Category Archives: Lived-in Hair

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  Long, simple and classic — Anh gives his model his signature Lived in Waves on a longer soft undercut with freshly trimmed ends. The soft undercut technique helps to remove weight from underneath layers of the hair, which is especially useful on clients, like the one pictured here, who have long and thick hair. …

Shoulder-Length Shag

  A collaboration with Ramirez Tran Salon colorist, Chad Kenyon, Anh gives their model, Taylor, a shoulder-length shag with bangs on her platinum blonde base. He plays up the use of choppy layers with defined waves for a beachy texture that’s perfect for the Summertime. He styled this look using a combination of the Lived …

Classic, Chic, Edgy

  Classic, chic, and with a bit of edge, Anh demonstrates precision cutting at its finest with an ultra-straight soft blunt bob. The model’s hair was first prepped with L’Oreal Professionnel 10-in-1 for protection and sleekness prior to being blow dried and flat ironed to ensure any natural texture will be straightened out, and to …

Icy Grey-to-Royal Purple

  We love this dramatic before and after transformation, and collaboration with friend + colorist Linh Phan of @bescene! They took their model from having long, weighed down and unevenly colored hair to a fresh soft undercut bob with an icy grey-to-royal purple tone. He styled her with the NuWave technique, finishing off with a …

Elegant Chignon

  Anh collaborates with Ramirez Tran Salon stylist, Trace Henningsen, using her collection of velvet bows for this elegant take on a low chignon with tape-in extensions by Extensionology for adding maximum volume to the look. He first prepped the hair with L’Oreal Professionnel Spiral Queen to give a bit of texture and hold to …

Thick & Voluminous

  Anh styles his model’s naturally thick and voluminous hair in a soft auburn hue with subtle layering to create movement and texture. To prep this look, he gave her a crisp middle part and a pump of L’Oreal Professionnel 10-in-1 to detangle and nourish her hair, prior to giving it a blow dry with …

Summer Lob

  It’s heating up and this ear-length soft undercut bob is perfect for summer! Anh plays up choppy layers and defined waves for beachy texture on this model’s platinum hue. He styled it using a combo of the Lived in Wave and NuWave techniques, and used some of L’Oreal Professionnel Mythic Oil to nourish her …

Summer Vibe

  Anh’s signature shoulder length soft undercut style on this model’s bright, fiery auburn hair is the perfect summer vibe. He styled her according to color placement, using a combination of the Lived in Wave and NuWave techniques, and pronounced the lighter red highlights with more defined curls for a dynamic and textured look. The …

Gorgeous Before-and-After

  From uneven, limp and weighed down to fresh and wispy, Anh gives this model’s look an update in this gorgeous before-and-after demonstration. He took up the length to a collar-bone grazing long bob to clean up damaged ends, and adds face framing strands and shorter layers throughout for movement and lightness. To style, he …

Graduated Bob

  Anh collaborates with colorist and friend, Stephen Garrison, to update this model’s look with natural golden hues and an ultra-short graduated bob with face framing length. He cut this look with a dramatic A-line to shape the cut and add volume, prior to styling with the NuWave technique for dynamic movement, finishing off with …