NEWS AND EVENTS

Q&A with Barber and STMNT Grooming Goods Co-Founder, Sofie Pok

Q&A with Barber and STMNT Grooming Goods Co-Founder, Sofie Pok

Discover how Los Angeles-based barber Sofie Pok is shaking up the beauty industry with her approach to her craft. Plus, learn about the gender-neutral grooming.. Read More →
Learn How to Achieve the Best Bubblegum Pink Hair for your Clients

Learn How to Achieve the Best Bubblegum Pink Hair for your Clients

Another Y2K trend that’s making a comeback, Bubblegum Pink has been seen all over the runways and is now making its way into hair colour... Read More →
Tips for Creating a Diverse and Inclusive Collection

Tips for Creating a Diverse and Inclusive Collection

Celebrating the beauty of Canada’s diversity is important in all aspects of the beauty industry. Regardless of whether or not your clientele or geographical region.. Read More →
Check Out the Chic Interiors of Baz and Banks Salon

Check Out the Chic Interiors of Baz and Banks Salon

With parents who owned a haircare distribution company, Desiree Catana grew up in the beauty industry. From attending hair shows to running around salons to.. Read More →

Business Articles

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 →
Transitioning Your Clientele To Your Team To Help Grow Your Business

Transitioning Your Clientele To Your Team To Help Grow Your Business

As some salons across the country continue to deal with capacity restrictions and staff working reduced hours, it’s forced many owners and stylists to start.. Read More →
Learn How Salon Owners are Managing and Dividing Tips During the Holiday Season

Learn How Salon Owners are Managing and Dividing Tips During the Holiday Season

Since reopening after weeks (and months) of pandemic shutdowns, some salons have noticed that tips from clients have become more generous. And while reasoning varies—clients.. Read More →
Social Media Showdown: The Benefits of Instagram vs. TikTok for Beauty Professionals

Social Media Showdown: The Benefits of Instagram vs. TikTok for Beauty Professionals

We chatted with beauty professionals who are slaying the social media game about the benefits of Instagram vs. TikTok, and how they use each platform.. Read More →
Find Out How Hairstylists are Using Social Media to Gain Clients

Find Out How Hairstylists are Using Social Media to Gain Clients

As some stylists are focused on getting their next picture-perfect shot, learn how others are finding ways to make social media work—literally—for their business. Since.. Read More →

Hair Trends

Learn How to Achieve the Best Bubblegum Pink Hair for your Clients

Learn How to Achieve the Best Bubblegum Pink Hair for your Clients

Another Y2K trend that’s making a comeback, Bubblegum Pink has been seen all over the runways and is now making its way into.. Read More →
How-to: Cara Delevingne’s Waves

How-to: Cara Delevingne’s Waves

Model and actress Cara Delevingne was seen at the Festival de Cannes with beautiful beachy waves and we have a step-by-step guide from.. Read More →
Learn How To Take Your Curly-Haired Highlights To The Next Level With This Colour Trend

Learn How To Take Your Curly-Haired Highlights To The Next Level With This Colour Trend

Using colour to add dimension to curly hair is the perfect way to brighten up darker shades, especially for spring and summer. While.. Read More →
Tips For Creating The Perfect Expensive Brunette Hair Colour

Tips For Creating The Perfect Expensive Brunette Hair Colour

Expensive-looking hair colour can mean a lot of different things to different people, but if you ask most hairstylists and colourists, the focus.. Read More →
Get the Look: Jessica Chastain’s Textured Ponytail for the Oscars

Get the Look: Jessica Chastain’s Textured Ponytail for the Oscars

2022 Academy Award Best Actress winner, Jessica Chastain, looked absolutely stunning and effortless on the Oscars red carpet. Celebrity hairstylist, Renato Campoa, created.. Read More →
How-To: Four Red Carpet Looks From the 2022 Oscars

How-To: Four Red Carpet Looks From the 2022 Oscars

The 94th annual Academy Awards brought in many amazing looks from updos to waves, and from beards to braids, we just couldn’t get.. Read More →

Contessas

Tips for Creating a Diverse and Inclusive Collection

Tips for Creating a Diverse and Inclusive Collection

Celebrating the beauty of Canada’s diversity is important in all aspects of the beauty industry. Regardless of whether or not your clientele or geographical region.. Read More →
Shoot to Win: Q&A with Contessa Photographer, Babak 

Shoot to Win: Q&A with Contessa Photographer, Babak 

Get to know some of the industry’s top photographers and learn what it takes to capture that perfect shot! How did you get your start.. Read More →
Tips for Entering Our New Contessa Collaboration Category!

Tips for Entering Our New Contessa Collaboration Category!

With the announcement of the newest Contessa category, Collaboration (Co-lab)—an award designed to foster and encourage teamwork between hairstylists and/or colourists—we chatted with two Edmonton-based.. Read More →
Shoot to Win: Q&A with Contessa Photographer, Ara Sassoonian

Shoot to Win: Q&A with Contessa Photographer, Ara Sassoonian

Get to know some of the industry’s top photographers, and learn what it takes to capture that perfect shot! How did you get your start.. Read More →

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