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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,..

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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..

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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..

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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..

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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 →
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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 →
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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 →
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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 →

Hair Trends

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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..

read more
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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..

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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..

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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..

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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 →
Screenshot 2022-06-03 at 10.23.29 AM

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 hairstylist Danielle.. Read More →
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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 highlighting is.. Read More →
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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 will be.. Read More →

Nail Trends

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How-to: Nails from the 2022 Met Gala

For the biggest night in fashion, the attendees of the 2022 Met Gala pulled out all the stops and didn’t..

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Learn How to Create Metallic and Gold Foiled Nails For Your Clients

As the world continues to emerge from the pandemic restrictions and lockdowns, more clients are looking for ways to look..

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Red Carpet Nails from the 2022 Oscar Awards

Along with the show-stopping gowns and stunning hairstyles, celebrities had on their best nails and mani’s to spice it up..

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Get the Look: Celebrity Nails From The 2022 Critics’ Choice Awards

Celebrities were dressed to impress on the 2022 Critics’ Choice Awards red carpet with stunning nail art looks to match...

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How-to: Nails from the 2022 Met Gala

For the biggest night in fashion, the attendees of the 2022 Met Gala pulled out all the stops and didn’t miss out on the opportunity.. Read More →
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Learn How to Create Metallic and Gold Foiled Nails For Your Clients

As the world continues to emerge from the pandemic restrictions and lockdowns, more clients are looking for ways to look and feel better about themselves... Read More →
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Red Carpet Nails from the 2022 Oscar Awards

Along with the show-stopping gowns and stunning hairstyles, celebrities had on their best nails and mani’s to spice it up on the red carpet. Celebrity.. Read More →
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Get the Look: Celebrity Nails From The 2022 Critics’ Choice Awards

Celebrities were dressed to impress on the 2022 Critics’ Choice Awards red carpet with stunning nail art looks to match. We have step-by-step details from.. Read More →

Business Articles

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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..

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Teacher Helping Students Training To Become Hairdressers
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..

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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..

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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..

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Cropped shot of an attractive young hairdresser using a credit card machine to action a payment inside her salon

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 →
Teacher Helping Students Training To Become Hairdressers

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 →
Professional male stylist cutting man's hair in salon. The man wearing mask and face shield to prevent from coronavirus infection during pandemic. New normal beauty salon or barber business concept.

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 →
Hairdresser's client paying the hairdresser. They both have a mask on their face due to the coronavirus. They're both very happy

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 →

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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