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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 L’Oreal Professionnel Siren Waves for hold, and gave …

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 …

A-line Box Bob

Anh cut this 60’s mod inspired box bob with short bangs and a slight A-line frame for his model, Hannah. The cut perfectly suits her feminine yet angular features, drawing attention to the face by framing it with baby bangs and an ultra-straight style. For detailing this cut, Anh uses point cutting along razor sharp …

70’s Shag Cut

Absolutely OBSESSED with this modern take on a 70’s shag cut, styled straight to show off the texture and layering going on here! Anh collaborated with stylist Natty Jackson, using her as a muse for this edgy, rock-n-roll inspired cut. He trimmed in varying lengths of layers throughout, using the point cutting technique to seamlessly …

Long, Fiery & Fresh

Long, firey and fresh — Anh styled this refreshed longer cut with classic, soft waves to add contrast and offset the model’s electric and attention grabbing color. He first prepped the hair with L’Oreal Professionnel 10-in-1 for heat protection and to prevent breakage, a must for long locks, and Spiral Queen to ensure the curls …

Movement & Dimension

Movement and dimension are shown off in this windswept shot of Anh’s signature short soft undercut on dark hair. To get this look, the hair was styled with a mix of the Lived in Wave and NuWave techniques in alternating directions to maximize movement in the look and give the hair a natural, beachy vibe. …

Chic 90’s Grunge

This model’s look was inspired by a chic, grunge 90’s vibe — channeling young Winona Ryder in the styling! Anh gave her a graduated pixie cut that is shorter in the back with longer, wispy strands throughout and face framing length that can be flipped from a side part for a casual just-rolled-out-of-bed look. To …