Hair and Beauty Blog

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|

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|
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