graduated as a Waxing and IPL Hair Removal at George Brown Downtown Toronto Makeup & Esthetics Campus.

Her family is originally from Rwanda. Over the years she has lived in Edmonton – AB, Washington D.C., Seattle – SE, Hamilton – ON and finally moved here in Toronto where, in her spare time, she models freelance for fashion shows, events and magazine.

Peace has a very elegant yet simple, sweet and attentive personality. Peace, previously becoming salon coordinator was performing laser hair removal services both on men and women.

Peace aims to take care of our guests from the minute they arrive till their hair experience is completed.

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Education: Waxing and IPL Hair Removal at George Brown Downtown Toronto Makeup & Esthetics Campus

Style: Classy, elegant

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Cassandra Lahaie


Cassandra is our assistant, Junior Stylist and performs colour applications, scalp massages and blow-dries.

She is originally from Sudbury, On and she attended Marca Hairdressing School in  Toronto.

She is hard working and determined to offer the best experience for each guest at the salon.