NEWS AND EVENTS

Get the Look: Angelica Ross’ Glamorous Manicure for the Pose Premiere

Get the Look: Angelica Ross’ Glamorous Manicure for the Pose Premiere

Glitz and glamour galore! If you’re looking for mani inspo that will stop everyone in their tracks, look no further! For the season three premiere.. Read More →
What You Missed from Schwarzkopf’s Virtual #BeIGORA Color Event!

What You Missed from Schwarzkopf’s Virtual #BeIGORA Color Event!

On Monday May 3rd, Schwarzkopf Professional Canada hosted the #BeIGORA Color Event, a virtual event featuring their Canadian educators and ambassadors, as well as hair.. Read More →
Find Out Where Salons Are Shut Down or Reopening in Canada

Find Out Where Salons Are Shut Down or Reopening in Canada

Updated: May 6, 2021  As COVID-19 cases continue across Canada, some provinces are taking matters into their own hands by enforcing stricter rules and more.. Read More →
Tips and Tricks for Effective Comb use with Sam Villa

Tips and Tricks for Effective Comb use with Sam Villa

Combs are a direct extension of a hairstylist! Every comb has a specific purpose and when used effectively it can upgrade a hairstylist’s skills and.. 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 →
Tunnel Vision: A Look Inside Olab par Rodrigo

Tunnel Vision: A Look Inside Olab par Rodrigo

Owning a salon is a goal for many in the industry. So when it came time for Rodrigo Araneda to build his dream space—Olab par.. Read More →
The New Face of Retail – Game-Changing Tips From Salon Owners on How to Keep Up With E-Commerce and Affiliate Marketing

The New Face of Retail – Game-Changing Tips From Salon Owners on How to Keep Up With E-Commerce and Affiliate Marketing

In the age of social media and e-commerce, salons have an opportunity to market themselves like never before. In addition to being a one-stop shop.. Read More →
Clean Cut: A Look Inside Salon Scavo

Clean Cut: A Look Inside Salon Scavo

Salon owner and hairstylist Gianfranco Scavo has been a staple in Toronto’s Yonge and St. Clair neighbourhood for more than 40 years. Last fall, he.. Read More →

Hair Trends

Expert Tips for Tackling Pandemic-Related Colour Corrections

Expert Tips for Tackling Pandemic-Related Colour Corrections

From at-home haircut mishaps to hair colour gone wrong, we’ve all seen the numerous DIY blunders throughout the pandemic. As clients return to.. Read More →
Discover Why Now is the Perfect Time to Help Male Clients Experiment with Hair Colour

Discover Why Now is the Perfect Time to Help Male Clients Experiment with Hair Colour

While many women are known to colour their hair, there continues to be some hesitancy when it comes to men. Pointing your male.. Read More →
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.. 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.. 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.. 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.. 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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