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Workstyle YYC Collaboration

Posted on: September 21st, 2015 by Heidi Bogi No Comments

Workstyle YYC Collaboration

Working within the beauty industry in and around Calgary, we are fortunate enough to network and connect with a variety of passionate & creative individuals- including photographers, models, stylists & wedding planners. These professional relationships have been a key ingredient in our movement forward in the beauty industry. Our connection with all these talented professionals, has allowed us to grow creatively, challenge our skills, be inspired from each other and explore different paths of the beauty industry.

Over the years we have been lucky enough to work on many diverse projects, but with one photographer in particular, Kevin from NAKA Photography. When we were approached by Kevin to play a role is his new service, Workstyle YYC, we were super excited. As entrepreneurs in the Calgary beauty industry, we have been working on improving and strengthening our personal brand. We loved the concept behind the Workstyle movement – an opportunity to showcase individual styles and personalities alongside a passion for work.

In Workstyle YYC, our role is to capture and showcase your individual style and personality, through hair + makeup. Creating a personal conneciton with our clients is really important to us, as it allows us to create a look that best reflects you. We offer in-studio or mobile beauty package, so you can feel confident and polished going into your photoshoot.

We are so thrilled to be a part of this amazing service, knowing that the end results will truly capture who you are personally and professionally. Kevin has an amazing talent to showcase this through his photography + we know that you will have an amazing experience!

To learn more about Workstyle YYC, head to We look forward to helping you create your own personal brand, your own unique Workstyle.

Heidi and Robin

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Wedding Hair Trends

Posted on: March 31st, 2015 by Heidi Bogi No Comments

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Wedding Hair Trends

We all know what time it is once spring rolls around and the grass starts to turn green – Wedding Season has arrived!!  We can find inspiration for wedding hair everywhere we look.  From cinema, nature, red carpets, we are always on the lookout for the up and coming trends.  Ultimately you want to keep it classic; it’s great to pull from all these sources but our goal at Ave. Beauty is to make you a timeless bride.  The last thing we want is for you to reflect back on your wedding pictures and thing what was my hair stylist thinking!!  I wanted to share with you the inspirations we have seen going into the 2015 Wedding Season.

The most classic and timeless Bridal look is a traditional bun or Chignon.  It has been seen in films, red carpets for many decades.   This look keeps things simple and clean allowing the bride and her dress to shine.  This style is very versatile and can go with most dresses.  It will bring a very elegant essence to the brides overall look.

This summer we will see a lot of braids and twists incorporated into the up do’s.   I like the detail and texture it adds to the look.  Braiding has been a basic hair skill since the beginning, obviously with all the period films we see them in.  So when done tastefully and appropriately the texture and detail it can bring to an up do is an important key to some looks.

Hair pieces such as the classic veil are always a very traditional Bridal Look.  Birdcages have made a bit of a comeback the past few years as well.  We did see a some roaring 20’s influence on some of the head pieces the last few seasons.  They added some originality, I am always a fan of that decade! Other big trends are flower crowns and flower detailing.  Depending on your venue and dress details adding fresh flowers are a simple and romantic element to incorporate.

2015 will be full of soft romantic waves and texture with flares of fresh flowers and braids!  Whatever look you decide to go with, just make sure it’s one that you are comfortable in.  I also recommend you spend the additional fee and time doing a trial.  Its really important that you and your stylist have the same game plan and that all the fine details are addressed prior to the wedding day.  That way you can enjoy your wedding morning with your close friends and family.   The wedding day goes by quick so enjoy every moment!

Congrats on your wedding and if we are not glamming you up for your wedding day, we wish you all the best!

-Avenue Beauty

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Halloween Makeup Tutorial: Puppet

Posted on: October 20th, 2014 by Heidi Bogi No Comments

Thank you Robin for sharing this very creative

How To Halloween Makeup!  Hope everyone enjoys all the photos!

Happy Halloween!

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