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Our Mission Is Beauty

Metro Halifax’s hair and beauty specialists


As a team, we endeavor to enhance the planet’s beauty through the beauty of its people. Our mission is Art, our art is Hair.  We’ve been helping people to look and feel their best for 18 years.

It’s what we love to do.

A Talented, Professional Team


Whether it’s getting that fabulous hair style, having your nails or makeup just right, or finding laser services you can trust, our experienced and talented team will create the look you want.

We are committed to making you feel good in an atmosphere of innovation and excellence that enriches you and our team.

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As experts in our field, we’ll show you techniques to keep your hair and skin always looking salon fresh. Plus, you’ll find all of your favourite skin and hair-care products here, including Wella, KMS, Joico and Dermalogica.

So if you want to always look your best, look to the artists at Hair Artistic & Laser Clinic, where beauty is always in style. We invite you to enjoy a fresh and unique environment of complete relaxation and beauty unlike any you have experienced before.

Marc

Owner / Hairstylist

Marc is a Korean hairstylist and the proud owner of ANDO Salon & Laser Clinic (formerly Hair Artistic & Laser Clinic) since 2019.

Marc’s journey began in 2008 in Seoul, South Korea and eventually landed him in Toronto in 2017 and, finally, in Halifax in 2018. His friendly demeanour and personality has helped him create great relationships with clients of all walks of life.

Experienced with many types of hair, Marc also specializes in Asian style permanent waves and straightening. He enjoys keeping up with emerging hairstyle trends and is excited to relaunch Hair Artistic & Laser as “ANDO Salon & Laser”. Marc looks forward to continuing to serve the Halifax West area through the salon’s hair, esthetics, and laser hair removal services.

Saad

Hairstylist

An award-winning stylist, Saad draws from a great deal of experience.

Throughout his career, Saad’s accomplishments are numerous. His passion for hair made him a member of the prominent Canadian Top Stylists for Wella Canada.

He believes that “knowledge and a love of your work are the most important tools in our industry today.” As a platform artist, Saad emphasizes precision cutting and a predictable color work that is designed to inspire others.

Aside from cutting, Saad’s second love is teaching. A color educator for Clairol Professional, Saad also performs at hair shows and educates other stylists on the current Wella Trend Visions.

Samira

Hairstylist

Samira’s true passion for hair began 24 years ago, when she walked into her brothers salon for the first time as an apprentice. Today, Samira enjoys a very successful career as a hairstylist.

She believes the two most important elements to a successful career in our industry are education and a good sense of humor. Her clients love her caring and professional side.

After almost 25 years in this industry, and 14 with ANDO Salon (formerly Hair Artistic and Laser), Samira’s passion is in cutting and coloring. Her enthusiasm for hair is fueled by attending countless seminars and hair shows, including a recent advanced cutting class by Fabio Sementilli and a highly developed cutting class by Martin Parsons.

Samira continues to attended advanced color classes by Wella and trend vision cutting classes by the various Wella guest artists.

Zahi

Hairstylist

Zahi is a member of the prestigious “Top Stylists” for Wella Canada. As a platform artist, it is Zahi’s love to perform, his enthusiasm and passion that are the driving forces behind his creativity, hence, his ability to transform.

Zahi’s finest moments are spent working behind the chair. His dedication is not only to his personal clients, but to every client that walks into the salon. When he is not working behind his chair, performing at a hair show or educating other stylists, Zahi proudly leads his very own team of talented and professional artists.

Nikki

Hairstylist

Nikki Joined our team at ANDO Salon (formerly Hair Artistic & Laser Clinic) in 2014, however her career began in 1997 in Wellington, New Zealand before moving to Canada in 2001. Her first stop was Ontario and shortly after moved to Nova Scotia. Receiving advance training while working for L’Oreal Professional her knowledge of colour is matched only by her passion for hair artistry. Nikki’s work has been featured on Much Music, “Much 911”, Flare magazine, as well as local publications.

Nikki believes that education never stops and she will always strive to bring the latest methods and techniques for her clients, as well as the top trends for every season. Her energy, commitment and dedication to her work are clear, and her contagious smile, coupled with her optimistic nature makes Nikki an invaluable member to our team.

Jandi

Hairstylist

Jandi is a Korean hairstylist who joined our team in 2019. Her journey began in 2007 in Incheon, South Korea and we’re happy she landed in Halifax in 2019.

She is eager to follow new trends and is very friendly with her clients, enjoying the time everyone spends in her chair.

Experienced with many types of hair, Jandi is also especially good with Korean hairstyles, which include keratin straightening and permanent wave.

Charita

Aesthetician

Charita is a budding aesthetician who is the newest addition to the ANDO salon team! 

Her journey in the industry first began in 2019, after graduating  from CBBC Regency in Halifax, Nova Scotia. There, Charita found her passion in helping people look and feel their most beautiful self! 

She enjoys all aspects of aesthetics and self care, so no matter the service, from facial to pedicure, Charita promises to provide a great experience to all her clients who enter her room.