NEWS AND EVENTS

Social Media Showdown: The Benefits of Instagram vs. TikTok for Beauty Professionals

Social Media Showdown: The Benefits of Instagram vs. TikTok for Beauty Professionals

We chatted with beauty professionals who are slaying the social media game about the benefits of Instagram vs. TikTok, and how they use each platform.. Read More →
Q&A with Goldwell’s Global Ambassador, Angelo Seminara!

Q&A with Goldwell’s Global Ambassador, Angelo Seminara!

Always inspiring the industry with his out-of-the creativity and pure talent, Angelo Seminara is unstoppable! Since joining Goldwell last year as global ambassador, the award-winning.. Read More →
Learn How Hairstylists are Using Social Media to Gain Clients

Learn How Hairstylists are Using Social Media to Gain Clients

As some stylists are focused on getting their next picture-perfect shot, learn how others are finding ways to make social media work—literally—for their business. Since.. Read More →
Announcing the Contessa 2022 Finalists!

Announcing the Contessa 2022 Finalists!

It’s the moment we’ve all been waiting for… it’s time to officially announce the Contessa 2022 finalists! It’s been a tough year for our industry,.. Read More →

Business Articles

Social Media Showdown: The Benefits of Instagram vs. TikTok for Beauty Professionals

Social Media Showdown: The Benefits of Instagram vs. TikTok for Beauty Professionals

We chatted with beauty professionals who are slaying the social media game about the benefits of Instagram vs. TikTok, and how they use each platform.. Read More →
Learn How Hairstylists are Using Social Media to Gain Clients

Learn How Hairstylists are Using Social Media to Gain Clients

As some stylists are focused on getting their next picture-perfect shot, learn how others are finding ways to make social media work—literally—for their business. Since.. Read More →
How Salon Owners are using Social Media to Maximize Retail and E-commerce Sales

How Salon Owners are using Social Media to Maximize Retail and E-commerce Sales

From affiliate marketing to e-commerce, salons and stylists are leveraging their social media platforms to maximize take-home product sales. We spoke with salon owners who.. Read More →
Business and Salon Industry Experts Share Tips for Dealing with Losing Staff

Business and Salon Industry Experts Share Tips for Dealing with Losing Staff

Losing staff to other salons, chair rentals, salon suites, freelance or even underground opportunities can be difficult to navigate. These tips from business and salon.. Read More →
Learn How Ontario-based Salon Owners Adjusted their Businesses to Remain Open/Re-Open During the Pandemic

Learn How Ontario-based Salon Owners Adjusted their Businesses to Remain Open/Re-Open During the Pandemic

Though the pandemic’s lockdowns have impacted salons across Canada, there’s no question that the province that’s been hardest hit is Ontario. For salons in Toronto.. Read More →
What the Rise (and Fall) of Virtual Education Means for the Future of Live Learning

What the Rise (and Fall) of Virtual Education Means for the Future of Live Learning

From the beginning of the pandemic, guidelines and restrictions forced hairstylists and beauty pros to be more adaptable than ever. And while many took to.. Read More →

Hair Trends

Our “So You Think You Can Colour?” LightDimensions Contest Winner!

Our “So You Think You Can Colour?” LightDimensions Contest Winner!

Congratulations to Zoe Verheuvel from Chelsea Laine Salon and Colour Bar in New Glasgow, NS., on her first-place win in the “So You.. Read More →
How Social Media Colour Trends are Creating a Rising Demand for Semi- and Demi-Permanent Options

How Social Media Colour Trends are Creating a Rising Demand for Semi- and Demi-Permanent Options

While there seems to be no question that the popularity of temporary colour options have been propelled forward by social media, colourists also.. Read More →
Experts Weigh in on the Impact Celebrities and Social Media are Having on Men’s Hair Colour Trends

Experts Weigh in on the Impact Celebrities and Social Media are Having on Men’s Hair Colour Trends

Though they have their faults, social media platforms offer an undeniable assortment of benefits. Among them: They powerfully connect people, encourage users to.. Read More →
GET THE LOOK: Halloween Hair How-tos

GET THE LOOK: Halloween Hair How-tos

We have officially entered the spookiest time of the year! Are you ready to help your clients elevate and change up their looks.. Read More →
Get the look: amika Met Gala looks for Barbie Ferreira, Illana Glazer and Whitney Peak

Get the look: amika Met Gala looks for Barbie Ferreira, Illana Glazer and Whitney Peak

We are still obsessed with all of the glamorous celebrity looks from the Met Gala! Hairstylists Malcolm Marquez, Sabrina Rowe and amika’s global.. Read More →
Get the Look: Carey Mulligan at the 2021 MET Gala

Get the Look: Carey Mulligan at the 2021 MET Gala

British actress Carey Mulligan gave us a beautiful and glamorous look for this year’s Met Gala wearing a custom Valentino bubblegum pink gown... Read More →

Contessas

Announcing the Contessa 2022 Finalists!

Announcing the Contessa 2022 Finalists!

It’s the moment we’ve all been waiting for… it’s time to officially announce the Contessa 2022 finalists! It’s been a tough year for our industry,.. Read More →
The Contessa 2022 Semi-Finalists List is Here!

The Contessa 2022 Semi-Finalists List is Here!

It’s officially Contessa Awards season and as we all continue to adjust to the “new normal,” one thing remains the same: We’re absolutely blown away.. Read More →
Tips for Refreshing Past Contessa Collections and Creative Work

Tips for Refreshing Past Contessa Collections and Creative Work

With entries open for the 33rd annual Contessa Awards, we’re continuing to share tips and tricks to help you with your submissions. Since arranging photo.. Read More →
It’s Time to Enter Contessa Freestyle!

It’s Time to Enter Contessa Freestyle!

It’s back! Entries for our Contessa Freestyle category are now open! We’re asking you to take your best shot and enter your photo on Instagram.. Read More →

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