NAHA Master HairStyling of the Year – 2019

Posted by on Jan 30, 2019 in Helen's Blog | 0 comments

NAHA Master Hairstylist of the Year - 2019

Photos: Andrew O’Toole for NAHA/PBA

The Master Hairstylist of the Year Award for NAHA 2019 went to Silas Tsang of Ottowa, Canada.  Here are two of his three photos entered, all with unique textures and looking like no other hairstyles.  The North American Hairstyling Awards are prestigious in the professional hair world, and took place in Long Beach, California for the first time this year.

Hair: Silas Tsang, Blushes, Ottowa, Ontario, Canada … Photos: Andrew O’Toole for NAHA/PBA


Sleepers Wide and Wild – 1975

Posted by on Jun 26, 2013 in Helen's Blog | 0 comments

Sleepers Wild and Wide - 1975

Photos: Serge Beauchemin

In 1975, hair was getting bigger in Europe and in Montreal, La Coupe’s testing ground for high fashion hair trends, the world-class innovators made the hair bigger than big, and wide, very wide. With a new texture, thanks to an old crimping machine.  More later on that. For more Sleepers, HairThen,  La Coupe, 70s on

Hair Cut: Charles Booth, Crimped: Elmer Olsen, La Coupe … Makeup: Electa, Electa & Corrado … Fashions: Renato Balestra Couture, Holt Renfrew Canada … Crystal Glass: Baccarat … Model: Rudy Maciukas … Location: The Royal Suite, Chateau Champlain Hotel, Montreal … Photos: Serge Beauchemin  … Produced/Concept/Fashion Styling: Helen Oppenheim