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May 6, 2015

The Ruby Haircut Step By Step from the Sam Villa Modern Heritage Collection

Blog The Ruby embraces the essence of the 70's with short detached surface layers and extended perimeter lengths.  Imagine taking the best part of that free spirited rock & roll era and infusing that into today's clientele! Click to get the step by step. More

May 4, 2015

Sam Villa® Modern Heritage Haircut Collection

Blog This collection is all about showcasing hairdressing heritage by reaching back to the looks we all loved from the late 60s/early 70s and blending in touches through the late 90s/early 2000s. By melting these influences together with a modern eye for design, we developed the Modern Heritage Collection around the needs of the every day hairdresser. View the collection! More

April 21, 2015

Great Questions for an Amazing Client Consultation in the Salon

Blog Communication builds wealth! There is no time more powerful than the time we take for our guest consultation. Whether it is a consult with a recurring guest for a new look or a consult with a brand new guest – this is prime time to discover the guests’ concerns about her hair and set forth your knowledge and communication skills. Watch now to pick up some great consultation skills from Sam & Andrew! More

April 8, 2015

The Greaser Quiff Men's Haircut Step By Step

Blog As hairdressers, we are always digging up old patterns of “how to” cut hair. One of the biggest things we can do, is to set ourselves apart from other stylists while working behind the chair. Pulling two haircuts from opposite ends of the spectrum to create a hybrid style is a great way to achieve that. Here is a great old school (hybrid) haircut for you to enjoy, with a twist! More

March 27, 2015

Day to Night Hairstyle | Mohawk Braid into Fishtail Bun

Blog A mohawk hairstyle can easily set you apart from the crowd. There are endless options on how to style a mohawk and because braids are very trendy this year, I decided to create a braided mohawk style. This look works great for casual and formal occasions, which is why I turn the braids into an updo at the end of the tutorial. More

March 11, 2015

How To Trim a Beard: Mountain Man to Businessman Beard

Blog Let’s talk about facial hair or as David Boyd, Sam Villa ArTeam member calls it “man makeup," which I love! That's exactly what it is… it can detract from certain features, add fullness to an area that is lacking (think jaw line), or highlight an attractive element on the facial structure. Learn how to trim a mountain man beard into a businessman beard in just a few minutes. More

February 19, 2015

How To Create a Voluminous Viking Braid

Blog The "Viking Braid" is exploding all over the internet & for good reason, it is casual with striking visual interest! This look is usually done with a Dutch braid down the side, but I wanted to pump up the volume & change the texture of the look for more of a "WOW" factor! Check out the full step-by-step by guest blogger Heather Chapman. More

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