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Lina Shamoun

Lina
Our creative and visionary leader is Artline's owner, Lina Shamoun. Lina's love for her craft is beyond anyone's imagination; from her competitive background to her careful selection of Artline's team members. There is nothing that rewards her more than sharing her skills and creative passion with everyone around her.
With Lina's vision and her team's dedication, every stylist is organically developed. Lina believes in young talent and anyone who wants to explore this beautiful world of hairdressing.
 
Lina was born in Baghdad, Iraq and her family immigrated to Canada the summer of 1998 when Lina was 14 years old. Her hairstyling apprenticeship started in 2002, and this sparked her love for hair and all that comes with it. She took this passion and founded Artline Salon at age 23 in 2007.
Among her many accomplishments, Lina has represented Team Canada at the OMC Hair Olympics ‘www.omchairworld.com' since 2006. Moscow 2006, Chicago 2008, Paris 2010, Milan 2012, Frankfurt 2014, Paris 2015, Seoul 2016, and Paris 2017. Winning two European Championships in 2015 & 2016 and the World Championship in Progressive Cutting in 2016.
Her business skills were recognized when Lina was also named Young Entrepreneur of the Year by the Greater Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber of Commerce in February 2016 and K-W Oktoberfest Rogers 'Entrepreneur' Woman of the Year 2016.   
 
Lina has drawn the attention of media such as CityTV, Exchange Magazine for Business, Grand magazine, The Next Step Magazine, KW Chamber of Commerce Advocate, The K-W Record, K-W Chronicles, Salon Magazine, Canadian Hairdresser Magazine, and International Hairstyling Magazines such as Tribute. 
 Collections by Lina
Lina’s Achievements
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2018 Las Vegas, NAHA North American Hairstyling Awards Entrant ‘Cutting Category “
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2017 Paris France, OMC Hair World Championship, Gold Medal In Woman's Progressive Cut & Style North American Zone Category
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2016 Winner of the Rogers Octoberfest Women of the year Entrepreneur Category
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2016 Paris France, OMC Hair World European Championship, Gold Medal In Woman's Progressive Cut & Style Category
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2016 Seoul Korea, OMC Hair World Championship, Gold Medal In Woman's Progressive Cut & Style Category
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2015 Paris France, OMC Hair World European Championship, Gold Medal In Woman's Progressive Cut & Style Category
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2014 K-W Oktoberfest Rogers Women of the Year Nominee
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2014 Frankfurt, Germany OMC Hair World Placing Top 10
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2014 ABA Toronto 1st Place in Men's Trend Cut & Style
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2014 Mirror Awards Finalist in Avant Guard Stylist of the Year Category
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2014 KW Chamber of Commerce Nominee (Young Entrepreneur of the Year)
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2012 London, England Alternative Hair Show Finalist
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2012 Milan, Italy OMC Hair World Competitions Trend Cut/Full Fashion Category
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2012 Atlantic City, New Jersey Tim Hartley Colourist/Makeup Artist
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2012 Sarajevo, Bosnia Alternative Hair Show with Tim Hartley
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2012 Contessa Semi Finalist in Avant Garde Hairstylist of the Year Category
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2012 Miami, Florida Davines World Wide Hair Tour with Angelo Seminara
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2012 ABA Toronto (Allied Beauty Association) 1st Place Winner of the Men's Avant Garde Cut & Style
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2012 ABA Toronto 2nd Place Winner in Woman's Elegant Long Hair Up
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2011 Contessa Finalist (Hairstylist of the Year, Ontario Stylist of the Year and Session Stylist of the Year)
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2010 Paris, France OMC Hair World Team Canada Member (Woman's Trend Cut/Full Fashion Category)
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2010 Contessa Winner in Texture Stylist of the Year Category
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2010, 2009, 2007 Chamber of Commerce Nominee (Young Entrepreneur of the Year)
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2009 1st Place Winner Davines International World Wide Hair Tour in Venice, Italy
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2009 Junior Achievement Awards Nominee (Small Business of the Year/Retailer of the Year)
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2009 Contessa Avant Garde Winner
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2009 NAHA Avant Garde Finalist
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2009 ABA Toronto, 1st Place Winner 2 Competitions, Men's Avant Garde Cut & Style and Woman's Trendy Cut & Style
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2008 Chicago, USA 5th place, OMC Hair World, Canadian Jr./Professional Team Competitions
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2007 Established Artline Salon
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2007 4th Place ABA Toronto, Elegant Evening Hair Style
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2007 2nd Place ABA Toronto, Provincial Blow Dry Hair Competition
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2006 Moscow, Russia OMC Hair World, Canadian Jr./Professional Team Competitions
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2006 4th place ABA Montreal, Avant Garde Women's Cut & Style
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2006 1st place ABA Toronto, Men's Professional Cut & Style
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2005 4th place ABA Toronto, Men's Professional Cut & Style
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2005 Mirror Awards (National Photo Shoot Competition) Finalist, Team Category
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2005 1st place ABA Toronto, Women's Trendy Cut & Style
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2005, 2004 North American Hairdresser Award (NAHA) Finalist, Student Category
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2004 Contessa (National Photo Shoot Competition) Finalist, Student Category
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2003, 2004 1st place ABA Toronto, New Talent Women's Trendy Cut & Style
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2001, 2002, 2003 Skills Canada Hairstyling Competitor Winning 5 Gold Medals, 1 Sliver and 1 Bronze