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Reuben Carranza is the New President of Olaplex

Beauty veteran Rueben Carranza has been named the president of Olaplex. Carranza has nearly 30 years of professional beauty industry..

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Ask the Expert: The Evolution of Canadian Salons

For the past 25 years, we’ve seen the business of Canadian salons change and evolve. Find out what three successful..

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Announcing Goldwell’s Canadian Semi-Finalists for Color Zoom 2018!

Goldwell has named the 15 Canadian semi-finalists for this year’s Color Zoom competition. The annual photo-based competition asked entrants to..

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Catching Up with Past Contessa Winner, Anna Pacitto

We caught up with past Contessa winner, Anna Pacitto to find out how her wins have impacted her career, and..

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Reuben Carranza is the New President of Olaplex

Beauty veteran Rueben Carranza has been named the president of Olaplex. Carranza has nearly 30 years of professional beauty industry experience, including as the former.. Read More →
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Ask the Expert: The Evolution of Canadian Salons

For the past 25 years, we’ve seen the business of Canadian salons change and evolve. Find out what three successful business experts have to say.. Read More →
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Announcing Goldwell’s Canadian Semi-Finalists for Color Zoom 2018!

Goldwell has named the 15 Canadian semi-finalists for this year’s Color Zoom competition. The annual photo-based competition asked entrants to submit a hairstyle inspired by.. Read More →
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Catching Up with Past Contessa Winner, Anna Pacitto

We caught up with past Contessa winner, Anna Pacitto to find out how her wins have impacted her career, and what she’s up to these.. Read More →

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Reuben Carranza is the New President of Olaplex

Beauty veteran Rueben Carranza has been named the president of Olaplex. Carranza has nearly 30 years of professional beauty industry..

read more
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Announcing Goldwell’s Canadian Semi-Finalists for Color Zoom 2018!

Goldwell has named the 15 Canadian semi-finalists for this year’s Color Zoom competition. The annual photo-based competition asked entrants to..

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Catching Up with Past Contessa Winner, Anna Pacitto

We caught up with past Contessa winner, Anna Pacitto to find out how her wins have impacted her career, and..

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Rounding Up the Top Hair and Beauty Looks from the 2018 MTV Movie Awards

As with any award show, we were excited to see the top hair and beauty looks that would walk the red carpet...

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Reuben Carranza is the New President of Olaplex

Beauty veteran Rueben Carranza has been named the president of Olaplex. Carranza has nearly 30 years of professional beauty industry experience, including as the former.. Read More →
Goldwell_CZ18_Semis_Slider

Announcing Goldwell’s Canadian Semi-Finalists for Color Zoom 2018!

Goldwell has named the 15 Canadian semi-finalists for this year’s Color Zoom competition. The annual photo-based competition asked entrants to submit a hairstyle inspired by.. Read More →
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Catching Up with Past Contessa Winner, Anna Pacitto

We caught up with past Contessa winner, Anna Pacitto to find out how her wins have impacted her career, and what she’s up to these.. Read More →
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Rounding Up the Top Hair and Beauty Looks from the 2018 MTV Movie Awards

As with any award show, we were excited to see the top hair and beauty looks that would walk the red carpet. Here are a few looks.. Read More →

Hair Trends

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Runway Hairstyle Trends Seen So Far in 2018

Looking back at Fall/Winter runway collections, we saw a pattern of hairstyles from various eras. This trend report, created by..

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Hair Tools Throughout the Ages

Professional hairstyling and grooming tools have advanced so much over the last 25 years, we can hardly keep up! here..

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The Best Hair Looks Since the 90’s

Carefully curated with the help of some of Canada’s top hairstylists, here are some of the biggest, most iconic hair..

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How-To: Katy Perry’s Blueberry Crush Hair Colour

Katy Perry has got us crushing on her new hair colour, created by Nine Zero One Salon celebrity hairstylist, Rick..

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Runway Hairstyle Trends Seen So Far in 2018

Looking back at Fall/Winter runway collections, we saw a pattern of hairstyles from various eras. This trend report, created by Kérastase PARIS & shu uemura.. Read More →
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Hair Tools Throughout the Ages

Professional hairstyling and grooming tools have advanced so much over the last 25 years, we can hardly keep up! here are four tools that continue.. Read More →
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The Best Hair Looks Since the 90’s

Carefully curated with the help of some of Canada’s top hairstylists, here are some of the biggest, most iconic hair trends that wowed us since.. Read More →
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How-To: Katy Perry’s Blueberry Crush Hair Colour

Katy Perry has got us crushing on her new hair colour, created by Nine Zero One Salon celebrity hairstylist, Rick Henry. Here’s how to get.. Read More →

Nail Trends

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The Latest Launches from Bio Sculpture

Bio Sculpture has announced exciting launches including five new shades into the Evo Medley Collection.   These additions, inspired by..

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Major Breakthroughs in Nail Trends

As seen in our 25th anniversary issue, we revisited products that were major game changers. Here are some breakthrough products..

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Get Inspired with these Red Carpet Nail Trends

Stars show off their bold nails on the Oscars’ red carpet. While many celebrities tend to play it safe when..

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Tutti Fruity Seasonal Nail Picks

Now that spring is in full bloom, we’re loving vibrant nail colours. Here are our picks for the season: OPI..

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The Latest Launches from Bio Sculpture

Bio Sculpture has announced exciting launches including five new shades into the Evo Medley Collection.   These additions, inspired by crayon colours, textures and a.. Read More →
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Major Breakthroughs in Nail Trends

As seen in our 25th anniversary issue, we revisited products that were major game changers. Here are some breakthrough products that changed the game for.. Read More →
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Get Inspired with these Red Carpet Nail Trends

Stars show off their bold nails on the Oscars’ red carpet. While many celebrities tend to play it safe when it comes to their nails.. Read More →
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Tutti Fruity Seasonal Nail Picks

Now that spring is in full bloom, we’re loving vibrant nail colours. Here are our picks for the season: OPI Add a “pop” of fun.. Read More →

Business Articles

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Ask the Expert: The Evolution of Canadian Salons

For the past 25 years, we’ve seen the business of Canadian salons change and evolve. Find out what three successful..

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Digital Marketing Strategies for Salons

With the salon industry’s growing need to stay on par with the ever-evolving online world, harnessing the power of digital..

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A Celebrity Hairstylist’s Secret Weapon for Longer-Lasting Colour

When clients want to change their hair colour from light to dark or vice versa (and just about everywhere in..

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Taking a Look Inside Toronto’s HoldenGrace

In Toronto’s High Park neighbourhood, one salon is offering a premium experience that includes everyone. “We always wanted to work..

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Ask the Expert: The Evolution of Canadian Salons

For the past 25 years, we’ve seen the business of Canadian salons change and evolve. Find out what three successful business experts have to say.. Read More →
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Digital Marketing Strategies for Salons

With the salon industry’s growing need to stay on par with the ever-evolving online world, harnessing the power of digital is key when it comes.. Read More →
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A Celebrity Hairstylist’s Secret Weapon for Longer-Lasting Colour

When clients want to change their hair colour from light to dark or vice versa (and just about everywhere in between), protecting hair from the.. Read More →
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Taking a Look Inside Toronto’s HoldenGrace

In Toronto’s High Park neighbourhood, one salon is offering a premium experience that includes everyone. “We always wanted to work together,” says Mirka Srom, who,.. Read More →

Contessas

Catching Up with Past Contessa Winner, Anna Pacitto

Catching Up with Past Contessa Winner, Anna Pacitto

We caught up with past Contessa winner, Anna Pacitto to find out how her wins have impacted her career, and what she’s up to these.. Read More →
Q&A With Contessa Finalist Nicole Pede

Q&A With Contessa Finalist Nicole Pede

After entering the Contessa Awards for four years, Nicole Pede was a finalist in three categories (including Texture Hairstylist of the Year) at the 2018.. Read More →
Celebrating 30 Years of the Contessa Awards!

Celebrating 30 Years of the Contessa Awards!

Find out everything you need to know about this year’s Contessa Awards! What’s New? The Contessas are turning 30, which means it’s time to reflect.. Read More →
Q&A with Contessa Finalist Ian Daburn

Q&A with Contessa Finalist Ian Daburn

As one of the co-founders of Barber & Co, a growing brand in Canada, Ian Daburn “accidentally” found a creative outlet in competing. In addition.. Read More →

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