HAIR EXTENSION GURU & confessed HAIR GEEK
DURING A LITTLE Q&A, JASON REVEALED THE FOLLOWING ABOUT HIMSELF...
Jason Mellor has 25 yrs in the biz and is a self confessed hair geek! He has trained with the mantra of turning his weaknesses ( through education), into his strengths! He has travelled Canada, China, the USA and the Uk to learn from the best of best! He represented Canada in the international Hair Fair in China in 2017 where he placed 16 th in the World for Hair Extensions! Education is his passion fuelled by the drive of competition with a healthy amount of photoshoots runway shows and of course weddings. Jason passes the flame by sharing what he’s learned by teaching and mentoring the next generation of hair geeks to come. He doesn’t claim to know it all but he has done his best to be inspired and inspire the love of the craft that is GORGEOUS HAIR and make the world a prettier place.
YOUR HAIR ICON OR FAVOURITE HAIR PERIOD:
Icon would be Vidal Sassoon he changed the face of hair and invented the Bob and brought proper architecture to the Hair World. Vivienne Mackinder is the Queen of Session Styling and Master of the Formal Design. Both are known as “Hairdressers - Hairdresser.”
YOU WOULD DESCRIBE YOUR PERSONAL STYLE AS:
My style hard to describe love fashion forward items that push the boundaries of normal! Alexander McQueen is a God to me!
MUSIC YOU LISTEN TO OUTSIDE THE SALON:
My music is a little different I like everything but right now I’m into EDM would love to go to Tomorrow World or Electric Daisy Carnival. I do enjoy a little darker jams too like Sub Urban or Natalia Kills but then love Kpop with BlackPink so a lil bit all over the place ,if it has to be country….love Dolly Parton would die to meet her or go to Dollywood dream about styling one of his iconic wigs!
YOUR HAIR IS:
My hair is ever evolving and usually a fashion colour. Bright and fun!
YOUR FAVOURITE HAIR PRODUCT BRAND:
Fave brand is Babe Extensions with Hot Heads Tape and of course Orbie wetline!
3 CAN'T-LIVE-WITHOUT HAIR TOOLS:
Hair tools I can’t live without oh god here we go…. Ready for this?!? Blow dryer w nozzle clips flat iron scissor thinners chunkers clips comb tail comb round brush tangle brush dennan brush water bottle clips Colour brush colour bowl cape towels barbicide somebody else’s clips a chair and a mirror that about does it except for a sink! Hook elastics and bobby pins and hair pins and clips. Lol
YOUR DAILY HAIR ROUTINE:
Daily routine wash condition leave in conditioner heat protector upside down blow dry pomade and texture finish spray one a week treatment and top up fashion colour top up
FAVOURITE CUT TO GIVE:
Fave cut to give is long hair shag or going long to short. Also love doing mens cuts and not always on men.
FAVOURITE COLOUR TECHNIQUE TO USE:
Fave colouring technique is most amount of drama least amount of damage. Keeping integrity of hair is key. Also love colouring using extensions!
YOUR HAIRSTYLING CLAIM TO FAME (TECHNIQUE YOU ARE MOST KNOWN FOR):
Claim to fame would be chosen to represent Canada for Chinese Hair Fair where I place 16 in the word for extensions. I was also on slice network as one of top 12 stylist in Canada, while in UK I was chosen as top 6 stylists in the midlands. Won Hairwars in Alberta and was finalist for Alberta stylist of the year 2 times, semi finalist for men's stylist of the year semi finalist for Canadian salon team semi finalist for both session stylist and texture stylist of the year and 3 time finalist for extension artist of the year. I love photoshoots runway session styling and weddings.
WORST HAIR CUT YOU HAVE EVER RECEIVED:
Worse haircut was unfortunately done by me in my bathroom the day before grade 7 pictures. Was trying to trim around my ears and messed up and kept trying to fix it sitting in my sink with my dads razor! This was before they had picture redos unfortunately!
CHECK OUT OUR FACEBOOK PAGE or HIS IG PAGE @JSNMELLOR FOR BEFORE AND AFTER PICS OF JASON'S LATEST STYLES!