Category Archives: Lived-in Hair

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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 …

Spring & Summer Shag

We’re currently obsessed with shag cuts for Spring and Summer! Anh plays up this style with a choppy fringe and short layers throughout the cut, with shorter face framing strands as well. To get this style, he used the NuWave technique throughout, first prepping the hair with texturizing mousse for hold, and gave it a …

Wind-swept Golden blonde

We love this golden-blonde, windswept shot showcasing the dynamic layers and movement within one of Anh’s signature soft undercut styles. The subtle layering creates a voluminous look for longer styles that gives weightless movement — especially when styled with a beachy wave. He used a combo of the Lived in Wave and NuWave techniques for …

Brightened-up

A fresh cut and brightened-up rooted color for this collaboration with colorist Stephen Garrison was the focus look for this model. Anh gave her a shoulder-grazing blunt cut with piece-y layers throughout to add texture and movement, but opted to keep her face framing strands longer to show off Garrison’s pop of blonde surrounding the …

Before & After Fresh Cut

  An amazing before and after that showcases the wonders a fresh cut can do for head shape! By removing weight from the hair — in addition to inches of damage and over-loved ends — Anh is able to transform the model’s head shape and facial features through refreshed framing. He did his classic soft …