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Hair Stylist Jobs – From the Beach to the Boardroom: Summer Hair Trends You Can Wear to Work

June 21st, 2017

For most of our fellow Beauty Nine to Fivers, summer is just another three-month time span on the calendar and not an actual vacay from the 9-5 grind. All the fun, beachy, effortless and (somewhat unkempt) hairstyles might just not cut it in a professional workplace. To balance the best of both worlds, we have compiled a list of eight hair trends that you can dare to wear to work. In order from least to most daring, read on for summer hair inspo, styling tips, and tricks! Far From Basic T

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Beauty Jobs – Hot Right Now: 10 Product Launches We’re Excited About This Summer

June 15th, 2017

Only one word comes to mind when Beauty Nine to Five thinks of the latest launches for this summer: fuego! Beauty brands have stepped up to the plate this season with popping highlights, ultra-pigmented shadows, and even high-tech skin care solutions (blue light, anyone?). Stay on top of the latest makeup, skincare, hair and body innovations coming your way this season. Get your wish lists ready — we’re sure you’ll need to write a few things down. Read on below for the top 10 summer pro

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Nine Beauty Tips for Bridesmaids

June 9th, 2017

Brace yourselves; wedding season is back in full effect. As you know, bridesmaids play an integral role in the wedding process as it’s typically up to these select few to host a crazy bachelorette party, attend rehearsal dinners, be in the millions of professional pics and to stay calm, cool and collected in the face of the infamous bridezilla. Whether it’s your first wedding or you’re a seasoned pro, Beauty Nine to Five has put together the top beauty tips to keep you looking and feeli

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Beauty Jobs – Q&A with On Air Beauty Expert Bahar Niramwalla

May 29th, 2017

Beauty Nine To Five was lucky enough to chat with Canada’s very own on-air Beauty Expert Bahar Niramwalla! If you haven’t already seen her gracing your television screen hosting beauty segments for The Morning Show and CityLine, you’ve most definitely read her articles for Chrome Magazine. With 10 years of experience in the beauty industry, Bahar has earned a reputation as the go-to beauty know-it-all! Take a peek at our interview which dishes on her career moves, tips for beauty indust

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Makeup Artist Jobs – 7 Plant-Based and Vegan Beauty Brands

May 26th, 2017

Going green isn’t just a beauty trend - it’s beneficial in the long run for both you and the planet. Drop the nagging voice in the back of your head saying eco-friendly products are less powerful, less vibrant or less exciting than their mainstream counterparts. In recent years, plant-based and vegan skincare brands have definitely upped their ante and have a huge array of makeup, body and haircare products to offer. Read on below for seven plant-based and vegan beauty brands to try the

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Beauty Jobs – 10 Airplane Beauty Hacks

May 17th, 2017

Why is travelling via plane always made out to appear super glamorous, when in reality it’s everything but? Well, unless you’re Bella Hadid than flying is a whole other story. If you’ve ever flown before, you’re probably well acquainted with the arctic cabin temps, standing in long TSA lines and being slightly cramped for hours while 35,000 plus feet in the air. To ensure you can step off the plane feeling fresh and ready to take on the new city you’ve just landed in, Beauty Nine

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Beauty Jobs – 7 Beauty Tips Passed Down from Mom that Actually Work

May 5th, 2017

Moms all over the world hold a special place in our hearts — no matter how easily they can make us roll our eyes or instantly regret telling a joke. Moms also know a thing or two about beauty regimens and have passed down timeless tips and tricks over the years to their beauty-obsessed children. Beauty Nine to Five scoured the internet for a full range of beauty tips from mothers around the world that actually work — just in time for Mother’s Day. Read on to learn more, you may even re

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Makeup Artist Jobs – How to Start Freelancing in the Beauty Industry

April 25th, 2017

Name a single beauty professional out there who doesn’t want to be their own boss. Impossible! Historically, beauty jobs have been freelance positions that allow maximum amounts of creative freedom for nail techs, hair stylists, MUAs and even beauty writers at magazines. Although nothing is ever as glam as it seems, successfully going freelance is the ultimate goal for many pros in the industry. Read on to learn how to start freelancing in the beauty industry. Talent is Required Perfect yo

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Beauty Jobs – 6 Ways to add Orange to your Beauty Routine

April 17th, 2017

Backstage beauty shots from the runway predicted this trend months ago: orange is the new black. Shades of orange, peach and mandarin are taking over department store counters, social media feeds and our favourite beauty gurus’ videos. This spring, we’re giving you six ways to add this vibrant, juicy colour to your everyday look. For the Lips Just like red lipstick, the perfect orange shade depends on getting the right undertone for your complexion. Skip the guesswork and go for a un

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Beauty Jobs – Q&A with Denise Elliott, CEO of Denise Elliott Beauty Co.

April 14th, 2017

Balancing what you love with the demands of owning a successful business takes hustle, motivation and most importantly, talent. Meet Denise Elliott, CEO of Denise Elliott Beauty and Co., who runs a full service beauty salon based in Vancouver.    Following the salon’s recent grand opening, Beauty Nine to Five caught up with Denise to discuss the biggest challenges of working in the beauty industry, the importance of social media in running a business and, of course, top beauty tips!  

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