TEAM

We have a creative, committed team of stylists that recognize the importance of working with you. We take the time to consult with you so we can fully understand your vision and lifestyle with your hair.

Troy Mertz

SPECIALTIES: Men’s & Women’s Cutting, Texturizing, Styling, Sun-kissed Hilights, Color.

Successful hairstylist and salon owner Troy Mertz has been styling hair for over 15 years. Born in Montreal, raised in Windsor, and now settled in Toronto, Troy has worked in many of Toronto’s best salons. Troys expertise include styling hair, editorial work, TV and celebrity styling.

Troy Mertz

SPECIALTIES: Men’s & Women’s Cutting, Texturizing, Styling, Sun-kissed Hilights, Color.

Successful hairstylist and salon owner Troy Mertz has been styling hair for over 15 years. Born in Montreal, raised in Windsor, and now settled in Toronto, Troy has worked in many of Toronto’s best salons. Troys expertise include styling hair, editorial work, TV and celebrity styling.

Shar

SPECIALTIES: Curly Hair, Men’s & Women Hair Cutting, Styling, Color, Balayage.

Shar is a Vidal Sassoon Academy trained stylist and colorist and Goldwell Master Color Specialist trained in New York, Los Angeles, Miami and Toronto. She has worked in top salons in both Boca Raton, Florida and Toronto, and specializes in curly hair, modern creative color techniques like balayage and ombres, and keratin treatments. If you’re looking for a bold look and a passionate and artistic professional, Sharon is the perfect fit.

Shar

SPECIALTIES: Curly Hair, Men’s & Women Hair Cutting, Styling, Color, Balayage.

Shar is a Vidal Sassoon Academy trained stylist and colorist and Goldwell Master Color Specialist trained in New York, Los Angeles, Miami and Toronto. She has worked in top salons in both Boca Raton, Florida and Toronto, and specializes in curly hair, modern creative color techniques like balayage and ombres, and keratin treatments. If you’re looking for a bold look and a passionate and artistic professional, Sharon is the perfect fit.

Shar

SPECIALTIES: Curly Hair, Men’s & Women Hair Cutting, Styling, Color, Balayage.

Shar is a Vidal Sassoon Academy trained stylist and colorist and Goldwell Master Color Specialist trained in New York, Los Angeles, Miami and Toronto. She has worked in top salons in both Boca Raton, Florida and Toronto, and specializes in curly hair, modern creative color techniques like balayage and ombres, and keratin treatments. If you’re looking for a bold look and a passionate and artistic professional, Sharon is the perfect fit.

Deana Gajic-Pongrac

SPECIALTIES: Men’s & Women’s Hair Cutting, Styling, Updo/Wedding Hair, Keratin Smoothing Treatment.

Deana has been in the hair and beauty industry for a decade. She specializes in enhancing your personal style through advanced cutting techniques, Liquid Keratin Smoothing treatments and formal styling. Deana started her education at The School of Makeup Art for Beauty/TV/Film/Special FX and Prosthetics and continued on to MARCA Collage for Hair. Her thirst for creative growth and expression lead her to blow drying salons where she honed her skill for finishing techniques and continued on to advanced training in cutting in New York City with TiGi Professional. She believes that education and refinement of skills is very important in this ever-changing industry. She has a down to earth approach, friendly, relaxed and genuine spirit will make you comfortable and confident as she creates a style to make you look and feel your best!

Deana Gajic-Pongrac

SPECIALTIES: Men’s & Women’s Hair Cutting, Styling, Updo/Wedding Hair, Keratin Smoothing Treatment.

Deana has been in the hair and beauty industry for a decade. She specializes in enhancing your personal style through advanced cutting techniques, Liquid Keratin Smoothing treatments and formal styling. Deana started her education at The School of Makeup Art for Beauty/TV/Film/Special FX and Prosthetics and continued on to MARCA Collage for Hair. Her thirst for creative growth and expression lead her to blow drying salons where she honed her skill for finishing techniques and continued on to advanced training in cutting in New York City with TiGi Professional. She believes that education and refinement of skills is very important in this ever-changing industry. She has a down to earth approach, friendly, relaxed and genuine spirit will make you comfortable and confident as she creates a style to make you look and feel your best!

Deana Gajic-Pongrac

SPECIALTIES: Men’s & Women’s Hair Cutting, Styling, Updo/Wedding Hair, Keratin Smoothing Treatment.

Deana has been in the hair and beauty industry for a decade. She specializes in enhancing your personal style through advanced cutting techniques, Liquid Keratin Smoothing treatments and formal styling. Deana started her education at The School of Makeup Art for Beauty/TV/Film/Special FX and Prosthetics and continued on to MARCA Collage for Hair. Her thirst for creative growth and expression lead her to blow drying salons where she honed her skill for finishing techniques and continued on to advanced training in cutting in New York City with TiGi Professional. She believes that education and refinement of skills is very important in this ever-changing industry. She has a down to earth approach, friendly, relaxed and genuine spirit will make you comfortable and confident as she creates a style to make you look and feel your best!

Natasha Shapwaykeesic

SPECIALTIES: Men’s & Women’s Hair Cutting, Styling, Color and Hilights.

Born and raised in Thunder Bay, Natasha has always had a passion for styling hair and doing make up .She has been in the hair industry for just over 8 years and completed the Nu Wave School of Hair Design. To fuel her creative expression she moved to Toronto to pursue her dreams of becoming a top stylist in the 6ix. Making others feel beautiful and creating art is what keeps her motivated every day. She understands exactly what her clients desire and delivers beyond their expectations.

Natasha Shapwaykeesic

SPECIALTIES: Men’s & Women’s Hair Cutting, Styling, Color and Hilights.

Born and raised in Thunder Bay, Natasha has always had a passion for styling hair and doing make up .She has been in the hair industry for just over 8 years and completed the Nu Wave School of Hair Design. To fuel her creative expression she moved to Toronto to pursue her dreams of becoming a top stylist in the 6ix. Making others feel beautiful and creating art is what keeps her motivated every day. She understands exactly what her clients desire and delivers beyond their expectations.

Natasha Shapwaykeesic

SPECIALTIES: Men’s & Women’s Hair Cutting, Styling, Color and Hilights.

Born and raised in Thunder Bay, Natasha has always had a passion for styling hair and doing make up .She has been in the hair industry for just over 8 years and completed the Nu Wave School of Hair Design. To fuel her creative expression she moved to Toronto to pursue her dreams of becoming a top stylist in the 6ix. Making others feel beautiful and creating art is what keeps her motivated every day. She understands exactly what her clients desire and delivers beyond their expectations.

Career Opportunities:

Interested in becoming part of our team? Republic of Hair is looking for talented colourists, stylists, and aestheticians. Please contact us.