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Taking a Look Inside Toronto’s HoldenGrace

In Toronto’s High Park neighbourhood, one salon is offering a premium experience that includes everyone. “We always wanted to work..

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Tracey Hughes Awarded HALL OF FAME at the AHIA

Tracey Hughes has been named the 2018 recipient of the HALL OF FAME at the Australian Hair Industry Awards (AHIA),..

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The Royal Wedding Launches A New Era of Wedding Hair

Meghan Markle is famous for her easy, breezy, beautiful hair and most notably for bringing the messy bun to the..

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Taking Your Salon to the Top

What if you could go back in time and give yourself the best career advice you’ve ever received? We spoke..

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Taking a Look Inside Toronto’s HoldenGrace

In Toronto’s High Park neighbourhood, one salon is offering a premium experience that includes everyone. “We always wanted to work together,” says Mirka Srom, who,.. Read More →
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Tracey Hughes Awarded HALL OF FAME at the AHIA

Tracey Hughes has been named the 2018 recipient of the HALL OF FAME at the Australian Hair Industry Awards (AHIA), an award program celebrating the.. Read More →
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The Royal Wedding Launches A New Era of Wedding Hair

Meghan Markle is famous for her easy, breezy, beautiful hair and most notably for bringing the messy bun to the royal forefront. Unlike her sister-in-law.. Read More →
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Taking Your Salon to the Top

What if you could go back in time and give yourself the best career advice you’ve ever received? We spoke to three very successful Canadian.. Read More →

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Tracey Hughes Awarded HALL OF FAME at the AHIA

Tracey Hughes has been named the 2018 recipient of the HALL OF FAME at the Australian Hair Industry Awards (AHIA),..

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The Royal Wedding Launches A New Era of Wedding Hair

Meghan Markle is famous for her easy, breezy, beautiful hair and most notably for bringing the messy bun to the..

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Our “So You Think You Can Style?” Beautiful Balayage Winner!

Congratulations to Emma Porcellato from Guelph. ON, on her first-place win in the “So You Think You Can Style?” Beautiful Balayage photo..

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The 2018 Reader’s Choice Awards Winners!

We asked, you answered. The 25 winners have been named in Salon Magazine’s 2018 Reader’s Choice Awards. This annual competition..

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Tracey Hughes Awarded HALL OF FAME at the AHIA

Tracey Hughes has been named the 2018 recipient of the HALL OF FAME at the Australian Hair Industry Awards (AHIA), an award program celebrating the.. Read More →
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The Royal Wedding Launches A New Era of Wedding Hair

Meghan Markle is famous for her easy, breezy, beautiful hair and most notably for bringing the messy bun to the royal forefront. Unlike her sister-in-law.. Read More →
Emma Porcellato

Our “So You Think You Can Style?” Beautiful Balayage Winner!

Congratulations to Emma Porcellato from Guelph. ON, on her first-place win in the “So You Think You Can Style?” Beautiful Balayage photo contest. Porcellato has been a.. Read More →
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The 2018 Reader’s Choice Awards Winners!

We asked, you answered. The 25 winners have been named in Salon Magazine’s 2018 Reader’s Choice Awards. This annual competition is the only Canadian awards.. Read More →

Hair Trends

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How-To: Demi Lovato’s Slick Red Carpet Style

Demi Lovato turned heads at the 2018 Billboard Music Awards (BBMAs) wearing a slicked back style created by celebrity hairstylist,..

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Rounding Up the Top Hair and Beauty Looks from the Royal Wedding

‘Twas a night of fashion, beauty and royalty at Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s Royal Wedding; but although the bride..

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The Top Hair and Beauty Looks from the 2018 Billboard Music Awards

Like any award show, we were highly anticipating this year’s Billboard Music Awards and were excited to see the top..

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Tousles vs. Texture: The Lowdown on Men’s Styles

Whether on Instagram or in real life, for a man’s hairstyle to start collecting “likes”, they need a haircut with..

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How-To: Demi Lovato’s Slick Red Carpet Style

Demi Lovato turned heads at the 2018 Billboard Music Awards (BBMAs) wearing a slicked back style created by celebrity hairstylist, Cesar Ramirez. Here’s how to.. Read More →
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Rounding Up the Top Hair and Beauty Looks from the Royal Wedding

‘Twas a night of fashion, beauty and royalty at Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s Royal Wedding; but although the bride and groom themselves looked stunning,.. Read More →
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The Top Hair and Beauty Looks from the 2018 Billboard Music Awards

Like any award show, we were highly anticipating this year’s Billboard Music Awards and were excited to see the top hair and beauty looks that.. Read More →
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Tousles vs. Texture: The Lowdown on Men’s Styles

Whether on Instagram or in real life, for a man’s hairstyle to start collecting “likes”, they need a haircut with a finish that blends well.. Read More →

Nail Trends

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Tutti Fruity Seasonal Nail Picks

Now that spring is in full bloom, we’re loving vibrant nail colours. Here are our picks for the season: OPI..

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Q&A with Contessa Finalist Naomi Misu

Creativity has always come naturally for Japanese-born nail artist, Naomi Misu. Developing a love for nail art in high school,..

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A Chat with CND Co-Founder, Jan Arnold

Innovation has always been at the forefront for CND’s Jan Arnold and there’s no telling what’s next. From the very..

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TIPS Nail Bar Opens New Toronto Location

Known for their detailed nail art and three consecutive ‘Nail Artist of the Year’ wins at the Contessa Awards, TIPS..

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Tutti Fruity Seasonal Nail Picks

Now that spring is in full bloom, we’re loving vibrant nail colours. Here are our picks for the season: OPI Add a “pop” of fun.. Read More →
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Q&A with Contessa Finalist Naomi Misu

Creativity has always come naturally for Japanese-born nail artist, Naomi Misu. Developing a love for nail art in high school, she decided to venture on.. Read More →
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A Chat with CND Co-Founder, Jan Arnold

Innovation has always been at the forefront for CND’s Jan Arnold and there’s no telling what’s next. From the very beginning, Jan Arnold believed she.. Read More →
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TIPS Nail Bar Opens New Toronto Location

Known for their detailed nail art and three consecutive ‘Nail Artist of the Year’ wins at the Contessa Awards, TIPS Nail Bar has opened up.. Read More →

Business Articles

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Taking a Look Inside Toronto’s HoldenGrace

In Toronto’s High Park neighbourhood, one salon is offering a premium experience that includes everyone. “We always wanted to work..

read more
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Taking Your Salon to the Top

What if you could go back in time and give yourself the best career advice you’ve ever received? We spoke..

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How to Create a Calming Colour Experience

When a client walks into your salon, they are looking for a relaxing escape from their daily routines: an opportunity..

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A New Business Opportunity for Salon Owners

With the recent minimum wage increase in Ontario—and another one on its way next year— many small businesses are shifting..

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Taking a Look Inside Toronto’s HoldenGrace

In Toronto’s High Park neighbourhood, one salon is offering a premium experience that includes everyone. “We always wanted to work together,” says Mirka Srom, who,.. Read More →
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Taking Your Salon to the Top

What if you could go back in time and give yourself the best career advice you’ve ever received? We spoke to three very successful Canadian.. Read More →
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How to Create a Calming Colour Experience

When a client walks into your salon, they are looking for a relaxing escape from their daily routines: an opportunity to indulge in a comfortable.. Read More →
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A New Business Opportunity for Salon Owners

With the recent minimum wage increase in Ontario—and another one on its way next year— many small businesses are shifting gears to accommodate this major.. Read More →

Contessas

Q&A With Contessa Finalist Nicole Pede

Q&A With Contessa Finalist Nicole Pede

After entering the Contessa Awards for four years, Nicole Pede was a finalist in three categories (including Texture Hairstylist of the Year) at the 2018.. Read More →
Celebrating 30 Years of the Contessa Awards!

Celebrating 30 Years of the Contessa Awards!

Find out everything you need to know about this year’s Contessa Awards! What’s New? The Contessas are turning 30, which means it’s time to reflect.. Read More →
Q&A with Contessa Finalist Ian Daburn

Q&A with Contessa Finalist Ian Daburn

As one of the co-founders of Barber & Co, a growing brand in Canada, Ian Daburn “accidentally” found a creative outlet in competing. In addition.. Read More →
Q&A With Makeup Artist Kelsey Fitzpatrick

Q&A With Makeup Artist Kelsey Fitzpatrick

For Contessa 28 finalist Kelsey Fitzpatrick’s Makeup Artist of the Year collection, it wasn’t only about the face. “I was inspired by thick, textural oil painting.. Read More →

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