Our Team: Ready to Indulge You!

Tammie Dueck owns & operates Cutting Loose Hair Design.  She graduated from Marvel in 1987 & opened Cutting Loose in 1996. Customer service & education are her two passions of this industry.  A stylist and team leader, Tammie takes her responsibilities very seriously & is proud of the team members that make this salon so different from the rest.  She is full time behind the chair & always fits in the time to attend  hair shows, & business classes.  In her spare time she is involved with the 100 Women Who Care Organization and also can be found curling, golfing or fishing with her husband Greg.

Graduating from Scientific Marvel in 2012, Carly Christenson originally started as our assistant apprentice.  She has worked her way up the ranks apprenticing under Tammie, then moving to the floor as a junior stylist and now becoming one of the busiest senior redseal  stylists in the salon.  Carly loves creative color work & has a talent for balayage highlights.  She has taken more advanced courses in the field of barbering & has a large male clientele.  Carly is a MATRIX color educator. When not at Cutting Loose, Carly practises & volunteers at a yoga studio.  She attends many hair education classes.

Brianne Ashcroft graduated in 2015 from LRAT.  She started as an apprentice for Tammie after graduation, & trained on our front desk as well.  May 2016 saw her move to the floor as a full time stylist.  Brianne has become our color correction expert.  Nothing proves too tough a challenge for her to take on successfully.  She's performed some amazing make overs in the salon  She loves to attend classes & has travelled internationally to attend education.  Brianne has a very caring nature & aims to have every client 110% satisfied with her work especially those challenging colors.  When not at Cutting Loose Brianne enjoys concerts, travel & living a very healthy lifestyle.

Janet Wasney graduated in 1997  from Scientific Marvel & was one of the first to join our team.  She takes special care of her clients with a great attitude & impeccable skills that each client deserves.  She has competed & won awards for men's haircutting & hair color competitions. Her specialty is precision short haircuts.  Her services come complete with a consultation to product recommendations for specific hair needs.  She loves to spend time with her husband & adult daughter at their cottage.  She enjoys physical fitness & promotes a lifestyle of healthy living. 

Lisa Schoor graduated from Scientific Marvel in 1994.  She joined our team in 2012 with a full clientele & continues to be a very busy stylist on & off the floor.  She loves to do razor cuts & work with dimensional color techniques.  She is a busy JOICO Educator working on her days away from the salon educating other stylists across our province. She recently was named a JOICO artist & will be performing and teaching on platform stage.  Lisa is a continual competitor in various hair competitions & photo shoots. She competes in hair competitions every year and has placed as a finalists and semi-finalists in the last 4 years. She loves to learn, travelling to other cities to take classes. Lisa is Sassoon trained & Mackinder private tranined. Lisa enjoys days at the cottage with her husband & son. She likes to exercise & eat healthy.  

Brigitte Turenne graduated from Pollock Hair School in 1996.  She joined Team Cutting Loose in 2011 bringing with her a large clientele of color clients.  Brigitte has been a JOICO EDUCATOR for many years.  This has taken her all over teaching & working in JOICO shows, nationally & internationally.  Her knowledge of the JOICO line is extensive.  She works behind the chair three times a week. Her passion in her off time is travelling the world with her boys, vacationing in exotic spots.

Adele Torpey graduated from Pollock Hair School in 1997.  After years of managing a salon she joined our team in 2011.  

Adele loves doing long hair work & hair for special occasions.  She has attended many JOICO

Destination  Education events as well as other training classes.  She has a special bond with her loyal clients, making sure they are well taken care of during their appointment.  In her down time, Adele enjoys walking her two dogs, fishing with her Dad & taking in car shows with her husband.

Keiden Zimmerman graduated from WTC in 2007.  She joined Cutting Loose in 2015.  Keiden loves doing color work & highlights. Her expertise is using Redken color to compliment her client's cut & style.  She does some amazing red hair!  Keiden is an avid animal lover & along with her husband she fosters & trains many animals looking for their forever home.  When she's not at work she can be found riding her horse or enjoying time at the lake. In 2018, Keiden and her husband welcomed their first daughter into the world, Keiden is currently on maternity leave and will be returning to work in September 2018. 

Laura Coss graduated from Scientific Marvel in 2010. She joined our team in 2015.  Her talents as a stylist include highlights, ombre & balayage techniques.  Laura has travelled internationally to attend Matrix classes.  She always has a friendly smile & develops a great rapport with her clients.  When she's not at the salon, Laura is playing soccer , spending quality time with her friends & boyfriend, enjoying the lake & is a big Bomber fan.

Davolyn Liusz graduated in 1982 from Marvel.  Prior to joining Team Cutting Loose in 2001,  Davolyn & Tammie were coworkers for many years.  Having naturally curly hair herself, Davolyn likes to work with multi-textured hair services.  She has a very loyal following of clients that have been with her for many years.  Davolyn works three days a week in the salon & likes to attend our in house educational classes.  When she's not here she loves quality time with her husband & three adult children.  She enjoys MTC, RW Ballet, & music concerts.

Kelsey  Lafreniere is a 2013 graduate of CJS. She recently graduated from University of Winnipeg with her business degree in marketing & human resources. Kelsey has been with us since 2013, rising quickly to become our Front Desk Manager & Salon Coordinator. Kelsey is now the Salon Operations Manager,  she is in charge of all the day to day operations of the salon. She handles all the ordering, HR issues, accounts payable & receviable, payroll and all administration of the salon.  She is extremely professional, keeps the salon running smoothly & is our go to girl.  Her great personality & helpful attitude makes the salon a fun environment for us all.  Kelsey enjoys her time with her family & friends.  She and her boyfriend like to travel.   

Paige Roy is a graduate of CJS in 2013.  Paige currently attends Universite de Saint Boniface & is starting the education program in the fall. She plans on teaching early years elementary children.  Paige is always happy to handle the front desk responsibilities of clients, appointments, and product recommendation.  In her down time Paige enjoys her large family gatherings, time at the cottage & playing baseball.

Lauren Huggins is a graduate of Kildonan East in 2017. Lauren currently attends the University of Manitoba in the Asper Business Program. Lauren joined the Cutting Loose Front Desk Team in 2018. Lauren will greet you with a smile and assist you at the front desk. She has been a great addition to the Cutting Loose team. When Lauren isn't at work, she enjoys spending time at her family cottage and playing tennis. Be sure to say hello to Lauren when you are in for your next appointment. 

Bry Sweeney is a recent addition to Team Cutting Loose Hair Design. She graduated from LRAT Hairstylist program and is now apprenticing under Tammie. She is accepting new clients & is looking forward to growing her clientele.

Chelsey Topolnitsky