NEWS AND EVENTS

It’s Time to Vote for the Contessa 2021 Fan Favourite Award!

It’s Time to Vote for the Contessa 2021 Fan Favourite Award!

The Contessa 2021 finalist list has been released, which means it’s time to vote for your favourite Contessa collection for the 2021 Fan Favourite Award!.. Read More →
Where to Find Free Education Online During COVID-19

Where to Find Free Education Online During COVID-19

With the closure of salons across Canada, many of you may be going a bit stir-crazy with all of this extra downtime. As frustrating as.. Read More →
Highlights from the Kao Salon Virtual Experience!

Highlights from the Kao Salon Virtual Experience!

Nearly 20,000 hairstylists and beauty professionals from around the globe attended the Kao Salon Virtual Experience—the company’s first-ever digital event. On October 18th and 19th,.. Read More →
What You Missed from Reset, X-Presion’s 15th Anniversary Show

What You Missed from Reset, X-Presion’s 15th Anniversary Show

Hairstylists and beauty professionals around the world connected virtually on Sunday, October 18th to watch RESET: A Transformative Event. Hosted by X-presion Creativos, a hairstyling.. Read More →

Business Articles

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 →
Where to Find Free Education Online During COVID-19

Where to Find Free Education Online During COVID-19

With the closure of salons across Canada, many of you may be going a bit stir-crazy with all of this extra downtime. As frustrating as.. 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 →
Clean Cut: A Look Inside Salon Scavo

Clean Cut: A Look Inside Salon Scavo

Salon owner and hairstylist Gianfranco Scavo has been a staple in Toronto’s Yonge and St. Clair neighbourhood for more than 40 years. Last fall, he.. Read More →
Down to Earth: A Look Inside Privé

Down to Earth: A Look Inside Privé

Privé opened in 2015 and is the brainchild of David D’Amours, an editorial hairstylist and salon owner who has become known for his work with.. Read More →
Lessons Learned: Here’s How Salon Owners Are Adjusting To This “New Normal”

Lessons Learned: Here’s How Salon Owners Are Adjusting To This “New Normal”

Salons have just endured the ultimate test. From closures and layoffs, to a reopening plan with stringent new health and safety guidelines, many are still.. Read More →

Hair Trends

Finding Inspiration With Contessa 2020 Finalist – Michelle Nahmad

Finding Inspiration With Contessa 2020 Finalist – Michelle Nahmad

As someone who loves to embrace her creative side, Michelle Nahmad admits that it took her a few wrong turns before she found.. Read More →
Check Out Hairstylist Kirsten Klontz’s Makeover with Hot Tools’ Contest Winner

Check Out Hairstylist Kirsten Klontz’s Makeover with Hot Tools’ Contest Winner

Hot Tools Canada ambassador Kirsten Klontz gave a well-deserving front-line healthcare worker, Laura, the ultimate hair makeover at The Loft salon in Toronto... Read More →
Rooted in Colour: Expert Tips and Tricks for Creating Shadow and Bold Roots

Rooted in Colour: Expert Tips and Tricks for Creating Shadow and Bold Roots

Overgrown roots have been an ongoing issue since the start of the COVID-19 salon shutdown, but there’s been a new trend that’s emerged.. Read More →
Expert Tips for Handling Common Colour Correction Dilemmas

Expert Tips for Handling Common Colour Correction Dilemmas

  With the beginning of a new season upon us, it’s no surprise that many people may be seeking a colour change. Add.. Read More →
The Price of Going Blonde: Tips for Achieving Ideal Blonde Colour Results

The Price of Going Blonde: Tips for Achieving Ideal Blonde Colour Results

They say that blondes have more fun. What they don’t mention is that the lightening process can be pretty painful at times—even for.. Read More →
The Benefits of Quick Hair Colour Services for Men

The Benefits of Quick Hair Colour Services for Men

For men easing into the world of hair colour, quick five- to 10-minute options are the perfect foray into in- salon services. With more.. Read More →

Contessas

It’s Time to Vote for the Contessa 2021 Fan Favourite Award!

It’s Time to Vote for the Contessa 2021 Fan Favourite Award!

The Contessa 2021 finalist list has been released, which means it’s time to vote for your favourite Contessa collection for the 2021 Fan Favourite Award!.. Read More →
The Big Reveal of the Contessa 2021 Finalists!

The Big Reveal of the Contessa 2021 Finalists!

The Contessa 2021 finalist announcement is finally here! With the Contessa Awards going virtual this year, it was important to our team to make the.. Read More →
See the #ContessaFreestyle Semi-Finalists!

See the #ContessaFreestyle Semi-Finalists!

With our newest Contessa category, Freestyle, we asked Canadian hairstylists from coast to coast to show us their best shot. Without any creative limitations, it’s.. Read More →
Announcing the Contessa 2021 Semi-Finalists!

Announcing the Contessa 2021 Semi-Finalists!

Contessa season is officially here! Each year we continue to be blown away by the amount of creativity and talent in our industry from across.. Read More →

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