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Sunday Morning Inspiration

  MERAKI — “when you do something with creativity or love: putting a piece of yourself into what you do.  A bit of Sunday morning inspiration from Anh shared on his Instagram — he tries to approach every aspect of his life with the personal touch of love and creativity, as evident through his detailed …

Miami Sunshine

  Standing outside of Anh’s resident salon in Miami, FL — Atma Beauty — this photo was taken on the last day of his most recent trip there. He was spotted soaking up the final bit of Florida sun before flying home to LA. He returns to the beautiful city this upcoming August! 

Gemini Season

  Anh celebrated his birthday this past May (Gemini season!) at one of his favorite places in the LA area, Malibu, at the Paradise Cove Beach Cafe with his loving team members! And we all know what a sweet tooth he has… 😉 

Unplug & Recharge

  Another shot from Anh’s birthday hike in Malibu! When he’s not traveling, he loves being able to unplug and recharge in nature as a way to balance his energy and feel more present. 

Malibu Hike

  This was taken on Anh’s birthday this past May on a hike in Malibu! He took the salon and education team along to celebrate on one of his favorite hikes in the Los Angeles area. 

Celebrate Mother’s Day

  “Happy Mother’s Day! Thank you mom for making me the man I am today. You were one of the most incredible humans. Not a single day passes by that I don’t think about you. You always told me to never forget to be myself! I love and miss you so much #happymothersday” – Anh …

Kyoto, Japan

  Another snapshot from Anh’s recent trip to Kyoto, Japan shows his keen eye in spotting nature’s beauty in the every day. Immersing himself in nature is one of his favorite ways to recharge and reconnect to himself and the earth from long work days and non-stop travel — and Kyoto was definitely one of …

Anh’s Inspiration

  “Go for someone who is not only proud to have you, but will take every risk just to keep you.” An inspirational quote Anh shared to remind and inspire everyone of the type of love to welcome into your life — someone who values you to the core and isn’t ashamed to show it!

Starfield Library

  Another snapshot from Anh’s travel diaries in Seoul, South Korea from his visit to the Starfield Library! His keen eye for spotting art everywhere serves as an inspiration to not only his craft as a stylist, but in maintaining his daily creativity and appreciation for beauty in the mundane.

The Art of Hairdressing

“Hairdressing is an art. A know-how that could never be replaced by machines. To perform this art, we will always be needing the hands and gestures of the artist: The Hairdresser.” An incredibly motivational quote by Eugene Schueller, he was the first person to create hair color in 1907 and shortly after founded the company …