BeautyCouncil News & Articles
Create content and get answers on the spot with ChatGPT
Use this ultra-powerful tool to generate instant social posts, answer tough questions, or even do math!
Help attract new people to the amazing career of hairstyling
Order your brochures to help students decide on a career in hairstyling.
Want to know what that “fragrance” in your product actually is?
Learn how to easily provide feedback on proposed Canadian regulations using online commenting.
ESI Beauty Expo 2023 Speaker Line Up and Education
Get ready to be inspired and learn from the best in the beauty industry
State of the Industry Survey
Take this quick survey and you might win one of two tickets of full-day hair education in Vancouver
New benefit – The ultimate guide to opening your salon, spa, or barbershop
With your active membership, you can now access our online course to equip you with the knowledge and skills for success: Open a Salon, Spa, or Barbershop – The Ultimate Guide
Class action lawsuit over hair relaxers proposed
The claim accuses the cosmetics companies of extensive misconduct, including failing to investigate reports of adverse effects, issue recalls or warn customers and health professionals
Manage your salon and grow your brand with a single, powerful system
Coordinate your appointments, schedule, staff, and equipment in your salon software
Six ways a loyalty program can boost business
Studies show that businesses with a loyalty program can see an increase in repeat business of 20-50% compared to those without one.
More Benzene in Dry Shampoo Products
A new study commissioned Valisure has uncovered more products with high levels of benzene. In their petition, Valisure has stated: “Valisure shows data from the analysis of benzene by directly sampling contaminated air after spraying dry shampoo products, which suggests potential for short- and long-term inhalation exposure to high levels of benzene. The presence of…
Boost staff retention with a group retirement savings plan
Now more than ever, it’s time to encourage your employees to save by setting up a group retirement savings program.
Save when you use Park’N Fly as a member
This special member-only code will save you up to 20% on parking at major airports across Canada
Save when you park with Park N’Fly
Save when you park at the airport with our exclusive member discount with Park’N Fly
Could you reach new heights with a mentor?
We all hit a brick wall. Whether it’s running short of creative ideas or at a stand-still to solve a business problem, we all could use someone to point us in the right direction.
Grants now available for making your business more accessible
Free business education and workplace accessibility grants to encourage inclusive work environments
Now being a director for the association is easier than ever
Bylaws are more than just rules – they open the door to you so you can participate in our community as a director.
Community in action as members help those fleeing war
The generosity of our members is something that amazes us every day.
Tame costs with our Inflation Workshop
Join us in our special workshop designed to give you the tools and techniques to stay profitable and busy while inflation is at an all-time high.
Sign up, renew, or start your BeautySafe and you could win
Want a curling iron that can work for 35 minutes without a power cord? You could win one!
How to spot clients suffering from domestic violence
When you get up close and personal with a client, you can spot the signs of domestic abuse others can’t. Here’s how to help.
Exam venues wanted across BC and Alberta
BeautyCouncil is looking for more exam venues for our Certificate of Qualification exams. Do you have a space to offer?
New 2022 Directors have been chosen for the 2022-2024 Board
Check out the list of candidates for the 2022 election for the Board of Directors.
How to use TikTok for your business in five simple ways
Discover five simple ways to show up on TikTok and skip the dancing or copying trends, including the leading tactic for becoming a trusted brand on TikTok.
Offer a service to those fleeing war with the Beautiful Welcome program
Imagine the sense of dignity you can give to someone who has lost everything.
Survey – most beauty pros will to on an “on request” mask workplace
With mask requirements changing in BC, find out what salons, spas, and barbershops are adopting as their workplace policy.
Quick survey – what is your mask protocol now?
With the updates to mask requirements in BC, we’d like to gather and share what you have adopted as a mask policy in your workplace
Renting or planning to rent a space? Our rent survey is in.
Survey says… the median rate for a monthly rental for a space in a BC salon is just under $800
Learn how to spot potential skin cancer on your clients
Join the Save your Skin Foundation to help you spots signs of possible skin cancer on clients through their Sty-Lives program.
Quick poll: What do you charge or pay for rentals
If you rent space to a stylist, nail tech, or any other beauty pro, what do you charge?
Tips on leadership, financial strength, and transparency with Kirstin Lebrun
Learn why revealing costs of running a salon or spa to your team is one of the most important moves to growth and success.