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Winnipeg Technical College launches two new certification preparation courses

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Winnipeg Technical College launches two new certification preparation courses

Posted on 16 December 2013 by DELCommInc

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Winnipeg Technical College (WTC) has had a long-standing relationship with the hairstyling industry in Manitoba. Over the last 27 years, WTC has provided apprenticeship-accredited programming, which allows stylists to enter the trade and build a foundation for future success. Continue Reading

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Creativity and confidence: The Salon Professional Academy (TSPA) Winnipeg

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Creativity and confidence: The Salon Professional Academy (TSPA) Winnipeg

Posted on 29 May 2013 by DELCommInc

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The Salon Professional Academy (TSPA) is an innovative training centre, and the only cosmetology school endorsed by Redken for Excellence in Education.

The Salon Professional Academy offers hands-on training in a real-world setting, where students learn not only the latest techniques in hairstyling and makeup artistry, but also proven business strategies. This well-rounded education prepares students for a long-term future in the industry. Continue Reading

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Make waves at Winnipeg Technical College

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Make waves at Winnipeg Technical College

Posted on 09 May 2013 by DELCommInc

Style it how you like, the simple truth is a quality education in hairstyling has never been more crucial than it is today. The anticipated retirement of a high percentage of baby boomers in the next 15 years forecasts a marked deficit in skilled trades workers in the province. This, paired with the recent advent and rise of the boutique salon in Manitoba, and society’s ever-increasing emphasis on health, happiness and personal wellbeing, means an enhanced demand for skilled and qualified stylists. Winnipeg Technical College (WTC)’s hairstyling program gives students everything they need to succeed in the field, enabling them to step straight out of the classroom and onto the salon floor. Continue Reading

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A blow dry to go, please!  Schwarzkopf Professional presents OSiS+ Blow & Go!

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A blow dry to go, please! Schwarzkopf Professional presents OSiS+ Blow & Go!

Posted on 06 May 2013 by DELCommInc

SKP Osis BlowAndGo Smooth Sleek BlowDry 200ml Render_SKPYou have an important business meeting in the afternoon, followed by an exciting date in the evening – but your hairstyle lost its bounce and it’s not even lunch! How great would it be to quickly stop by at your local salon for a “Blow Dry & Go” to save the day – and your hairstyle? Here comes your wish: with new OSiS+ Blow & Go, Schwarzkopf Professional offers you the first two-in-one blow-dry sprays reducing drying time while providing hair with additional voluptuous volume or luxurious smoothness. As if that wasn’t great enough, these innovative styling products allow you to indulge in the trend of blow-dry bars demanded by our busy schedules, from the convenience of home! Continue Reading

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Colour buzz! Essential Looks 1:2013 by Schwarzkopf Professional

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Colour buzz! Essential Looks 1:2013 by Schwarzkopf Professional

Posted on 05 March 2013 by DELCommInc

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With this year’s first edition of the Essential Looks Collection, Schwarzkopf Professional contributes to the overall “Colour Buzz” trend, showcasing how colour has the power to transform the appearance – no matter age, style or hair type.

Taking inspiration from some of the season’s hottest catwalk trends, from London to Paris, Milan to New York, Schwarzkopf Professional created four stunning visual moods. Each look redefines the power of colour with groundbreaking technology along with evolutions of classic techniques, offering an utterly unique and a truly global and contemporary perspective. Continue Reading

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What’s in your makeup bag?  MAKE UP FOR EVER Make up Bag Remix Tour hits Toronto’s Yorkdale Mall April 13-14

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What’s in your makeup bag? MAKE UP FOR EVER Make up Bag Remix Tour hits Toronto’s Yorkdale Mall April 13-14

Posted on 04 March 2013 by DELCommInc

Make Up Bag Remix MAKE UP FOR EVERNearly every woman owns at least one impulse beauty buy that she has no idea how to use, or is too intimidated to try on her own at home. MAKE UP FOR EVER’s team of professional artists will take a look inside consumers’ make up bags and teach them how to properly use what they already own, regardless of the brand, as well as overhaul products that are the wrong shade or texture or may be past their prime.  MAKE UP FOR EVER is bringing the same techniques used by wardrobe styles in the closet to style your makeup bag at their innovative Make Up School.  The idea is to make your makeup bag work harder for you.

Consumers are invited to book appointments for 30 minute one-on-one makeup bag evaluations inside the Make Up School, where a professional artists will go through their bag, provide an interactive, hands-on lesson explaining how to apply their products, and show them how to supplement what they already own to create their most flattering look.  Each client will walk away with a new makeup bag, a custom face chart detailing how to use the products their brought, and a list of any additional products recommended by the artist to round out their look.  A professional photographer will also be on site to capture each client’s “after” look, which will be uploaded on an album on the MAKE UP FOR EVER USA and Canada Facebook pages. Continue Reading

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The art of highlights: the Aveda Institute method of highlighting

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The art of highlights: the Aveda Institute method of highlighting

Posted on 24 November 2012 by DELCommInc

By Shayna Wiwierski

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When it comes to colour, the outcome may always be the same, but there are different ways to do it.  Depending on where you learn the technique, applying highlights to clients can vary.  We stopped by the Aveda Institute Winnipeg last week and got some beauty school 101 tips on their method of highlighting hair.

“We teach colour theory before we do anything,” says Francesca Rizzuto, lead educator at the Aveda Institute Winnipeg.  “Aveda colour is based off the colour wheel, which is a great tool for someone who is learning colour.  From that theory, you can learn the colour line.”

The colour line is customizable to the client, so no one will get the same colour.  Instead of providing a traditional binder of colour swatches, students at the Aveda Institute are required to create a look book which showcases photos of models’ and celebrities’ hair, as well as photos of different objects, such as foods that represent commonly asked-for colours. Continue Reading

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Aveda Institute Canada announces “Born to Style” Scholarship Contest for 2013

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Aveda Institute Canada announces “Born to Style” Scholarship Contest for 2013

Posted on 24 November 2012 by DELCommInc

Kelly Piskor (Rachel's model), Rachel Nucci, RuthAnne Berry (Robyn's model), Robyn Thompson and Kristjan Hayden.

Kelly Piskor (Rachel’s model), Rachel Nucci, RuthAnne Berry (Robyn’s model), Robyn Thompson and Kristjan Hayden.

Aveda Searches for the Next Superstar Hair Stylist

The Aveda Institute Canada is jump-starting the careers of creative Canadians looking for their opportunity to work in the beauty industry by giving away over $40,000 in scholarships. Four hairstyling scholarships will be awarded—one lucky winner at each Aveda Institute campus: Winnipeg, Calgary, Vancouver and Toronto. Continue Reading

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MC College students attend the North American Hairstyling Awards

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MC College students attend the North American Hairstyling Awards

Posted on 24 October 2012 by DELCommInc

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On Sunday July 22nd over 80 staff and students from all seven MC College Group schools across Western Canada attended the seventh annual MC Viva Las Vegas conference.  Every student who enrolled in the Hairstyling program in June received this free trip to Las Vegas to participate in the conference and attend the North American Hairstyling Awards. Continue Reading

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Excellence in education: The Salon Professional Academy opens up their first Canadian location in Winnipeg

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Excellence in education: The Salon Professional Academy opens up their first Canadian location in Winnipeg

Posted on 21 October 2012 by DELCommInc

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The Salon Professional Academy (TSPA), an innovative training centre and the only cosmetology school endorsed by Redken for excellence in education, is now open in Winnipeg. Continue Reading

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