meet our team
MAKE YOUR HAIR A LIFESTYLE
Maria, Nino and their team make you their 1st priority wanting you to leave their salon with a twinkle in your eye.
Our Salon Team prides in offering the highest level of salon services within an approachable, creative, educated, visionary, friendly and driven hairdressers.
Founder & Co Owner
Nino D’Ambra Salon’s founder and co-owner, Nino has been cutting hair for 40 years, beginning his career as a barber in Sicily, Italy. He moved from Italy to Canada in 1985. Nino Brings his Italian charm. Developing his craft, educating himself under the tutelage of hair crafts finest. Traveling to Italy, New York, Chicago and L.A continuously.
Since opening Nino D’Ambra Salon, he has competed in numerous competitions, from Golden Curl to recently placing 3rd in The Battle of The Barbers Competition in Toronto. Nino is also an educator at Cappa Cosmetology School. Developing a lot of young talent whom have gone on to forge their own future in barbering. Nino extends his expertise to both his male and female clientele. Now you can enjoy the experience of our newly renovated Man Cave Barber Shop exclusive men.
You can find Nino at Nino D’Ambra Salon and The Man Cave Barbershop everyday with the exclusion of Mondays.
Co Owner & Stylist
Maria is Master colorist and Stylist, a Niagara College graduate with over twenty-five years of experience, Maria Loves to share her enthusiasm for her craft. Maria blends professionalism with an easy, client friendly approach. Her knowledge of hair extensions to colour balancing, grey blending, Balayage, free style. colour and cutting techniques has led her to be a successful technician. Maria’s combined talent as a stylist and colour tech is a perfect match in completing your total look.
Maria believes in higher education creating modern shapes that suits your individuality. She travels continuously to Toronto, New York and Chicago and L.A to bring you the latest trends in hair fashion. Maria is a second place winner in skills competition, has competed in The Golden Curl awards, and also is the recipient of 2015 Business excellence – Community Involvement Award. You can find Maria at Nino D’Ambra Salon everyday exclusions of Sunday & Mondays.
Melissa is a graduate from Cappa Cosmetology School With over 14 years of experience, Melissa specializes in hair colouring. She is creative, skillful and passionate, she will make sure you leave the salon looking natural and refreshed. Melissa is a dedicated technician and hairstylist with extensive training in Balayage, freestyle, ombre and colour balancing.
She is also a trained esthetician specializing in Manicure/pedicures and waxing services. You can find Melissa at Nino D’Ambra Salon Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
OUR NUMBER 1 PRIORITY IS WANTING YOU TO LEAVE OUR SALON
WITH A TWINKLE IN YOUR EYE!