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Brian Light, Co-Founder and Former President of Salon Magazine, Passes Away

Brian Light, Co-Founder and Former President of Salon Magazine, Passes Away

We’re saddened to share that Brian Light passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 19, 2020. Brian was the co-founder and former president of Salon Magazine.. Read More →
Contessa 2020: Q&A with Master Colourist of the Year, Michael Shire

Contessa 2020: Q&A with Master Colourist of the Year, Michael Shire

How has the experience been since you won? It’s quite humbling and I’m quite grateful. I’ll get an email or a text message [congratulating] me... Read More →
Beauty Industry Veteran Joni Rae Russell Announces Retirement

Beauty Industry Veteran Joni Rae Russell Announces Retirement

After 47 years as a successful beauty industry executive, Joni Rae Russell has announced her retirement. The founder of the California-based beauty marketing company, Joni.. Read More →
Contessa 2020: Q&A with Atlantic Hairstylist of the Year, Heidi Kenney

Contessa 2020: Q&A with Atlantic Hairstylist of the Year, Heidi Kenney

  Can you talk a bit about the inspiration behind your collection?  It’s been a really important year to me. I lost my mom a.. Read More →

NEWS AND EVENTS

Brian Light, Co-Founder and Former President of Salon Magazine, Passes Away

Brian Light, Co-Founder and Former President of Salon Magazine, Passes Away

We’re saddened to share that Brian Light passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 19, 2020. Brian was the co-founder and former president of Salon Magazine.. Read More →
Contessa 2020: Q&A with Master Colourist of the Year, Michael Shire

Contessa 2020: Q&A with Master Colourist of the Year, Michael Shire

How has the experience been since you won? It’s quite humbling and I’m quite grateful. I’ll get an email or a text message [congratulating] me... Read More →
Beauty Industry Veteran Joni Rae Russell Announces Retirement

Beauty Industry Veteran Joni Rae Russell Announces Retirement

After 47 years as a successful beauty industry executive, Joni Rae Russell has announced her retirement. The founder of the California-based beauty marketing company, Joni.. Read More →
Contessa 2020: Q&A with Atlantic Hairstylist of the Year, Heidi Kenney

Contessa 2020: Q&A with Atlantic Hairstylist of the Year, Heidi Kenney

  Can you talk a bit about the inspiration behind your collection?  It’s been a really important year to me. I lost my mom a.. Read More →

Hair Trends

The Best Hair from the 2020 Golden Globes

The Best Hair from the 2020 Golden Globes

The official kickoff of awards season began on January 5, 2020 with the 77th annual Golden Globe Awards. In celebration of the best of the.. Read More →
Editor’s Picks: October Edition

Editor’s Picks: October Edition

Just in time for fall, we’ve rounded up our favourite styling products to get you set for the season. NEED A LIFT? Amika’s Thicc Volumizing.. Read More →
Hair Colour Masks 101

Hair Colour Masks 101

Pigment-rich masks should be part of your colour kit to answer the growing need for temporary, highly customisable shades. Now that pastel hair has become.. Read More →
Get Your Glow On with L’Oréal Professionnel’s New Colour Line

Get Your Glow On with L’Oréal Professionnel’s New Colour Line

Create natural, luminous colour with L’Oréal Professionnel’s Majirel GLOW. It’s official! The hair colour paradigm has shifted, and more clients are now opting for a.. Read More →

Nail Trends

CND’s Holiday Collaboration with Tips Nail Bar!

CND’s Holiday Collaboration with Tips Nail Bar!

CND recently partnered with Tips Nail Bar to create some dazzling nail looks, just in time for the holidays! To create the eye-catching designs, Tips.. Read More →
Inside CND’s 40th Anniversary Celebration!

Inside CND’s 40th Anniversary Celebration!

CND has added a whole new meaning to nail art! On October 9 and 10 we travelled to San Diego, Calif. for the two-day celebration.. Read More →
Tips for Correcting Common Nail Concerns

Tips for Correcting Common Nail Concerns

Discover how sculpting gel can help fix and correct some of the most common nail problems. Though there’s been a trend for the last five.. Read More →
Fall in Love with these Seasonal Nail Picks

Fall in Love with these Seasonal Nail Picks

Check out our nail picks for the month of October. Entity Redefine fall nail looks with Layered in Luxury from the Style Reimagined collection.  .. Read More →

Business Articles

In Conservation With Nathalie Roos

In Conservation With Nathalie Roos

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 her style of team management. What.. Read More →
How to Prevent Salon Team Burnout

How to Prevent Salon Team Burnout

Understanding why hairstylists burn out before they ever shine bright, and how to help your team avoid falling into this trap. As the co-owner of Edges Salon and.. Read More →
A Closer Look at this Cozy Toronto-Based Salon

A Closer Look at this Cozy Toronto-Based Salon

From its cozy white walls incorporated with greenery to its signature spiral staircase, this new Toronto-based salon provides a homey feel to anyone who enters.. Read More →
Business Tips You Won’t Learn in Beauty School

Business Tips You Won’t Learn in Beauty School

From communicating with new clients to staying on budget as you build your business, here are the quick, and easy ways to keep on learning,.. Read More →

Contessas

Contessa 2020: Highlights from the 31st Annual Contessa Awards

Contessa 2020: Highlights from the 31st Annual Contessa Awards

What a night to remember! On Sunday, November 10, 2019, the 31st Contessa Awards took place at the Westin Harbour Castle Conference Centre in Toronto... Read More →
The Contessa 2020 Winners!

The Contessa 2020 Winners!

The 31st annual Contessa Awards gala may be officially over, but we’re continuing to celebrate the Contessa 2020 winners! Here at Salon, (the producers of.. Read More →
Contessa 2020: Announcing the Fan Favourite Finalists!

Contessa 2020: Announcing the Fan Favourite Finalists!

For the past two weeks, you’ve voted for your favourite Contessa 2020 finalist collections, and the results are in! And for the first-time ever in.. Read More →
Our 31st Annual Contessa Awards Live Webcast!

Our 31st Annual Contessa Awards Live Webcast!

The Canadian Hairstylist of the Year Awards is the biggest night of the year, celebrating the best in Canadian professional beauty. Can’t make it to.. Read More →

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