Retro Waves hairstyle
Here’s the buzz on updos this season: retro looks are everywhere- from half up beehives to French rolls and loads of volume and waves!
French Roll French Twist Hairstyle
Not sure what look is right for you? Then book an appointment for a trial run with our hair academy students. At only $10, it’s an easy investment to make in testing the water with a new do. Then, on the special occasion day, come back in for that final look. Our hair students practice and hone their styling skills from their second day in class, and they work closely with you to give you the ‘do’ you want. From blowouts, to full updos, it’s still only $10!
French Twist Updo Hairstyle
JCI hair academy uses up-to-the-moment hair trends to teach our hair students about curls, waves and up-styles using our exclusive for-JCI-student-eyes-only hair videos. These step by step video tutorials prepare our hair students to rock all updo looks from classic French rolls, to vintage chignon, and full-on avant garde styles for the truly experimental.
Updo with Braids
And when in doubt, put a braid in it! Braids add instant texture and volume to your special look. Looking for something less extravagant? Go for a wash and blow dry , or a flat iron finish to tame those frizzy tresses. Book an appointment with our hair students today in our beautiful salon in the heart of Gastown, located in the gorgeous heritage Leckie Building, just a few metres from the iconic Steam Clock. Soon you’ll be the one getting all the whistles!

Blog contributor: Elissa Wolfe, JCI HAD Instructor
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.