Category Archives: Lived-in Hair

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Asymmetrical Shag

Because all pixies aren’t the same! Anh demonstrates the variety of looks that can be created within a shorter pixie cut — ranging from sleek and classic to asymmetric and shaggy. One of his favorite cuts to play around with, the pixie is a timeless style that can accommodate and flatter a variety of face …

Change in Miami

Change! Because nothing feels better than a fresh cut. These luxe brunette braids came from a client of Anh’s from his residency at Atma Beauty in Miami this past month. Before a client undergoes a dramatic chop from long to short, Anh makes sure to secure the hair with rubber bands and make some neat …

Lob, Soft Wave

Anh’s signature Lived-In soft undercut lob — styled with a soft yet pronounced wave. Styling the hair with distinct movement and texture draws attention to the model’s gorgeous natural and rooted chocolate brown-to-honey blonde color. To get this look, Anh first prepped the model’s hair with a texturizing mousse to ensure the finished waves hold, …

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 a hair primer, detangled with a Tangle Teezer then applied a pump of Spiral Queen on damp hair. Blow dry with …

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 primer spray to damp hair before detangling using a Tangle Teezer. He then gave the hair a rough dry using …

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 a primer spray 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 a texturizing mousse before using …

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 a texturizing spray for maximum hold on the …

Textured Up-Do

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 finished off by pinning down the …