Category Archives: Lived-in Hair

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fresh.CUT

This dramatic before and after showcases the transformation from heavy, grown out hair into a refreshed version of Anh Co Tran’s signature soft blunt bob. The cut is achieved by layering the top via pivoting sections and creating a baseline with a slight A-Line edge. Finish off the perimeter through point cutting the ends to …

winter.HAIR

This mid-length cut has full, bouncy curls to compliment bright pops of golden highlights on a rich cocoa brunette base. Anh styled this look by blow drying with the head upside-down for maximum root lift and a spritz of L’Oreal Professionnel Next Day Hair for hold and texture prior to curling with alternate Lived In …

PIXIE

Sculptural and edgy, this pixie cut utilizes choppy layers to frame the face with a graduated cut in the back. To style, Anh first prepped the hair with L’Oreal Professionnel 10-in-1 and proceeded to flat wrap the hair using his hands and finishing flat wrapping with a paddle brush to create movement. You can then …

TARA…

Fresh and voluminous bob for the New Year! Anh’s signature blunt bob is enhanced with mega volume through a mix of Nu Wave and Lived in Wave techniques, alternated in both method and curl direction for a natural bedhead vibe. Fullness and volume is achieved by blow drying with the head flipped upside-down and scrunching …

new.LOOK

Dramatic before and after! From long, weighed down and damaged to an ultra-straight and sleek A-Line soft blunt cut. This look was achieved by establishing the (much shorter!) baseline and finishing the ends with point cutting to give the ends softness and movement while maintaining a straight, blunt edge. In styling, the hair was first …

ABIGAIL…

Actress Abigail Spencer is styled by Anh with his classic mix of Nu Wave and Lived in Wave techniques. The mix of the two gives her dark hair texture and dimension, while simultaneously achieving a natural yet put together variation of a classic curled style. One of the most asked questions on this style is …

ASHLEY…

A fresh and French-Girl meets 70’s rock star inspired shag cut. Anh cut in choppy layers and piece-y strands to create movement and dimension of the model’s gorgeous golden chestnut colored hair, all seamlessly blended through point-cutting to connect layers to the baseline, in addition to long, parted bangs. The cut was then styled with …

SIERRA…

This horizontal undercut on Sierra is the perfect longer style refresh for Fall. Anh cut layers throughout with face framing strands for dimension and movement prior to styling using the Nu Wave technique. These voluminous waves were achieved by clipping up the top sections and beginning to wave the hair from the bottom sections, crimping …

re.FRESH

A perfect example for all wondering about whether or not Anh’s signature choppy lived-in layers work on finer textured hair! This edgy and youthful take on a bob with bangs on a mature client demonstrate how layers can infact add dimension and texture in a cut, rather than giving a thinned out appearance. The cut …

Volume + Texture

Chic, classic and refreshed for the new year, Anh created this lived-in, choppy and layered cut for a look that can be worn with minimal styling and that will grown out seamlessly. This cut was styled by establishing a deep side part after giving the hair a rough blow dry with the head flipped. Start …