NEWS AND EVENTS

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 →
Find Out Where Salons Are Shut Down or Reopening in Canada

Find Out Where Salons Are Shut Down or Reopening in Canada

Updated: May 13, 2021  As COVID-19 cases continue across Canada, some provinces are taking matters into their own hands by enforcing stricter rules and more.. 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 to a.. Read More →
The Results Are In: Announcing the Winners of Salon’s 2021 Reader’s Choice Awards!

The Results Are In: Announcing the Winners of Salon’s 2021 Reader’s Choice Awards!

After receiving a record-breaking number of votes this year, we’ve tallied up the numbers and it’s time to see which professional hair and beauty products.. Read More →

Business Articles

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 →
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 →
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

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 →
Expert Tips for Tackling Pandemic-Related Colour Corrections

Expert Tips for Tackling Pandemic-Related Colour Corrections

From at-home haircut mishaps to hair colour gone wrong, we’ve all seen the numerous DIY blunders throughout the pandemic. As clients return to.. Read More →
Discover Why Now is the Perfect Time to Help Male Clients Experiment with Hair Colour

Discover Why Now is the Perfect Time to Help Male Clients Experiment with Hair Colour

While many women are known to colour their hair, there continues to be some hesitancy when it comes to men. Pointing your male.. Read More →
Enter Our “So You Think You Can Style?” Editorial Hair Contest Sponsored by Moroccanoil

Enter Our “So You Think You Can Style?” Editorial Hair Contest Sponsored by Moroccanoil

Our first “So You Think You Can Style?” contest of 2021 is finally here! For our latest contest, sponsored by Moroccanoil, we want.. Read More →
Get to Know Contessa 2021 Freestyle Hairstylist Finalist Tracy Newton

Get to Know Contessa 2021 Freestyle Hairstylist Finalist Tracy Newton

Whether it’s reading through magazines, listening to house music or scrolling online, Vancouver-based hairstylist Tracy Newton draws inspiration and creativity from many things.. Read More →
Discover Why this Earthy Colour Trend is the Perfect Transitional Shade for Your Clients this Season

Discover Why this Earthy Colour Trend is the Perfect Transitional Shade for Your Clients this Season

Whether your brunettes are looking to lighten up this spring, or blondes are seeking a seasonal change, mushroom blonde is a perfect hybrid.. Read More →

Contessas

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 →
Q&A with 2021 Contessa Winner Norm Wright, Multicultural Hairstylist of the Year

Q&A with 2021 Contessa Winner Norm Wright, Multicultural Hairstylist of the Year

We spoke with Norm Wright from Toronto, who took home the Multicultural Hairstylist of the Year award at the 32nd annual Contessa Awards... Read More →

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