Hair and Beauty Blog

6 Tips to Help Prevent Hair Loss and Thinning

It’s probably fair to say that whether you’re a man, woman or prefer not to identify, hair loss or thinning hair is probably among one of your biggest concerns when it comes to ageing and your appearance. While there is certainly a genetic component involved, there are also some things you can do from home to help combat or lessen [...]

June 19th, 2020|

6 Things to Add to Your At-Home Beauty Routine

Okay, so, it feels like day 364 of self-isolation and we’re unsure when the last time we washed the sweatpants we are currently wearing. Whether you’re working from home or working your way through Netflix from the couch, if you’re anything like us, its probably safe to say your beauty routine may have slipped a little. If you’re not leaving [...]

May 6th, 2020|

10 Tips to Help Cover Your Roots Between Colouring Sessions

When you frequently colour your hair, it can be like waiting for the stars to align to plan your next appointment. Maybe you have a wedding or big event coming up that you want to be really fresh for, so you extend the length of time between colouring. Or perhaps you’ve been really busy at work and are waiting for [...]

April 17th, 2020|

How to Remove Your Eyelash Extensions From Home

Eyelash extensions are a very delicate beauty treatment that, if removed the wrong way, can damage your natural lashes. Although we usually discourage people from removing their extensions by themselves, there are some DIY home remedies that are less likely to harm your natural lashes when you have no other choice but to do it yourself. First and foremost, we [...]

March 30th, 2020|

Debunking 4 Common Myths About Eyelash Extensions

The beauty industry is always trying to come up with the next best thing when it comes to giving women thick and full eyelashes that are effortless to maintain. From miracle growth mascaras, to lash lifts, to heated curlers to some other trends that aren’t even worth mentioning. The one trend that has remained a constant favourite is eyelash extensions. [...]

March 12th, 2020|

What Bangs Are Best For My Face Shape?

“Bangs are so 2004.” “What are you talking about? Bangs are totally in style!” “You’re seriously considering getting bangs?” “OMG! Did you see Selena Gomez’s amazing bangs? I want them.” Bangs go from in style to out of style to back in style faster than anyone can keep up. Urban Vanity, on the other hand, is always pro-bangs! Adding bangs [...]

March 3rd, 2020|

5 Reasons Why You Need a Winter Facial Treatment

While you’re trekking to work, shovelling your driveway, walking your dog, clearing off the snow on your car, or taking the kids out tobogganing, have you ever stopped to think about how the cold and harsh winter air leaves your face feeling raw and red? Add in the sweet treats from the holidays along with how much your body temperature [...]

February 5th, 2020|

New Year, New Hair! Is it Time to Change Your Hairstyle?

First of all, welcome to 2020! We can just feel that it’s going to be an amazing year full of finally achieving those New Year's resolutions. Okay well, maybe not going to the gym every day, but as the saying goes, “New year, new you!”. One of the best ways to really freshen up your look is with a new [...]

January 24th, 2020|

Urban Vanity’s Top 5 Before and Afters of 2019

Here at Urban Vanity Hair Salon & Beauty Bar, we love a good old fashioned makeover, almost as much as Cher Horowitz. Our favourite part of our job is making people feel their absolute best, and not just sporadically. Whether it’s simply trimming split ends, a dramatic hair cut, or a whole new colour, our clients always walk out with [...]

January 6th, 2020|
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