Our Stylists

Katie Thomas 

Sr Stylist

I have been a hairstylist since 2006. I also enjoy teaching hairstylists of the future at Georgian College. 

I pride myself  on my ability to understand the needs of my clients and partnered with my technical ability which enables me to provide a varying range of styles. I enjoy giving my clients professional tips and tricks to help them achieve that same great look at home! 

Jacqueline Mallon

Owner/ Principal Stylist 

As a Redken professional and long time hair stylist, the past 18 years have been the most creative and rewarding. Taking someone to a place of feeling fantastic about themselves, and allowing me to be part of that is my most favourite aspect of my job. Throughout my years of training from L’Oreal Professional, Schwarzkopf and Aveda, has allowed my clientele to feel very confident in the work that I produce for them. As owner of RUSH Hair Studio, I couldn't be more proud of leading such a talented team of stylists. 

We look forward to seeing you soon!

At RUSH Hair Studio our goal is to provide high quality hair salon services and hair care products to our clients in the Barrie area. With over 30 years of salon experience combined with constant training, RUSH Hair Studio has evolved from a typical hair salon into an elite studio offering cutting-edge haircuts, styling and colour services. Make an appointment today with one of our hair stylists.


Melissa Harwood

Sr Stylist 

I have been a stylist for over 5 years. My passion is to offer current trending hair styles and colours. I am devoted to listening and helping my clients achieve the hairstyle they envision which has lead me to develop a successful clientele base. If you’re looking for elegant, or the most elaborate unique styles, I would love to be part of your special day. I've had opportunities to study at world renowned hair school academies such as Vidal Sassoon, Redken, and much more. Keeping up with education allows me to specialize in the latest colour techniques such as Ombre, Flamboyage, Balayage, and other creative colour placements. Going forward I’m very excited to continue my education with this great team at Rush. See you soon, we’ll have fun!

Chantal Huggins

Manager / Sr Stylist 

I have been in the hair industry for the past 13 years. As a stylist there is nothing I love more than meeting new people and establishing great relationships with my clientele. I believe in continual education; I strive to stay at the forefront of my industry with my knowledge of new products and hair trends in order to provide my clients with the best quality hair service. I place high value on listening to my client, understanding and respecting their hair needs. 

Tiffany Reynolds

Apprentice/Jr Stylist
I am the newest member of Rush Hair Studio, and currently enrolled in the Georgian College Apprenticeship program. 

I am so eager and excited to be working alongside with this amazing team of stylist, who are willing to strengthen my skills, and my own sense of confidence and creativity, by teaching me all aspects of hair. This is an industry that allows me to express my artistic side with the public, and I feel I’m finally where I belong.

I look forward to sharing my long-time passion, style, and creativity with you soon!  

Chantel Charrier

Sr Stylist 

I have been in this beautiful industry, since 2011, a stylist at heart since I was a little girl.
I studied at one of the top private hair academies in the area, graduating in the top of my class.
Although I love all aspects of my career, I am especially passionate about fashion colors and funky cuts. 
This ever changing industry allows me to constantly learn new trends and techniques, which always keeps me creative and current. 
Whether you're looking for a fun subtle change, or an extreme makeover, I will make sure you leave my chair feeling fresh and fabulous! See you soon!

The talented team at Rush Hair Studio

About Us

Sylvie Coté-Metcalf

Sr Stylist 

Having been in the industry for over 14 years, I have the ability to create styles for challenging hair textures. I believe in creating styles with an open and attentive approach. I continue to educate myself on the latest styles, trends and techniques.