Category Archives: Lived-in Hair

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Pops of Fiery Red

  We’re loving the look of longer, choppy bangs paired with a shaggy bob for this Summer! Anh plays up the model’s bright auburn color with pops of fiery red as an inspiration for an edgier cut. He used a dramatic point cut technique on the bangs to give them dimensional movement, and added in …

Youthful Beauty

  Anh plays up Poppy’s natural and youthful beauty with soft layering and undone curls on her gorgeous ash blonde hair! He styled her long locks with subtle layering and a combination of the Lived In and NuWave technique to give her a soft, princess-like style and refreshed ends to ensure healthy hair.

Wind-swept Waves

  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 a hair primer for heat protection and to detangle, prior to using …

Shoulder-grazing Soft Undercut

  Obsessed with this amazing transformation in a before-and-after cut! Anh transforms the model’s head shape by adding lightness and volume to her hair — taking it from a long, lifeless style with damaged ends to a shoulder-grazing soft undercut with a slight A-line shape. He snips in shorter layers throughout, focusing them at the …

Razor Sharp Edges

  Anh collaborates with one of his favorite muses, Carachele, to give her a sleek, modern blunt bob with razor sharp edges. He loves demonstrating the versatility of a shorter style on Carachele and here shows off a sophisticated and refined take on the classic style. To get this look, he prepped the hair with …

Subtle Layering

  Anh refreshes his client’s long locks with subtle layering in his classic soft undercut style to add dimension and snip away damaged ends. For styling, he first prepped her hair with a primer and nourishing oil l for heat protection on her color treated hair and to ensure hydration throughout the length of her …

Precision Cutting

  Anh shows off his talent in precision cutting with this 60’s inspired blunt box bob with razor sharp baby bangs. This cut perfectly frames the model’s face and channels a mod-French-girl vibe. He detailed the cut with point cutting along the edges to soften the blunt baseline, diffusing the line while maintaining the geometric …

70’s Inspired Shag

  A demonstration of versatility on stylist Natty Jackson’s rock-n-roll 70’s inspired shag cut — styled  with wild lived-in curls and mega texture. Her layered cut and choppy bangs were first prepped with a texturizing spray to prep the hair prior to being dried and diffused with a Dyson Supersonic to get waves and curls …

Dynamic Fiery Color

A collaboration with celebrity colorist, Min Kim, Anh plays up the dynamic and firey color on the model, ranging from deep auburns to pops of bright pumpkin-orange, with his classic soft undercut style. The soft undercut is perfect for this model, as it helps remove excess weight from her thick, naturally voluminous hair, adding for …

Dimensional Choppy Waves

Another collaboration with colorist Stephen Garrison, Anh exhibits one of his most coveted cuts and styles on a creamy light-blonde with a natural and subtle root. He plays up the choppy layers with defined waves to give dimension and texture to the look. To get this style, he used the NuWave technique, emphasizing the alternate …