The bisected tiles mirror the pre-existing pattern and texture of Gastown, helping make the store—the brand’s first stand-alone in Western Canada—feel like it has already been part of the neighbourhood for a number of years.
A woman’s hair is commonly referred to as her “crowning glory”, and indeed, there is an innate femininity associated with long tresses. But growing your hair—should you choose to embark on such a Rapunzel-worthy quest—is no easy feat.
With the opening of its flagship salon and academy in Vancouver at Black2Blond Salon and Spa in Kitsilano, La Biosthétique brings a holistic approach to personal grooming and hair care that is sure to help Canadians look past quick-fix solutions.
A retail takeover is not part of Ila Meens’s business plan. Don’t misunderstand: when it comes to Barber & Fritz, the Victoria-based coiffeuse’s extraordinarily beautiful collection for hair, Meens has the product, design savvy, and marketing prowess to take it to the top. She’s simply uninterested in doing so.
The rules for not damaging hair in the first place are well known. Observe a healthy diet, avoid overuse of heated appliances, treat your hair gently when wet—this is not the stuff of rocket science. Unfortunately, neither is it the exhaustive list of how hair can be harmed.