Category Archives: Lived-in Hair

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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 …

Classic Soft Undercut

  Wind-swept with a soft wave shows the textured and natural effect of Anh’s classic soft undercut style. The subtle layering creates dynamic movement and volume that compliments the client’s golden bronzed color perfectly. For this look, he first prepped the hair with L’Oreal Professionnel 10-in-1 for heat protection and to detangle, prior to using …

Pink Rounded Pixie

  We’re absolutely obsessed with this summery pink and blonde rounded pixie cut that Anh showcased for the 110th Anniversary L’Oreal Professionnel show in Paris recently. He cut the model’s naturally waved hair with a graduation at the back and longer layers around the top and front of the head to shape the hair, concentrating …

Shoulder-Grazing Shag

  We’re able to see the immense detail and refinement on Natty Jackson’s shoulder-grazing shag cut through this wet style! Anh modernizes a 70’s inspired rock-n-roll shag through extreme point cutting throughout, and mixed-length layers, creating dynamic movement and texture. He styled this look half-wet with a bit of L’Oreal DePolish to define the ends …

Long, Healthy Hair

  For clients desiring to keep their hair long, Anh implements a few styling and cutting techniques to ensure the hair is healthy and has movement and texture throughout. He cleans up the style by adding shorter face framing strands and layers throughout for dimension. To style this client, he first prepped the hair with …

Tousled Soft Waves

  Anh collaborates with Ramirez Tran Salon colorist Olya Banar on client, Anastasia’s, varied blond locks. He opted for a collarbone-length blunt cut styled with tousled soft waves. He prepped the hair using L’Oreal Professionnel Siren Waves for curl hold prior to using a 1.5” Marcel iron and the Lived in Waves technique in alternating …

Pops of Fiery Red

  We’re loving the look of longer, choppy bangs paired with a shaggy bob for this Summer! Anh plays up the model’s bright auburn color with pops of fiery red as an inspiration for an edgier cut. He used a dramatic point cut technique on the bangs to give them dimensional movement, and added in …

Youthful Beauty

  Anh plays up Poppy’s natural and youthful beauty with soft layering and undone curls on her gorgeous ash blonde hair! He styled her long locks with subtle layering and a combination of the Lived In and NuWave technique to give her a soft, princess-like style and refreshed ends to ensure healthy hair.

Wind-swept Waves

  Wind-swept with a soft wave shows the textured and natural effect of Anh’s classic soft undercut style. The subtle layering creates dynamic movement and volume that compliments the client’s golden bronzed color perfectly. For this look, he first prepped the hair with L’Oreal Professionnel 10-in-1 for heat protection and to detangle, prior to using …