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Dimensional Soft Wave

A collaboration with 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 the hair with …

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 a primer spray onto damp hair from mid to …

Curls On Fire

Anh was inspired by model Courtney’s naturally curly and long hair in giving her an exaggerated variation on her inherent style. The deep side part and tightly coiled ringlet curls compliment her firey orange color for an edgy yet laid back vibe. To style these curls, he prepped the hair with texturizing mousse, primer, texturizing …

Shaggy

We love the contrast of longer hair with an over-the-eyebrow-length shagged bang, giving a modern twist to a carefree 70’s vibe. Anh prepped the model’s hair with your favorite primer and nourishing oil for hydration and protection to her color treated hair prior to blow drying it smooth with the Dyson Supersonic and an Ibiza …

Blunt Bob Variation

Anh demonstrates the versatility of a blunt bob-length soft undercut style in this straight variation. He first prepped the hair with primer and your favorite nourishing oil to give heat protection and sleek shine to the straight style. He then went in with the Dyson Supersonic to blow dry the hair, using an Ibiza round …

Long, Wind-swept

Long, wind-swept and a perfect example of the movement that Anh’s signature soft undercut style creates! The subtle undercut layering creates one of our favorite voluminous looks for a longer style that compliments this naturally rooted, golden bronze color perfectly. To get this style, Anh prepped the hair with a primer and nourishing oil on …

Cut, Color, Collaboration

A dramatic before and after that maintains length to the hair yet cleans up inches of damaged ends while simultaneously adding volume and life to the style! A collaboration with colorist Anja Burton, Anh plays with movement and dimension to compliment a brightened, naturally rooted color job with wispy layers and natural waves. To achieve …

Soft Nu Wave

One of the most coveted cuts of the season — this ultra-short ear length bob variation of Anh’s signature soft undercut. Anh plays with choppy layers and defined waves in order to give dimension and texture against the model’s mix of deep gold, platinum pops and brown rooted color. To style, he used the Nu …