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Why join the ABA?


The ABA is the only National Canadian Association working for you – the Beauty Professional. For 86 years the Allied Beauty Association has been dedicated to supporting and educating Beauty Professionals across Canada. The ABA’s ultimate goal of raising the standards of our Professional Beauty Industry, comes from the support and participation of our members.

Our mission is to act as one National voice representing all Canadian Beauty Professionals; defending the rights of the Professional Beauty Industry and speaking on our members’ behalf on Government Regulatory changes affecting our industry. Your ABA also conducts a professional market watch and regularly shares findings, insights, news and dates onto our social media platforms and website.

By becoming a member of the ABA, you are adding your voice along with other industry professionals, owners, distributors, manufacturers and schools who are committed to growing and improving our beautiful industry.  The more members we have the stronger our united voice is.

We need individuals like you!  To support the ABA with a yearly membership, join our advisory councils, reply to surveys and share your thoughts and opinions.  Together we are stronger.  To learn about all the great benefits and perks that come with membership, please click here.

Our Values


As the sole Canadian national non-profit beauty professional association, we provide the Canadian beauty professional a platform to voice their needs and initiate change at the Provincial and Federal levels.


ABA Canada has brought together professionals from our industry to create an Inclusion Council, whose sole task is to make our industry inclusive of all.


The ABA in an active advocate for the industry; drawing attention to important issues and helping direct decision-makers to a solution.


We utilize our network of contacts and resources to influence and instigate action on issues that concern our constituents and require resolve.

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Member Benefits


Membership has benefits! Like discounts on local, national and international events, competitions, continuing education classes, member-only business & education tools and resources and career opportunities. PLUS exciting member-only perks like group rates for health & dental, home, auto and business insurance; great rates on merchant card services and discounts on products from some of your favorite brands and distributes and so much more!

All members also get access to our Member-Only Portal!  With member only content such as educational videos, webinars, digital assets and a member only directory to help you get in touch with Canadian Beauty Professionals from coast to coast.

Explore the benefits of myaba! membership below!

Member Only Portal

All members get full access to our new member-only portal!  With educational videos, webinars and even a member directory to get you in touch with other beauty professionals across Canada!  Content updated frequently! Members will also be preferential pricing on all paid educational events held by the ABA through the portal.

ABA Members – access the below benefits by signing in to your member portal


Monae Everett Get Out of Your Own Way

The Monae Life Academy is an online academy specifically for hairstylists, teaching how to style for editorials, celebrities, and styling for all hair textures.

ABA Benefit: The Monae Life Academy is happy to offer ABA Canada members 10% off of all education and resources.



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Save with the myABA! Members-only insurance savings through Breckles Insurance Brokers. Canada’s #1 choice for Salon Professional and Beautician Insurance. The Salon/Spa Professionals Program is a complete Commercial Insurance Package.

Coverage has been designed specifically for Salons and Spas and has been tailored to suit the unique needs of Salons and Spas. In addition to the Complete Commercial Package, they also offer an Independent Professionals Commercial General Liability, including Professional Liability.

Health Insurance

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You work hard to take care of your clients. Are you taking care of you? We created Health Plus because we believe whether you freelance, work solo, work for someone else or own the whole business, you deserve great benefits. Health Plus offers:

Excellent affordable health, dental, travel coverage for routine and unexpected bills

Flexibility and options if you’re an employer offering benefits

Plus Wellness Resources you won’t get from anyone else.

Financial Education

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Focusing On The Right Strategy For Your Business Is The Quickest Way To Profits. What’s Your Strategy?

Card Services

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Turn your merchant fees into profit with your ABA membership! Active ABA members will receive:

  1. free cost analysis
  2. Lowest beauty association merchant rates available
  3. Easy and hassle-free sign up
  4. 24-hour tech support

Education & Products

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With your membership you receive an individual $25 discount code for:

  • One (1) online education class purchase at any one of their 5 academies.*
  • Any online product purchases*
  • In store purchases*
To obtain the discount codes call customer service at (1.800.795.2595)
*Minimum purchase of $100 for any usage of a code. Discount does not apply on Olaplex and Living Proof products and classes


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As a myaba! member you will be entitled to a 10% discount on all your online Dermalogica orders!  Get your membership and start saving right away.

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ECOHEADS is a young and innovative brand, born from a passion for innovation with a purpose. Formed in Sydney, Australia with a vision for the future, ECOHEADS provide smart solutions through simple and aesthetic products.

As an aba member you will receive $25 off your eco showerheads!

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