Ray Civello has been a leader and visionary in the fashion, beauty and wellness industry for the past three decades. Combining creative skill and keen business sensibilities, Civello is a successful entrepreneur, celebrity hairstylist, editorial stylist, photographer, inspired public speaker and coveted international educator. Ray sets the standard for creative learning - mentoring and inspiring top stylists for ultimate success. Ray’s work includes countless television appearances, his most recent as the resident beauty expert on the Marilyn Denis Show. Civello began his career as a sought after editorial hairstylist in North America and Europe and founded his first business Civello Inc. in 1985 which has grown to four successful Civello salons today. In 1994, Civello established Collega International, the only national distributor for Aveda products and the parent company of four Aveda Institutes, four Aveda Academies and fifteen Aveda retail stores nationwide that deliver the signature Aveda experience.
With almost 20 years of experience in the beauty industry, Kristjan Hayden has been part of Aveda Canada since 2002 working closely with Ray Civello. Kristjan has made large contributions to the media as an editorial hairstylist and makeup artist. His style tips and techniques are often used as content for beauty stories in magazines, newspapers and online features. His creative and editorial work has been featured in Vogue, Flare, Fashion, TheStyle Advisor, The Kit, Canadian Living, and Glow. He is the founding beauty editor of the online magazine, PerfectoMag and has worked backstage at New York Fashion week styling for designers such as Betsey Johnson. Kristjan’s talents are showcased on top television networks with appearances on eTalk, Entertainment Tonight, MTV and Muchmusic. He is continuously featured on W Network’s makeover series: Rags to Red Carpet and on CBC’s Steven and Chris where he has been an on-camera hair and makeup expert for fashion segments, beauty segments and makeovers for the past three seasons.
Recipient of the prestigious Aveda Master of the Arts Award at the Aveda Millennium Congress Festival, Ana Karzis’ reputation is well known across North America. As Senior Creative Director for Civello Salon and Spa, Ana has been an integral part of the testing & development of Aveda’s Enlightenment Blonding & Full Spectrum hair colour. Ana is a member of the design team for the Aveda Seasonal Collections