Owner & Head stylist
Michele Bonnick is truly an expert in her field. She has 24 years experience and is the owner and operator of Amani Hair Studio for the past 13 years. She has carved out a niche market serving a culturally diverse client base. Michele has built a solid reputation working primarily with clients that have natural hair and she also has an uncanny ability to repair damaged hair. Her desire is to promote healthy hair care. She is also very strong in hair colour as well as colour correction.
Michele has been nominated twice by the Black Film Video Association. She was also featured on Good Morning Amani on a makeover segment. As well as a makeover segment on OMNI planet Africa. She worked with Preston Bailey on the cover of the Amoi magazine and was featured in Life and Fashion, Black Passion and Sway magazines. She was also featured in Essence Magazine 2011 bridal bliss and was featured in an article on the Scene in TO.
Michele has had the opportunity to work in Amani, New York and Vancouver, British Columbia. Michele worked with Wyclef Jean and the “Rock” for their music video as well as a few other Canadian artists. Worked with Keisha Chante, Canada’s sweetheart and Jeffrey D. Sams (Soul Food movie).
She is on the board of the Kay Morris Foundation. Also, she is an expert on healthy hair care and was a panelist on the 2010 Women of Worth Conference in February 2010.
Michele has a true sense of community by giving her time and talent to various fundraisers such as the Sickle Cell Foundation and mentoring and empowering young girls.
Michele is passionate about the hair care industry and truly is in love with what she does. She is constantly working to take healthy hair care to another level.
Favourite tool: Runway FHI
Products I can’t live without: Design Essentials product line