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Learn How Blowouts are Becoming the Key to Bringing Clients Back Into the Salon

Learn How Blowouts are Becoming the Key to Bringing Clients Back Into the Salon

Is offering blowout and styling services the key to bringing clients back into the salon? Find out what the experts are saying about the current.. Read More →
Kao Salon Division Announces New Partnership with TONI&GUY

Kao Salon Division Announces New Partnership with TONI&GUY

Kao Salon Division, the home of Goldwell, KMS, Oribe and Varis, has announced that TONI&GUY will begin using Goldwell hair colour in their salons and.. Read More →
How To: Marble Nails from the 2021 American Music Awards

How To: Marble Nails from the 2021 American Music Awards

The 2021 American Music Awards were held in Los Angeles on Sunday, November 21, 2022, and celebrities were dressed to impress!  While many nail looks.. Read More →

NEWS AND EVENTS

Learn How Blowouts are Becoming the Key to Bringing Clients Back Into the Salon

Learn How Blowouts are Becoming the Key to Bringing Clients Back Into the Salon

Is offering blowout and styling services the key to bringing clients back into the salon? Find out what the experts are saying about the current.. Read More →
Kao Salon Division Announces New Partnership with TONI&GUY

Kao Salon Division Announces New Partnership with TONI&GUY

Kao Salon Division, the home of Goldwell, KMS, Oribe and Varis, has announced that TONI&GUY will begin using Goldwell hair colour in their salons and.. Read More →
How To: Marble Nails from the 2021 American Music Awards

How To: Marble Nails from the 2021 American Music Awards

The 2021 American Music Awards were held in Los Angeles on Sunday, November 21, 2022, and celebrities were dressed to impress!  While many nail looks.. Read More →

Hair Trends

How to Create Glass Hair Looks for Your Clients

How to Create Glass Hair Looks for Your Clients

Glass hair (or liquid hair) continues to be a trend on both the red carpet and social media. This ultra-smooth and high-shine look can be.. Read More →
Our “So You Think You Can Colour?” LightDimensions Contest Winner!

Our “So You Think You Can Colour?” LightDimensions Contest Winner!

Congratulations to Zoe Verheuvel from Chelsea Laine Salon and Colour Bar in New Glasgow, NS., on her first-place win in the “So You Think You.. Read More →
Experts Weigh in on the Impact Celebrities and Social Media are Having on Men’s Hair Colour Trends

Experts Weigh in on the Impact Celebrities and Social Media are Having on Men’s Hair Colour Trends

Though they have their faults, social media platforms offer an undeniable assortment of benefits. Among them: They powerfully connect people, encourage users to think outside.. Read More →
GET THE LOOK: Halloween Hair How-tos

GET THE LOOK: Halloween Hair How-tos

We have officially entered the spookiest time of the year! Are you ready to help your clients elevate and change up their looks this season?.. Read More →
Get the Look: Carey Mulligan at the 2021 MET Gala

Get the Look: Carey Mulligan at the 2021 MET Gala

British actress Carey Mulligan gave us a beautiful and glamorous look for this year’s Met Gala wearing a custom Valentino bubblegum pink gown. To contrast.. Read More →
Rounding Up the Top Hair Looks from the 2021 Emmy Awards

Rounding Up the Top Hair Looks from the 2021 Emmy Awards

The 73rd annual Primetime Emmy Awards were held Sunday, September 19 to celebrate television’s best—and celebrities were surely dressed to impress! While most opted for.. Read More →

Nail Trends

How To: Marble Nails from the 2021 American Music Awards

How To: Marble Nails from the 2021 American Music Awards

The 2021 American Music Awards were held in Los Angeles on Sunday, November 21, 2022, and celebrities were dressed to impress!  While many nail looks.. Read More →
Get the Look: Singer Maren Morris’ Icy Ombre Nails

Get the Look: Singer Maren Morris’ Icy Ombre Nails

Take a look at how the celebrity nail artist Kait Mosh created a beautiful icy ombre nail look for Maren Morris. The country singer rocked.. Read More →
How Social Media and Fashion Week are Inspiring Nail Trends

How Social Media and Fashion Week are Inspiring Nail Trends

While some clients may choose to rely on their own personal taste and favourite shades to determine their choices in a nail salon, many are.. 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

Lessons Learned: Here’s How Salon Owners Are Adjusting To This “New Normal”

Lessons Learned: Here’s How Salon Owners Are Adjusting To This “New Normal”

Salons have just endured the ultimate test. From closures and layoffs, to a reopening plan with stringent new health and safety guidelines, many are still.. Read More →
The Cost of COVID-19: Expert Tips on Managing Debt and Extra Salon Expenses

The Cost of COVID-19: Expert Tips on Managing Debt and Extra Salon Expenses

As salons reopen, many businesses are continuing to face financial hardship. We asked experts to share their tips for managing debt and expenses amidst these.. Read More →
What You Need to Know When Accepting Cashless Payments

What You Need to Know When Accepting Cashless Payments

As more businesses begin to reopen across Canada, the COVID-19 pandemic is continuing to change the way they’re interacting with customers.  Cash is no longer.. Read More →

Contessas

Contessa 2022: Matrix Presentation by Rodrigo Araneda

Contessa 2022: Matrix Presentation by Rodrigo Araneda

Matrix Canada’s artistic director and Contessa 2022 Canadian Colourist of the Year, Rodrigo Araneda, premiered a bold, fashion-forward presentation at the 33rd annual Contessa Awards. Celebrating.. Read More →
Contessa 2022: Wella Presentation by D&J Ambrose

Contessa 2022: Wella Presentation by D&J Ambrose

 At the 33rd annual Contessa Awards, Wella Professionals took the virtual stage with Nadsat, a ’90s, street-style inspired presentation, once again led by British.. Read More →
The 2022 NAHA Canadian Finalists!

The 2022 NAHA Canadian Finalists!

The North American Hairstyling Awards (NAHA) announced their 2022 finalists on Wednesday, November 10, 2021. A special shout-out to all nine Canadian finalists, including Contessa.. Read More →
Relive the Night: Watch the 33rd Annual Contessa Awards Virtual Gala!

Relive the Night: Watch the 33rd Annual Contessa Awards Virtual Gala!

 In case you missed it: The 33rd annual Contessa Awards gala was held virtually on Sunday, November 7, 2021. The night began with a.. Read More →

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