Globe and Mail:

Dance music is reverberating in this tiny box of a hair salon in Vancouver’s prime singleton neighbourhood, Yaletown.

So is the colour magenta. Countertops, a large lampshade, hair-menu books and message buttons all emanate hot hot pink, with the word “blo” featuring prominently. But in spite of the club-like atmosphere, it’s dead quiet here except for sound effects similar to a wind tunnel. One woman is reading a dense academic article while having her hair done, but the other three clients, including a little girl getting blond ringlets, are staring intently at their images in the mirror as their twenty-something stylists wield curling irons and brushes and blow-dryers.

Sharon Dhaliwal, 33, is one of those clients. As her time in the chair comes to an end at Blo Blow Dry Bar, she studies herself critically and then smiles, satisfied. Read more.