Creatively Connected

Our team exudes passion and professionalism in everything we do. Our commitment to the latest trends and techniques has helped build Salon Pop into a space that houses some of the most creative and sought-after stylists in Winnipeg.

  • Mark Braun
    Mark
    Owner and Principal Stylist
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    Business owner, master stylist, mentor to many – this is what makes Salon Pop’s owner Mark Braun POP! Mark is a dedicated and excited stylist with over 20 years of experience. He started in the industry 30+ years ago and has been committed to being one of the best in the business ever since. His training started at the Vidal Sassoon Academy and since then, additional training has taken him to Dallas, New York, and London. His drive, talent and passion for beauty have led to numerous awards for his fashion and editorial work with hair, as well as to an envied collection of dedicated guests who have sat in his chair over the years. His attention to detail and his heartfelt caring for his guests is the reason that they are so loyal to him. On the flip-side, his easygoing demeanour and dedication to his team’s growth and success is the reason that his business continues to build.

    Mark loves this job because:

    I love to see people feel great about themselves when they leave the Salon. I also love to mentor our team members to help them grow – personally and professionally.

    My favourite POP artist:

    Lenny Kravitz

    My favourite place to POP into:

    Any sports store

    My guilty POP pleasure:

    It's got to be buttered popcorn!

  • Charlene
    Charlene
    Level 8 Stylist
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    Charlene has been styling and working with Aveda for almost 2 decades. Pairing enhanced texture into haircuts and gifting her guests with creative colour ideas is her true talent. Charlene believes in helping her guests achieve simple-to-manage, great looking hair. Photo shoots, fashion shows, and continued education keep Charlene evolving and inspired in her daily work with her guests. She brings a positive attitude and a whole new edge of creativity to the Salon POP team.

    Charlene loves this job because:

    I enjoy helping the people in my chair find their beauty – inside and out. In return, I get to become a better artist, professional, and person. What a fantastic life!

    My favourite POP artist:

    Richelle Bergen

    My favourite place to POP into:

    Any bookstore

    My guilty POP pleasure:

    A Buster bar

    What's POPin' on my playlist:

    Begonia

  • Rita
    Rita
    Level 8 Stylist
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    With over 25 years of experience, Rita has found that collaborating with her guests often provides the best outcome. Her professional, yet easygoing personality allows one to completely relax while in her care. Rita has trained with Vidal Sassoon Academy, Martin Parsons, and over 29 years with Aveda to become the stylist that she is today. Her dedication to the industry has meant that she has also spent her career sharing her knowledge with new talent stylists to further their education. Her creativity doesn’t end with hair…she is a passionate gardener and she loves to cook!

    Rita loves this job because:

    It fills her desire to be creative and it allows her the opportunity to create a “pause” in the lives of her busy clients.

    My favourite POP artist:

    Michael Jackson

    My favourite place to POP into:

    HomeSense

    My first choice POP in spot to relax:

    I head straight to my backyard to feel the warmth of the sun on my face and to admire my gardens!

  • Stacey
    Stacey
    Level 7 Stylist
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    Stacey has been in the beauty industry for about 20 years and she loves it! In fact, she LOVES that she gets to do what she loves! She enjoys pushing the envelope and giving people unique styles that suit them and their lifestyle. Her intention is to make sure that her guests can maintain their great hair once they leave Salon Pop and her philosophy is that if her work only looks good in her chair, as opposed to looking good every day after that…it’s not good enough!

    Stacey loves this job because:

    She considers herself very lucky to have the best job in the world, where all she has to do is make people beautiful!

    My favourite POP artist:

    I don’t like pop music – I like punk music and my fave is Rancid (or anything with Tim Armstrong)

    My favourite place to POP into:

    Likely a craft store or Home Depot

    My guilty POP pleasure:

    Some time on the yoga mat, at the gym, or at Pizzeria Gusto

  • Laura
    Laura
    Level 6 Stylist
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    With over 30 years of experience, Laura brings her knowledge and talent to each and every guest who sits in her chair. Laura has built a reputation for being a technical haircutter, who pays very close attention to detail. Those who sit in her chair can vouch for her amazing talent! You feel pampered, you probably had a giggle together and know that she genuinely cares about you.

    Laura loves this job because:

    My favourite POP artist:

    Harry Styles

    My favourite place to POP into:

    Leopold’s

    My guilty POP pleasure:

    Massage

    What's POPin' on my playlist:

    80’s pop!!

  • Carrie
    Carrie
    Level 5 Stylist
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    Carrie trained with the Aveda Institute in Winnipeg, where she acquired technical skills, a technical approach to business, and social and environmental awareness. She continued to master her skillset at the Aveda Academy with advanced education in cutting and colour work. Carrie was honoured with the Academy Award of Distinction at the top of her class and she has been working at that level since she joined Salon POP in 2013. An Aveda-educated dual technician specializing in hair colour, Carrie adores styling in Salon POP’s modern and vibrant environment.

    Carrie loves this job because:

    She loves being a colour specialist, she loves knowing that she contributes to healthy hair, and she loves the opportunity to rock a short haircut!

    My favourite place to POP into:

    WINNERS (although… can you really call a 6-hour-stay “popping in”?!)

    My guilty POP pleasure:

    PIZZA – anytime, anyplace!!!!

  • Andrea
    Andrea
    Level 1 Stylist
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    Andrea has always had a passion for being creative and for using her hands to produce works of art. As a teenager, that creativity and passion became focused on hair and as a result, High School graduation led to enrolment in the Aveda Institute. A hair star was born! Andrea is focused on service and her guests love her. She is attentive to their wants and she makes full effort to achieve 100% desired results. Andrea is currently on maternity leave with an expected return date of April 2024.

    Andrea loves this job because:

    She enjoys being able to be creative with long hair and although she enjoys doing haircolours in general, she specifically loves to make “blonde dreams” come true.

    My favourite POP artist:

    R3HAB

    My favourite place to POP into:

    Polo Park Mall

    My guilty POP pleasure:

    Sushi!!!!!!!!

  • Nataliya
    Nataliya
    New Talent Stylist
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    Nataliya graduated from the Aveda Institute Winnipeg in April 2022 after going straight into the program once she graduated High School in 2021. While she was at Aveda she started her career at Salon Pop in November of 2021. She loves a variety of services although discovered a love for blonding. Nataliya is very detail oriented to ensure full satisfaction of her work in and out of the salon! She pledges to always stay a continual learner.

    Nataliya loves this job because:

    I love big transformations and happy clients I have the opportunity to connect with! It never gets boring.

    My favourite place to POP into:

    The gym! It leaves me feeling accomplished

    My guilty POP pleasure:

    Sleeping in on my days off.

  • Lauren
    Lauren
    New Talent Stylist
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    Lauren trained at the Aveda Institute Winnipeg where she completed her education in February 2022. She began working at Salon POP a few months before she graduated and she has never felt so welcomed in a work place. She is looking forward to continuing her education with Salon POP by taking new classes whenever she can to further her knowledge and experience. She is very interested in blonding services and would like to eventually be able to provide extension services as well. 

    Lauren loves this job because:

    My favourite POP artist:

    he Weekend

    My favourite place to POP into:

    any shop in Osborne Village

    My first choice POP in spot to relax:

    My Kitchen to bake

  • Emily
    Emily
    Frontend Reception
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    After a day of University, Emily looks forward to the chance to spend a few hours at Salon Pop supporting the stylists.  She walks out at the end of the day knowing that the stylists had what they needed and that the place was clean and tidy because of the help that she had provided.  

    Emily loves this job because:

    My favourite place to POP into:

    Starbucks

    My guilty POP pleasure:

    Anything Sweet

    What's POPin' on my playlist:

    Chris Stapleton

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