The Master

Rob Pizzuti has worked on some of the most amazing events being the Director of Backstage/Hair & Make-up at TOM* Toronto’s first ever men’s fashion week. He also worked at the Miss Universe Pageant (2012) and has been featured on several CTV eTalk segments. In 2001 Rob opened REDKEN's first Canadian flagship salon “EXIT Salon” in Toronto. For 10 years, EXIT Salon was regularly visited by everyone from hip young professionals to industry powerhouses and was voted one of the city's 10 best salons by “Toronto FASHION” for all 10 years in a row. Today, Rob is focusing on his TV, print and runway work. In between, Rob continues to work on clients at Yorkville’s trendy “Blyss Salon.”


Nina Debrev
(Lead on Vampire Diaries CTV)

Petra Nemcova
(Victoria Secret Super Model)


Tara Spence-Narin
(Corner Gas)

Paula Brancati
(Being Erica,
Degrassi:The Next Generation)


My Awards

When I moved to Toronto in 1993 a salon owner said to me: "You are just a small town guy and you don't have what it takes." Three months later, this 21 year-old small town guy won 1st and 3rd place in “Sebastian's North American Color Competition” out of 8,000 entries from professionals across North America… and I was still months away from completing hairdressing school. (Wohoo!)

It's hard to get noticed when you first start out. I was fortunate to land a job where I was surrounded by amazing talented artists in a massive salon with more than 57 stylists. At this salon winning awards at competitions and styling photo shoots was everything. Every year I loved the challenge of competing against friends and industry hot shots from across North America. At the awards ceremony (think: the Oscars of Hair) the top 10 finalists of each category would be featured. I was featured a lot. A few times I even won. Today, I still attend and sometimes officially judge.
I post real make-overs and corrections with real clients on Instagram every week. Take a look and say hello here: Rob’s Instagram!


Davines World Colour Competition

  • 2013 – Top 3 Canadian Finalist.

Toronto Fashion Magazine

  • 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003 –
  • Rated – One of the 10 Best Salons in Toronto.

L’Oreal Colour Trophy

  • 2003 – Regional 2nd Place Winner.

North American Hairstyling Awards

  • 2002 – Makeover Artist of the Year Winner.
  • (Colourist: Rob Pizzuti)

Canadian Hairdresser Awards

  • 2002 – Canadian Colourist of the Year Winner.
  • (Colourist: Rob Pizzuti)

Contessa Awards

  • 2000 – Ontario Hairstylist of the Year Winner.

Sebastian North American
Colour Competition (Celophanes)

  • 2000 – 3rd Place, North America Winner.

Davines World Hair Colour MakeOver Challenge

Watch our Promo Video - from Exit Salon

    My Services

    These are my top four ‘must-have’ products in my photo-shoot kit.

    My FAV Products

    Davines, OI / ALL IN ONE MILK , a very light intensive spray oil for fine hair that intantly detangles and leaves incredible shine.

    MOROCCANOIL Treatment, the original super refined oil treatment leaves the thick,
    stressed hair brand new with a incredible surface shine and remakable healthly feel.

    DAVINES NO.14 SEA SALT PRIMER , one of the best root lifting, texture building products on the market.
    I love this for all hair types at the root, on the ends,
    wet or dry and with heat.
    When you start to play with this product you will see why I always have it for photoshoots.

    SEBASTIAN Re-Shaper hair spray. Brushable Humidity control spray that lets you create and hold and re-shape again and again.


    How can I control my life
    when I can't control my hair?

    Contact Me

    For press or booking inquiries



    For hair appointments

    25 Bellair Street, 3rd Floor Toronto, Ontario Canada

    Phone: 416-921-7860


    Visit me at
    Blyss Salon