Matt Beirness

Stylist + Owner

Matt is a very technical Vidal Sassoon trained stylist. He is a well rounded cutter with precise lines and classic haircuts with a modern edge.

Cindee Beirness

Colour Technician + Owner

Due to her very high degree of expertise, Cindee has become a talked about technician with a devoted following.

Leah Bosa


Leah developed an interest in hairdressing in high school. She attended Van Tech Secondary which offered a well respected 2 year hairdressing program. From there, she began her apprenticeship at Halo Salon where she further refined her skills in cutting, styling and extensions under the close guidance of Matt Beirness. In addition to the comprehensive education Leah received at Halo, she also regularly attends educational classes outside of the salon to keep up with the latest trends in hair. Leah is a charismatic, style savvy young hairdresser and has been a proud part of the Halo team for 5+ years.

Niel Stewart


Everybody loves Niel! He started out in the hairstyling industry in 1995 by attending the London School of Hairdressing while also apprenticing at Focus 2 Hair Design. Under Master Stylist Maureen Fielding and her staff, Niel received advanced training and quickly began building a clientele – some of which still retain his services today. Niel believes in getting to know his clients by building strong relationships with a foundation of honesty and integrity. Throughout his career Niel has continued to learn, educating and challenging himself with the latest trends and techniques in hairstyling. This along with years of experience ensures only the most beautiful and healthy looking hair for all of his clients.

Brian Brands


Brian is a veteran hairdresser with 25 years of experience. He has mastered many colour lines, multiple cutting techniques, perming, updo’s and blowdrying. There is next to nothing Brian can’t achieve when it comes to hair.

Angela Chu


Whether you’re looking for a trendy style, a classic cut, or a balance of both, Angela is the stylist to see. Updos, extension cuts, and styling for that special occasion are nothing but pure enjoyment for her. Angela’s 7 years at Halo, combined with Vidal Sassoon training, mean you always leave the salon feeling amazing.

Xuan Vu

Colour Technician + Stylist

Xuan is a 20 year colour veteran and also specializes in updo’s, makeup, and hair extensions.



In 2007 Mia completed an arts degree in her home of Seoul, South Korea. After university, she was drawn to designing hair and make-up and enrolled in the National Korean Beauty School while working as an apprentice in one of the most progressive salons in Seoul. After beauty school, Mia was admitted to the Christki School for advanced cutting while still working as an apprentice. Mia has also worked Seoul Fashion Week doing hair and make-up. In 2015, Mia moved from Korea to Vancouver with her husband Wes. Mia joined Halo Salon in April, 2017. She regularly and enthusiastically participates in training sessions at Halo.

Xenia Cox

Colour Technician

Xenia is one of Halo’s talented colour technicians. After completing VCC’s Hair Design program in 2014, she came to Halo as an apprentice and was trained by the senior stylists and colour specialists here at Halo. She is thoroughly experienced at blow drys, colouring, highlighting, and straightening treatments. This lively and outgoing silver haired beauty will make your colour and styling dreams come true!