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Learn How Developing New Staff Can Help Your Business

Learn How Developing New Staff Can Help Your Business

As the old adage goes, “Many hands make light work,” and the salon environment is no exception. From answering phones to sweeping the floors to.. Read More →
Holiday Gift Sets for All Clients

Holiday Gift Sets for All Clients

Gift-giving season is just around the corner, so there’s no better time to help your clients ‘tis the season with healthy hair. We’ve rounded up.. Read More →
How-To: Expanded Texture  

How-To: Expanded Texture  

With the holiday season among us, that means more parties, events and outings for your clients. If you’re in need of a little inspiration for.. Read More →

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Learn How Developing New Staff Can Help Your Business

Learn How Developing New Staff Can Help Your Business

As the old adage goes, “Many hands make light work,” and the salon environment is no exception. From answering phones to sweeping the floors to.. Read More →
Holiday Gift Sets for All Clients

Holiday Gift Sets for All Clients

Gift-giving season is just around the corner, so there’s no better time to help your clients ‘tis the season with healthy hair. We’ve rounded up.. Read More →
How-To: Expanded Texture  

How-To: Expanded Texture  

With the holiday season among us, that means more parties, events and outings for your clients. If you’re in need of a little inspiration for.. Read More →

Hair Trends

How-To: Create the Perfect Runway Chignon

How-To: Create the Perfect Runway Chignon

A sleek, classic chignon is a go-to for Evie Rivera, a Sam Villa ambassador who works at Fashion Weeks worldwide. This fast and easy style.. Read More →
How-To: The Faux Wolf Cut

How-To: The Faux Wolf Cut

As we all know, the wolf cut has been taking social media by storm. Although this style can be great for some clients because of.. Read More →
How-To: Create The Ultimate Textured Pixie

How-To: Create The Ultimate Textured Pixie

Since every client has their own unique features, style and preferences that all come into play in their haircut, being able to customize a look.. 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 →
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 hairstylist Danielle.. 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 highlighting is.. Read More →

Nail Trends

Get the look: Celebrity Nail Looks from MTV’s VMAs 2022

Get the look: Celebrity Nail Looks from MTV’s VMAs 2022

The annual MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs) were held on Sunday, August 28th, and this year celebrities were dressed to impress! Stars like Lil Nas.. Read More →
How-to: Nails from the 2022 Met Gala

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

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 →

Trending Stories

How To: Trendy Textured Styles for Fall 2022

How To: Trendy Textured Styles for Fall 2022

Summer is coming to an end and it’s time to brush up on texture styling trends for fall. Sam Villa ambassadors Jada Jenkins and Cindy.. Read More →
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 →

Business Articles

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 →
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 →

Contessas

The Contessa 2023 Winners!

The Contessa 2023 Winners!

After being held virtually for the last two years, the 34th annual Contessa Awards returned with a bang on Sunday, November, 20th, 2022. Held at.. Read More →
The #Contessa2023 Freestyle Finalists!

The #Contessa2023 Freestyle Finalists!

With hairstylists and colourists from across Canada shooting their shot on Instagram with their favourite collection photo, we’ve asked you to vote for your favourite.. Read More →
Announcing the Contessa 2023 Finalists!

Announcing the Contessa 2023 Finalists!

The list you’ve all been waiting for is finally here: The 2023 Contessa Awards finalists! Thank you to everyone who entered! We’re so proud of.. Read More →
The 2023 Contessa Awards Semi-Finalists!

The 2023 Contessa Awards Semi-Finalists!

It’s time to reveal the names of the entrants who are one step closer at receiving the highly coveted Contessa Awards’ titles and hardware! Thank.. Read More →

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