NEWS AND EVENTS

Meet Contessa 2021 Atlantic Hairstylist of the Year Finalist, Eryn Wall

Meet Contessa 2021 Atlantic Hairstylist of the Year Finalist, Eryn Wall

As a hairstylist for 18 years and a salon owner for more than seven, Eryn Wall still has the same passion for her craft—and competing—as.. Read More →
The Best Hair from the 2021 Met Gala!

The Best Hair from the 2021 Met Gala!

After taking a hiatus last year due to the pandemic, the Met Gala made its triumphant return on Monday, September 13th at the Metropolitan Museum.. Read More →
Get the look: Celebrity Nail Looks from MTV’s VMAs 2021

Get the look: Celebrity Nail Looks from MTV’s VMAs 2021

On Sunday, September 12, 2021, celebrities were dressed to impress at this year’s MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs)! The night was hosted by American rapper.. Read More →
Learn How Ontario-based Salon Owners Adjusted their Businesses to Remain Open/Re-Open During the Pandemic

Learn How Ontario-based Salon Owners Adjusted their Businesses to Remain Open/Re-Open During the Pandemic

Though the pandemic’s lockdowns have impacted salons across Canada, there’s no question that the province that’s been hardest hit is Ontario. For salons in Toronto.. Read More →

Business Articles

Learn How Ontario-based Salon Owners Adjusted their Businesses to Remain Open/Re-Open During the Pandemic

Learn How Ontario-based Salon Owners Adjusted their Businesses to Remain Open/Re-Open During the Pandemic

Though the pandemic’s lockdowns have impacted salons across Canada, there’s no question that the province that’s been hardest hit is Ontario. For salons in Toronto.. Read More →
What the Rise (and Fall) of Virtual Education Means for the Future of Live Learning

What the Rise (and Fall) of Virtual Education Means for the Future of Live Learning

From the beginning of the pandemic, guidelines and restrictions forced hairstylists and beauty pros to be more adaptable than ever. And while many took to.. Read More →
Check Out Salon Christopher’s—A Minimalistic Montreal-Based Salon that Opened During the Pandemic

Check Out Salon Christopher’s—A Minimalistic Montreal-Based Salon that Opened During the Pandemic

While the salon industry has taken a huge hit during the pandemic, it’s been especially unfortunate for new salons that had either started construction on.. Read More →
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 →

Hair Trends

The Best Hair from the 2021 Met Gala!

The Best Hair from the 2021 Met Gala!

After taking a hiatus last year due to the pandemic, the Met Gala made its triumphant return on Monday, September 13th at the.. Read More →
Get the Look: Androgynous Crop

Get the Look: Androgynous Crop

Shorter hairstyles and cuts for women, including pixie cuts and crops, have been trending for some time now and are perfect for clients.. Read More →
How-To: The Perfect Wolf Style for Long Hair

How-To: The Perfect Wolf Style for Long Hair

“The Wolf” is a cooler take on the shag, incorporating elements of the mullet with more movement and texture. It’s become this summer’s.. Read More →
How To: Addison Rae’s Glamorous Waves

How To: Addison Rae’s Glamorous Waves

TikTok star turned actor Addison Rae shined last night on the red carpet for the premiere of her new movie, “He’s All That”... Read More →
Transform Your Lightening Services with evo’s New Bottle Blonde Lightening Portfolio

Transform Your Lightening Services with evo’s New Bottle Blonde Lightening Portfolio

While we’re moving into colder months ahead and saying goodbye to the bright sunshine, many colourists are still in need of a solution.. Read More →
Eufora Red Vixen: A Bold Red Hair Colour How-To

Eufora Red Vixen: A Bold Red Hair Colour How-To

Looking for a red hot new colour formula? We have step-by-step details on how Canadian colourist Joanne Rempel created a beautiful, vibrant shade.. Read More →

Contessas

Tips for Refreshing Past Contessa Collections and Creative Work

Tips for Refreshing Past Contessa Collections and Creative Work

With entries open for the 33rd annual Contessa Awards, we’re continuing to share tips and tricks to help you with your submissions. Since arranging photo.. Read More →
It’s Time to Enter Contessa Freestyle!

It’s Time to Enter Contessa Freestyle!

It’s back! Entries for our Contessa Freestyle category are now open! We’re asking you to take your best shot and enter your photo on Instagram.. 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 →
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 →

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