From Behind The Chair

Fall/Winter 2013 'It Looks'

Oct 4, 2013 / 5:00 am

Every season we talk about the trends that we see grace the stages of international fashion weeks and the inspiration behind the looks. It’s almost as...

Falling in love with sunshine

Jul 21, 2013 / 5:00 am

Every summer we are reminded why we have fallen in love with the Okanagan Valley. With the gorgeous sunrises and sets, tropic like weather and stunning lake it...

Spring/Summer '13 trend update

May 16, 2013 / 5:00 am

Inspired in the natural changes by Mother Nature, fashion evolves to create new looks that accent our personal style and enhance who we are as individuals. Hair...

Healthy hair growth

Mar 17, 2013 / 5:00 am

Nothing is more attractive on a woman than soft, shiny and well-conditioned hair. Aside from beautiful colour and the perfect cut, it is the condition that...

2013: Passionate change

Jan 9, 2013 / 5:00 am

The New Year is a time where possibilities are endless and positive intentions are made for a fresh start. Looking beyond the expanding waist lines, gym...

Inspiration, thought & action

Nov 25, 2012 / 5:00 am

Our lives are infused with the ability to create whatever we want. It’s the inspiration that changes to thought and thought to action. It takes courage...

Take a deep breath!

Oct 3, 2012 / 5:00 am

Standing behind the salon chair everyday, we see and hear it all from emotional moments, milestone achievements and incredible life experiences. Essentially...

Economy and our style

Sep 2, 2012 / 5:00 am

It is interesting to observe the re-emergence of style as each season of fashion reincarnates certain aspects of prior decades, particularly when it is a...

Texture monster

Jun 13, 2012 / 5:00 am

I have a beef with the overuse of texturizing when it comes to haircuts. Have you ever found that your hair grows out with stringy bits at the ends, or feels...

The art of barbering

Apr 11, 2012 / 5:00 am

I remember when I was a little boy, my father attempting to take me to his barbershop in the small town where I was raised during my younger years. The most...

Spring 2012 hair fashion

Mar 14, 2012 / 5:00 am

The beauty of the industry that I am so fortunate to work in is that nothing stays the same, as style is continually evolving and moving forward. Seasons depict...

Cause and effect in the chair

Feb 9, 2012 / 5:00 am

I truly believe that we are responsible for creating our lives. In essence we are the proverbial puppeteers that influence everything we are, do and achieve...

Sunshine vacations

Jan 6, 2012 / 5:00 am

As the glitter of the holiday season begins to fade, a great amount of people begin to look forward to their vacation plans to many hot and gorgeous places. It...

Holiday hair on budget

Dec 9, 2011 / 5:00 am

It has been proven that the holiday season can be one of the most stressful events in life falling after the death of a spouse or divorce. The pressure that we...

Being real

Oct 27, 2011 / 5:00 am

One of the most challenging questions for me to answer as a professional hair stylist is: “If you could do anything, what would you do with my...

The price of beauty

Sep 30, 2011 / 5:00 am

What is the price tag that you are willing to put on your look? Everyone has a beauty budget of exactly what they can afford to spend on their personal care...

A Fine Line to Beauty

Aug 21, 2011 / 5:00 am

Creating a look for someone is like a puzzle. There are so many pieces that you must work into the equation to determine what exactly would work best for the...

Makeup 101

Jul 28, 2011 / 5:00 am

Painting someone’s face is one of the most glorious and artistic aspects of my career. Anything that washes off so easily is meant to be fun and free (of...

I am my hair

Jun 24, 2011 / 5:00 am

Our hair is a direct reflection of how we want the world to perceive us. Whether it is used as a fashion accessory that changes every six weeks, or simple...

Beauty and Fitness

May 21, 2011 / 5:00 am

Creating life balance can prove to be a challenging feat for women, especially when you combine family, careers and physical activity into 24 hours. The simply...