NEWS AND EVENTS

Getting Inspired at Modern Rocks the Runway 2018

Getting Inspired at Modern Rocks the Runway 2018

Hundreds of beauty professionals gathered at the Grey Eagle Event Centre in Calgary on October 14-15, 2018 for the biggest Modern Rocks the Runway show.. Read More →
A Weekend of Hair Inspiration and Education at Venus VIP 2018

A Weekend of Hair Inspiration and Education at Venus VIP 2018

Hairstylists and salon owners from across Ontario came together in Niagara Falls, Ont. for Venus VIP 2018. This two-day event kicked off with a night.. Read More →
Q&A With Contessa Finalist, Eloise Chiew

Q&A With Contessa Finalist, Eloise Chiew

For Eloise Chiew, the path to hairdressing wasn’t so clear-cut. With interests in art and working with her hands, she explored a culinary career in.. Read More →
Inside Wella Studio T.O.’s Grand Opening Celebration!

Inside Wella Studio T.O.’s Grand Opening Celebration!

After months of being #underconstruction, the highly anticipated Wella Professionals studio in Toronto’s Liberty Village is now open! We attended the grand opening celebration on October.. Read More →

Business Articles

A Peek Inside Studio SoLara

A Peek Inside Studio SoLara

Here’s what it takes to launch a salon to interior success. As a hairstylist for the past 15 years, Lara Leckie had worked in a.. Read More →
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 →

Hair Trends

Hair Loss Solutions: Having the Conversation With Your Clients

Hair Loss Solutions: Having the Conversation With Your Clients

Are clients complaining about their hair, or lack thereof? Help them understand why their hair’s appearance is changing—and the solutions to improve the.. Read More →
A ‘Superfood’ for Your Hair

A ‘Superfood’ for Your Hair

Saco hair products, founded by Aldo Furfaro 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 →

Contessas

Q&A With Contessa Finalist, Eloise Chiew

Q&A With Contessa Finalist, Eloise Chiew

For Eloise Chiew, the path to hairdressing wasn’t so clear-cut. With interests in art and working with her hands, she explored a culinary career in.. 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 →
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 →

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