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Get to Know Contessa 2021 Quebec Hairstylist of the Year Finalist Timothy Switzer

Get to Know Contessa 2021 Quebec Hairstylist of the Year Finalist Timothy Switzer

“If owning your own salon and being recognized nationally for your work wasn’t impressive enough, hairstylist Timothy Switzer says he’s determined to keep reaching new.. Read More →
Six Key Instagram Updates to Make Now for your Business

Six Key Instagram Updates to Make Now for your Business

Instagram has become a huge part of how hairstylists showcase their talents and get noticed by potential clients. If you haven’t already looked into how.. Read More →
How To: Bridal Hairstyles for All Hair Types

How To: Bridal Hairstyles for All Hair Types

Wedding season is here and the fuss of having perfect wedding hair is more real than ever. Since we are all slowly adjusting to this.. Read More →
The Contessa News You’ve Been Waiting For!

The Contessa News You’ve Been Waiting For!

We know how challenging the past year has been for our community. We understand that many are missing the opportunity to be able to catch.. Read More →

Business Articles

Where to Find Texture Hair Education in Canada

Where to Find Texture Hair Education in Canada

With more hairstylists seeing the value and importance of expanding their skill set and mastering techniques to work with different hair types and textures, we’ve.. Read More →
Where to Find Free Education Online During the COVID-19 Lockdown

Where to Find Free Education Online During the COVID-19 Lockdown

As we’re officially in the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, some provinces and regions are facing salon shutdowns and lockdowns for the second time.. Read More →
Inside Onyx & Ivory—A Contemporary Calgary-Based Salon With a Unique Bar-Style Setup

Inside Onyx & Ivory—A Contemporary Calgary-Based Salon With a Unique Bar-Style Setup

For Po Chau, the owner of Onyx & Ivory, a uniquely designed salon located in Calgary’s Inglewood neighbourhood, having a bright, open-concept space to share.. Read More →
Inside La Maison De La Couleur Oligo Professionnel

Inside La Maison De La Couleur Oligo Professionnel

North American drive meets European flair at Oligo Professionnel’s open-concept salon in the heart of Montreal. Located in historic Old Montreal, La Maison De La.. Read More →
Setting Up Shop: Discover The New, Easy Way To Build, Grow And Maximize Your Salon’s E-Commerce Sales

Setting Up Shop: Discover The New, Easy Way To Build, Grow And Maximize Your Salon’s E-Commerce Sales

Retail and take-home sales have always been an integral part of the salon industry. In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, which has triggered several.. Read More →
Check Out Trichology Boutique’s Luxurious and Welcoming Toronto-Based Hair Salon

Check Out Trichology Boutique’s Luxurious and Welcoming Toronto-Based Hair Salon

After knowing each other for more than a decade, friends and business partners Taylor Lynn Cobbett and Bríd O’Connell Marjadsingh decided to open up their.. Read More →

Hair Trends

How To: Bridal Hairstyles for All Hair Types

How To: Bridal Hairstyles for All Hair Types

Wedding season is here and the fuss of having perfect wedding hair is more real than ever. Since we are all slowly adjusting.. Read More →
Using Hair Extensions to add Length, Colour and Volume

Using Hair Extensions to add Length, Colour and Volume

For years, hair extensions have been known for having one sole purpose: To help clients achieve longer lengths. But with the advancements in.. Read More →
Get the Look: Naomi Osaka’s Sleek Ponytail at the 2021 ESPY Awards

Get the Look: Naomi Osaka’s Sleek Ponytail at the 2021 ESPY Awards

On Saturday July 10th, professional athletes and stars dressed to the nines to attend the 2021 ESPY Awards in New York City—recognizing individual.. Read More →
Get the Look: Audrina Patridge’s New Vibrant Blonde Locks by Wella Ambassador Briana Cisneros

Get the Look: Audrina Patridge’s New Vibrant Blonde Locks by Wella Ambassador Briana Cisneros

American television personality Audrina Patridge decided to switch up her signature style with a new blonde look created by Wella Professionals North America.. Read More →
Get the Look: The D’Amelio Sisters’ Red Carpet Hair

Get the Look: The D’Amelio Sisters’ Red Carpet Hair

Charli and Dixie D’Amelio were busy strutting the red carpet last week at the Billboard Music Awards and the iHeartRadio Music Awards! The.. Read More →
Expert Tips for Working with Different Hair Types and Helping Male Clients Embrace Natural Texture

Expert Tips for Working with Different Hair Types and Helping Male Clients Embrace Natural Texture

Unlike women who often arrive at the salon with inspirational hair photos ready, and research about their preferred look, most men have the.. Read More →

Contessas

The Contessa News You’ve Been Waiting For!

The Contessa News You’ve Been Waiting For!

We know how challenging the past year has been for our community. We understand that many are missing the opportunity to be able to catch.. Read More →
Tips for Working with Mannequin Heads for Your Contessa Photo Shoot

Tips for Working with Mannequin Heads for Your Contessa Photo Shoot

With the 33rd annual Contessas—The Canadian Hairstylist of the Year Awards—quickly approaching (entries are now open!), we’re sharing tip and tricks to help you with.. Read More →
The Contessa Awards Entry Guide!

The Contessa Awards Entry Guide!

Are you interested in entering the 33rd annual Contessa Awards but don’t know where to start? Check out our Contessa Awards Entry Guide for everything.. Read More →
Tips for Photographing Your Contessa Collection with a Smartphone

Tips for Photographing Your Contessa Collection with a Smartphone

As this year marks the 33rd annual Contessa Awards—The Canadian Hairstylist of the Year Awards—we’ve made entering easier than ever!  We know this past year.. Read More →

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