Category Archives: Yoko’s Haute Coiffure

Training at the Vidal Sassoon Academy in London 2019 Day 2

Hi Everyone, On the second to fourth day, we had the opportunity to work on our own models/clients.  I specifically wanted models who were wanting dramatic change or those who preferred sweet short haircuts 🙂 Here is my first lovely model, Chelsie, who just had her colour freshly done upstairs in the Academy. She wanted…Continue Reading

Training at the Vidal Sassoon Academy in London April 2019 Day 1

Hi everyone, It’s that time of year where once again, I’m itching to learn new techniques and to soak myself into the world of hair, art and fashion… I’ve headed off to London, UK to do my weeklong bi-annual training at the Vidal Sassoon Academy. The course I took this time was called The Academy,…Continue Reading

Rene Furterer Seminar in Vancouver 2019

Hi everyone! Our team at Yoko’s Haute Coiffure & b-yu Head Spa attended The Rene Furterer Product Seminar on March 25, 2019.  The Canadian Headquarters team based out of Montreal came to Vancouver to spend an entire day introducing us to their latest innovative hair/scalp products. There were 4 exciting innovative products that were introduced:…Continue Reading

The Before & After of our Signature Authentic Japanese Head Spa

We usually only take Before / After shots of the scalp in our 70min Signature Authentic Japanese Head Spa session.  However, here is a shot of the remarkable difference seen in our client’s face after our Head Spa session.  Her face is less swollen, brighter complexion, bigger eyes, cleaner face line… It’s amazing how increased…Continue Reading

Hair Ice: Cool formations in Vancouver

No, this is not a clump of Santa Claus’s beard that reluctantly got caught on a branch… It’s February.  The moment we all thought that our mild winter in Vancouver was welcoming Spring, Ta-daaaa!!… we suddenly get hit by the coldest temperature we have ever experienced…-5… unbearable cold based on ‘our‘ standards here in the…Continue Reading

Is It “Just a trim”?…(Yoko’s article in the North Shore News Dec. 14, 2018)

As a salon owner, one of my pet peeves is when a new client innocently asks: “How much for just a trim?” Well, as there is no such thing as “just a trim”, it’s a hard question to answer.  Every client is unique and the cut needs to be tailored to their special circumstances. Some…Continue Reading

Holiday Gift Ideas from Yoko’s Haute Coiffure

Hi Everyone, It’s already end of November and  Christmas is just around the corner!  Whether you’re a last minute shopper or one who starts buying gifts throughout the year, we would like to make your life easier by recommending a few items that may perhaps interest you.  If you’re into “Health, Beauty and Wellbeing”, these…Continue Reading