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14
09.2016
Blog / Hair

JCI Hair Blog: Fall is in the Hair

It's getting crisper on the streets of Vancouver, and we are surrounded on all sides by inspiration for change. Warm tones rule the looks this fall, and there's a new second day hairdo in town. Here's how you can update your look for autumn: Fall Hair Colour Update Blonde. Rich beige and creamy blonde will take over this summer's silvery tones. As we wear more charcoal in our fall wardrobe, adding a contrast in our blonde balayage brings warmth to our skin and brightens our eyes. Try some lowlights or toning your ashy blonde to a more creamy vanilla ...

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18
08.2016
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JCI Hair Blog: Hair Consultations

What's involved in hair consultations? Have you been thinking about a big change lately? Going for a big chop or a new hair colour? Make sure you set aside some extra time for a consultation. This process, one which breaks down the service you want into manageable and agreed-upon steps to treat your particular hair type, is crucial to making sure you and your stylist are on the same page! So what can you do in preparation for your next appointment? Follow a few of these tips to make sure your appointment goes exactly they way it should! 1. B...

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02
08.2016
Blog / Hair

JCI Hair Blog: Buzzed About Bobs

Want to have the most buzzed about 'do this summer? Join the Bob clan and chop it off! The Long Bob, Chin-length Bob, and Box Bob are everywhere this summer. Top it off with a new glossy colour , and you're set. The Lob (Long Bob) is the new way to wear long hair with blunt ends- a wavy-textured finish and little to no layers. It's a great way to try out a shorter length, but have all the styling of long hair: waves, straight, top knots etc. Try some colour-dipped ends for this year's best new trend in hair! Jewel-toned balayage can show off the blun...

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01
03.2016
Blog / Hair

JCI Hair Blog: What is Balayage?

Bah-lay-.......What is Balayage? Balayage is, to put it simply, hand painted colour. It means to build depth and dimension onto a base colour by hand painting segments of hair just where you want it. This colouring technique has been around forever, but once foiling highlights became the conventional method of colouring and adding dimension, Balayage was quickly ditched. So why are we experiencing a resurgence of this colouring technique? Is it because we all crave more lived in colours and softer looking highlights, or is an environmental choice to ge...

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01
09.2015
Blog / Hair / Profiles

JCI HAIR GRAD SPOTLIGHT: LISA HIEBERT

Describe the moment when you realized you wanted to be a hairstylist. I have always wanted to be an artist of some form or another ever since I was little. I didn't always know it was going to be hair, even though it's pretty clear looking back. I don't think I've ever had one defining moment. I learned to braid very early on my Barbies and My Little Pony. My mom would sew and I would use fabric glue to make their outfits, do their hair, and do fashion shows with them. As I got older, I was always the friend that did everyone's makeup and hair at sleepover...

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