Category Archives: Soft Wave

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Summer Fringe

  We’re currently obsessed with longer, choppy fringe paired with beachy waves for Summer. Anh gave the model natural looking bangs that will grow out seamlessly by point cutting the edges for a diffused line. To style the rest of her hair, he first prepped damp hair using L’Oreal Professionnel Siren Waves and giving it …

  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. …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Brightened-up

A fresh cut and brightened-up rooted color for this collaboration with colorist Stephen Garrison was the focus look for this model. Anh gave her a shoulder-grazing blunt cut with piece-y layers throughout to add texture and movement, but opted to keep her face framing strands longer to show off Garrison’s pop of blonde surrounding the …

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 …

Blunt, Soft Wave

Anh styles one of his favorite muses’, Carachele, with a blunt bob styled with a soft wave for this look. A shoulder-grazing variation of his signature soft undercut plays up choppy ends for an edgy and lived-in vibe. He styled this look by prepping the hair with L’Oreal Siren Waves for maximum hold on the …