We’re saddened to share that Brian Light passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 19, 2020. Brian was the co-founder and..
How has the experience been since you won? It’s quite humbling and I’m quite grateful. I’ll get an email or..
After 47 years as a successful beauty industry executive, Joni Rae Russell has announced her retirement. The founder of the..
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Congratulations to Heidi Kenney from Yarmouth, N.S., on her first-place win in the “So You Think You Can Style?” holiday..
How did you come up with the concept behind your collection, what did your brainstorming process look like? I..
Can you talk a bit about the inspiration behind your collection? There’s an ethereal, airiness to it, where did..
How did you come up with the concept behind your collection, what did your brainstorming process look like? Because..
For the holiday season we asked hairstylists to show us their best festive hair creations by entering our “So You..
How did you come up with the theme behind your collection? I first start thinking about a theme and decided..
Renée Zellweger looked ethereal on the Golden Globes red carpet in her elegant ice-blue Armani Privé gown. In order to..
Saoirse Ronan was glowing on the Golden Globes red carpet Sunday night, with help from her shimmering gown and dewy..
Nearly 3,000 hairstylists and beauty professionals travelled to Vienna, Austria in September for the 2019 Global Zoom event. Laura Dunphy..
Can you talk a bit about the inspiration behind your collection? Where did that idea spark from? I wanted to..
The beautiful Charlize Theron, who is known for her roles in Mad Max and Snow White and the Huntsman, turned many..
When it comes to red carpets, extravagant updos can be absolutely stunning, but sometimes it’s best to keep it simple..
The official kickoff of awards season began on January 5, 2020 with the 77th annual Golden Globe Awards. In celebration..
Can you talk a bit about the inspiration behind your collection? I always struggle with inspiration because I feel..
How did you come up with the concept behind your collection, what did your brainstorming process look like? In fashion..
Tell us about your collection and what inspired its concept. This was the first collection and photo shoot that I’ve..
Just in time for fall, we’ve rounded up our favourite styling products to get you set for the season. NEED..
Pigment-rich masks should be part of your colour kit to answer the growing need for temporary, highly customisable shades. Now..
Create natural, luminous colour with L’Oréal Professionnel’s Majirel GLOW. It’s official! The hair colour paradigm has shifted, and more clients..
Create intense colour this season with staino by evo fab pro. This intermixable colour line includes a range of..
Amp up your styles with the care and styling products you’ll want to add to your kit this season. Create..
For autumn/winter 2019, hair at Fashion Week was far from “perfect,” with loose, undone and wet looks taking over the..
Are you in need of some curly hair inspo? Look no further. “There’s a strong beauty and confidence that surrounds..
Move over fiery, saturated reds—softer tones are stronger than ever. Learn how to make these tones fresh for fall. If..
New York Fashion Week (NYFW) always has us excited to see what looks and trends will rock the runway. Here..
Jennifer Lopez stunned the red carpet at the Hustlers premiere in Toronto, Ont., on September 7, 2019. Here’s how to..
With summer rounding into fall, blondes are going smokier, richer and–dare we say it–toasted. The bright vibrancy of blonde is..
There are some lessons that can’t be taught in school. We went to top colourists from across the nation to..
Rethink your blondes and brunettes with The New Naturals from Paul Mitchell’s the Color XG. As salons get ready to..
These two longtime friends, colleagues and colourists get candid about what the next generation really expect from their hair colour..
Hailee Steinfeld rocked the red carpet of the Video Music Awards (VMA’s) with her effortless waves, created by Laura Polko...
Find out how “glass hair” can help boost your brunette colour this season. Many of us remember the #iconic hair..
Montreal’s Festival Mode et Design Fashion Show, sponsored by Matrix Professional, took place this past weekend featuring looks created by..
Introducing the next generation of Goldwell’s beloved Elumen. After being first-to-market with its ammonia-free, direct-dye colour system, Goldwell is now..
In this era of balayage, colour corrections are often complex technical procedures. Here’s how to price them accordingly—and get paid..
CND recently partnered with Tips Nail Bar to create some dazzling nail looks, just in time for the holidays! To..
CND has added a whole new meaning to nail art! On October 9 and 10 we travelled to San Diego,..
Discover how sculpting gel can help fix and correct some of the most common nail problems. Though there’s been a..
Check out our nail picks for the month of October. Entity Redefine fall nail looks with Layered in Luxury from..
Celebs took over the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards red carpet with their sparkly, showstopping nail looks. Find out who..
Our seasonal nail picks that have us feeling all #FiredUp! OPI Break out the bagpipes with Suzi Needs a Loch-Smith..
Nails were on point on the catwalk. Here are a few of our favourites from fashion weeks around the world...
Our fun and fluorescent seasonal nail picks. Evo by Bio Sculpture No shade here! The bright lime-green Emily from the..
We’re breaking down trends, techniques and products to help you achieve sizzling nail looks all summer long. Holographic Hues Holographic..
Celebrities show off their dazzling digits at the “camp”-inspired 2019 Met Gala. Rita Ora No shortage of sparkle here! Singer..
Need some help with the details of your Canadian Nail Artist of the Year collection? We’ve rounded up some tips..
OPI’s co-founder, Suzi Weiss-Fischmann, gets candid in her new book, I’m Not Really a Waitress: How One Woman Took Over..
Are you looking for ways to add sizzle to your nail game? Help clients extend their manicures well into the..
Get to know these three international mavens that are “painting” the way for nail artists and enthusiasts. The Adventurist: Eleonora..
Although this year’s Met Gala featured stunning ensembles and hairstyles, it also featured nail art that was serious #nailgoals! Here..
In celebration of Marian Newman’s book, Nailed It., we’re taking a look back at some of this famous nail technician’s..
These seasonal nail picks are the perfect cure to say goodbye to April showers. Bio Sculpture Essentials: The Collection has..
Check out our seasonal nail picks to embrace the warmer weather. CND We’re ready to jet set with the Sweet..
Glam squads were in full force this awards season, delivering head-to-toe looks with plenty of sparkle and shine. Here are..
Let’s face it: A bride’s hands become a focal point as soon as she says “yes.” And while it’s unlikely..
On her trip to Canada this summer, we sat down with Nathalie Roos, global president of L’Oréal Professional Products Division, to discuss the challenges facing salons today, and..
Understanding why hairstylists burn out before they ever shine bright, and how to help your team avoid falling into this trap. As the..
From its cozy white walls incorporated with greenery to its signature spiral staircase, this new Toronto-based salon provides a homey..
From communicating with new clients to staying on budget as you build your business, here are the quick, and easy..
These four Canadian salons have really upped their design game by transforming out-of-the-box locations into extraordinary spaces. Elevate Beauty Lofts,..
In this six-part series, we explore various disruptors that are changing the game for the industry. Cue the music and..
We all love how social media has permitted stylists and salon owners to showcase great work. But what happens when..
Find out how to benefit from a loyalty program. As a salon owner and Redken artist, Katrina Smiley is always..
In this six-part series, we explore various disruptors that are changing the game for the industry. More and more blow..
Two years ago, Beverly Robertson was renting a chair out of a brow studio in Calgary’s Parkdale neighbourhood. Having won..
Photoshoots can cost you but the benefits and rewards are well worth the investment. We spoke with hairstylists and salon..
Discover how becoming more eco-friendly can improve your bottom line. As a salon owner, managing your finances is one of..
Renowned international hairstylist Angelo Seminara and Canadian icon Anna Pacitto are two creative powerhouses guided by true artistry, while keeping..
With clients awareness at an all-time high, we chatted with salon owners and brands who are doing their part to..
After three decades of getting brides picture perfect, Cathey Salerno, co-owner of Picaso Studios in Woodbridge, Ont., has some tried-and-true..
From its inception, Mëdz Salon has always had an eco mission. This is the latest incarnation of that vision. “When..
How to create an affordable luxury experience without compromising quality of service. With a salon on one side and a..
Real talk about the ups and downs of working in a male-dominated industry. While men’s grooming is still a traditionally..
Two pros in the business of men’s grooming give us the lowdown on creating that awesome experience for your male..
From the moment your clients walk through the door, they need to feel welcome, comfortable and basically right at home...