NEWS AND EVENTS

How To Make Your Salon More Inclusive For All Hair Types

How To Make Your Salon More Inclusive For All Hair Types

Learn how two salon owners are doing their part to help promote diversity and inclusion in the beauty industry, and how you can, too. As.. Read More →
Salon Magazine’s COVID-19 Survey #3: Complete Now for a Chance to Win a $100 Visa Gift Card!

Salon Magazine’s COVID-19 Survey #3: Complete Now for a Chance to Win a $100 Visa Gift Card!

Attention all salon owners, hairstylists and beauty pros! As we continue to navigate the next wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, we want to hear from.. Read More →
The Winners of the 2021 Australian Hair Industry Awards!

The Winners of the 2021 Australian Hair Industry Awards!

For the first time in two years, the long-awaited 2021 Australian Hair Industry Awards (AHIA) gala was held live on Monday, June 14th, 2021 at.. Read More →
Inside Onyx & Ivory—A Contemporary Calgary-Based Salon With a Unique Bar-Style Setup

Inside Onyx & Ivory—A Contemporary Calgary-Based Salon With a Unique Bar-Style Setup

For Po Chau, the owner of Onyx & Ivory, a uniquely designed salon located in Calgary’s Inglewood neighbourhood, having a bright, open-concept space to share.. Read More →

Business Articles

Where to Find Free Education Online During the COVID-19 Lockdown

Where to Find Free Education Online During the COVID-19 Lockdown

As we’re officially in the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, some provinces and regions are facing salon shutdowns and lockdowns for the second time.. Read More →
Setting Up Shop: Discover The New, Easy Way To Build, Grow And Maximize Your Salon’s E-Commerce Sales

Setting Up Shop: Discover The New, Easy Way To Build, Grow And Maximize Your Salon’s E-Commerce Sales

Retail and take-home sales have always been an integral part of the salon industry. In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, which has triggered several.. Read More →
All-Inclusive Experience – A Look Inside Frenchie’s Hair

All-Inclusive Experience – A Look Inside Frenchie’s Hair

As long-time friends from business school, Brittany Newby and Caitlin Whitson decided to open their salon, Frenchie’s Hair, after noticing a lack of service experience.. Read More →
It’s A New Era In Education – Find Out How Virtual Learning is Changing the Game

It’s A New Era In Education – Find Out How Virtual Learning is Changing the Game

There’s no denying the amount of free education that has been made available during the COVID-19 pandemic. Since the salon shutdown, artists and educators have.. Read More →
Tunnel Vision: A Look Inside Olab par Rodrigo

Tunnel Vision: A Look Inside Olab par Rodrigo

Owning a salon is a goal for many in the industry. So when it came time for Rodrigo Araneda to build his dream space—Olab par.. Read More →
The New Face of Retail – Game-Changing Tips From Salon Owners on How to Keep Up With E-Commerce and Affiliate Marketing

The New Face of Retail – Game-Changing Tips From Salon Owners on How to Keep Up With E-Commerce and Affiliate Marketing

In the age of social media and e-commerce, salons have an opportunity to market themselves like never before. In addition to being a one-stop shop.. Read More →

Hair Trends

Get the Look: The D’Amelio Sisters’ Red Carpet Hair

Get the Look: The D’Amelio Sisters’ Red Carpet Hair

Charli and Dixie D’Amelio were busy strutting the red carpet last week at the Billboard Music Awards and the iHeartRadio Music Awards! The.. Read More →
Expert Tips for Working with Different Hair Types and Helping Male Clients Embrace Natural Texture

Expert Tips for Working with Different Hair Types and Helping Male Clients Embrace Natural Texture

Unlike women who often arrive at the salon with inspirational hair photos ready, and research about their preferred look, most men have the.. Read More →
How-To: Silk Press Like a Pro

How-To: Silk Press Like a Pro

Do you know how to silk press textured hair to get a smooth and sleek finished result? A silk press smooths highly textured.. Read More →
The Most Popular Hair Trends for Summer 2021

The Most Popular Hair Trends for Summer 2021

Summer 2021 is right around the corner! Due to covid, our clients haven’t been spending as much time in the salon as they.. Read More →
Get The Look: Celebrity Hair From The 2021 MTV Awards

Get The Look: Celebrity Hair From The 2021 MTV Awards

Celebrities were dressed to impress at this year’s MTV Movie & TV Awards! This year, the wavy hair trend was a big hit.. Read More →
How to Determine the Best Hair Colour for your Client

How to Determine the Best Hair Colour for your Client

When it comes to changing hair colour, we all know social media can factor into a client’s decision. From seeing their favourite celebrity.. Read More →

Contessas

The Contessa Awards Entry Guide!

The Contessa Awards Entry Guide!

Are you interested in entering the 33rd annual Contessa Awards but don’t know where to start? Check out our Contessa Awards Entry Guide for everything.. Read More →
Tips for Photographing Your Contessa Collection with a Smartphone

Tips for Photographing Your Contessa Collection with a Smartphone

As this year marks the 33rd annual Contessa Awards—The Canadian Hairstylist of the Year Awards—we’ve made entering easier than ever!  We know this past year.. Read More →
Q&A with 2021 Contessa Winner Silas Tsang, Canadian Hairstylist of the Year

Q&A with 2021 Contessa Winner Silas Tsang, Canadian Hairstylist of the Year

We caught up with Silas Tsang of Blushes in Ottawa, the winner of Canadian Hairstylist of the Year award at the 32nd Contessa Awards. Congratulations!.. Read More →
Contessa 2021: Q&A with Darren Ambrose on “A New Beginning” D&J Ambrose/Wella Professionals Presentation

Contessa 2021: Q&A with Darren Ambrose on “A New Beginning” D&J Ambrose/Wella Professionals Presentation

How did you and your team decide on the theme of the presentation. What inspired you? Jackie (my wife) and I organize a creative meeting.. Read More →

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