about goldie

Goldie is a modern beauty bar with a retro twist. Heavily influenced by the fashion, beauty and design trends of the 1960’s and 70’s, Goldie was formed with the goal of bringing a unique beauty experience to St. John’s. Here at Goldie we take the fun-loving attitude and extravagance of the disco era, and pair it with modern, minimalistic beauty and the idea of indulging in the simple luxuries of life. We strive to deliver the full Goldie experience to all of our guests, which is exactly why we offer a full range of hair and esthetics services, hand selected items for retail, and a cocktail and coffee bar menu that you’re sure to love!


Kerri Martin Basha

Kerri is our Co-owner and Director of Education. Kerri graduated from hairstyling and esthetics in 2009 and soon found her love for makeup. She worked as a freelance makeup artist mainly with photographers before finally getting into business for herself. Her work has been published on multiple occasions - including two publications in Wedding Bells magazine, several clothing lines across Canada and even on Carly Rae Jepsen. Kerri is now a certified LashForever Educator currently offers training courses for Lash Extensions and Lash Lifts. When envisioning what she wanted Goldie to be, Kerri was inspired by 60s & 70s decor, music, and art. She envisioned a modern style salon with a vintage flare and hand-crafted cocktails. Kerri’s favourite band is Led Zeppelin, and she loves her pets, coffee, and all things velvet. 

Annelise Wheaton

Annelise is our Co-owner and runs the behind-the-scenes action here at Goldie. Annelise takes care of our scheduling, bookkeeping, orders, and is the face behind most of our social media. Annelise graduated from Memorial University with a Bachelor of Arts in 2016, and pursued a career in the beauty industry by studying hairstyling at Woodford Training Centre in 2017. Soon after graduating, she found her niche in Salon Management and followed her passion into ownership at Goldie. 

Outside the salon, Annelise enjoys spending time with her two cats, Phoebe-Jane and Gretchen, and her husband Matthew. 

Megan Reid

Charismatic, feisty, and self proclaimed weirdo, Megan loves making her clients smile as much as humanly possible while delivering a fun and gorgeous experience. Megan came into the industry 9 years ago eager to learn new things and meet wonderful people. Megan offers a range of services including nails, pedicures, waxings, and dermaplaning. No matter what service she’s providing, Megan’s goal is to always make her clients feel as special as they make her feel - and you’re guaranteed to be laughing before you’re done!

Emily Drake

Known endearingly as Baby Em, Emily is a certified Lash Technician with 4 years experience in the industry. Last year, Emily travelled to Toronto to complete the Brow Design course at LashForever Canada. Gentle and soft-spoken, any appointment with Em is a guaranteed moment of relaxation in your busy day. Emily currently offers Classic, Hybrid, and Volume Lash Extensions, Lash lifts, brow lamination, and brow wax & tints. 

Jodi Brake

Jodi is a certified nail tech with over 9 years in the industry. Starting in the industry as a hairstylist, Jodi quickly took up an interest in nails and became self-taught in the trade. She has since gone on to have her nail art featured in Nail Pro magazine. Jodi has worked as a nail tech in many different salon atmospheres, and now dedicates her time to a private clientele at Goldie. 

Friends of Jodi would describe her as “the coolest person you’ll ever meet”, “multi-faceted”, and once “inconveniently awkward”. Whatever the case - it is never a dull moment with Jodi around, and as her client you are guaranteed to have a few laughs and great conversation! 

Jalisa Cull

Ever meet one of those people that are great at anything they put their mind to? That’s Jalisa. A skilled photographer and cook, with a background in salon management, Jalisa is now taking the beauty industry by storm. Jalisa currently offers Classic, Hybrid and Volume Lash Extensions, Lash Lifts, Brow Henna, Brow Lamination, and facial waxings. Jalisa is always on the lookout for exciting new services to offer her clients and strives for perfection in everything she does. 

Kourtney Snow

Kourtney is an esthetician with 4 years experience and is as sweet as the candy on her desk! She always knew she was meant to be in the beauty industry when she would play “spa day” instead of house as a little girl. 
Kourtney studied esthetics at Woodford Training Centre in 2015, and has gone on to complete additional training in gel nails, specialized nail art, PediSafe procedures, and Brazilian waxing. She loves making her clients feel their best, and as our certified nail art queen, she is always up for free-hand fun on nails! 

Kristen Thistle

Kristen attended a private hair school in Alberta in 2014 before moving to Toronto in 2018 to complete Aveda’s Advanced Academy in hair cutting and colouring. The academy's strict structure provided her the opportunity to develop and hone her foundational skills.
Kristen is incredibly passionate about her craft and understands the importance of continued education. She recently completed a 6 month online program in hair cutting, colouring and styling. Kristen is inspired by the spa experience and strives to have every client leave feeling rejuvenated and their hair feeling luscious. With every colour service, she offers a complimentary hair oil treatment along with other treatments that enhance the experience. 
Outside the salon, Kristen loves to exercise, spend time in nature, cook, read and travel.

Denika Dunne

Denika is an esthetician with 3 years of experience in the beauty industry. After graduating from Woodford Training Centre in both Hairstyling and Aesthetics, Denika has gone on to complete further training in brow lamination, lash lifts, gel nails, and skin care.

Denika knew from a young age that she wanted a career in the beauty industry. Growing up she loved playing spa with her barbies, doing their makeup and nails. In her spare time, Denika enjoys drawing and painting, which led her to find her passion for nails and brows - she believes beauty is an art form and loves the creativity that it allows. Denika strives to make each of her clients look and feel their best.

Megan Farrell

Megan is a full-time X-Ray student but brings her talent, her passion for beauty, and her sunny disposition to Goldie as a part-time Lash Technician. Megan has always had a love for the beauty industry and enjoyed doing her friends hair and makeup growing up. She got her start in the industry by completing her Lash Lift & Tint training in 2019 and has since gone on to receive certification in Brow Shaping and Design, Brow Lamination, and Classic Lash Extensions. 

Outside of the salon, Megan loves to spend time with her fur babies, Mya and Daisy.

(709) 552-1092

702 Water Street, St.Johns NL

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