Salon Five Forty-Eight will raise your hair expectations to new heights!

Providing a luxurious and relaxing hair salon experience is what Salon Five Forty-Eight takes pride in. Guests are greeted at the door with exceptional service from the moment of arrival to the moment they step out the door. To enhance each experience, Salon Five Forty-Eight offers complimentary beverages including fresh coffee, espresso and tea as well as little chocolate treats.

The newly established Salon Five Forty-Eight features experienced and new talent focused on ensuring the client is at the centre of their hair experience. Each guest is made to feel comfortable and given personalized customer service. The expert hairstylists at Salon Five Forty-Eight will take you on a luxurious journey!

Salon Five Forty-Eight offers an array of hair services. While specializing in formal styles for weddings and special events, they also offer leading-edge hair colour techniques. By listening to each guest’s individual needs, their hairstylists have the talent to transform each unique vision into reality. Let Salon Five Forty-Eight be your home away from home!

“A woman who cuts her hair is about to change her life.” – Coco Chanel

Meet Our Stylists

Sylvie Alswiti


With over 17 years of experience in the hair industry, Sylvie’s work continues to show her passion, skills, creativity and talent.  She loves connecting with all of her guests and feels the ultimate reward by bringing out the best in each individual.

Inspired by the unique beauty she sees in each of her guests, Sylvie is continually honoring her crafts and techniques to create equal parts elegant and striking.  She is known for her precision in color, cut and glamorous style for wedding events and every day beauty.


Brittany Houston


With over 10 years in the hair industry, Brittany knows the importance of listening and having a thorough consultation with every client to create custom hairstyles using appropriate cutting and colouring techniques to best suit their needs.

She is able to create a range of hairstyles from classic to creative and has taken part in many fashion shows within the city including Runway for Hope and Ottawa Fashion Week.

Her craft continues to be formed by taking a variety of advanced classes that have allowed her to travel as far as the Sassoon Academy in London, England.

Brooke Valiquette


A graduate from hair school in 2014, Brooke has continued to grow into the creative, well-loved stylist, that she is today.
Continuously creating & expanding her knowledge is one of her passions, as she knows there is always more to learn in the hair industry. Keeping up with current trends & respecting her client’s visions, are some of the ways Brooke ensures her clients leave with a smile on their faces.

Her favourite services include Updos and Balayage