Category Archives: Lived-in Hair

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Wispy, Face-Framing Layers

  The highlight of this mid-length shag cut are the wispy, face-framing layers Anh cut to give his model a lived-in, just-rolled-out-of-bed vibe that will grow out flawlessly. He used the soft undercut technique to release weight and add movement throughout, and then deep point cutting the layers for a piece-y and textured look. He …

Signature Soft Undercut

  Crisp, modern, and inspired by the ever chic French Girl aesthetic, Anh gave his model a fresh bob with blunt fringe to match using his signature soft undercut technique. The straight style of the look shows off his precision cutting skills with a diffused yet sharp baseline, and airy movement through subtle layering. He …

Lush Blonde

  Fresh and bright, Anh collaborates with colorist Stephen Garrison to create this beachy, blonde and lush look for their model, Montana. Anh used Extensionology’s tape-in extensions that blend seamlessly to give her added volume to her fine textured hair. He then cut a shoulder-grazing bob with subtle layering and face framing, opting to style …

Summery Blonde

  A collaboration with colorist Stephen Garrison during their residency travels to the Bay Area, they create a tousled, voluminous and summery-blonde long style on their model. Anh opted to use the soft undercut technique to allow for movement on her long hair, without the style looking weighed down. He then prepped the hair with …

Chin-Length Bob

  Anh shows off the fluidity and movement in this windswept shot of a soft blunt, chin-length bob with bangs. Even though the soft blunt appears to be one length and without layers, when blown or in motion, the layers pop to reveal dynamic movement and dimension.

Tousled Blunt Bob

  Anh styles this tousled blunt-bob with gentle waves that replicate a bedhead vibe. He first blow dried the hair using the Dyson Supersonic with just a rough dry for texture, flipping the head upside down for root lift. After drying, he went in with a mix of the Lived in Wave and NuWave techniques …

Before & After

  New look and beautiful before and after transformation from long, weighed down and with dry ends to a refreshed collar-length soft undercut! The addition of layers throughout updates the model’s look by adding movement and texture, allowing for an ease of styling to her naturally straight hair. He used the Lived in Wave technique …

Body & Movement

  This motion capture of Anh’s soft blunt cut demonstrates the dynamic layering and undercut technique he uses to maintain texture with a straight style. When cutting a soft blunt, use point cutting along the baseline and layers to give the hair body and movement. To get this look, he blow dried the hair using …

Soft Undercut Lob

  Anh’s signature soft undercut lob, styled with the combination of a Lived In and NuWave is his most sought after style. To get this look, Anh first prepped the model’s hair with L’Oreal Professionnel Spiral Queen to ensure the finished waves hold, and gave it a rough blow dry with a Dyson Supersonic. He …

Next Day Hair

  Anh collaborates with colorist Stephen Garrison to create this soft undercut shag styled with the NuWave and Lived in Wave techniques. He first parted the model’s hair with a deep side part, and prepped it using L’Oreal Professionnel Siren Waves. He then went in using his signature wave techniques, curled away from the face, …