A community of salon, spa, and barber professionals
the cosmetology association western canada
The latest news, events, and education
The association for the personal service industry
- Join our association of professionals
- Engage in continuous learning
- Save with member benefits
- Show your professionalism
You’re an expert, so why not let the world know? Your association membership tells everyone you are a leader in the personal services industry.
Join thousands of fellow professionals who care about the craft of beauty, style, and grooming.
From sleek payment systems to easy to access insurance, connect with the right tools for your career.
Latest news stories
Zazou’s founder, Bruce Peters, talks to us about the importance of making more than 5 per cent profit in any salon, spa, or barbershop.
Here are the key trends shaping the industry in anti-aging, hair care, color cosmetics, and packaging for 2024.
Here’s a glimpse into what’s shaping the future of beauty and wellness in 2024.
How can we help you realize your potential?
Elevate and standardize your industry
The Cosmetology Association Western Canada (BeautyCouncil) develops standards through professional certifications, codes of practice, industry guidelines, and by making continued education available our members at reduced rates.
Continue your education & professional development
Anyone who knows us, knows we’re obsessed with education! Ongoing education keeps us up-to-date and boosts quality and professionalism in our industry. BeautyCouncil offers Certification of Qualification exams, BeautySafe Certification, discounts to advanced training classes, and resources for your business and marketing.
Connect with and learn from your community
It’s hard to work alone — so don’t! BeautyCouncil is an association of passionate, committed beauty professionals, which is truly the best resource of all. We’ll keep you up to date on events and networking opportunities. We’ve also researched and tested the best insurance plans, health plans, customer service and business tools (with discounts for our members, of course) so you can focus on the job you love.