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re.FRESH

Anh Co Tran creates effortless fiery waves by using a 1.25 inch marcel iron. Start  by wave the hair by alternating the direction of each curl. Finish by spraying texture spray on the roots.

Tokyo Dreams Diffused

Diffusing is another way to style your @livedinhair cut. 🙂 Honestly, I’ve been into more natural textures lately. Even on a verge of getting a perm. Haha! Seriously, doing it as soon as I get some time. Versatility is everything! How I got this look is by applying a good amount of #volumelift from @lorealpro and then diffused with …

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 …

Two French-Braid Mohawk

A sneak peak at Anh’s styling process for the L’Oreal Professionnel 110th Anniversary Event in Paris, here’s how he ensures hold for dramatic up-do’s. For this look, he did a tight two-French braid mohawk along the scalp and curled the surrounding hair. To keep the curls tight and bouncy, they were pinned while setting and …

Shag Mullet

Anh collaborates with Ramirez Tran stylist Daniel Martinez on a retro 80’s New Wave inspired shag mullet on colorist Christine Silverman for this look. The style perfectly channels Silverman’s edgy vibe with an updated twist. To achieve this style, Anh first prepped the hair while wet with L’Oreal Professionnel 10-in-1 and Spiral Queen to ensure …

Parisian Updo

Modern yet elegant, Anh plays with a variation on the classic French twist for this style by utilizing a bold, sleek hair accessory paired with long and full bangs. One of his best tips for up do’s is to always back comb at the crown of the head and near the roots in order to …

New Year Hair

This feminine and airy ear-grazing soft undercut bob is a fresh take on a classic style. The point cut blunt baseline softens the edges, while subtle layers throughout add dimension, texture and volume to a seemingly one-length style. Styled with a very gentle Lived In and Nu Wave variation technique, Anh combs through the waves …

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 …

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 …