NEWS AND EVENTS

A Chat with Moroccanoil Co-Founder, Carmen Tal

A Chat with Moroccanoil Co-Founder, Carmen Tal

Find out how a hair colour blunder led to the discovery of an industry game-changer. Carmen Tal, co-founder of Moroccanoil, shares her story as the.. Read More →
Now Trending: The Contessa 2019 Finalists!

Now Trending: The Contessa 2019 Finalists!

You’re going to want to be sitting down for this! After receiving thousands of photos, narrowed down by two rounds of judging, we’re proud to.. Read More →
This Just In! Sennen Pamich is Named Senior VP for Coty Professional Beauty North America

This Just In! Sennen Pamich is Named Senior VP for Coty Professional Beauty North America

Coty Professional Beauty North America has appointed Sennen Pamich as senior vice president for the brand’s professional beauty division. With more than 20 years of.. Read More →
Feeling the #HairLove at Global Zoom 2018!

Feeling the #HairLove at Global Zoom 2018!

With flags waving and crowds cheering, Global Zoom landed in Toronto at the Enercare Centre on September 30, 2018. The event began with the always-exciting.. Read More →

Business Articles

The Importance of Educating Your Clients

The Importance of Educating Your Clients

Why it’s crucial to empower your guests with product knowledge and technical information. If keeping up-to-date on the latest hairstyling and colouring techniques is important.. Read More →
Going Solo? Things to Consider for Freelance Education

Going Solo? Things to Consider for Freelance Education

More than ever before, hairstylists are exploring the benefits of going solo as educators in their own right. It stands to reason that a good.. Read More →
Boosting Business through Client Relationships

Boosting Business through Client Relationships

You can hop off the fence: The merits of complimentary services are clear. Wondering if it’s really worth it offering clients small perks to make.. Read More →
Advice for Taking Your Career By Storm

Advice for Taking Your Career By Storm

Here’s how award-winning hairstylist Jay Mahmood trusts his instincts— even when other people think differently. Jay Mahmood hasn’t worked behind the chair for more than.. Read More →
A Look Inside Montreal Salon, Espace C

A Look Inside Montreal Salon, Espace C

A former Contessa winner and her business partner expand on a winning formula at Espace C, a Montreal salon. After seven years in business, Ann-Marie.. Read More →
How to Attract New Clientele with the Festival Experience

How to Attract New Clientele with the Festival Experience

With the potential to become a big part of your styling repertoire, here’s why creating a festival experience can be important for your brand. There’s.. Read More →

Hair Trends

A ‘Superfood’ for Your Hair

A ‘Superfood’ for Your Hair

Saco hair products, founded by Aldo Furaro and Richard Ashforth, have a mission for the beauty industry: to inspire and innovate with their.. Read More →
Stepping Up Your Hairstyling Skills

Stepping Up Your Hairstyling Skills

How every hairstylist can take their skills to the next level. While some may argue that hair shows are losing steam, there’s nothing.. Read More →
Editor’s Picks for the Fall Season

Editor’s Picks for the Fall Season

Time to revive your care and styling repertoire? we’ve got you covered with our latest product picks. Get Addicted Sexy Hair’s Pure Addition.. Read More →
Bringing Back the Fringe this Season

Bringing Back the Fringe this Season

Middle parts have reigned for years but now it’s primetime for fringes. Learn why you should include this versatile accent in your fall.. Read More →
Taming Textures on Male Clients’ Curly Hair

Taming Textures on Male Clients’ Curly Hair

Help your male clients tame their texture with these top experts’ cutting and styling tips. Let’s face it: Curls can be quite demanding.. Read More →
Glamorous Red Carpet How-To from the LA Film Festival

Glamorous Red Carpet How-To from the LA Film Festival

Mary Elizabeth Winstead stunned the red carpet at the LA Film Festival during the premiere of her new movie, “All About Nina”. Find.. Read More →

Contessas

Now Trending: The Contessa 2019 Finalists!

Now Trending: The Contessa 2019 Finalists!

You’re going to want to be sitting down for this! After receiving thousands of photos, narrowed down by two rounds of judging, we’re proud to.. Read More →
5 Reasons Why You Don’t Want to Miss the Contessa 30 Gala!

5 Reasons Why You Don’t Want to Miss the Contessa 30 Gala!

Let’s face it: There are a lot more reasons to attend the annual Contessa Awards gala than not. But we’ve rounded up our top five.. Read More →
The Excitement Begins: Announcing the 2019 Contessa Awards Semi-Finalists!

The Excitement Begins: Announcing the 2019 Contessa Awards Semi-Finalists!

Are you ready for this? It’s time to see who made it to the semi-finals for the 2019 Canadian Hairstylist of the Year Awards (aka... Read More →
Q&A with Contessa Finalist, Heidi Kenney

Q&A with Contessa Finalist, Heidi Kenney

Instead of looking to the past for inspiration for her Canadian Colourist collection, Heidi Kenney decided to do what she does best: Create beautiful hair... Read More →

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