NEWS AND EVENTS

Industry Disruptors: Salon Suites

Industry Disruptors: Salon Suites

Salon suites have continued to play an integral part in the Canadian market over the last few years. That said, have they had an impact.. Read More →
Why This Colourist Loves Wella’s New Koleston Perfect ME+

Why This Colourist Loves Wella’s New Koleston Perfect ME+

As a colourist, you understand how crucial the colour formulation is in transforming your client’s hair colour. But you may not realize the benefits of.. Read More →
Industry Disruptors: Wellness Experiences

Industry Disruptors: Wellness Experiences

We spoke with three salon owners who are going the extra mile to connect with clients and forge a bond that runs deeper than hairdressing... Read More →
Wella Professionals Celebrates Pride

Wella Professionals Celebrates Pride

Wella Professionals is proud to announce their participation in Toronto’s Pride parade on June 23, 2019. This year, Wella will stand up for inclusion and.. 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

How-To: Long Curtain Fringe

How-To: Long Curtain Fringe

Curtain fringe is defined as any type of bangs that are shorter in the middle than they are on the sides. According to.. Read More →
Industry Disruptors: Gender Fluidity

Industry Disruptors: Gender Fluidity

In this six-part series, we explore various disruptors that are changing the game for the industry. As gender becomes a more fluid con-.. Read More →
How to Recreate this Sophisticated Twisted Pony

How to Recreate this Sophisticated Twisted Pony

Ponytails are a hairstyle that will never look anything short of sophisticated. Check out how to recreate this twisted pony, by Pravana Collective’s.. Read More →
Introducing Muted Pastels: This Season’s Hottest Hair Trend

Introducing Muted Pastels: This Season’s Hottest Hair Trend

So long, unicorn! The newest crop of fresh pastels is toned down and infused with sophistication. Here’s your cheat sheet. Is this a.. Read More →
How to Achieve the Perfect Blowout on Your Clients

How to Achieve the Perfect Blowout on Your Clients

We all know that the perfect blowout takes skill and let’s face it, time! Find out how to step up your finishing skills.. Read More →
Take Your Client’s Silver Hair to the Next Level with Matrix

Take Your Client’s Silver Hair to the Next Level with Matrix

Matrix adds two new products to their Total Results So Silver lineup. Joining the brand’s bestselling neutralizing So Silver Shampoo, the new Total.. Read More →

Contessas

Contessa 2020: Entries Open!

Contessa 2020: Entries Open!

Calling all hairstylists, colourists, salon teams, makeup artists and nail techs! Entries are officially open for the 31st annual Contessa Awards! And whether you enter.. Read More →
Ask the Expert: Contessa Photoshoot Tips

Ask the Expert: Contessa Photoshoot Tips

If the idea of hiring a professional photographer sounds overwhelming, breathe easy. We asked two Contessa-winning photographers to share their tips for mastering your Contessa.. Read More →
A Chat with Contessa 2019 Finalist, Yoonmi Kim

A Chat with Contessa 2019 Finalist, Yoonmi Kim

After graduating from a beauty art school in South Korea, Yoonmi Kim began working as an assistant at a hair salon offering hair, makeup, waxing.. Read More →
A Chat with Contessa 2019 Finalist, Robynn Graham

A Chat with Contessa 2019 Finalist, Robynn Graham

Hailing from the small town of Innisfil, Ont. (with a population of less than 40,000), Robynn Graham has hairstyling in her DNA. Her great-aunt Suzie.. Read More →

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