The Team At 53 Karat Awaits You!

More than 20 people are part of our team at 53 Karat in Gatineau. Find out more about them!

Ève Parr, Owner

Ève Parr is the owner of the salon and she speak passionately about her job, her team and her salon where she’s very present. She is the most specialized person in all the areas of care offered by 53 Karat Beauty Salon. Ève provides constant professional guidance to all her team in terms of hair styling, makeup and beauty treatments.

Through her professional training and travel throughout the world visiting the largest laboratories of the greatest product manufacturers, she learned the techniques that are behind the products we use every day. She also participated in crating certain products and marketing them.

Angélique Clément

Seven years ago, Angélique joined the team at 53 Karat as a manager for the spa, orthotherapy and massage therapy departments. She has been certified for 10 years as a specialized aesthetician in Light Sheer permanent hair removal, facial care and wax hair removal, she is also consultation weight loss programs. You can completely relax in her care: she is passionate about what she does and will give you the best advice for your well-being.

Valérie Cleynhens

Valérie is a certified aesthetician specializing in electrolysis, Light Sheer permanent hair removal, facials and wax hair removal. She has been a member of the team for 4 years, and is a very meticulous person who gives great attention to details. Valérie loves to work with the public and meet the needs of her clients. That is one of her strengths!

Caroline Leduc

Caroline will leave you satisfied with massage, aesthetic, laser and Exilis care. A true passionate, she has all the training to offer you relaxation, beauty, as well as specialized state of the art care such as Exilis and laser which are offered at 53 Karat. You will be taken care of from head to toe with great confidence and gentleness. Caroline is waiting for you!

Caroline is a certified massage therapist on our team for the past year. In order to offer more options to her clientele, she is now training as an aesthetician.

Élie Kongo

Élie is or hair extension specialist of all kinds. She’s a magician with deft fingers like a fairy and she designs hair with a great deal of volume, length and style. She knows how to bring out the natural assets of every client.

Fanny Gauthier

Fanny is a hairdresser stylist who has been with us for six years. Whether it be for short, detailed or stylized cuts, you will not be disappointed in her work. She does hairdressing for men as well as women. She’s very versatile, and also a technician in eyelash extensions and keratin extensions. Her attention to detail, her attention to the client and her personality will quickly put you at ease and make you feel confident.

Khrystal Gaumond

Khrystal is a stylist with 8 years of experience in the field and 4 years with the 53 Karat Salon. She offers makeup service for events like weddings, proms and other occasions. She is very meticulous and excels in both women’s and men’s hairstyles. She’s also a traveller at heart.

Dominique Legault

Dominique is a stylist whose expertise resides in haircut, color and lighting effects. She is also excellent in pastel colors. She will take care of you, enhance your natural beauty and adapt it to your style and your tastes. You will be charmed by her flamboyant personality. Also an EXILIS body care technician, Dominique will be the key person to redefine your silhouette with the EXILIS device (anti-aging care, fat eliminator and anti-cellulite treatment).

Marylin Christel Gossé

Marylin has been part of the team as a stylist for more than three years. Whether it is for coloring, for a cut or even hair extensions, you will be well served by her. As soon as she got out of school, she stood out by her style. Whether you want an unusual sparkly color, original colors, a unique color to bring out your natural beauty or simply a more trendy or classic style, just like an artist in front of her canvas, Marylin knows how to find what suits you best thanks to her creativity. In addition, she is able to create a unique make-up for the event to which you are invited, whether it is for Halloween, a chic evening or for your wedding day.

Shannon Potvin Gamache

Shannon has been a master stylist for 5 years. Specialized in stylized cuts for men, women and children, she does everything whether it’s streaks, highlights, ombré hair or a return to your natural colour. She also has the necessary abilities to change your style according to your personal taste! Whether you want a flat or curly permanent, she can find what suits you best. She is an artist at heart and she has a special love for wedding hair styles and for fashion in general. She also participates in professional photography events, which enables her to stay abreast of new trends.

Christopher Georges

Christopher is our new recruit in the field of hair styling. He stands to by his modesty and he’s very attentive to the needs of clientele. Whether it be for a colour, a blow dry or a cut, you will be completely satisfied with his services.

Éliane Sauvageau

Éliane is a master stylist, who’s always on the lookout for new trends. She stands out by her passion for hair styling. She is a colourist and an educator or several hair salons and he will be able to meet your needs. She will charm you with her incomparable creativity and originality.

Sonia Lefebvre

Sonia is a master stylist and a hair style teacher. She’s every dynamic and loves to take care of her clientele. She has been at all the world conventions such as London, New York and Paris to see the latest trends and the latest technologies. Sonia loves to travel and she brings back very good ideas and she always has stories to tell her clientele.


Bianca has been our day receptionist and assistant for the last four years. Her sense aptitudes in customer service assure you the kind of welcome you expect. For her, a satisfied clientele counts as a victory. She will welcome you with a smile and good humor.


Kariane is our evening receptionist and assistant for the past three years at 53 Karat. She cares about a job well done and her clients smile and satisfaction are her main priority.

Bastien Caron

Bastien has been a hair stylist for 3 years now. Recently new to the team, he is a perfectionist, always attentive to his clientele’s needs. Captivated by beauty and aestheticism, the aspiration of exceeding one's limits is his number 1 value! He specializes in balayage and ombre as well as stylized cut for both women and men. Always on the lookout for trends, he will be able to advise you for your makeover.

Clara Pelletier-Parent

Clara is an academic hairdresser with us since November 2016. She distinguishes herself by careful listening to her clients. Specialist in upswept hairdressing and haircut, she will create a unique style for you, whether you prefer a classic style or more daring one. Children of all ages are also welcome in her chair.


Reception service: Mikaella is passionate about care and customer service. She will answer all your needs upon your arrival and will make sure that your experience at 53 Karat fulfills your expectations. I’m looking forward to taking good care of you!

Danika Damour Clouthier

New employee spa service: aesthetic, Exilis body care specialist, laser hair removal and basic training in massage therapy.

Danika is passionate about efficient care providing breathtaking results. She is able to remodel a body, destroy fat and cellulitis, and shape a face with eternal youth! Furthermore, she can remove all your unwanted hair permanently!

Her basic training in massage therapy and aesthetic has given her the proper tools so that she can offer you powerful care with the revolutionary technologies available at 53 Karat.

Felix Antoine Lavoie

Remarkable sports enthusiasts, Felix Antoine has wanted to pursue his career in the field of massage therapy. He is able to properly recognize and naturally master the pain and weak spots to work on, depending on the customer’s needs. He is perfecting his massage therapy techniques because he would like to fully pursue his studies in sports and massage therapy. Discretion, professionalism and great quality care are waiting for you with Felix Antoine

Valérie Savard

Latest addition to our team, Valérie has revolutionized modern hairstyling using only organic, vegan, ammonia-free colourings, made here in Quebec. Stylist for 10 years, she is also a sales and marketing consultant for several brands of products in the hairdressing sphere. With her classic style, this business woman will satisfy an executive clientele looking for healthier and environmentally-friendly products. Valérie is committed to making each of your visits an unforgettable experience thanks to her great knowledge of the field and her impeccable service.

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