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The “Sliced Bob” Is Going to Be Everywhere This Winter

The “Sliced Bob” Is Going to Be Everywhere This Winter

How many different ways can you wear a bob? Let us count the ways: Asymmetrical, wavy, straight, with bangs, choppy, blunt, or shaggy — you get the idea. The versatility of the bob, along with the fact that it can be tailored for every face shape and hair texture, is...
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The Best New Beauty Products Glamour Editors Tried in October

The Best New Beauty Products Glamour Editors Tried in October

Welcome to Stuff We Want, our comprehensive roundup of the best beauty products we tried each month. From undisputed favorites to brand-new releases, these are the things our editors loved throughout the month of October. With spooky season behind us, we can now turn our full attention toward the holidays. Just in...
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The Best New Beauty Products Glamour Editors Tried in October

The Best New Beauty Products Glamour Editors Tried in October

Welcome to Stuff We Want, our comprehensive roundup of the best beauty products we tried each month. From undisputed favorites to brand-new releases, these are the things our editors loved throughout the month of October. With spooky season behind us, we can now turn our full attention toward the holidays. Just in...
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The 18 best beauty products Fashionista editors discovered in October

The 18 best beauty products Fashionista editors discovered in October

Each month, Fashionista editors try a *lot* of beauty products. And while not every formula we test is a winner, we're constantly unearthing new favorites. Here, we've rounded up our latest hair, skin, fragrance, wellness and makeup discoveries — whether fresh-to-market drops or merely recent additions to our personal routines. We may not be...
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Celebrity Hairstylist Anh Co Tran Just Launched Tools with Sultra

Celebrity Hairstylist Anh Co Tran Just Launched Tools with Sultra

Anh Co Tran is known for mastering the lived-in hair look on his clients, and now he's taking it a step further with a set of tools that makes achieving those looks easier than ever. The ANHxSULTRA collaboration integrates the best of lived-in hair culture with the forward-thinking, intuitive technology of Sultra. The collection includes both traditional...
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The Master of “Cool Hair” is Making it Easier for You to Get the Look at Home

The Master of “Cool Hair” is Making it Easier for You to Get the Look at Home

Ahn Co Tran has been called the godfather of cool hair. Many know him as the traveling stylist and friend of fashion influencer Aimee Song, the visionary behind her signature sharp bob, which has become somewhat of a must-have accessory at Fashion Weeks from New York to Paris. He also cuts Jake Gyllenhaal's...
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Why 11 Asian and Pacific Island-American Beauty Pros Started Their Careers

Why 11 Asian and Pacific Island-American Beauty Pros Started Their Careers

Anh Co Tran, Hairstylist & Milbon Global Creative Director My parents were in an arranged marriage, and they had all of us in Vietnam. I was the 10th child, born the year before the Vietnam war ended in 1975. We escaped Vietnam in 1978. We were one of those families...
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The Best Cutting Shears, According to 8 Hairstylists

The Best Cutting Shears, According to 8 Hairstylists

We’ve already let you in on how to care for your shears. Now it’s time to talk about the crème de la crème of the cutting tools, with a little insight from the mane masters. In the gallery below, celebrity hairstylists share their favorite cutting shears for blunt bobs, layers, and...
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How to Remove Your Hair Extensions at Home According to Stylists

How to Remove Your Hair Extensions at Home According to Stylists

Such an informative write up by @kirbiejohnson on breaking down hair extension removal on @allure. If you’re stuck at home and need a how-to on extension removal, here are some instructions from a few professionals including myself ☺️ My clients know that extensions require a visit to the salon for removal, re-tape, and...
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Celeb Hair Changes – Stars that got Bobs

Celeb Hair Changes – Stars that got Bobs

Featured in People Magazine - Ashley Tisdale
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The Biggest Celebrity Hair Transformations of 2018 (So Far)

The Biggest Celebrity Hair Transformations of 2018 (So Far)

Everyone knows that sometimes, you just need a major beauty change, and if you ask us, there’s no better way to embrace a new era than by changing up your hairstyle. We predict that 2020 will bring its fair share of high-voltage color changes, new modern shags, and even short bangs from...
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Announcing New Global Creative Director of Milbon

Announcing New Global Creative Director of Milbon

Milbon announces partnership with Anh Co Tran, a world-renowned celebrity stylist as Global Creative Director. As the #1 professional haircare company in Japan with a rapidly expanding global footprint, Milbon is delighted to announce its partnership with world renowned celebrity stylist and industry frontrunner, Anh Co Tran, bringing him on board...
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These Are the Haircuts That’ll Rule 2020, Celebrity Hairstylists Say

These Are the Haircuts That’ll Rule 2020, Celebrity Hairstylists Say

Thinking of switching up your look this year? Whether you're contemplating a big chop or just wanting to polish up, it's easier to make a hair decision when you have some guidance. Thus, we've asked today's most sought-after celebrity hairstylists to give us their thoughts on what they're predicting to be the biggest haircut trends...
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The Best Stylists and Barbers to Follow on Instagram Right Now

The Best Stylists and Barbers to Follow on Instagram Right Now

Let 2020 be the year that you pushed your work further than it’s ever gone. Yep, we said it. You’re likely reading this because you’re a talented hair stylist, barber, or even a colorist who’s always in need of inspiration. You’re looking for new directions to explore in a new...
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How often should you wash your hair? Jen Atkin, Sally Hershberger & Anh Co Tran weigh in.

How often should you wash your hair? Jen Atkin, Sally Hershberger & Anh Co Tran weigh in.

So, how often should you actually lather up? King of lived-in locks in Los Angeles, Anh Co Tran says that depends on your scalp and hair texture. Anh explains, “Curly and extra curly hair tend to be on the dryer side. People with curly textures should wash less than people with straight hair,...
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French-Girl Approved Ways to Cut Your Bangs

French-Girl Approved Ways to Cut Your Bangs

A few strategic, forward-facing snips is all it takes to completely transform any haircut. Case in point: Basically, all of our favorite French too-cool-for-school girls wear fringe and little else on their face. Before making the change, consider that “they're for someone who is committed to styling their hair everyday,”...
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Anne Hathaway and Emily Ratajkowski’s Hairstylist Anh Co Tran shares his tips for gorgeous fall hair

Anne Hathaway and Emily Ratajkowski’s Hairstylist Anh Co Tran shares his tips for gorgeous fall hair

Expert celebrity hairstylist Anh Co TranOpens in a new Window. is responsible for some of the most stunning celebrity tresses in Hollywood, including those of Anne Hathaway,Emily Ratajkowski, Zooey Deschanel, Jessica Biel, Gwyneth Paltrow, and many, many more big names. Now, he’s sharing his wisdom with you! The wizard responsible...
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Anh Co Tran traz ao Brasil conceito Lived in Hair

Anh Co Tran traz ao Brasil conceito Lived in Hair

Anh Co Tran, artista Global de L’Oréal Professionnel e um dos hairstylists mais prestigiados do mundo, desembarcou ela primeira vez no Brasil para um Look and Learn exclusivo da marca, nos dias 04 e 05 de setembro, em São Paulo.Nascido no Vietnã em tempos de guerra, Anh fugiu do comunismo...
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The Best Back to School Hairstyles, according to a Celebrity Stylist

The Best Back to School Hairstyles, according to a Celebrity Stylist

Anh Co Tran is the definition of a celebrity hair stylist. He travels all over the world giving famous people—including Anne Hathaway and Julianne Moore—his signature “lived-in” cuts. Anh is used to working under pressure and for highly-demanding clients, so I figured that made him especially qualified to give advice...
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Big hairy scene: International celebrity stylist hosts Edmonton workshops

Big hairy scene: International celebrity stylist hosts Edmonton workshops

It’s called Lived In Hair (and yes, there’s a trademark for that), and it’s arguably the biggest hair trend in the salon world. Stylists flew to Edmonton from across the country Sunday for two days of workshops  to learn how to execute the look at the hand of its master,...
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Jessica Biel – Wispy Bangs

Jessica Biel – Wispy Bangs

Why Anh Loves Whispy Bangs - "60s-style bangs (shorter) in the middle, longer at  the sides) that graze youor brows feel relaxed and super modern" says Anh. Nail this look: When  it comes to prepping with product, too much can make fringe fall flat. L'Oreal Professionnel's gel-cream combo fulls double...
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Bye to ‘Real’ Housewife Hair

Bye to ‘Real’ Housewife Hair

Among the few notable things about this year’s Golden Globes was that so many women dispensed with long curling-ironed hair or chignons or whatever other frippery and just chopped it. Saoirse Ronan had a lob, or “long bob,” styled by Ben Skervin. Claire Foy: mini-bob. Maya Rudolph: sharp medium-long bob. Lobs,...
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Celebrity Hair Transformations of 2018: Cuts, Hair Color Switches, Bangs, Extensions and More

Celebrity Hair Transformations of 2018: Cuts, Hair Color Switches, Bangs, Extensions and More

Celeb hair guru Anh Co Tran gave the actress the tousled crop that she excitedly showed off on social media with the Coco Chanel quote, “A woman who cuts her hair is about to change her life.”
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Anh Co Tran X Locks of Love

Anh Co Tran X Locks of Love

Anh Co Tran teamed up with Locks of Love and Dignity Health to help support children living with hair loss related medical conditions. He hosted a pop-up salon at Dignity Health’s Glendale Memorial Hospital in November for a special event where community members were able to step up and donate...
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4 Tips to Achieve Anh Co Tran’s Lived-in Lob

4 Tips to Achieve Anh Co Tran’s Lived-in Lob

“What’s great about dry cutting is that you can customize it, when it’s wet you can’t see the hair as well,” says Anh. This helps you identify the true texture of the clients hair, including all of the previous layers, whorls and cowlicks, and makes it easier to style.
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Lived-in Lob by Anh Co Tran: 6 Dry-cutting Tips

Lived-in Lob by Anh Co Tran: 6 Dry-cutting Tips

These Tips From Anh Co Tran Will Help You Dry-Cut The Lived-In Lob. What’s THE cut your clients will ask for this fall? It is, and has been, and maybe always will be, the lived-in lob—and you can learn it from “The Lobfather” himself, Anh Co Tran, the creator and...
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15 Instagram Accounts To Follow Before Your Next Haircut

15 Instagram Accounts To Follow Before Your Next Haircut

Looking to spruce up your hair, but not sure where to find inspiration? There’s no better place than Instagram. The livedinhair account by celebrity stylist Anh Co Tran really delivers on its name, providing endless photos of tousled hair that looks effortless and, well, lived in. Tran, who's made a name for himself thanks...
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The Textured Bob is the Celebrity Haircut of 2018

The Textured Bob is the Celebrity Haircut of 2018

Kardashian hairstylist and founder of OUAI hair care, Jen Atkin, worked with another celebrity hairstylist, Anh Co Tran to cut her new short 'french girl 'do .
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10 Celebrity Hair Stylists You Need to Be Following

10 Celebrity Hair Stylists You Need to Be Following

Looking for some hair inspiration? One of our favorite places to look for inspiration is on celebrity hairstylist’s Instagram accounts. These stylists are not only the best in the business but have mastered the art of Instagram and creating a famous portfolio. Here are our favorite celebrity hairs Ahn Co...
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How to Use Texturizing Spray Like a Professional Stylist

How to Use Texturizing Spray Like a Professional Stylist

Of all the products worthy of landing a spot on your bathroom counter, none quite compares to the versatility of texturizing sprays. This professional-loved product does a little bit of everything. If you’re curious about texturizing sprays or looking for new ways to use your go-to product, you’re in luck....
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Pink Reveals Her Favorite Famous Woman and What You Probably Get Wrong About Her

Pink Reveals Her Favorite Famous Woman and What You Probably Get Wrong About Her

A famous woman I admire: “Ellen DeGeneres” Because: “She always leads with kindness.” One thing people get wrong about me: “That I’m angry.” A fictional character I identify with: “Angelina Jolie in Girl, Interrupted.” Because: “I’m batsh*t.” My hopes for all womankind: “Equality, safety & respect.”
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Alexa Chung (un)cover Refinery29

Alexa Chung (un)cover Refinery29

At first glance, Chelsea Handler and Alexa Chung might seem a slightly strange pairing for an interview. But, ahh, like leather and lace, it’s the unexpected nature of this power combo that makes it so good. And while they are each, in their own way, dominating the conversation in different worlds —...
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Experts Debate: Is sleeping with wet hair really that bad?

Experts Debate: Is sleeping with wet hair really that bad?

It's not that straightforward...We’ve all grown up with the same warnings. Don’t leave the house with wet hair; and don’t go to bed straight after washing it. But, is sleeping with wet hair really that bad for you? Well, yes and no. Yes, it’s bad for you, but not for the reasons you think.
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The Top 5 Fall Hair Trends Taking Over L.A.

The Top 5 Fall Hair Trends Taking Over L.A.

Loose, air-dried, effortless hair — from long beach waves to messy lobs to voluminous Afros — will always be a part of the L.A. scene, like heavy traffic and a general lack of awareness about what season it is. (I often forget whether it's April or October, to be honest.)...
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12 Shag Haircuts to Inspire your ’70s-Loving Clients

12 Shag Haircuts to Inspire your ’70s-Loving Clients

The Face-Framing Shag by Anh Co Tran (@anhcotran) Instagram via @anhcotran Shall we shag now or shall we shag later? The answer is NOW if your client is requesting the edgy, ‘70s-inspired haircut. Not only is it one of this year’s biggest trends but the modern shag is super-versatile, sexy...
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Why Aimee Song Skipped Heels and Wore Combat Boots to the Dior Show

Why Aimee Song Skipped Heels and Wore Combat Boots to the Dior Show

When it comes to finding the perfect outfit, we’re fans of the unexpected—a pop of color when you need some oomph, combat boots instead of heels, etc. Which is exactly why we were so excited to follow along as Aimee Song, aka Song of Style, made her way to Dior’s spring 2018 show. From her...
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This Old-School Hair Product Is Coming Back in a Major Way

This Old-School Hair Product Is Coming Back in a Major Way

Another reason why leave-in conditioner is becoming a mainstay product is because of its ability to keep hair well-hydrated, making it easier to style. Perfect for those with thick or damaged hair, L’Oréal Professionnel Artist, Anh Co Tran, says everyone wants shiny, healthy hair. “Leave-ins keep hair nourished and conditioned. Not...
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L.A.’s “Parallel Undercut” Is The Secret To Hair That’s SO Easy To Style

L.A.’s “Parallel Undercut” Is The Secret To Hair That’s SO Easy To Style

What Is The Parallel Undercut? “It's a replicable and consistent way of removing weight and giving movement to thick hair,” hairstylist Anh Co Tran told Refinery29. “It's great for all lengths of wavy, straight, and thick hair, but not great for curly or fine hair.” Like Tran's "Wave Formation" approach to...
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Anh Co Tran Shares Beach Waves Tutorials for Every Hair Type

Anh Co Tran Shares Beach Waves Tutorials for Every Hair Type

Summer is (very) slowly, but surely making its way here and that means vacations, lots of SPF, ultimate relaxation and ... hot, gross, sticky weather. But surprise: Humidity is actually your friend when it comes to enhancing and unleashing tousled, undone waves, which happen to be the style for summer, according to...
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6 LA Hairstylists Share Their Advice on How To Spice Up Your Hair For Summer

6 LA Hairstylists Share Their Advice on How To Spice Up Your Hair For Summer

Craving a new look for summer?  We tapped six LA Hairstylists to share their advice on how to spice up your look for the season.
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The IT List 2017- The Blow-Dry Buff

The IT List 2017- The Blow-Dry Buff

This hair guru can often be found coiffing the locks of Hollywood’s elite, including Anne Hathaway and Julianne Moore.
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The Raddest Spring Haircuts Coming Out Of L.A. Right Now

The Raddest Spring Haircuts Coming Out Of L.A. Right Now

L.A.'s spring trends have arrived in full force — and they're all laid out ahead, broken down by the stylists who created them. Bookmark the looks you love, make an appointment with your stylist, and get ready for a fresh spring hair update. What To Ask For: Long length with mid-length...
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Men’s Haircuts You HAVE To See

Men’s Haircuts You HAVE To See

Stylist/Barber: Anh Co Tran What To Ask For: A classic men's cut that’s shorter on the sides and longer on top “This is a timeless gentleman's cut,” Tran tells us. “[It’s] just short enough and long enough.” To score the look with your stylist or barber, Tran suggests asking for a classic men's cut...
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8 Hair Myths That You Should Just Forget Already

8 Hair Myths That You Should Just Forget Already

Many of us will go to great lengths to keep our hair on point. But could some of your every-day habits ― like washing and styling ― actually be hurting you? Here, we separate follicular fact from fiction. MYTH: TRIMMING YOUR HAIR EVERY 6 WEEKS MAKES IT GROW FASTER Truth: Hair...
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Hair Talk: Anh Co Tran + Jen Atkin

Hair Talk: Anh Co Tran + Jen Atkin

One day, their names will be printed in encyclopedias. If it weren’t for the hands, the scissors, and the hustle of these Mane Masters, every A-lister in LA and NY (and abroad) might fizzle out for having lackluster hair. Anh Co Tran and Jen Atkin—they run this town’s tresses. When the father of Lived In Hair™ and the mother...
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This Is The Evolution Of The “It” Hairstyle Over The Years

This Is The Evolution Of The “It” Hairstyle Over The Years

We took this question to some of the biggest hair pros in the biz, who revealed which styles have become the most requested by clients over the past 30 years (along with behind-the-scenes stories of how they came to be). Some of the cuts ahead were done by the stylists...
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How-To: Anne Hathaway’s Half Top Knot by Anh Co Tran Using Flow Hair Care

How-To: Anne Hathaway’s Half Top Knot by Anh Co Tran Using Flow Hair Care

Academy Award-winning actress Anne Hathaway wore a modern and romantic half-updo styled by Anh Co Tran with Flow Hair Care products at the Toronto International Film Festival. She attended the red carpet premiere of her new film "Colossal," wearing a fitted Rodarte floral dress with gold embroidery and sheer lace sleeves. “The design of Anne’s Rodarte...
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9 Model-Approved Haircuts Made For Standing Out

9 Model-Approved Haircuts Made For Standing Out

International L’Oréal Professionnel hairstylist Anh Co Tran, Celebrity Stylist and the artist behind many of Coco Rocha's most dramatic cuts, agrees. “In a world of social media and constant advertisement, a signature look helps to set one apart from the rest,” he says. “The simplest thing, like adding bangs, can completely...
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How to Score Fall’s Coolest Hairstyle, According to Celebrity Stylist Anh Co Tran

How to Score Fall’s Coolest Hairstyle, According to Celebrity Stylist Anh Co Tran

Summer may be (sadly) over, but that doesn’t mean you have to stop wearing your hair in tousled waves. Celebrity hairstylist—and THE master of lived-in hair—Anh Co Tran recently dropped by the Women’s Health offices to show us how to get gloriously undone waves that are perfect for any season. (Demi Lovato, seen...
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The $25 Hair Product That’ll Save You a Trip to the Salon

The $25 Hair Product That’ll Save You a Trip to the Salon

We’ve all seen—or most likely been—that girl with two inches of grown-out roots shining like a beacon of light from her scalp. It kind of feels like everyone is silently judging your hair (they aren’t; nobody really cares). And while we’re not saying you even have to bother dying your...
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