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Kao Salon Division Appoints Harry Josh as Goldwell and KMS Ambassador

Kao Salon Division Appoints Harry Josh as Goldwell and KMS Ambassador

Kao Salon Division has announced that celebrity hairstylist Harry Josh will be joining Goldwell and KMS Americas as their new ambassador. In his new role,.. Read More →
Check Out Trichology Boutique’s Luxurious and Welcoming Toronto-Based Hair Salon

Check Out Trichology Boutique’s Luxurious and Welcoming Toronto-Based Hair Salon

After knowing each other for more than a decade, friends and business partners Taylor Lynn Cobbett and Bríd O’Connell Marjadsingh decided to open up their.. Read More →
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 →

NEWS AND EVENTS

Kao Salon Division Appoints Harry Josh as Goldwell and KMS Ambassador

Kao Salon Division Appoints Harry Josh as Goldwell and KMS Ambassador

Kao Salon Division has announced that celebrity hairstylist Harry Josh will be joining Goldwell and KMS Americas as their new ambassador. In his new role,.. Read More →
Check Out Trichology Boutique’s Luxurious and Welcoming Toronto-Based Hair Salon

Check Out Trichology Boutique’s Luxurious and Welcoming Toronto-Based Hair Salon

After knowing each other for more than a decade, friends and business partners Taylor Lynn Cobbett and Bríd O’Connell Marjadsingh decided to open up their.. Read More →
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 →

Hair Trends

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 to see.. 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 around her... 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 tone that.. 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 experienced hairstylists... Read More →
Now is the Perfect Time for Gender Neutral Pricing in your Salon and Here’s Why

Now is the Perfect Time for Gender Neutral Pricing in your Salon and Here’s Why

For the past few years, the gender- neutral movement has been making waves in the beauty industry, from creating a more gender-inclusive salon experience to.. Read More →
Get Trendy with Pantone’s Colours of the Year

Get Trendy with Pantone’s Colours of the Year

The annual release of Pantone’s Color of the Year is an event that sparks so much creativity—especially in hairstylists and colourists. And after the year.. Read More →

Nail Trends

Get the Look: Kerry Washington’s Mermaid Manicure for the SAG Awards

Get the Look: Kerry Washington’s Mermaid Manicure for the SAG Awards

On Sunday April 4th, award season carried on with the 27th annual Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards. While many of the looks oozed beauty and.. Read More →
How To Maximize Your Nail Services To Build (And Protect) Your Business

How To Maximize Your Nail Services To Build (And Protect) Your Business

As many nail salons have now reopened—for the second time—since the start of the pandemic, it’s time to start thinking about how to get clients.. Read More →
Get the Look: Dua Lipa and Lizzo Sport OPI Manicures at the 63rd Grammy Awards

Get the Look: Dua Lipa and Lizzo Sport OPI Manicures at the 63rd Grammy Awards

Celebrities were dressed to the nines yesterday for the 63rd annual Grammy Awards! Fan favourites Dua Lipa and Lizzo shined on the red carpet and.. 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

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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