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Blogger Lyndsey at Over My Styled Body has been wearing her extensions for a month and a half, and wants to share her honest review! Watch until the end for a special discount that you can use at any of our salons!

Why I Love VOGUEPEARL™, by Justine Tyrell

In this video, performing artist Justine Tyrell explains why she loves the VOGUEPEARL™ hair extension technique, after having had so many other techniques in the past!

The Truth About Hair Extensions - Review by Youtuber Pursuing Pretty

The Truth About Extensions - Before & After Transformation from the Extensionist PLUS save 10% off all packages with code! All your questions answered!

Weather Network - How to Keep Hair Moisturized in Colder Months

It's getting cold again! 
Here, Megan Ledarney, owner of The Extensionist and Hair Extension mogul  talks about how to keep your hair moisturized in the cold winter months

Megan Ledarney's Story

Watch as Megan tells her story of her sufferings with Trichotillomania, an uncontrollable urge to pull out one's own hair, and how she went on to create The Extensionist!

Trichotillomania Awareness with Taylor

Watch as Taylor tells her story of Trichotillomania, and how The Extensionist helped.

VOGUEPEARL™ Creative Commercial

This breathtaking video showcases the essence of our companies vision - to help captivate your soul & inspire your inner beauty!

Presenting - your dream transformation at The Extensionist Consultancy Inc., featuring our personally developed, non-damaging, long-lasting hair extension installation technique - VOGUEPEARL™


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All my life, I’ve had fine thin hair.  I’ve spent lots of time curling my locks in order to add volume and give the appearance of thicker hair.  Hair extensions have always been a dream of mine but the thought of potentially doing damage to my own hair with glues always turned me off or I was worried that they wouldn’t appear natural.  So when I heard about the Vogue Pearl method from The Extensionist, I knew it was the right time to take the plunge (mermaid pun intended).

In Focus is our gift to the community. A way for us to help show our recognition for the people, businesses, and organizations that help make our city great. The team at is passionate about this community and the people that make it amazing. We want to show our friends, neighbours, family and colleagues that we notice them and the fabulous things that they do.

Megan Ledarney is helping Okanagan women feel like a queen. Megan is the founder and owner of The Extensionist, a salon and education academy dedicated to improving happiness and confidence – a philosophy she lives by ...READ MORE

"Fab Hair With The Extensionist" Article by ForeverKortnee

Besides the wonderful service and installation, The Extensionist was located in an adorable shop with pink walls, pink and white chandeliers, and pink throne-like chairs. It was like walking into one of my dreams! Everyone was so lovely and I enjoyed every minute I spent there! With already three locations in Calgary, Edmonton, and Kelowna, I have no doubt that The Extensionist will continue growing and hopefully reach even more locations to give fabulous hair to everyone! READ MORE

2016 Alberta Business Awards of Distinction Finalist!

We are so excited to announce that The Extensionist and Megan Ledarney have been short listed under 2 categories for the 2016 Alberta Business Awards of Distinction:

-Woman Entrepreneurs of Distinction

-Young Entrepreneurs of Distincion 


The Gala is heald on February 26th, 2016 and we are so excited to have had the opportunity to make it this far! 

Fine Lifestyle Front Cover 'Women of Achievement'

Owner Megan Ledarney is featured on the front cover of FineLifestyles Magazine and recognized as a 'Women of Achievment' for her contributions to her 3 businesses here in YEG. Click 'Read Article' to view!






At 12 years old, Megan Ledarney’s parents were divorced and she was the new kid in her Medicine Hat school.

To deal with stress, she pulled out her hair, until she had pulled the entire crown of her head, refusing to cut the rest of her hair as she was in denial of her trichotillomania...READ MORE

Expert Advice Column: History & Hair Extension Damage

As part of her expert advice column series, Megan Ledarney explains the history of popular hair extension into our Western market, and the damage that has been caused due to improperly suited hair extensions for specific hair types. Click 'Read Article' to view!







Expert Advice Column: The Psychology of Female Hair Loss

As part of her expert advice column series, Megan Ledarney explains the psychology behind female hair loss, including the causes & effects of a not-so-talked about phenomenon.

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