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Lina Shamoun

Salon Owner/Hairstylist

Artline Salon

Job Description

Hairstyling is a career, not a just a job. It’s full of creativity and customer service is key element to success. From hair cutting, to colour to extensions, your client is relying on you to help them look their best.

Relevant School Subjects

  • Business

Areas of Expertise

  • Admin/Business
  • Education/Training
  • Personal/Other Services
  • Retail/Customer Service

Career Story

Lina’s passion for hairstyling started when she competed in high school as a grade 11 student at the 2001 Skills Ontario Competitions in ‘Hairstyling’. In November of 2002, Lina started an apprenticeship and 2.5 years later, she completed the program and received her license. Throughout the apprenticeship program, she continued competing in the hairstyling category with Skills Ontario, earning 6 Skills Medals in 3 years (4 Gold, 1 silver and 1 bronze) This sparked her love for hair and all that comes with it. She took this passion and founded Artline Salon at age 23 in 2007.

Lina shares more of her story in this Explore Your Future panel discussion on entrepreneurship.

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