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Limitless Possibilities

  • 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.

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I’m looking forward to being certified through BeautyCouncil

“I have worked hard for my career in beauty and I’m looking forward to being certified as an esthetician by the BeautyCouncil”
Skin Care Specialist, Burnaby, BC

I’m super happy with Apollo Insurance

“Celina was really helpful. She was able to get the insurance I could afford at this time. I’ve recommended Apollo to some of my fellow chair renters.
Thanks again for helping me find an amazingly affordable solution for my business insurance needs.”
Jewels Hair Designs, North Delta

Thank you for stepping up

“Thank you again for stepping up and in for all beauty industry workers during these uncertain times. I have used the BC example as an inspiration for previous students and current colleagues across Canada and around the world to get them motivated, activated, and back to work.”
Greg Abbott
Abbott Hair Spa, Courtenay, BC

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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 accessible to our members. 

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, advanced skills training, and resources for your business and marketing. As a member, you’ll get discounts and often free access.

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.

Want to join us? Hop on board for as little as $6 per month