Category Archives: Lived-in Hair

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Thick and Voluminous

Anh makes the most of this model’s naturally thick and voluminous hair by adding subtle layering to create movement and texture with body. To prep, he middle parted the hair and applied a pump of L’Oreal Professionnel 10-in-1 to damp hair before detangling using a Tangle Teezer. He then gave the hair a rough dry …

Precision Cut Blunt Blob

A classically chic and edgy look, Anh shows off his skills in precision cutting with a soft blunt bob styled ultra straight. The model’s hair is first prepped with L’Oreal Professional 10-in-1 for sleekness and protection prior to being blow dried straight and flat ironed to ensure the baseline of the cut lines up perfectly. …

Wind-swept, Lob

The texturized movement that Anh’s signature soft undercut is known for is shown off in this dynamic, windswept shot. He collaborates with Ramirez Tran Salon colorist Amy Huson for this honey-blond blunt lob cut. The soft undercut style is perfect for any hair texture to add dimension and take weight off of a shorter style …

Loose & Undone Curls

We’re loving the volume of tousled, big waves on a mid length cut right now! Anh’s signature and highly coveted loose, undone curls are styled in alternating directions for a super natural, beachy vibe that can be dressed up or down. To get this look, he prepped the hair with L’Oreal Professionnel Siren waves before …

Blunt, Soft Wave

Anh styles one of his favorite muses’, Carachele, with a blunt bob styled with a soft wave for this look. A shoulder-grazing variation of his signature soft undercut plays up choppy ends for an edgy and lived-in vibe. He styled this look by prepping the hair with L’Oreal Siren Waves for maximum hold on the …

Textured Up-Do

For a L’Oreal Pro education event, Anh showcased this textured updo for a deconstructed final look. Subtly braided, he styled by starting off with four small braids on random areas of the hairline. He then teased the rest of the hair by back-combing and hand sculpting the hair into its desired shape. The style was …

Dimensional Soft Wave

A collaboration with Ramirez Tran Salon colorist Anja Burton focuses on dimension to achieve a dynamically styled and colored mid-length cut. Anh plays with Anja’s work of a bright yet naturally rooted color job by adding wispy layers and natural, soft waves for maximum dimension in this look. To achieve this look, he first prepped …

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 weight from the underneath layers, …

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. For styling, he prepped with …

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 damp hair from mid to …