Emily Hartzman: From Journalism to Beauty

Emily Hartzman arrived at the University of Western Ontario to major in journalism and business.  However, after a while, she discovered that it wasn’t the line of work for her and went to hair school.  After graduating, Emily went to study to become a make-up artist and it was there she met Lauren Simpson, who […]

Blo-Out POGO Party!

Cynthia Cheng Blo, Toronto’s only blow-dry only bar held its fundraiser for the POGO (Pediatric Oncology Group of Ontario) on Thursday, September 24.  The event, held at  Andrew Richard Design featured not only pink drinks (or “bevvies” as the party invite called them), but a “pink carpet” at the entrance. Guests were made to feel […]

Blo Founder, Devon Brooks on Blo and TIFF 2009

Blo Opens at the Four Seasons in Yorkville!

The Blo mini-bar opened at the Four Seasons on September 1, 2009

Hair's the Thing For This Mother-Daughter Duo

Blo, currently North America’s only blow dry bar without salon services was founded by a mother and daughter team, Judy and Devon Brooks.  First launched in Vancouver, British Columbia three years ago, the idea came due to the lack of quick, easy and affordable hair services for women (a blow out at Blo is $31). Both women […]

Prospere Magazine At Blo!

Prospere Magazine (webitor-in-chief, Cynthia Cheng (l) and beauty writer, Ying Hsu (r)) had the wonderful opportunity to attend a special  event for Toronto’s newest blow dry bar, Blo on July 10th.  Blo officially opens for business on Monday, July 13! Don’t forget about our Blo contest where you can win a chance to get a […]

Excuse me, are you…:The Look-a-Like Auditions

Cynthia Cheng Last week, I sat in on auditions for the sixth season of the television show, Look-a-Like, where regular, every day people who at least somewhat resemble celerities are given make-overs to look more like said celebrity.  In other words, this isn’t really a competitive reality show like the Idol or Next Top Model. There isn’t a competition […]