NEWS AND EVENTS

Our “So You Think You Can Style?” ‘Beautiful Braids’ Winner!

Our “So You Think You Can Style?” ‘Beautiful Braids’ Winner!

Congratulations to Dustin Schumann, from London, ON., on his first-place win in the “So You Think You Can Style?” ‘Beautiful Braids’ photo contest. Schumann, who.. Read More →
Chatters Announces Greg Moreau as President and Chief Executive Officer

Chatters Announces Greg Moreau as President and Chief Executive Officer

Chatters board of directors and co-founder, president and CEO, Jason Volk, have announced the appointment of Greg Moreau as the new president and CEO. During.. Read More →
Influencer Spotlight: Farhana Premji

Influencer Spotlight: Farhana Premji

In this series, we put a spotlight on influencers who are making waves in the industry. Farhana Premji Location: Calgary IG: @xo.farhana.balayage (Followers: 114K) Claim.. Read More →
Our “So You Think You Can Style?” Beautiful Braids Finalists

Our “So You Think You Can Style?” Beautiful Braids Finalists

For our latest “So You Think You Can Style?” contest, we asked hairstylists to get creative and submit their best braided looks, landing us with.. Read More →

Business Articles

Salon Spaces that Think Outside the Box

Salon Spaces that Think Outside the Box

These four Canadian salons have really upped their design game by transforming out-of-the-box locations into extraordinary spaces. Elevate Beauty Lofts, Etobicoke, Ont. elevatebeautylofts.com, @elevatebeautylofts, Designer.. Read More →
Industry Disruptors: Inclusive Education

Industry Disruptors: Inclusive Education

In this six-part series, we explore various disruptors that are changing the game for the industry. Cue the music and turn on the lights, education.. Read More →
Tips for Dealing with Negative Reviews

Tips for Dealing with Negative Reviews

We all love how social media has permitted stylists and salon owners to showcase great work. But what happens when one of your unhappy clients.. Read More →
The Benefits of a Loyalty Program

The Benefits of a Loyalty Program

Find out how to benefit from a loyalty program. As a salon owner and Redken artist, Katrina Smiley is always looking for ways to elevate.. Read More →
Industry Disruptors: Blow Dry Bars

Industry Disruptors: Blow Dry Bars

In this six-part series, we explore various disruptors that are changing the game for the industry. More and more blow dry bars are popping up.. Read More →
A Look Inside Calgary-Based Salon, The Beverly

A Look Inside Calgary-Based Salon, The Beverly

Two years ago, Beverly Robertson was renting a chair out of a brow studio in Calgary’s Parkdale neighbourhood. Having won the 2018 Contessa award for.. Read More →

Hair Trends

How-To: Sophie Turner’s Beautiful Bridal Waves

How-To: Sophie Turner’s Beautiful Bridal Waves

Highly anticipating photos of Sophie Turner and Joe Jonas after tying the knot, we were excited to see her effortless bridal waves. Here’s.. Read More →
Fashion Week Hairstyling Tips from Celebrity Hairdresser Aubrey Loots

Fashion Week Hairstyling Tips from Celebrity Hairdresser Aubrey Loots

Have you ever dreamt of working backstage and styling hair for Fashion Week? Celebrity hairdresser Aubrey Loots travelled to Toronto on June 23.. Read More →
How to Cool Down Warm Hair Colours

How to Cool Down Warm Hair Colours

Get cooler colour with Paul Mitchell’s The Color XG Essential Cools. With 10 new colours including platinum, pearl ash, ash and violet, Essential.. Read More →
Summer Hair Hacks Your Clients Will Love

Summer Hair Hacks Your Clients Will Love

Help your clients achieve their best summer hair ever. It’s prime time for vacations, beach days and pool time, but that doesn’t have.. Read More →
Customize Your Clients’ Looks this Season

Customize Your Clients’ Looks this Season

Customize your looks with Pravana’s three latest stylers.   Polish & ReUnite Transform damaged strands with this lightweight styling cream. Formulated with Reunite.. Read More →
Haze Glazing 101

Haze Glazing 101

As trends continue moving towards warmer tones, find out why you’ll want to add “haze glazing” to your colour vocabulary— and repertoire. Who.. Read More →

Contessas

Photoshop Tips for Your Contessa Collection

Photoshop Tips for Your Contessa Collection

We spoke with Denis Duquette, a Contessa award-winning photographer, on the dos and don’ts for retouching and Photoshop. “Retouching for hair competition collections is very.. Read More →
How to Shoot a Great Men’s Hair Collection

How to Shoot a Great Men’s Hair Collection

When prepping your photoshoot of a hair collection for a prestige competition, other than amazing hair, the perfect model, and all the on-trend fashion styling,.. Read More →
Shoot to Win: Canadian Nail Artist of the Year

Shoot to Win: Canadian Nail Artist of the Year

Need some help with the details of your Canadian Nail Artist of the Year collection? We’ve rounded up some tips to help point you in.. Read More →
Get Excited for Contessa 2020!

Get Excited for Contessa 2020!

Find out everything you need to know about what is (and isn’t) allowed in this year’s competition. Save the Date: Sunday, November 10, 2019 Location:.. Read More →

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