Tomoko Sakata is a Partner and Stylist at Banzai Hair Studio. Her skills have been refined through her education at Vidal Sassoon in Los Angeles, San Francisco and London, England. Tomoko has additional training from Suki’s and Zinc, both in Vancouver, BC
‘Hair is about style that compliments both your inner and outer self.’
Chuck Jung is a Partner and Stylist at Banzai Hair Studio. Following high school, Chuck moved on to BCIT, to become a Business Graduate. His hair skills were fine tuned through advanced training while attending Eclipse in London England, Vidal Sassoon in both London and Los Angeles, in addition to his time spent at Suki’s Advanced Academy and Zinc Hair Academy – both in Vancouver BC.
‘Love to cut hair, to move naturally and to complement. I like to stay current by taking various seminars throughout the year.’
Karen Quan is a Senior Stylist at Banzai Hair Studio, boasting over 20 years of hairdressing experience. Her background is in Design, which has enabled her to apply the same principles of shape, form and function into the crowning glory that is your hair. Karen began as an apprentice with Banzai, before moving on to complete her advanced hairdressing course with the renowned and respected Vidal Sassoon Academy in Los Angeles. Karen loves hair and one of her favourite aspects of being a hair dresser are the relationships she has built with her clients.
Winnie Sun is a Stylist and Colorist at Banzai Hair Salon. Winnie’s has acquired her broad education from Suki’s Advanced Academy in Vancouver BC, as well as Vidal Sassoon in London England. She has also trained with Zinc, American Crew, L’Oreal Professionel and Sebastian. Winnie is constantly attending various seminars and classes at industry shows to perfect her skills, sharpen her creative eye and stay on top of the latest trends.
‘Styles that are modern and easy to manage, and also to add in one personalized accent piece in the haircut or colour work’
Will Kung is both, Stylist and Colorist at Banzai Hair Studio. Will’s broad educational background includes Suki’s Advanced Academy, Zinc Academy and is a fully qualified Cosmetologist. His color education includes L’Oreal Keys to Color and Goldwell Color Continuum. Will has worked back-stage with Redken and Vancouver Fashion Week. Influenced by Tokyo Fashion and Pop Culture, his styles are fused into professional West Coast Styles.
‘Everybody has a style, deep down inside. Once you bring it out, it gives off kool, kool, vibes!!!’
Charmaine Lee is a Colour Technician at Banzai Hair Studio. A L’Oreal INOA Specialist Charmaine’s educational background includes L’Oreal Colour Training, L’Oreal X-tenso Training, Smoothing Treatment Training and Suki’s Technical Training. Charmaine has also obtained in Salon Training and over 2 years experience as a colourist at Banzai. She performs Highlights, Blow Drys, Styling, Updos and smoothing services.
‘The ultimate goal in life is to always thrive for perfection!’