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Summer 2017 Hair Trends

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06.2017

There’s no better way to welcome a new season than by sitting down in a hair stylist’s chair and reinventing your look. Summer is the perfect opportunity to test out the latest hair trends blunt bob cuts, smoked peaches, bright vivid colors, short layers and more.

Here are the latest hair styles created by current students, graduates and instructors at John Casablancas Institute:

The Bob

Whether it’s blunt, asymmetrical, soft-blended or shoulder-grazing, the bob cut will always be a summer favorite. This hairstyle is not only chic and easy to style, it is a modern classic. Take a look for yourself at these inspiring short bobs:

A chin-length bob with bangs is unquestionably a sophisticated and fun look to have. This cherry red version was created by JCI Hair graduate and instructor Amanda Vieira.

Current JCI Hair student Jo Clark-Vandenberg isn’t afraid to style a bob with wavy curls on her client. This trendy bob is popular among women of every age.

You can’t go wrong with going a bit shorter for summer! This edgy cut is done by JCI Hair graduate Jericka Los.

The Hottest Summer Hair Colours 

There’s no doubt that when JCI Hair graduate and instructor Elissa Wolfe posts her latest hairstyles on Instagram, we all drool a little. This tropical neon summer color melt makes us wish we were sitting on the beach holding an ice cold drink. Elissa is someone you want standing behind the chair at your next hair appointment!

Summer is the season of blondes! Karl Brown is a JCI Hair graduate who created this champagne blonde balayage with babylights. Blonde hair has been reinvented from beachy balayages to silver-tinted hair colors. Check out Karl’s Instagram for more hair inspiration.

Feeling peachy! JCI Hair graduate Lacee Vardy is a magician behind the chair. This peach bubblegum hair color is another one of this year’s hottest trends.

Think pink! JCI Hair graduate Melissa McKenna isn’t afraid to take risks with hair. Going back and forth contemplating whether or not to dye your hair a bright color? Here are 25 reasons why you should try bright colors this summer.

B is for Balayage 

Current JCI Hair student Kimberly Siemens has mastered the art of a balayage. This French hair coloring technique continues to grow as an international trend and shows no signs of slowing down!

A balayage can work with a variety of hair lengths, colors, and textures. This short blonde balayage is styled by JCI Hair graduate Madison Lane.

A natural sun-kissed balayage is a popular choice for summer and it requires minimal upkeep. This hair color is perfected by JCI Hair graduate and educator, Tara Chow.

Get a little daring with your hair! Thinking of going for a chop or color change? You can book an appointment at the JCI Hair Salon by calling 604-688-0328 to reinvent your locks just in time for summer.


Hair Stylists and Colour Technicians are sought out in some of the most exciting and fast-paced industries in the world including film, fashion, TV and photography. The Hair Art Design Program at JCI is the only accredited hair school in BC approved for a 520-hour curriculum. The program is 20 hours per week and offers the option of morning, afternoon, evening or weekend classes so that students can work at their current jobs while retraining for a new career. Our faculty is comprised of top working professionals and guest instructors whose focus is on the future of hair. This is a modern program providing a strong foundation of cutting and colouring techniques.

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