Hair and Beauty Blog

5 Things You’ll Love About Urban Vanity Hair Salon & Beauty Bar: From a Customer’s Perspective

From the second you walk into Urban Vanity Hair Salon & Beauty Bar, you’re greeted with the kind of smiling faces that you know are genuinely happy to be there and not forced, immediately casting a calming effect on you from head to toe. Almost like that feeling when you first walk into a spa and you know you’re about [...]

October 30th, 2019|

How To Choose Your Wedding Hair Stylist

Before you say “I do” you will want to make sure your hair do is absolutely perfect for your special day. Although you’ve probably already started pinning updos and scrolling through pages of wedding hair accessories, when it comes to planning your bridal hairstyle for the big day, it’s important to start with who your wedding hair stylist will be. [...]

October 21st, 2019|

Are You Using the Right Shampoo for Your Hair?

You’ve come to this corner of the internet because shampoo is complicated. We hear you and we totally agree. You would think shampoo would be one of the easiest purchases on your monthly product replenish list, but it’s not! With such a vast variety of options out there, how are you supposed to know which shampoo is going to provide [...]

September 23rd, 2019|

Everything You Need to Know About Balayage Hair

  'Balayage'. You can’t pronounce it, but it’s one of the most popular words you’ll hear in the hair community these days. A simple balayage search on Pinterest will send you into a deep rabbit hole of multi-coloured hair searches all screaming your name. So, the question becomes: Why is balayage popular and what else do you need to know [...]

September 5th, 2019|

The Benefits of Waxing

  So maybe you’re considering getting waxed but you just can’t seem to get past the pain. Don’t worry, we get it. Maybe we can help ease your mind (and the pain) by sharing the benefits you’re going to see from choosing to wax - and there are a lot of them! 1. Smooth and Even Skin When you decide [...]

August 27th, 2019|

10 Trending Bridesmaid Hairstyles

A timeless French braid? Or a classic ballet bun? Maybe some shimmering long, loose waves flowing freely or tangled up in a chic bohemian half-up, half-down do? Wedding season is officially in full swing, and with so many swoon worthy looks, how’s a bridesmaid ever supposed to choose her hairstyle for one of their best gal’s biggest days! From flower [...]

August 8th, 2019|

Hairstyling Tips: Music Festival Hairstyles

There’s no denying that summer and music festivals are a match made in heaven just like peanut butter and jelly. With the biggest festivals in Ontario, including Veld, Boots & Hearts and Hillside to name a few, just around the corner, we’re buzzing with excitement for a festival-filled summer! When it comes to music festivals, obviously the music comes first, [...]

July 8th, 2019|

Eyelash Extensions 101

Who wants to pile on pounds of mascara just to end up with clumpy eyelashes? So not cute in our books. Luckily, we live in a world where the beauty trend of eyelash extensions has extended beyond our favourite celeb crushes to the everyday woman in grocery stores and picking up their kids from soccer. So what is this big [...]

June 28th, 2019|

Hairstyling Tips: How to Get the Perfect Beachy Waves

Beachy waves are a go-to celebrity style (we see you Blake Lively, Jennifer Aniston, Jessica Alba, Beyoncé and basically every other girl crush we have). The reason so many celebrities opt for this look is because the effortless hairstyle flatters all face shapes, hair types, and ages. Want to know the secret behind the trending “I woke up like this” [...]

June 21st, 2019|

Summer Hair Care Guide

Oh, summer. The balmy air, the irresistible scent of sunscreen and saltwater, the bliss of long, lazy days at the beach, of sun-soaked skin and endless nights spent on patios. It’s no wonder we can’t wait! As you change out your wardrobe and swap those chunky sweaters and jeans for lighter fabrics, summer dresses, and tanks, it’s time to start [...]

June 6th, 2019|
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