Our Team

Radford is a Toronto based studio with a curated team of artists specializing in all things beauty. In the heart of Yorkville, located in the upper level of Yorkville Village, Radford’s approach to beauty is fresh, celebrating each client’s individuality, without taking itself too seriously.

Victoria Radford – celebrity makeup artist, aesthetician and founder of Radford – combines a fearless approach to beauty, with over 15 years of expertise in beauty and holistic medicine, to create a new approach to makeup and skincare. She believes that feeling your most beautiful starts with your skin. Her years of experience on thousands of faces has taught her to customize skincare to target each client’s needs. Her approach to makeup is similar. Victoria aims to always have her clients leave Radford not only looking their best but feeling their best too. 

Radford specializes in makeup, hair styling, cutting, colouring, extensions, medical facial treatments, organic spray tanning, eyebrows and lashes. Our multi-talented team works together to make our clients look and feel their best for all occasions, from an ordinary Tuesday to larger than life events. Radford is a true one-stop beauty shop. 

 

VICTORIA (@victoriaradford)

Owner / Makeup Artist & Aesthetician  

Victoria Radford is a Toronto-based makeup artist and skincare expert. Victoria's career rose to the next level after becoming the lead makeup artist for A-list talent on an acclaimed world tour. She now splits her time between seeing clients in her Radford studio, appearing monthly on CTV’s The Social where she demonstrates all things beauty, and doing makeup for cover shoots with some of Canada’s top magazines. Victoria approach to beauty, celebrating each client's uniqueness and individuality, makes her the go-to guru for beauty in the city.  

 

BRONWYN (@westviewevents)

Front Desk Manager / Events Coordinator 

Bronwyn is our front desk manager and events coordinator. After studying Floral & Event planning at Algonquin College, she went on to start her own event planning company. Her extensive knowledge about the industry has brought a fresh perspective to our team. She will be one of the first people you’ll meet when you enter Radford, and she will make you feel right at home.

CHRISTINA (@beautylicious6ix) 

Principal Stylist / Colourist 

Christina, a passionate hair stylist with 17 years experience in the hair industry, has worked at some of Toronto's top salons. With much influence from her mother, who is also a hairstylist, she strives to help her clients achieve confidence in their look. Christina's work has taken her to fashion week, hair competitions, and photo shoots. She also takes part in educational hair shows and regularly attends seminars, helping her bring fresh ideas to her client's hair needs. Come see Christina for a consultation and together decide on a style that best suits you - because when you look good, you feel great.

Come see Christina for a consultation and together decide on a style that best suits you - because when you look good, you feel great. 

EVE (@greatlengthsbyeve) 

Senior Principal Stylist / Colourist & Extension Specialist 

Eve’s 18+ years of experience in the trade has put her at the top of the industry. As a 17 year certified extension technician with Great Lengths, Eve has mastered the art in giving anyone in her chair their desired length and creating a natural style. She specializes in all types of hair, especially the most difficult: curly. Eve has no trouble achieving a healthy and long-lasting style as her knowledge and techniques are top-notch, especially with blondes. Eve says, “If you want to be blonde, make it look like you were born that way!” And when it comes to weddings, Eve delivers picture perfect hair for one of the most memorable days of your life. Along with her high-profile clientele, and her work appearing on high-end runways, she's also been an educator in cutting techniques and up-do’s. Eve's passion for hair is all about emphasizing what makes you unique and getting excited to give every client the Perfect Hair Day they deserve.

HAMID(@hamidaa_mir)

Pro Hair Stylist 

Hamida's eye for detail is like no other. Growing up in Pakistan, she was drawn to all aspects of the beauty industry and knew she was destined to get involved. In 2004 she graduated from Hair & Makeup school, and began making her mark in the industry. Three years ago she made the move to Toronto and has been a sought-after hair stylist ever since. 

 

KINGA (@photography_k_g)

Studio Manager / Wedding Coordinator 

Kinga is our Studio Manager & Wedding Coordinator at Radford. Having worked in Yorkville for most of her career, she has always been around fashion, hair & makeup. She knows the importance of the client experience, and having an amazing team of talent. She strives to create an environment where the artists and stylists can give you their best.  When not obsessing over organization and excellent customer service, she balances her logistical side with a passion for photography.

As the Radford Wedding Coordinator, Kinga is your go-to for all things wedding related. Whether just starting your wedding inquiry, or planning a detailed beauty schedule for your big day, she is your contact for any bridal booking info you need.

SAIRA (@hairbysaira17) 

Senior Principal Stylist / Colourist 

With 12 years of industry experience, Saira Remtulla is truly a fashion ambassador. Saira keeps up to date with current trends to make sure that she is providing the most current and creative styles. She has been an active team member for several Fashion week seasons, has competed in hairstyling competitions and was a finalist for Multicultural stylist of the year at the Contessa Awards in 2009. Specializing in updo’s and bridal styles, Saira is the perfect stylist for your special occasion with looks ranging from fun, edgy styles to long, flowing locks. You can also expect a superior talent when it comes to colour. Her knowledge on the correct colours and tones is extensive, especially when it comes to blondes. An expert in smoothing treatments and hair extensions, Saira will transform your look, taking you from everyday casual to an attention grabbing trendsetter.

 

TARA (@taracolourist)

Senior Colourist 

A second generation hairdresser, working in the industry for over 22 years, Tara is an industry vet that people know and love. Tara specializes in colour and is Toronto's not-so-hidden secret when it comes to the best blondes in the city.

TAYLOR (@beautybytaydownes) 

Principal Makeup Artist & Esthetician

Taylor Downes is a natural-born artist who fell in love with art, in many forms, from a very young age. Her passion for makeup grew from her artistic background and now she's head over heels for the beauty industry. Taylor studied makeup and aesthetics at Seneca College in Toronto and has over 6 years experience. Along with her creative eye and aptitude for makeup, she has an extensive knowledge in skin care. Her talent and drive for the industry has now brought her to work alongside celebrity makeup artist Victoria Radford. Taylor’s ultimate goal is to make her clients feel empowered and the most beautiful they’ve ever felt.

YASMINE (@yasmiinee_l)

Principal Makeup Artist / Pro Hair Stylist

Yasmine is a master of all trades. She’s a wizard with a blow dryer, but also with a contour stick. After studying Makeup at Seneca College, she knew it was something she wanted to pursue long-term. At Radford she gets the opportunity to showcase her talents, all while learning from the seasoned professionals.

DANIELLE (@danielleboulet_hair)

Principal Hair Stylist / Colourist

As long as Danielle can remember she wanted to be in the beauty industry. Her passion is hairstyling, but also quickly fell in love with make-up arts as well. Being able to lift someones spirits simply by doing what she loves is the reason she stays motivated. After a few short years in Ottawa she was nominated twice for hairstylist of the year. This amazing opportunity led her to expand her talents and move to Toronto! She met Victoria and this amazing team and knew that Radford was the right fit for her.

 

MARK (@primpedbymark) 

Principal Hair Stylist / Colourist

 

CHIARA 

Pro Makeup Artist / Medical Aesthetician

Chiara has been involved in the beauty industry for 6 years now. Her interest in makeup lead her to a passion for skincare. Chiara has graduated from Canadian Beauty College and began her career as a medical aesthetician. She absolutely loves that her experience has brought her to be apart of the Radford team combining both passions! 
CHRISTINA
Principal Makeup Artist / Pro Hair Stylist
                  
NICOLE (@beautybynicolemariehorne)
Hair Assistant
Nicole has been involved in the hair industry her entire life. While her interest lays in colour and styling, Nicole also has a passion for makeup and is licensed for eyelash extensions, waxing and hair dressing. She is constantly striving to learn more about the beauty industry and takes pride in working hard to achieve the best possible end result for all her clients.
MARISSA (@muabymarissa)
Pro Makeup Artist / Front Desk Co-ordinator
Marissa's interest in the fashion and beauty industry led her to become a makeup artist. After studying makeup at CMU- College of Makeup Art & Design, Marissa became immersed in Fashion, Film & Television. From prosthetics and special effects, to beauty and fashion, Marissa is trained in all aspects of makeup. Her talent and drive has landed her a job working under celebrity makeup artist Victoria Radford.
RENEE (@mua_reneedonovan)
Pro Makeup Artist / Front Desk Co-ordinator
VERONICA (@livingonvee)
Social Media Co-ordinator
Veronica has a high interest in fashion with a background in communications and public relations. She manages all things social for Radford and aids with content creating. In her past life she worked for a fashion non-profit organization as a media co-ordinator and event planner.