Our Vision

We want to make you look and feel your best after your service at Hair Tech Salon. Our team of expert hairstylists and estheticians would like to make your experience comfortable and relaxing whether you have made an appointment or walk-in!




Chelsey graduated from Marca College of Hair and Esthetics in Saskatoon, Sk. in 1999 and entered the salon industry right away. One year later she and her family moved to Nanaimo and from there she began a tedious journey molding her hair career.

She is experienced in all fields of the industry, including but not limited to; advanced hair cutting with a variety of styles of cutting, extensions, advanced colour services, perms, chemical straightening amazing pedicures and spray tanning.

Chelsey's passion for hair has led her to running a full service salon, and shares her creativity and experience with the people around her.

When she is not working she is spending time with her family. She also enjoys watching the latest television series and hair tutorials. She is always up for fun and exciting stories from her clientele. Her bubbly personality makes your visit pleasurable and ongoing.




A hairstylist since 1993, Mal has been blessed to have worked in some of Calgary's premier salons such as Isis Hair, Crescendos Salon, and Angles Hair at Pennylane.

He now resides at Hair Tech Salon in beautiful Nanaimo.

Specializing in precision haircutting, styling, hair colouring & foil highlighting, he is perfectionist at his craft.

A former Sebastian International Advocate Team member and Platform Artist, he's also appeared numerous times on Calgary's CityTV Breakfast Show performing live “on air” makeovers and offering expert style & trend advice to viewers.

Boundless creativity and depth of knowledge in hair is what sets me apart from the average hairstylist.

"I love making people look and feel beautiful, inside and out. For me it's a true joy to see happiness emerge in my clients. As a hair artist, my job is to make people look beautiful, to exaggerate, enhance, and draw out their natural beauty and best attributes.
Beauty in its truest form. Uniquely yours, and within us all.”
Simple and Beautiful.

He would like to take this opportunity to invite you for a free consultation, where together we can explore & discuss your personal style options and bring forth your true beauty.




Leesy is a local graduate of Vancouver Island University's Hairdressing program. She was Fast to accelerate in her field from the start. Placing second in the Regional and Provincial Skills Trade for British Columbia.

She then continued to Represent British Columbia and VIU to Compete in the National Skills Trade competition placing Forth in all of Canada. She was very proud to be the first student in 20 years to represent the VIU hairdressing program in the National skills trade competition.

With advanced training to prepare for these events she quickly mastered the art of hair cutting, styling and coloring for both men and woman, because of her hard work and drive for perfection she was given "The Excellence Award" in all areas  for her graduating class.

Being A hairstylist is a life long passion for Leesy. She takes pride in her work and continues to strive for perfection with each service she provides for her clientele. She believes in giving her clients  Exceptional hair but also a comfortable and enjoyable experience.

On free time Leesy enjoys taking advantage of Vancouver islands beauty with hikes and walks in nature. She loves to sing and play guitar. She has a bubbly personality and enjoys helping others and making people smile.

Leesy is currently accepting new clients at Hair Tech Salon. She would love to provide you with hair that meets your demands. With smiles and laughter as well as building a lasting bond.




Karrighan was born on Vancouver Island but grew up in different cities all over Canada. She's always loved doing hair on herself and friends for as long as she can remember. In 2017 she decided to turn my passion into reality taking her training at Blanche MacDonald in Vancouver. She is committed to learning and growing as a stylist everyday.

Her favorite services to do are color and hair extensions. She loves being a stylist because she gets to help people look and feel amazing. She has the opportunity to meet so many new people  and every person has a different story, wants a different look. She's excited to help them accomplish it. She can't wait to see your hair in her chair!