NEWS AND EVENTS

The Pulp Riot Squad in Toronto!

The Pulp Riot Squad in Toronto!

The Pulp Riot squad gathered at the L’Oréal Academy in Toronto for an exciting evening of creativity. Among the attendees were Pulp Riot’s brand director,.. Read More →
Contessa 2020 Deadline—Extended!

Contessa 2020 Deadline—Extended!

Update: Due to a large volume of entries, our Contessa uploader is currently down. We are working to resolve the issue as soon as possible... Read More →
What We Saw at Cosmoprof North America

What We Saw at Cosmoprof North America

We traveled to Las Vegas on July 27–29, 2019 for Cosmoprof North America at Mandalay Bay Convention Center for a jam-packed weekend of education and.. Read More →
The Hair Shots 2 The World Global Competition Finalists

The Hair Shots 2 The World Global Competition Finalists

The first Hair Shots 2 The World GLOBAL competition, open to hairstylists from around the world in hopes to win one of two releases for.. 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

A Guide to Pricing Your Colour Corrections

A Guide to Pricing Your Colour Corrections

In this era of balayage, colour corrections are often complex technical procedures. Here’s how to price them accordingly—and get paid your worth. Blame.. Read More →
A True, Beautiful and Honest Hair Colour for Your Clients

A True, Beautiful and Honest Hair Colour for Your Clients

Get natural-looking, multidimensional colour with Schwarzkopf Professional’s new tbh – true beautiful honest. Let’s face it: Many clients are obsessing over the “undone”.. Read More →
How-to: Effortless Twisted Updo

How-to: Effortless Twisted Updo

Miami Swim Week featured a lot of summer hair inspo, including styles with natural texture and a Grecian Vibe. Find out how to.. Read More →
How-to: Trendy Half Pony

How-to: Trendy Half Pony

Ponytails will never go out of style! Find out how to recreate this trendy half-pony by Sarah Lund, who was influenced by 90s.. Read More →
The Inside Scoop on Styling a High-Profile Wedding

The Inside Scoop on Styling a High-Profile Wedding

Many hairstylists dream of the opportunity to work with high-profile clientele. For Eryn Wall, owner of The Head Room in St. John’s, Nfld.,.. Read More →
How-To: Pulled Donut Braid Updo

How-To: Pulled Donut Braid Updo

Find out how to recreate this fun updo with tips from Sam Villa, co-Founder of Sam Villa and global artistic ambassador for Redken... Read More →

Contessas

Contessa 2020 Deadline—Extended!

Contessa 2020 Deadline—Extended!

Update: Due to a large volume of entries, our Contessa uploader is currently down. We are working to resolve the issue as soon as possible... Read More →
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 →

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