SLATE STUDIO

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

  • Cher Reynolds, Creative Director
  • Maria Dos Anjos
  • 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.

  • Maria Dos Anjos

    Maria Dos Anjos

    As Slate Studio’s musical star, Maria’s sultry voice is a distinctive instrument widely recognized, making her splash from the Islands of Acores and travelling worldwide. As her sizzling career unfolded, Maria’s notoriety soared center stage with the success of three albums, television, radio and a gold record. Creating a balance of music, health and beauty, Maria spotlights as an accomplished esthetician and skin therapist who is passionate about educating and empowering her fans on ways to care for their skin, body and overall wellness. Like a song, Maria will compose cutting edge skills keeping your style in tune.

  • 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

    Cassandra

    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.
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    Consultation; Complimentary, priceless result!


    Servicing men and women.

    The Slate Studio experience is custom fit to enhance your individual style. Offering, more than just a flawless cut or an extraordinary color, Slate Studio is a mix of your personal style blended with our cutting and coloring expertise. We strive to allow clients to delve into a luxurious and exceptional hair experience that exceeds their high expectations. Slate Studio values educating the squad and clients in all aspects of hair. Knowledge is power and power is stunning.

    Style/Blow Out – $35

    Bang Fringe – $5

    Braids/Pony’s/Knots – $25

    Dry hair only please

    Womens Cut – $45

    Includes shampoo and style

    Mens cut, Fade/Hair Tattoo – $25 – 30

    Texture/Waves – $100 & up

    Treat/Repair – $40 & up

    Treatments are based on the simple assumption that hair condition, just like skin, needs professional treatment for the best results. Ask the Slate Stylists who really know about your hair to recommend the appropriate service for healthy, shiny hair

    Event/Formal Do – $50

    Extensions – consultation required

    Lil Ones (kids are welcome!) – $20

    Boyz and girlz haircut 10 years and under.

    Slate Studio Hair Color:

    Slate Color Services vary, so consultation is necessary to determine the best method and result. All Slate color services include shampoo, cut and finish style.

    Highlights/Lowlights
    Foil Full Head – $135 and up
    Foil Half Head – $115 and up
    Fashion cut/color/trending
    consultation required

    Color Correction – $100 and up
    Color – $80 and up
    Balayage – $130 and up
    Ombre – $130 and up
    Tint/Tone/Gloss – $45

  • Slate Makeup Bar

    Slate Studios talented makeup artistry is uniquely dedicated to application and education. Stopover to SS makeup bar and select your spotlight trademark – illuminate your favorite feature, snatch up a full application for your special event, or learn the skill of makeup for your individual look. Slates spellbinding artistry is available in studio or on location.

    Flawless Finish

    From The Slate Squad

    Signature Spotlight
    Application – $18.00
    Instruction – $30.00

    Spotlight your most admired attribute by a Slate Studio Artist. Love your smokey eyes, perfect brows or your flawless skin?…selection is limitless.

    • Lip Service – everything from vixen to nude, matte to glossy
    • Build-A-Brow – bring your best brow game and get your dream brows
    • Au Naturale – romantic and soft eyes
    • Wing It – create your cat eyes. Meow (add lashes…purrfect)
    • Contour and highlight – blend, shape and define
    • Get Flawless – perfect skin captured, no filter required

    Slate Studio Makeup Application – $60.00

    Makeup application for everyday and special occasions. Sublime Bridal makeup, entertainment, formal events or just a night out – the ultimate airbrush makeup applied by a Slate Studio Artist.

    Lessons – $70.00

    Master the art of makeup. A Slate Studio artist will help you learn everything from skin care basics to the latest makeup trends.Tweak your technique and elevate your everyday. Slate Studio empowers women and men with the tools to look their best – our lesson inspires a custom artistic face chart for you to recreate and wow yourself! Thinking of a makeup party? Contact Slate Studio to reserve workshop space for you and your friends with a skilled Slate Artist.

    Slate Side Effects – Cost/time Varies

    Seeking Special FX? Slate Studio specializes in theatrical, costume and special effects makeup art that will make heads turn. Add false lashes, cover up tattoos or camouflage any scaring or imperfections. Body art or drag, stage or Halloween, do a double take with Slate Studio Artistry.

  • Slate Studio Straight Up

    Supreme mani’s and pedis are stellar in Slate Studio’s artsy and urban chic atmosphere.

    Slate Studio offers a stylish, hygienic alternative to thrones, pipes, jets or benches. Custom designed lounge chairs are disinfected after each client by using a medical grade disinfectant and disposable and sterile mani/pedi materials.

    Mani / Pedi Perfection

    From The Slate Squad

    The Gel Pedi – $45

    Gel Polish Pedicure that is DRY instantly and ready to walk out the door! So long, sock marks! **Removal is FREE when you have had a Gel Pedi at Slate Studio within the last 2 weeks and you are also getting another Gel Polish Pedi with us.

    The Gel Mani – $35

    Get a Gel Polish Manicure that will last twice as long as regular polish and is dry instantly! **Removal is FREE when you have had a Gel Mani at Slate Studio within the last 2 weeks and you are getting another Gel Polish Manicure with us.

    Gel Polish Removal – $10

    Gel color removal is free when you have had a gel manicure or gel pedicure at Slate Studio within the last 2 weeks AND if you are receiving another gel manicure or gel pedicure.

    Slate Pedi – $40

    Soak, Nail Shaping + Buffing, Full Cuticle Work [push back and clipping], Buffing Bottoms of Feet, Scrub, Massage + Polish or Buff. Gloss those digits!

    Slate Mani – $30

    Scrub + Sparkle. Nail Shaping + Buffing, Soak, Full Cuticle Work [push back and clipping], Massage + Polish. Tada Talons!

    Slate Snappy Pedi – $30

    Soak, Nail Shaping + Buffing, a bit of cuticle work + Polish.

    Slate Snappy Mani – $22

    Nail Shaping + Buffing, a bit of Cuticle work + Polish

    Slate Swift Shot – $15

    Nail Shaping + Polish (*hands only, sorry, Swift Shot is not for the toes – that’s unsanitary since there is no soak!)

    French Kiss – $8 & up

    Frenching is available for an additional charge in both regular polish and gel. Oooh la la!

    Sugary Sweet Slate Nail Art is available in Gel only. If you would like nail art or add some bling please contact Slate Studio to book an appointment. Additional pricing will apply.

    Complimentary Toe Wax – $0

    Slate is committed to serving those tootsies.

    Were Serious about Sanitization!

    Slate Studio adheres to the most stringent hygiene and sanitization standards and practices, going well above and beyond regulations. As sanitation is a major concern in our industry, it is imperative that our standards are in place for the health and safety of our clients and employees. Outlined below are a few of our policies and practices:

    • We never double dip in our wax!
    • Stainless steel implements are scrubbed, disinfected and sterilized in a bath of Isopropyl Alcohol and medical disenfectant
    • We never reuse anything that cannot be sterilized, such as foot files, nail files and buffer blocks. At Slate Studio, our nail files, foot files, and buffers are only used once per client.
    • Gloves are worn by estheticians for certain procedures.
    • Disposable linens and paper are used in all applicable treatments.
    • Pedicure sinks are scrubbed and soaked with medical grade disinfectant and bleach after each use. Please note; we do not offer ‘Spa chairs/Pedicure thrones’
    • Please note that should you presently have a communicable skin condition, we are unable to perform services on the affected area. ie: fungus, warts or any other unknown irritation that may be present. Thank you for your understanding.

    PLEASE NOTE: We also do not service anyone who has a fungus, warts, herpes or any other communicable disease. We aren’t trying to be b*%$#!s, but as per health and safety regulations, no spa is allowed to perform services on someone with the above mentioned conditions. So if you have something, please see your doc and come back to us when it’s all cleared up!

  • Slate Eyelash Extensions

    Slate Studio uses single strand Eyelash Extensions that feel and look completely real. Like hair extensions, eyelash extensions add length, thickness and fullness to your natural eyelashes.

    The length, width and amount of lash extension used varies from client to client, and is based on several factors including the amount of natural lashes the client has and the fullness they desire.

      FYI:

    • Do not allow your lashes to get wet for at least 12 hours.
    • Do not swim, enter a sauna or allow steam on your face within the first 24 hours after application.
    • Do not perm, curl or tint your lash extensions.
    • Do not use any products in your eye area that contain oil, this may break & loosen the adhesive.
    • Do not use waterproof mascara or eye liners.
    • Do not use a blow dryer near your eyes.

    Eye Candy

    From The Slate Squad

    Natural Set – $55

    When it comes to enhancing your eyelashes, our most subtle set goes a long way.

    Slate Signature Set – $65

    Turn heads and play up your eyes with our most popular set of extensions.

    Glamorous Set – $80

    For those who love to get noticed, our glamorous set is the optimum choice. Get ready to stand out

    Eyelash Extensions Corrections – $20 +

    Not completely satisfied with the lashes applied elsewhere? Let us correct them and put you on the road to eyelash redemption.

    Eyelash Extensions Removal – $30

    Your eyelash extensions will be safely removed by our skilled eyelash technicians to protect your natural lashes. Lashes applied elsewhere may require correctional work. Your eyelash technician will inform you prior.

    Flare Lashes – $25

    Looking to add drama for a special occasion? then set your sights on our temporary flare lashes.

    Lash & Dash – $25

    Indulge in our very own Dashing Lashes strip lashes. Comfortable and light or daring and dramatic. Applied to ensure they will last the night.

    BYOL (Bring Your Own Lashes) – $10

    We will put them on for you! Step into the spotlight with a full, eye-defining set of instant strip lashes!

    Extra Eyes:

    Lash Tint – $25

    Tint your lashes and do away with mascara!

    Brow Tint – $18

    Eyebrow pencils – see ya later

    Shape/Wax/Tweeze – $13

    Eyebrow perfection completes a flawless face. Expertly shaped to enhance your unique features,shape your best brow.

    Eyes only makeup application – $18

    Whether you like smoky eyes or a more natural look, there is nothing quite like professionally applied makeup. Our highly experienced makeup artists will give you not only the look but the guidance to eye makeup mastery. Our Eyelash extensions approved makeup line will take your lashes to the next level.

    Were Serious about Sanitization!

    Slate Studio adheres to the most stringent hygiene and sanitization standards and practices, going well above and beyond regulations. As sanitation is a major concern in our industry, it is imperative that our standards are in place for the health and safety of our clients and employees. Outlined below are a few of our policies and practices:

    • We never double dip in our wax!
    • Stainless steel implements are scrubbed, disinfected and sterilized in a bath of Isopropyl Alcohol and medical disenfectant
    • We never reuse anything that cannot be sterilized, such as foot files, nail files and buffer blocks. At Slate Studio, our nail files, foot files, and buffers are only used once per client.
    • Gloves are worn by estheticians for certain procedures.
    • Disposable linens and paper are used in all applicable treatments.
    • Pedicure sinks are scrubbed and soaked with medical grade disinfectant and bleach after each use. Please note; we do not offer ‘Spa chairs/Pedicure thrones’
    • Please note that should you presently have a communicable skin condition, we are unable to perform services on the affected area. ie: fungus, warts or any other unknown irritation that may be present. Thank you for your understanding.

    PLEASE NOTE: We also do not service anyone who has a fungus, warts, herpes or any other communicable disease. We aren’t trying to be b*%$#!s, but as per health and safety regulations, no spa is allowed to perform services on someone with the above mentioned conditions. So if you have something, please see your doc and come back to us when it’s all cleared up!

  • Revitalize Your Skin

    From The Slate Squad

    The Slate Solo Facial – $75

    Soley customized facial for your skin using Dermalogica® products. [Pre-Cleanse, Cleanse, Exfoliation with Hot Towel Treatment, Steam, Extractions, Tone, Massage, Masques, Eye Treatment, Serums, Moisturizer + SPF]

    **Please Note: We NEVER perform facial waxing on the same day as a Facial, please book facials and facial waxing on separate days.

    The Slate Speedy Facial – $35

    Choose from one of five different Dermalogica Microzone treatments and get either a Lip or Eye Micoozone treatment complimentary!

    We NEVER perform facial waxing on the same day as a Facial, please book facials and facial waxing on separate days.

    Slate Skin Analysis – $0

    Curious about your skin type and what products you should be using? Hop in our chair for this walk in consultation and we’ll talk you through what products are best suited to your skin type, teach you how to use ’em and also address any concerns you have and how best to treat ’em.

    Were Serious about Sanitization!

    Slate Studio adheres to the most stringent hygiene and sanitization standards and practices, going well above and beyond regulations. As sanitation is a major concern in our industry, it is imperative that our standards are in place for the health and safety of our clients and employees. Outlined below are a few of our policies and practices:

    • We never double dip in our wax!
    • Stainless steel implements are scrubbed, disinfected and sterilized in a bath of Isopropyl Alcohol and medical disenfectant
    • We never reuse anything that cannot be sterilized, such as foot files, nail files and buffer blocks. At Slate Studio, our nail files, foot files, and buffers are only used once per client.
    • Gloves are worn by estheticians for certain procedures.
    • Disposable linens and paper are used in all applicable treatments.
    • Pedicure sinks are scrubbed and soaked with medical grade disinfectant and bleach after each use. Please note; we do not offer ‘Spa chairs/Pedicure thrones’
    • Please note that should you presently have a communicable skin condition, we are unable to perform services on the affected area. ie: fungus, warts or any other unknown irritation that may be present. Thank you for your understanding.

    PLEASE NOTE: We also do not service anyone who has a fungus, warts, herpes or any other communicable disease. We aren’t trying to be b*%$#!s, but as per health and safety regulations, no spa is allowed to perform services on someone with the above mentioned conditions. So if you have something, please see your doc and come back to us when it’s all cleared up!

  • Soft, Smooth Skin

    From The Slate Squad

    The Brazilian – $40

    THE Slate smooth service! Everything off or almost everything off, you decide. Our Brazilian goes down to just $35 with our 4 Week Upkeep Discount.

    The Thongkini – $30

    AKA the spiffy inbetweenie

    Bikini – $25

    Showgirl special! Just the sides and a little off the top.

    Brows – $13

    Shape up! Middle, under, top and trim

    Lip or Chin or Sides of Face – $12

    Just like it says!

    Half Back Wax – $20

    Top of back or lower back, fellas choice.

    Chest Wax/Full Back – $35

    Sculpt and strip

    Stomach (for the fellas) – $20

    Treasure trail removal.

    Underarms – $15

    Show a little. You’ll never wanna shave them again.

    Half Legs – $30

    Bottoms or tops, girls (or guys) choice.

    Full Legs – $55

    Sleek stilettos. Front, back, up and down.

    Full Arms – $34

    Baby smooth arms.

    Half Arms – $20

    Above the elbow or below the elbow.

    Tummy – $12

    Skim your lady treasure trail. It’s not required.

    Lower Back – $14

    Squeaky clean… up that jean line.

    Were Serious about Sanitization!

    Slate Studio adheres to the most stringent hygiene and sanitization standards and practices, going well above and beyond regulations. As sanitation is a major concern in our industry, it is imperative that our standards are in place for the health and safety of our clients and employees. Outlined below are a few of our policies and practices:

    • We never double dip in our wax!
    • Stainless steel implements are scrubbed, disinfected and sterilized in a bath of Isopropyl Alcohol and medical disenfectant
    • We never reuse anything that cannot be sterilized, such as foot files, nail files and buffer blocks. At Slate Studio, our nail files, foot files, and buffers are only used once per client.
    • Gloves are worn by estheticians for certain procedures.
    • Disposable linens and paper are used in all applicable treatments.
    • Pedicure sinks are scrubbed and soaked with medical grade disinfectant and bleach after each use. Please note; we do not offer ‘Spa chairs/Pedicure thrones’
    • Please note that should you presently have a communicable skin condition, we are unable to perform services on the affected area. ie: fungus, warts or any other unknown irritation that may be present. Thank you for your understanding.

    PLEASE NOTE: We also do not service anyone who has a fungus, warts, herpes or any other communicable disease. We aren’t trying to be b*%$#!s, but as per health and safety regulations, no spa is allowed to perform services on someone with the above mentioned conditions. So if you have something, please see your doc and come back to us when it’s all cleared up!

  • Mobile Services

    From The Slate Squad

    Slate Studio’s Mobile Services

    As freelance artists, Slate Studio provides services to clients for fashion shows, photography shoots or those that have busy and chaotic schedules or groups and spa parities – with all services in the privacy and comfort of their own home, office, hotel, cottage, boat or venue! For mobile services you must have a space large enough to accommodate a portable service chair/bed and by appointment only please.

    • An additional cost of $100 is required for each trip to your location (please contact Slate Studio for details as cost may vary)
    • Parking fees may apply
    • Gift certificates are available
    • Specific products for treatments are available upon request

    Want something different or unique not offered above…not to worry!

    Would you like a service you do not see on our mobile menu? We can create a personal party for you to reflect your own style or pampering wishes. Contact Slate Studio to customize your own signature soiree!

    Looking for event assistance?

    Let us know if you would like our help finding the perfect dress, photographer, catering or venue!

Slate at your service

Slate Squad delivers on-demand hair, makeup and nails and skin services in studio and on location. Book your services online here or on our app all to suit your schedule. Meet your new beauty obsession!

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VISIT US

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

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

Accommodations

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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