Category Archives: Lived-in Hair

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Chin-Length Bob

  Anh shows off the fluidity and movement in this windswept shot of a soft blunt, chin-length bob with bangs. Even though the soft blunt appears to be one length and without layers, when blown or in motion, the layers pop to reveal dynamic movement and dimension.

Tousled Blunt Bob

  Anh styles this tousled blunt-bob with gentle waves that replicate a bedhead vibe. He first blow dried the hair using the Dyson Supersonic with just a rough dry for texture, flipping the head upside down for root lift. After drying, he went in with a mix of the Lived in Wave and NuWave techniques …

Before & After

  New look and beautiful before and after transformation from long, weighed down and with dry ends to a refreshed collar-length soft undercut! The addition of layers throughout updates the model’s look by adding movement and texture, allowing for an ease of styling to her naturally straight hair. He used the Lived in Wave technique …

Body & Movement

  This motion capture of Anh’s soft blunt cut demonstrates the dynamic layering and undercut technique he uses to maintain texture with a straight style. When cutting a soft blunt, use point cutting along the baseline and layers to give the hair body and movement. To get this look, he blow dried the hair using …

Soft Undercut Lob

  Anh’s signature soft undercut lob, styled with the combination of a Lived In and NuWave is his most sought after style. To get this look, Anh first prepped the model’s hair with L’Oreal Professionnel Spiral Queen to ensure the finished waves hold, and gave it a rough blow dry with a Dyson Supersonic. He …

Next Day Hair

  Anh collaborates with colorist Stephen Garrison to create this soft undercut shag styled with the NuWave and Lived in Wave techniques. He first parted the model’s hair with a deep side part, and prepped it using L’Oreal Professionnel Siren Waves. He then went in using his signature wave techniques, curled away from the face, …

Summer Fringe

  We’re currently obsessed with longer, choppy fringe paired with beachy waves for Summer. Anh gave the model natural looking bangs that will grow out seamlessly by point cutting the edges for a diffused line. To style the rest of her hair, he first prepped damp hair using L’Oreal Professionnel Siren Waves and giving it …

Auburn-Tipped

  Undone + wind-swept hair is our favorite for Summer nights and days at the beach. Anh styled the model’s auburn-tipped hair with subtle layering to create dynamic movement and volume, styling with a soft and natural wave. The hair was prepped with L’Oreal Professionnel 10-in-1 for heat protection and detangling, prior to styling with …

  Long, simple and classic — Anh gives his model his signature Lived in Waves on a longer soft undercut with freshly trimmed ends. The soft undercut technique helps to remove weight from underneath layers of the hair, which is especially useful on clients, like the one pictured here, who have long and thick hair. …

Shoulder-Length Shag

  A collaboration with Ramirez Tran Salon colorist, Chad Kenyon, Anh gives their model, Taylor, a shoulder-length shag with bangs on her platinum blonde base. He plays up the use of choppy layers with defined waves for a beachy texture that’s perfect for the Summertime. He styled this look using a combination of the Lived …