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Announcing the Winners of Salon Magazine’s 2020 Reader’s Choice Awards!

The people have spoken! After receiving an overwhelming number of votes, our tallies are in for your favourite professional hair..

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See the Results of Our 2nd COVID-19 Survey!

Thank you to everyone who participated in our second COVID-19 survey! Find out how owners, hairstylists and beauty professionals are..

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Phorest Salon Software Names Alain Audet as New General Manager for Canada

Phorest Salon Software, a global leader in salon and spa management systems based in Dublin, Ireland, is continuing to expand..

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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..

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Maintaining and Expanding your Salon during Covid-19

As more salons in regions across Canada begin to reopen, now is the time to take a good look at..

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Wahl Canada Announces Aldo Gemmiti as New Professional Division Director

Wahl Canada, the men’s brand known for its professional hair and grooming tools and products, has appointed Aldo Gemmiti as..

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Screen Shot 2020-06-08 at 10.20.39 AM

Announcing the Winners of Salon Magazine’s 2020 Reader’s Choice Awards!

The people have spoken! After receiving an overwhelming number of votes, our tallies are in for your favourite professional hair and beauty products in Salon’s.. Read More →
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See the Results of Our 2nd COVID-19 Survey!

Thank you to everyone who participated in our second COVID-19 survey! Find out how owners, hairstylists and beauty professionals are preparing to return to work.. Read More →
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Phorest Salon Software Names Alain Audet as New General Manager for Canada

Phorest Salon Software, a global leader in salon and spa management systems based in Dublin, Ireland, is continuing to expand its reach in Canada by.. Read More →
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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 →
I want this haircut. Handsome caucasian hairdresser wearing protection mask looking at the smartphone screen while evaluating hairstyle the client wants at the beauty salon

Maintaining and Expanding your Salon during Covid-19

As more salons in regions across Canada begin to reopen, now is the time to take a good look at your business to ensure you’re.. Read More →
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Wahl Canada Announces Aldo Gemmiti as New Professional Division Director

Wahl Canada, the men’s brand known for its professional hair and grooming tools and products, has appointed Aldo Gemmiti as the new director of their.. Read More →

NEWS AND EVENTS

Phorest Salon Software Names Alain Audet as New General Manager for Canada

Phorest Salon Software Names Alain Audet as New General Manager for Canada

Phorest Salon Software, a global leader in salon and spa management systems based in Dublin, Ireland, is continuing to expand its reach in Canada by.. 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 →
Maintaining and Expanding your Salon during Covid-19

Maintaining and Expanding your Salon during Covid-19

As more salons in regions across Canada begin to reopen, now is the time to take a good look at your business to ensure you’re.. Read More →


Hair Trends

Enter Our “So You Think You Can Style?” Editorial Hair Contest Sponsored by Moroccanoil

Enter Our “So You Think You Can Style?” Editorial Hair Contest Sponsored by Moroccanoil

Our first “So You Think You Can Style?” contest of 2021 is finally here! For our latest contest, sponsored by Moroccanoil, we want to see.. Read More →
Get to Know Contessa 2021 Freestyle Hairstylist Finalist Tracy Newton

Get to Know Contessa 2021 Freestyle Hairstylist Finalist Tracy Newton

Whether it’s reading through magazines, listening to house music or scrolling online, Vancouver-based hairstylist Tracy Newton draws inspiration and creativity from many things around her... Read More →
Discover Why this Earthy Colour Trend is the Perfect Transitional Shade for Your Clients this Season

Discover Why this Earthy Colour Trend is the Perfect Transitional Shade for Your Clients this Season

Whether your brunettes are looking to lighten up this spring, or blondes are seeking a seasonal change, mushroom blonde is a perfect hybrid tone that.. Read More →
Get to Know Contessa 2021 Emerging Hairstylist Finalist Kelly Heroux

Get to Know Contessa 2021 Emerging Hairstylist Finalist Kelly Heroux

Quebec-based hairstylist Kelly Héroux may be only 19 years old, but she has the drive and talent to rival some of the most experienced hairstylists... Read More →
Now is the Perfect Time for Gender Neutral Pricing in your Salon and Here’s Why

Now is the Perfect Time for Gender Neutral Pricing in your Salon and Here’s Why

For the past few years, the gender- neutral movement has been making waves in the beauty industry, from creating a more gender-inclusive salon experience to.. Read More →
Get Trendy with Pantone’s Colours of the Year

Get Trendy with Pantone’s Colours of the Year

The annual release of Pantone’s Color of the Year is an event that sparks so much creativity—especially in hairstylists and colourists. And after the year.. Read More →


Nail Trends

Get the Look: Kerry Washington’s Mermaid Manicure for the SAG Awards

Get the Look: Kerry Washington’s Mermaid Manicure for the SAG Awards

On Sunday April 4th, award season carried on with the 27th annual Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards. While many of the looks oozed beauty and.. Read More →
How To Maximize Your Nail Services To Build (And Protect) Your Business

How To Maximize Your Nail Services To Build (And Protect) Your Business

As many nail salons have now reopened—for the second time—since the start of the pandemic, it’s time to start thinking about how to get clients.. Read More →
Get the Look: Dua Lipa and Lizzo Sport OPI Manicures at the 63rd Grammy Awards

Get the Look: Dua Lipa and Lizzo Sport OPI Manicures at the 63rd Grammy Awards

Celebrities were dressed to the nines yesterday for the 63rd annual Grammy Awards! Fan favourites Dua Lipa and Lizzo shined on the red carpet and.. Read More →


Trending Stories

Get the Facts About Foilayage

Get the Facts About Foilayage

We know that many clients are gravitating towards more natural-looking colour. And with balayage still going strong, more and more people are in search of low-maintenance colour. But let’s.. Read More →
A Look Back at Memorable Hair Colour Trends

A Look Back at Memorable Hair Colour Trends

At one time clients wanted to cover their natural grey, and suddenly others wanted to enhance it. And who would have ever thought a generation.. Read More →
Rounding Up the Top Hair and Beauty Looks from the Royal Wedding

Rounding Up the Top Hair and Beauty Looks from the Royal Wedding

‘Twas a night of fashion, beauty and royalty at Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s Royal Wedding; but although the bride and groom themselves looked stunning,.. Read More →


Business Articles

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 →
All-Inclusive Experience – A Look Inside Frenchie’s Hair

All-Inclusive Experience – A Look Inside Frenchie’s Hair

As long-time friends from business school, Brittany Newby and Caitlin Whitson decided to open their salon, Frenchie’s Hair, after noticing a lack of service experience.. Read More →
It’s A New Era In Education – Find Out How Virtual Learning is Changing the Game

It’s A New Era In Education – Find Out How Virtual Learning is Changing the Game

There’s no denying the amount of free education that has been made available during the COVID-19 pandemic. Since the salon shutdown, artists and educators have.. Read More →


Contessas

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 →
Q&A with 2021 Contessa Winner Silas Tsang, Canadian Hairstylist of the Year

Q&A with 2021 Contessa Winner Silas Tsang, Canadian Hairstylist of the Year

We caught up with Silas Tsang of Blushes in Ottawa, the winner of Canadian Hairstylist of the Year award at the 32nd Contessa Awards. Congratulations!.. Read More →
Contessa 2021: Q&A with Darren Ambrose on “A New Beginning” D&J Ambrose/Wella Professionals Presentation

Contessa 2021: Q&A with Darren Ambrose on “A New Beginning” D&J Ambrose/Wella Professionals Presentation

How did you and your team decide on the theme of the presentation. What inspired you? Jackie (my wife) and I organize a creative meeting.. Read More →
Q&A with 2021 Contessa Winner Norm Wright, Multicultural Hairstylist of the Year

Q&A with 2021 Contessa Winner Norm Wright, Multicultural Hairstylist of the Year

We spoke with Norm Wright from Toronto, who took home the Multicultural Hairstylist of the Year award at the 32nd annual Contessa Awards... Read More →

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