Category Archives: Lived-in Hair

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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 …

Two French-Braid Mohawk

A sneak peak at Anh’s styling process for the L’Oreal Professionnel 110th Anniversary Event in Paris, here’s how he ensures hold for dramatic up-do’s. For this look, he did a tight two-French braid mohawk along the scalp and curled the surrounding hair. To keep the curls tight and bouncy, they were pinned while setting and …

Choppy Fringe Bangs

We love this bright pink shade for pink! Anh played up the model’s fun and bright color with a lived in shag cut with choppy fringe. For styling, he first prepped the hair with L’Oreal Professionnel 10-in-1 and Mythic Oil in order to protect her color treated hair prior to drying with the Dyson Supersonic …

Asymmetrical Shag

Because all pixies aren’t the same! Anh demonstrates the variety of looks that can be created within a shorter pixie cut — ranging from sleek and classic to asymmetric and shaggy. One of his favorite cuts to play around with, the pixie is a timeless style that can accommodate and flatter a variety of face …

Change in Miami

Change! Because nothing feels better than a fresh cut. These luxe brunette braids came from a client of Anh’s from his residency at Atma Beauty in Miami this past month. Before a client undergoes a dramatic chop from long to short, Anh makes sure to secure the hair with rubber bands and make some neat …

Lob, Soft Wave

Anh’s signature Lived-In soft undercut lob — styled with a soft yet pronounced wave. Styling the hair with distinct movement and texture draws attention to the model’s gorgeous natural and rooted chocolate brown-to-honey blonde color. To get this look, Anh first prepped the model’s hair with L’Oreal Professionnel Spiral Queen to ensure the finished waves …

Face Framing Layers

Another take on Anh’s classic Lived in Wave look, he played with this variation by separating long face framing strands and curling them gently towards the face. To prep for this look, first apply L’Oreal Professionnel 10-in-1, detangled with a Tangle Teezer then applied a pump of Spiral Queen on damp hair. Blow dry with …

Thick and Voluminous

Anh makes the most of this model’s naturally thick and voluminous hair by adding subtle layering to create movement and texture with body. To prep, he middle parted the hair and applied a pump of L’Oreal Professionnel 10-in-1 to damp hair before detangling using a Tangle Teezer. He then gave the hair a rough dry …

Precision Cut Blunt Blob

A classically chic and edgy look, Anh shows off his skills in precision cutting with a soft blunt bob styled ultra straight. The model’s hair is first prepped with L’Oreal Professional 10-in-1 for sleekness and protection prior to being blow dried straight and flat ironed to ensure the baseline of the cut lines up perfectly. …