NEWS AND EVENTS

Contessa 2023: Show Opener by Norm Wright

Contessa 2023: Show Opener by Norm Wright

Returning to its first live, in-person show since the pandemic, the 2023 Contessa Awards gala was opened by a show-stopping presentation by Toronto-based Contessa award-winning.. Read More →
Contessa 2023: Wella Presentation by Dana Lyseng

Contessa 2023: Wella Presentation by Dana Lyseng

Wella top artist and Contessa award-winning hairstylist Dana Lyseng led the company’s bold and colourful presentation at the 34th annual Contessa Awards. The presentation, titled.. Read More →
Contessa 2023: Matrix Presentation by Rodrigo Araneda

Contessa 2023: Matrix Presentation by Rodrigo Araneda

At the 34th annual Contessa Awards, the Matrix Canada artistic team was led by artistic director and Contessa-winning hairstylist Rodrigo Araneda to produce a spectacular.. Read More →
Next Wave of Talent: MJ Déziel

Next Wave of Talent: MJ Déziel

From emerging hairstylists who are just getting their start to excelling stylists who are on their way to becoming the next set of leaders and.. Read More →

Business Articles

Tips for Increasing your Prices and Charging Effectively for your Colour Services

Tips for Increasing your Prices and Charging Effectively for your Colour Services

With so many factors to consider when determining your prices—including the time/duration of the service, the stylist’s level of expertise, amount of product used, amount.. Read More →
Learn How Salon Owners Are Making Their Businesses More Environmentally Friendly

Learn How Salon Owners Are Making Their Businesses More Environmentally Friendly

From hair clippings and colour to foils, paper and plastics, the salon industry produces a significant amount of waste on a daily basis. So it.. Read More →
Learn Ways to Improve your Retail Sales

Learn Ways to Improve your Retail Sales

It goes without saying that the last two years have made retail sales for beauty pros more vital than ever. During lockdowns, e-commerce sales were.. Read More →
Learn How to Address Mental Health Issues Inside the Salon

Learn How to Address Mental Health Issues Inside the Salon

With hairstylists and beauty pros constantly talking to people, working on their feet and sharing their energy with clients on a daily basis, it’s not.. Read More →
Get Financial Management Advice and Tips from  Business Experts

Get Financial Management Advice and Tips from Business Experts

With increasing costs, supply chain issues and inflation rates brought about by the pandemic, we spoke with business experts for their advice on how to.. Read More →
Discover How Mentoring New Staff Can Help Build Your Team And Business

Discover How Mentoring New Staff Can Help Build Your Team And Business

For most hairstylists, the time between graduating beauty school and working on your first client is instrumental in helping build technical skills and confidence to.. Read More →

Hair Trends

How-To: Expanded Texture  

How-To: Expanded Texture  

With the holiday season among us, that means more parties, events and outings for your clients. If you’re in need of a little.. Read More →
Get the Look: Faux Shag

Get the Look: Faux Shag

Are your clients interested in experimenting with exciting hair trends for the Holiday season? We have step-by-step details from Sam Villa ArTeam Member.. Read More →
How to Complete the Perfect Skin Fade

How to Complete the Perfect Skin Fade

Step up your barbering skills with this step-by-step guide on how to master a skin fade.  A well-blended fade is a timeless men’s.. Read More →
How To: Trendy Textured Styles for Fall 2022

How To: Trendy Textured Styles for Fall 2022

Summer is coming to an end and it’s time to brush up on texture styling trends for fall. Sam Villa ambassadors Jada Jenkins.. Read More →
How-To: Create the Perfect Runway Chignon

How-To: Create the Perfect Runway Chignon

A sleek, classic chignon is a go-to for Evie Rivera, a Sam Villa ambassador who works at Fashion Weeks worldwide. This fast and.. Read More →
How-To: The Faux Wolf Cut

How-To: The Faux Wolf Cut

As we all know, the wolf cut has been taking social media by storm. Although this style can be great for some clients.. Read More →

Contessas

Contessa 2023: Show Opener by Norm Wright

Contessa 2023: Show Opener by Norm Wright

Returning to its first live, in-person show since the pandemic, the 2023 Contessa Awards gala was opened by a show-stopping presentation by Toronto-based Contessa award-winning.. Read More →
Contessa 2023: Wella Presentation by Dana Lyseng

Contessa 2023: Wella Presentation by Dana Lyseng

Wella top artist and Contessa award-winning hairstylist Dana Lyseng led the company’s bold and colourful presentation at the 34th annual Contessa Awards. The presentation, titled.. Read More →
Contessa 2023: Matrix Presentation by Rodrigo Araneda

Contessa 2023: Matrix Presentation by Rodrigo Araneda

At the 34th annual Contessa Awards, the Matrix Canada artistic team was led by artistic director and Contessa-winning hairstylist Rodrigo Araneda to produce a spectacular.. Read More →
The Contessa 2023 Winners!

The Contessa 2023 Winners!

After being held virtually for the last two years, the 34th annual Contessa Awards returned with a bang on Sunday, November, 20th, 2022. Held at.. Read More →

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