Hair Services


Our Pro Hair Student Stylists are busy teasing, mixing and snipping up fresh and marvelous looks in our Q&A Salon. Come join us at our Atelier campus and see what our incredible Student Stylists can do for you and your ‘do. From professional cuts and colour to blowouts, updos and hair extensions, our students will take your locks to the next level.

All services are performed by students under the close supervision of our qualified instructors. Thank you for being a part of our learning community!

 

HAIR SERVICES

While we’re not ready to open our doors just yet, Blanche Macdonald is working on a safe re-opening plan for our Q&A Hair Salon! Thank you for your patience and support, especially during this time. We hope to see our wonderful clients again soon.

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Our salon will be will be thoroughly deep cleaned by environmentally safe “virus busters”, a specialized cleaning service that uses a high charged vaporizer and special products to eliminate viruses. 

Please stay safe.
– Blanche Macdonald Centre and Q&A Salon

 

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LOCATIONS

Hair Appointments on Tuesdays–Saturdays are performed at Q&A Salon, located at our Atelier campus in downtown Vancouver.

Blanche Macdonald Atelier Campus
201 – 410 Robson Street
Vancouver, B.C., Canada
V6B 0H3
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All other Hair appointments will be performed at our Robson Downtown Campus one block away.

Robson Downtown Campus
460 Robson Street
Vancouver, B.C., Canada
V6B 2B5
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ABOUT Q&A

Q&A is much more than a salon. It is the jewel of our Hair School: a state-of-the-art, multi-million dollar learning laboratory where we provide cutting edge, real life training to our Hair students. Going far beyond the standard Hair School curriculum, our Program offers students the rare and precious opportunity to learn, practice, evolve and perfect in an actual salon environment.

Located amidst the buzzing hub of Robson Street, Q&A’s soaring ceilings, floor-to-ceiling glass, stainless steel and clean, contemporary lines are the perfect background to showcase the incredible talent of our Hair School. Q&A is a 100% student-operated, fully equipped, professional hair salon, where our students harness what they have learned to create cuts, colours, chemical treatments and more, on real clients in real time.

At Q&A our students work with top brands and professional product lines including Oribe, Goldwell, Bumble and Bumble and Kevin Murphy. Using and learning with professional products not only ensures that our curriculum is current and cutting edge, but also provides our Hair students with essential product knowledge and advanced education. This is an integral part of our hands-on, experiential approach to education.

Q&A is connected – both physically and philosophically – to CurliQue, our in house Beauty Boutique. Being connected directly to CurliQue exponentially expands our students’ product repertoire, giving them the unique opportunity to practice with hundreds of different products. Through direct product training and interaction, and mentoring by our CurliQue Pro Talent team, our students gain expertise and confidence in using the products themselves, and in showing clients how to style and take care of their hair.

Together, Q&A and CurliQue form our Learning Laboratory. The two venues synchronize to create a multisensory, multilateral learning experience that unites hands-on education with advanced training and professional skills building, all in a real-life retail environment. This unique approach produces well-rounded, polished and experienced individuals who can adapt seamlessly from classroom to career. It also enables our students to develop client relationships even before they graduate. Many of these clients follow our students throughout their professional journeys in the Hair industry.

Please note that Q&A and CurliQue are closed on Sundays and Mondays. On these days, Hair Services will be performed at our State-of-the-Art Robson Street Campus, located in the same block on Robson Street, just a few doors away. Our Robson Street location features the same top brands, cutting edge services, professional equipment and contemporary atmosphere as our Q&A location – and of course, the same amazing talent of our Student Stylists.


 

Student hair services price list


Please note that taxes are not included.

 

Hair Services

Shampoo Style$15.25
Shampoo Style Flat Iron$21.50
Flat Iron only$15.25
Conditioning Treatment$20.50

Long hair Design

Corn Rows$4.25 per row
Braiding$13.00 and up
Long Hair Updo$24.50 and up
Conditioning Treatment$20.50

Hair Cuts

Short Hair Cut and Style$14.50
Medium Hair Cut and Style$16.50
Long Hair Cut and Style$17.30
Bang Trim / Fringe Trim$8.50
Beard Trim$9.50

Wednesday Special

Hair Cuts$12.60

Full Head Colour

Short – Chin Level$51.00
Medium – Shoulder Level$59.50
Long – Past Shoulder$70.00

Colour Retouch

Roots only – One colour$49.00

Bleach & Tone

Full Head

Short – Chin Level$77.00
Medium – Shoulder Level$81.30
Long – Past Shoulder$102.50

Bleach & Tone Root Retouch

Root Retouch$77.00
Colour Corrections*$105.00 and up

*Consultation required prior to service

Highlighting

Individual Foils

Individual foils up to a maximum of five$12.00 each

Half Head Foils

Short$45.70
Medium$50.00
Long$57.25

Full Head Foils

Short$72.50
Medium$77.75
Long$89.25

Full Head Colour & Full Foiling

Short$111.50
Medium$123.00
Long$134.50

Full Head Colour & Half Head Foiling

Short$84.50
Medium$101.50
Long$110.75

For Extra Long Hair

Additional Product charge$20.00

Chemical Treatments

Texturizing & Perming

Short$51.00
Medium$62.50
Long$71.00

Chemical Relaxer

Short$52.50
Medium$63.00
Long$78.75

Hair Extensions*

Installation only

Per Track$32.00
Per Fuse$4.75
Per Cornrow$4.25

*Consultation required prior to service

We welcome you to our Learning Laboratory. Services are provided in a classroom environment by uncertified student stylists in training. 

This is an Adult Learning / Teaching environment. As such, the College cannot provide Hair services to minors, under the age of 12. As there are chemicals used for processing hair colour and perms, it is advisable that parents who are having services done do not bring infants into the salon. Clients under the age of 18 require parental consent before their service: written consent, by email or by phone. Please keep your valuables with you at all times – the school is not responsible for lost or stolen items.

The college reserves the right to change Hair Services prices, salon schedules, product lines and services without notice. 

 

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