Men’s Undercut Tutorial: Razor Over Comb Hair Cutting Technique

Men’s Undercut Tutorial: Razor Over Comb Hair Cutting Technique

Discover a great way to create a short undercut for your male or female guests using a razor over comb technique. Put down the shear and pick up your straight edge razor to achieve frothy texture that is lived-in versus a blunt edge that you get when using a shear.

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How To Palm Your Shears When Cutting Hair: Crane Handle Shear Palming Tips

How To Palm Your Shears When Cutting Hair: Crane Handle Shear Palming Tips

Whether you are a recent graduate of Cosmetology School or a 30-year veteran stylist, making the transition to a crane handle shear can in some cases be a slight challenge. Discover the easiest and most comfortable way to palm a crane handle shear while cutting hair.

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How To Cut Even Layers When Your Client Wears a Deep Side Part or Side Sweeping Fringe

How To Cut Even Layers When Your Client Wears a Deep Side Part or Side Sweeping Fringe

When your guest with a side sweeping fringe and/or side part comes in and tells you that you cut one side sorter than the other on the last visit, how do you deal? Discover how simple communication not only keeps you in control but also keeps your guest from second-guessing you when cutting layers.

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Artist Feature: What It Takes To Become a Great Editorial Hairstylist

Artist Feature: What It Takes To Become a Great Editorial Hairstylist

The editorial community in our industry is actually really small, so we make it a point to reach out and get to know the players. One night, we happened upon a 2-time NAHA winner that shoots 20 times a year and has only been doing hair for 7 years! You have to meet Steven Robertson!

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This Is One Hair Brush That Everyone Should Own

This Is One Hair Brush That Everyone Should Own

We all have an extensive collection of brushes for a vast variety of styling options. But there is one brush that is often overlooked, one we all need to be sure to have on hand. Find out what brush you should own if you don’t already.

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Geneva Cowen Wins 2014 NAHA Editorial Stylist of the Year

Geneva Cowen Wins 2014 NAHA Editorial Stylist of the Year

Congratulations to Sam Villa Artistic Director, Geneva Cowen for winning the 2014 NAHA Editorial Stylist of the Year! Take a look at her winning collection.

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Artist Feature: How One Barber Used Instagram To Ignite His Career

Artist Feature: How One Barber Used Instagram To Ignite His Career

Barber shops are experiencing a boom in business, driven by a younger clientele demanding slicked back undercuts, super tight skin fades and modern pompadours. If you’re following the men’s barbering trend on social media – then you’re probably familiar with Mikey Henger. If not, you’ll want to learn more.

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How To Cut Highly Textured Fringe/Bangs With a Razor

How To Cut Highly Textured Fringe/Bangs With a Razor

Vandalize the fringe with this free handed razor haircut technique by Sam Villa. Create a chunkier effect that will add personality to your finish and really awaken the shape of your haircut!

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Razor Undercut Tutorial Using Razor Over Comb Technique

Razor Undercut Tutorial Using Razor Over Comb Technique

This razor-over-comb technique is excellent for creating pliability, texture and movement without taking the hair too short. Discover how to create soft under-layers that have movement when growing out!

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Sam Villa Surrounded By Cops With Guns Drawn…All Because Of A Mannequin Head?

Sam Villa Surrounded By Cops With Guns Drawn…All Because Of A Mannequin Head?

In this episode of Story Tellers, Sam Villa tells us about a time when he was at the dentist’s office and had a surprise visit from multiple police officers with guns all pointed his way! Wait until you hear this story!

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