• The Slate Artist Project

    The Slate Artist Project

    From collectors and curators, to fashionstas and designers, visitors can explore and discover local works of art at Slate Studio

  • The Slate Wedding

    The Slate Wedding

    Kingston’s premier hair and makeup team offering gorgeous bridal services, in studio or on location.

  • The Slate Hair Experience

    The Slate Hair Experience

    Slate Studio is a mix of your personal style blended with our cutting and coloring expertise.

  • The Slate Makeup Artists

    The Slate Makeup Artists

    Slates spellbinding artistry is dedicated to application and education; available in studio or on location.

  • Slate Studio Squad on Tour

    Slate Studio Squad on Tour

    As freelance artists, Slate Studio brings style to you! Fashion shows, photography shoots or parities – with ease in your special space.

  • The Slate Spark

    The Slate Spark

    Slate’s stylish studio has a slick and industrial vibe with a spike of rock n roll – and we cant wait to share it with you!

  • The Slate Spotlight

    The Slate Spotlight

    Slate Studio is a fusion of artists and stylists specializing in smooth services and facilitating education; collaborating, sharing and celebrating our unique industry!

  • Cher Reynolds, Creative Director
  • Evan Hisko
  • Taylor Fox
  • Cher Reynolds, Creative Director

    Cher Reynolds

    With over twenty years experience as a Spa Director and renowned Makeup Artist, Cher Reynolds shapes her vision into reality as Executive Director of Slate Studio. Following in her mother’s stilettos, she has a passion for fashion, music and art. She holds a B.F.A. in Fine Art, producing extraordinary paintings featured at Slate Studio and is an active member in the Kingston Business Community.

    A journey sprinkled with memories of makeup, Cher’s signature style has launched a stellar career, developing and celebrating customers individuality. Transcending generations and genders as a freelance makeup artist and instructor, Cher has contoured her way; slaying techniques including smoldering and skilled airbrush makeup. From film to fashion, goth to glam, broadway to bridal, Cher will take you from meetings to martinis with your face as her canvass.

  • Evan Hisko

    Evan Hisko

    Evan’s got your “it” look waiting for you at Slate Studio!

    Obsessed with perfecting locks, Evan Hisko started his career as a hair designer working mainly with the bridal, entertainment/fashion Industries; specializing in cutting edge multi-dimensional color techniques, balayage, root shading, hair extensions, formal up-dos, styling, and trendy precision haircuts for both men and women.

    His creative work began to generate a buzz and the desire for his talent became in demand. After excelling academically; graduating from cosmetology with honors and winning several awards along the way, it was at that time he realized he needed devote his trade to the Slate Squad team in order to accommodate the requests. A licensed stylist, Evan consistently continues education inside and out of the salon atmosphere. This visionary artist maintains his creative reputation with extensive knowledge fluent in Schwarzkopf, Loreal Professional, Goldwell, Wella and Redken color lines. His addiction to hair design always remains relevant providing slick hair services & knowledge to the Salon Industry, entertainment and fashion industries.

  • Taylor Fox


    With Cassandra’s stars aligned, her creative expression has always been a key feature of her sound love of the industry. The home-girl Kingston native blends her time between education and clients with great ease realizing the potential carrying a pair of scissors holds. Keeping a finger on the pulse of fashion, music and celebrity hair do’s, Cassandra strides clients through the cut, color and texture changes needed for both the lifestyle clients embrace and the look they desire. Smitten with the freedom to express who you are, Cassandra lets your individual beauty shine. She will spin, swirl, spritz and smooth every strand with the shears to your heart. Hopelessly devoted to turning your expectations into reality…with Cassandra you don’t just sit pretty, you stand sensational.


Slate Studio is a sleek state of mind providing style and beauty in studio and on location, dedicated to making you look fabulous and making Kingston look ridiculously good. Take a group of creative talent with a passion and love for fashion, hair, makeup, nails, skin, music and art, throw them in a trendy, urban ­chic environment and you have the makings of Slate Studio…a place to inspire. Everything from the art on our walls to the music in our speakers are meant to cultivate diversity, creativity and independence.

A fusion of artistic professionals within the fashion and art industry, Slate Studio blends education and skills creating a network of stylists. From wild to well behaved, straight up to not so straight at all, no matter what your style, Slate Studio is the spot to get stunning.

Cher Reynolds Creative Director

Brides! Snag Slate Studio's sweet promotion!

From whimsical waves to intricate updos our wedding specialists work closely with the bride to achieve the ideal look for their big day. With a personalized bridal trial and consultation at $99, we then would like to give you the gift of your services to you on your wedding day!

And for every step leading up to it, Slate Squad offers professional beauty services for engagement photos and parties, bridal showers, bachelorette parties,and more in studio or on location!

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286 Princess St.
Kingston, ON K7L 1B5
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Studio Hours

Monday Closed
Tuesday- Fri.: 10am - 8pm
Saturday: 9am - 5:00pm
Sunday: 11-4


To accommodate early or late appointments, Slate Studio can be opened before or after standard studio hours or on Mondays by appointment – or of course, on location.

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