Hair and Beauty Blog

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|

How To Get Ready For Your Bikini Wax Appointment

Winter has been here for about a month and if you’re anything like us, you’ve already had just about enough of it and are highly anticipating your tropical getaway. However, what you’re probably not highly anticipating is your pre-vacation bikini wax. While we can’t promise it won’t sting a little, we can promise that your bikini wax will go as [...]

December 17th, 2019|

The 4 Best Reasons to Get Your Eyebrows Waxed

Nothing beats the look of a well defined eyebrow with the perfect arch. They’ve become a big focal point in the beauty industry in recent years, leaving many women wondering exactly how to get the best look for their brows. There’s some pretty strong opinions out there as to which method is best. Here at Urban Vanity, we’re fans of [...]

November 22nd, 2019|

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|
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