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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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How to Create a Calming Colour Experience

When a client walks into your salon, they are looking for a relaxing escape from their daily routines: an opportunity..

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Q&A with Contessa Finalist Naomi Misu

Creativity has always come naturally for Japanese-born nail artist, Naomi Misu. Developing a love for nail art in high school,..

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A New Business Opportunity for Salon Owners

With the recent minimum wage increase in Ontario—and another one on its way next year— many small businesses are shifting..

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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 →
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How to Create a Calming Colour Experience

When a client walks into your salon, they are looking for a relaxing escape from their daily routines: an opportunity to indulge in a comfortable.. Read More →
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Q&A with Contessa Finalist Naomi Misu

Creativity has always come naturally for Japanese-born nail artist, Naomi Misu. Developing a love for nail art in high school, she decided to venture on.. Read More →
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A New Business Opportunity for Salon Owners

With the recent minimum wage increase in Ontario—and another one on its way next year— many small businesses are shifting gears to accommodate this major.. Read More →

NEWS AND EVENTS

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Our “So You Think You Can Style?” Beautiful Balayage Winner!

Congratulations to Emma Porcellato from Guelph. ON, on her first-place win in the “So You Think You Can Style?” Beautiful Balayage photo..

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The 2018 Reader’s Choice Awards Winners!

We asked, you answered. The 25 winners have been named in Salon Magazine’s 2018 Reader’s Choice Awards. This annual competition..

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“Colour Your Hair to Conquer Cancer” Campaign

The Princess Margaret has launched a new campaign, “Colour Your Hair to Conquer Cancer”. This new fundraising initiative benefiting the..

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Mark Your Calendars for NAHA 2019

A new location and entry dates have been announced for NAHA 2019.Although NAHA 2018 will still be taking place this..

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Emma Porcellato

Our “So You Think You Can Style?” Beautiful Balayage Winner!

Congratulations to Emma Porcellato from Guelph. ON, on her first-place win in the “So You Think You Can Style?” Beautiful Balayage photo contest. Porcellato has been a.. Read More →
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The 2018 Reader’s Choice Awards Winners!

We asked, you answered. The 25 winners have been named in Salon Magazine’s 2018 Reader’s Choice Awards. This annual competition is the only Canadian awards.. Read More →
cyh

“Colour Your Hair to Conquer Cancer” Campaign

The Princess Margaret has launched a new campaign, “Colour Your Hair to Conquer Cancer”. This new fundraising initiative benefiting the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre and.. Read More →
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Mark Your Calendars for NAHA 2019

A new location and entry dates have been announced for NAHA 2019.Although NAHA 2018 will still be taking place this July in Las Vegas, people.. Read More →

Hair Trends

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Tousles vs. Texture: The Lowdown on Men’s Styles

Whether on Instagram or in real life, for a man’s hairstyle to start collecting “likes”, they need a haircut with..

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Extensions 101: Integrating them into Your Salon

While extensions have become an industry norm, some salons have yet to make the jump in carrying them. Find out..

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How-To: Short and Chic Styles from the 2018 Met Gala

This year’s Met Gala theme, “Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination”, featured bold and unique styles on celebrities as..

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Rounding up the Top Hair and Beauty Looks from the 2018 Met Gala

Highly anticipating this year’s Met Gala, we were excited to see which celebrities would turn heads and stun the red..

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Tousles vs. Texture: The Lowdown on Men’s Styles

Whether on Instagram or in real life, for a man’s hairstyle to start collecting “likes”, they need a haircut with a finish that blends well.. Read More →
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Extensions 101: Integrating them into Your Salon

While extensions have become an industry norm, some salons have yet to make the jump in carrying them. Find out everything you need to know.. Read More →
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How-To: Short and Chic Styles from the 2018 Met Gala

This year’s Met Gala theme, “Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination”, featured bold and unique styles on celebrities as they walked the red carpet... Read More →
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Rounding up the Top Hair and Beauty Looks from the 2018 Met Gala

Highly anticipating this year’s Met Gala, we were excited to see which celebrities would turn heads and stun the red carpet. The theme, Heavenly Bodies:.. Read More →

Nail Trends

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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..

read more
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Q&A with Contessa Finalist Naomi Misu

Creativity has always come naturally for Japanese-born nail artist, Naomi Misu. Developing a love for nail art in high school,..

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A Chat with CND Co-Founder, Jan Arnold

Innovation has always been at the forefront for CND’s Jan Arnold and there’s no telling what’s next. From the very..

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TIPS Nail Bar Opens New Toronto Location

Known for their detailed nail art and three consecutive ‘Nail Artist of the Year’ wins at the Contessa Awards, TIPS..

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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 →
may_profile2

Q&A with Contessa Finalist Naomi Misu

Creativity has always come naturally for Japanese-born nail artist, Naomi Misu. Developing a love for nail art in high school, she decided to venture on.. Read More →
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A Chat with CND Co-Founder, Jan Arnold

Innovation has always been at the forefront for CND’s Jan Arnold and there’s no telling what’s next. From the very beginning, Jan Arnold believed she.. Read More →
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TIPS Nail Bar Opens New Toronto Location

Known for their detailed nail art and three consecutive ‘Nail Artist of the Year’ wins at the Contessa Awards, TIPS Nail Bar has opened up.. Read More →

Business Articles

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How to Create a Calming Colour Experience

When a client walks into your salon, they are looking for a relaxing escape from their daily routines: an opportunity..

read more
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A New Business Opportunity for Salon Owners

With the recent minimum wage increase in Ontario—and another one on its way next year— many small businesses are shifting..

read more
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Time to Sweeten Up Your Colour Services

Who doesn’t love chocolate? For Montreal blogger Virginie Coossa, it was love at first smell when she discovered Revlon Professional’s..

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Behind the Scenes: Exclusive Cover Shoot with Moroccanoil

Taking his inspiration from everything from the lines in a painting to textures of clothing is how Moroccanoil’s artistic director..

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How to Create a Calming Colour Experience

When a client walks into your salon, they are looking for a relaxing escape from their daily routines: an opportunity to indulge in a comfortable.. Read More →
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A New Business Opportunity for Salon Owners

With the recent minimum wage increase in Ontario—and another one on its way next year— many small businesses are shifting gears to accommodate this major.. Read More →
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Time to Sweeten Up Your Colour Services

Who doesn’t love chocolate? For Montreal blogger Virginie Coossa, it was love at first smell when she discovered Revlon Professional’s Color Sublime. The new ammonia-free.. Read More →
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Behind the Scenes: Exclusive Cover Shoot with Moroccanoil

Taking his inspiration from everything from the lines in a painting to textures of clothing is how Moroccanoil’s artistic director Kevin Hughes puts his spin.. Read More →

Contessas

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 →
Q&A With Makeup Artist Kelsey Fitzpatrick

Q&A With Makeup Artist Kelsey Fitzpatrick

For Contessa 28 finalist Kelsey Fitzpatrick’s Makeup Artist of the Year collection, it wasn’t only about the face. “I was inspired by thick, textural oil painting.. Read More →

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