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02 Apr 2019
Face Framing Layers
Another take on Anh’s classic Lived in Wave look, he played with this variation by separating long face framing strands and curling them gently towards the face. To prep for this look, first apply L’Oreal Professionnel 10-in-1, detangled with a Tangle Teezer then applied a pump of Spiral Queen on...
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20 Mar 2019
Before & After Shag
This stunning before and after is a showcase of Anh’s classic undercut with layers to add movement, texture and reduce weight from the model’s hair. The undercut technique is perfect for removing weight from hair that is thick and has a tendency to look weighed down and lifeless. By removing...
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19 Mar 2019
Wispy Soft Pixie
One of Anh’s favorite looks to cut and style -- his soft undercut variation of a pixie! To get this style, he cut wispy face framing strands and longer layers on the top layers, having an uneven graduated cut at the nape of the neck for a natural lived-in look....
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06 Mar 2019
Carey Mulligan, Off Camera
Actress Carrie Mulligan is styled by Anh Co Tran in this editorial for Off Camera in a way that channels timeless and effortless beauty. Anh styled Carrie with a sleek yet casual pulled back bun by first prepping the hair with L’Oreal Professionnel 10-in-1 and Mythic Oil onto the mid...
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05 Mar 2019
Vanilla Blonde
Anh collaborates with colorist @sarahmgdoeshair for this full, vanilla blonde take on a modern shag. He focused on layering throughout to give the hair movement and texture, while accentuating the model’s facial features through a middle parted face frame. To style this bouncy look, first apply L’Oreal Professionnel 10-in-1 onto...
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04 Mar 2019
Japanese Culture
One of my favorite trips this past year was getting to immerse myself in the Japanese culture, exploring both cities and nature! I was able to recharge my energy to stay grounded, which keeps me humbled and relaxed to tackle a busy work schedule in 2019! One of my favorite...
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03 Mar 2019

Curls On Fire

Curls On Fire
Anh was inspired by model Courtney’s naturally curly and long hair in giving her an exaggerated variation on her inherent style. The deep side part and tightly coiled ringlet curls compliment her firey orange color for an edgy yet laid back vibe. To style these curls, he prepped the hair...
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02 Mar 2019

Shaggy

Shaggy
We love the contrast of longer hair with an over-the-eyebrow-length shagged bang, giving a modern twist to a carefree 70’s vibe. Anh prepped the model’s hair with L’Oreal Professionnel 10-in-1 and Mythic Oil for hydration and protection to her color treated hair prior to blow drying it smooth with the...
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01 Mar 2019
Blunt Bob Variation
Anh demonstrates the versatility of a blunt bob-length soft undercut style in this straight variation. He first prepped the hair with L’Oreal Professionnel 10-in-1 and Mythic Oil to give heat protection and sleek shine to the straight style. He then went in with the Dyson Supersonic to blow dry the...
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28 Feb 2019

Long, Wind-swept

Long, Wind-swept
Long, wind-swept and a perfect example of the movement that Anh’s signature soft undercut style creates! The subtle undercut layering creates one of our favorite voluminous looks for a longer style that compliments this naturally rooted, golden bronze color perfectly. To get this style, Anh prepped the hair with L’Oreal...
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27 Feb 2019

2009-2019

2009-2019
With the start of 2019, I thought back to 10 years ago, in 2009, when the photo on the left was taken. Looking at this photo made me realize how important it is to remember where I came from and to acknowledge how much growth and wisdom has come in...
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26 Feb 2019
Gwyneth’s Nu Wave
Anh collaborates with one of his favorite celebrity clients, Gwyneth Paltrow, for an editorial and cover feature on Evening Standard Magazine’s wellness edition. For this look, he decided to play up Paltrow’s naturally laid back look with a soft, natural wave that gives the hair texture and movement . To...
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25 Feb 2019
Cut, Color, Collaboration
A dramatic before and after that maintains length to the hair yet cleans up inches of damaged ends while simultaneously adding volume and life to the style! A collaboration with colorist Anja Burton, Anh plays with movement and dimension to compliment a brightened, naturally rooted color job with wispy layers...
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