Category Archives: Lived-in Hair

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ANH X LINH PHAN

This collaboration with Linh Phan (BESCENE) showcases both stylist’s craft with a cut that perfectly complements yet contrasts bright mermaid-toned color. The look is cut with long layers throughout and a dramatic, long side sweeping fringe. Anh styles this look using a mix of the Lived-In curl and NuWave technique, gently finger-brushing the curls to …

NORA…

An adorable, French-girl inspired take on Anh’s signature soft undercut, this look utilizes side swept, middle-parted long bangs for an ultra sweet style. The bangs were styled with a soft wave to give them a ‘curtain’ effect with alternating directions of waves around the rest of the head, but not too tightly curled to ensure …

CLAIRE…

This trendy and wispy bob is perfectly complemented with long, airy bangs and a soft wave. To get this look, Anh first prepped the model’s hair with primer from mid to ends and rough drying the hair with the hands, before using a round brush to smooth out the ends. The bangs are trimmed using …

Snip Snip…

Sleek, modern and classy, Anh demonstrates the versatility of the soft-undercut bob length cut with this super straight style that emphasizes shape and line. The hair was first blow dried straight, prior to being prepped with primer heat protection and shine and straightened to eliminate any natural texture. By doing so, Anh is able to …

VOLUME…

High fashion and edgy, this editorial look embraces mega volume with a lightweight and airy feel to give a zero-gravity effect to the hair. Although this is a longer style, choppy shorter layers throughout provide more dimension and texture, along with long side-parted fringe that is versatile enough to wear down or be pushed back. …

TARA…

Ultra-chic, shoulder grazing and French Girl inspired, this softly waved soft-undercut technique has a very slight A-line shape to give fine hair a sense of weight and dimension, while maintaining a sense of movement. Shaping the cut with a lifted back reduces weight, giving the back of the head more volume, while longer face-framing strands …

face.FRAMING

This Fall inspired cut and color combination showcases the way to use long layers for face-framing — without having to fully commit to bangs. Gradually increasing as length to blend the front pieces, point cut the edges to achieve a wispy and light feel, rather than adding weight to the hair surrounding the face. This …

soft.UNDERCUT

An ultra-short, at-the-ears bob variation of Anh’s signature soft undercut. This look plays up contrast and color dimension on the model through a mix of platinum pops and deeper ash blonde tones with a rooted base. The bright blonde pops are softly waved and styled with a bit of Polish or wax to emphasize both …

Lindsey…

Seamlessly blended extensions add dimension and volume to this bright, blonde lob cut. Using tape-in extensions by Extensionology on the sides and back of the head provide lift to naturally fine hair, Anh gives the style more variability in terms of cutting in layers, without risking a limp and lifeless hair that sticks to the …

✂️✂️✂️

From long, weighed down and single-length to a refreshed new look, this cut immediately updates the model’s hair while bringing it back to health without sacrificing style. Adding layers throughout adds volume to the back of the hair and shape to the head, giving her look an overall lightness. To style, Anh utilized his signature …