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Photo Journal: An Inspiring 3 Days With Mark Hayes

Earlier this month I had one the most amazing and inspiring experiences of my professional styling career.  I'm not sure I completely believe it yet, but I actually had the opportunity to meet and train with the International Creative Director for Sassoon, Mark Hayes who is based in London, England.  I was one of 6 hairstylists in Canada who attended a three day Collection Course in Toronto with Mark Hayes and Tracey Sakosits, the Regional Creative...

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A fun story about Kate Middleton

When Greg and I went to London & Paris earlier this year to get married, Greg spent a few days on his own touring London during the day while I was in school.  He spent much of his time visiting all of the Royal sites and during his tours found a new appreciation for the Monarchy.  Little did I know when we got home he found that the domain name KateMiddleton.com was for sale.  After...

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Carole Lemire - My Photo Journal

Enjoy a few fun photo's taken over the years of the talented people that have filled my head with the most amazing education and my heart with genuine inspiration.  Receiving my certificate for the Salon Creatives Cutting Class at the Masters Academy School in London, England in 2007. These two Vidal instructors changed the course of my career.   Artisic Director of EC, Ashley Harrison and Eveline Charles.  I started my career at Bianco Nero...

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Top Hair Product of 2010 - Sojourn

How exciting!  Today on the ABC television show The View, the ladies selected Sojourn shampoo and conditioner as the top hair care product of 2010.  As all of our clients know, we've been using Sojourn exclusively since the day we opened the doors on June 1st and if we had a dollar for every time someone said that their hair had never felt better, we'd drown in loonies.  Sojourn is absolutely the best hair care line in the...

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Holiday Gifts from Soho-ho-ho!

The holidays are approaching and if you celebrate by exchanging gifts, you may want to consider giving the gift of healthy hair.  We've put together some amazing gift bags packed full of our exclusive Sojourn Beauty products.  If you are looking for stocking stuffers we've got Sojourn Monoi Oil mini-bags and of course, Soho Gift Cards.    ~ Enter to win 1 of 4 Glam Palm hair dryers or flat irons with any $100 purchase of...

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A new product line at Soho?

Greg is in NYC this week and visited Beth Minardi's salon on Madison Avenue to chat with the General Manager about carrying Beth's product line at Soho. She does not have any salons in Canada carrying her products and there is a good chance we'll be the first. It's not a sure thing but our fingers are crossed! The lighting system in Soho was designed by Beth and just recently, she was awarded the 2010...

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At Soho Dreams Can Become Reality

This past Thanksgiving weekend Greg and I flew to Vernon, BC to spend time with his family and celebrate his 91 yr old Grandmothers birthday.  Although it was awfully disappointing that Greg had to spend the entire weekend in bed with bronchitis and a fever, it felt so good to relax for three full days with family and the newly released Vidal Sassoon Autobiography. I had pre-ordered the book almost a month ago on Amazon...

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Coco Chanel - The Soho Story Collection

As you may or may not know, the inspiration to open Soho Master Hair Stylists came while vacationing with the love of my life in New York.  We had the most amazing weekend and it was at a lounge in Soho, a neighborhood in Manhattan, that we conceptualized the salon and came up with the name Soho Master Hair Stylists.  The second and even more exciting event that weekend was when Greg proposed during a...

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Jan McCarthy, Stylist - A big future at Soho!

As a stylist who has spent 15 years in the hair industry, watching young up and coming stylists succeed never grows old for me.  What is most exciting is that we have just such a stylist at Soho.  Jan McCarthy has been working at our salon for exactly two weeks today and the positive feedback on his work has been overwhelming.  When I received this email last night from a first time Soho client, I couldn't...

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Sojourn: The perfect protein and pH balance for your hair!

Every single aspect of Soho had hours and hours of thought and planning put into it and choosing our retail product line was not any different.   From the day that we decided to open Soho, I new we had to find the best hair care products in the world for our clients.  My sister and I literally spent weeks searching and sent hundreds of emails to product companies around the globe.  We were fortunate to...

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Wanted: Hair Stylists to join the Soho Founders Club

“The greatest danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that it is too low and we reach it.” Michelangelo. Speaking on behalf of the entire ownership group at Soho, I think we’d all agree that the last four weeks since opening day has truly been an exhilarating ride with countless more “ups” than “downs”. Thanks to our amazingly supportive clientele who have searched for...

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The start of a new adventure!

“If you don’t do it, somebody else will.” Vidal Sassoon. - This is my favorite quote and it has changed my life! After 13 years working for Eveline Charles, my mentor and truly amazing lady, it took a recent trip to New York with my fiancé Greg and some great friends to give me the confidence to take a new path in life.  Although the seed had been planted by my sister Josee many years...

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