Category Archives: Soft Wave

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Tousled Soft Waves

Anh collaborates with 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 a texturizing spray or cream for curl hold prior to using a 1.5” Marcel iron and the Lived in Waves technique in alternating directions for this …

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 a hair primer 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 a texturizing mousse to ensure the finished waves hold, …

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 a hair primer, 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 primer spray to damp hair before detangling using a Tangle Teezer. He then gave the hair a rough dry using …

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 a texturizing spray for maximum hold on the …

Dimensional Soft Wave

A collaboration with colorist Anja Burton focuses on dimension to achieve a dynamically styled and colored mid-length cut. Anh plays with Anja’s work of a bright yet naturally rooted color job by adding wispy layers and natural, soft waves for maximum dimension in this look. To achieve this look, he first prepped the hair with …

Vanilla Blonde

Anh collaborates with colorist @sarahmgdoeshair for this full, vanilla blonde take on a modern shag. He focused on layering throughout to give the hair movement and texture, while accentuating the model’s facial features through a middle parted face frame. To style this bouncy look, first apply a primer spray onto damp hair from mid to …

Cut, Color, Collaboration

A dramatic before and after that maintains length to the hair yet cleans up inches of damaged ends while simultaneously adding volume and life to the style! A collaboration with colorist Anja Burton, Anh plays with movement and dimension to compliment a brightened, naturally rooted color job with wispy layers and natural waves. To achieve …