Category Archives: Lived-in Hair

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Thick & Voluminous

  Anh styles his model’s naturally thick and voluminous hair in a soft auburn hue with subtle layering to create movement and texture. To prep this look, he gave her a crisp middle part and a pump of primer and nourish her hair, prior to giving it a blow dry with the Dyson Supersonic with …

Summer Lob

  It’s heating up and this ear-length soft undercut bob is perfect for summer! Anh plays up choppy layers and defined waves for beachy texture on this model’s platinum hue. He styled it using a combo of the Lived in Wave and NuWave techniques, and used some of Mythic Oil to nourish her bleached color …

Summer Vibe

  Anh’s signature shoulder length soft undercut style on this model’s bright, fiery auburn hair is the perfect summer vibe. He styled her according to color placement, using a combination of the Lived in Wave and NuWave techniques, and pronounced the lighter red highlights with more defined curls for a dynamic and textured look. The …

Gorgeous Before-and-After

  From uneven, limp and weighed down to fresh and wispy, Anh gives this model’s look an update in this gorgeous before-and-after demonstration. He took up the length to a collar-bone grazing long bob to clean up damaged ends, and adds face framing strands and shorter layers throughout for movement and lightness. To style, he …

Graduated Bob

  Anh collaborates with colorist and friend, Stephen Garrison, to update this model’s look with natural golden hues and an ultra-short graduated bob with face framing length. He cut this look with a dramatic A-line to shape the cut and add volume, prior to styling with the NuWave technique for dynamic movement, finishing off with …

Classic Soft Undercut

  Wind-swept with a soft wave shows the textured and natural effect of Anh’s classic soft undercut style. The subtle layering creates dynamic movement and volume that compliments the client’s golden bronzed color perfectly. For this look, he first prepped the hair with your favorite primer for heat protection and to detangle, prior to using …

Pink Rounded Pixie

  We’re absolutely obsessed with this summery pink and blonde rounded pixie cut that Anh showcased for a show in Paris recently. He cut the model’s naturally waved hair with a graduation at the back and longer layers around the top and front of the head to shape the hair, concentrating longer layers around the …

Shoulder-Grazing Shag

  We’re able to see the immense detail and refinement on Natty Jackson’s shoulder-grazing shag cut through this wet style! Anh modernizes a 70’s inspired rock-n-roll shag through extreme point cutting throughout, and mixed-length layers, creating dynamic movement and texture. He styled this look half-wet with a bit of Polish to define the ends of …

Long, Healthy Hair

  For clients desiring to keep their hair long, Anh implements a few styling and cutting techniques to ensure the hair is healthy and has movement and texture throughout. He cleans up the style by adding shorter face framing strands and layers throughout for dimension. To style this client, he first prepped the hair with …

Tousled Soft Waves

  Anh collaborates with Ramirez Tran Salon colorist Olya Banar on client, Anastasia’s, varied blond locks. He opted for a collarbone-length blunt cut styled with tousled soft waves. He prepped the hair using a texturizing spray or cream for curl hold prior to using a 1.5” Marcel iron and the Lived in Waves technique in …