Category Archives: Lived-in Hair

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Blunt, Soft Wave

Anh styles one of his favorite muses’, Carachele, with a blunt bob styled with a soft wave for this look. A shoulder-grazing variation of his signature soft undercut plays up choppy ends for an edgy and lived-in vibe. He styled this look by prepping the hair with L’Oreal Siren Waves for maximum hold on the …

Textured Up-Do

For a L’Oreal Pro education event, Anh showcased this textured updo for a deconstructed final look. Subtly braided, he styled by starting off with four small braids on random areas of the hairline. He then teased the rest of the hair by back-combing and hand sculpting the hair into its desired shape. The style was …

Dimensional Soft Wave

A collaboration with Ramirez Tran Salon 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 …

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 L’Oreal Professionnel 10-in-1 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 L’Oreal Professionnel Spiral Queen, …

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 L’Oreal Professionnel 10-in-1 and Mythic 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 L’Oreal Professionnel 10-in-1 and Mythic 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 L’Oreal Professionnel 10-in-1 and Mythic Oil …