Pull Back Ladder Braid Hairstyle Tutorial

Pull Back Ladder Braid Hairstyle Tutorial

This simple and creative ladder braid adds visual character and value! Grab a friend and get ready to practice!

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How To Add Layers To Hair Without Compromising The Perimeter

How To Add Layers To Hair Without Compromising The Perimeter

Sam Villa demonstrates how to add layers to all hair types when the goal is to keep length and weight but add layers while still being able to pull the hair back. Discover how a tricky layering technique can be simplified with these tips & tricks.

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5 Ways To Master The Long Bob

5 Ways To Master The Long Bob

Bob’s can be adapted to compliment nearly any face shape or hair texture. They can be classic, edgy, or quirky, and in spite of their simplicity, they always speak volumes about the personality of the individual. Master this iconic design with these 5 tips from Andrew Carruthers, Education Director for Sam Villa.

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How To Create The Perfect Sleek Ponytail

How To Create The Perfect Sleek Ponytail

There are many different types of ponytails you can create, but one of the most difficult to place in is the sleek ponytail – just like the ones you see during Fashion Week. Follow these steps and you’ll create the perfect ponytail every single time!

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How, When & Why To Use A Blending Shear To Texturize Hair

How, When & Why To Use A Blending Shear To Texturize Hair

There are many techniques that can be done with a blending Shear. The two techniques shown in this video are perfect for extracting weight without much effort and without aggressive layering on long hair. Never let a shear control you in terms of the amount of hair to be removed. Discover how the right technique and the right hand positioning keep YOU in control of how much weight you would like to take out!

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Artist Feature: Breaking In To The World Of Editorial Hairdressing

Artist Feature: Breaking In To The World Of Editorial Hairdressing

One of my first jobs out of state was in New York. I was hired to keep a model looking beautiful all night long while she attended parties and dinner. It was the first time I was exposed to the fashion crowd, and maybe that’s why it still stands out. We stayed up all night and I found myself at a table at Le Bain at the top of the Standard Hotel, with Victorias Secret models and photographers for Elle Magazine. This man wearing a cape and a muzzle walked past us. I knew I would never be the same after that.

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Sam Villa Appointed Mentor Judge for The Battle of the Strands

Sam Villa Appointed Mentor Judge for The Battle of the Strands

Sam Villa, Founding Partner of Sam Villa® and Education Artistic Director for Redken 5th Avenue, is a Mentor Judge for the final competition of the epic 2014 Battle of the Strands in Las Vegas, October 4th – 6th. Watch the show live in 647 local theaters – click for more information.

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Excellent Razor Cutting Technique For Switching a Part On a Guest

Excellent Razor Cutting Technique For Switching a Part On a Guest

Add movement and direction to shorter hairstyles that will allow the hair to flow better when styled along the natural growth pattern and to have perfect visual texture when styling in the opposite direction.

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The Classic Gentlemen’s Step-By-Step Haircut by Nick Roberson

The Classic Gentlemen’s Step-By-Step Haircut by Nick Roberson

Check out another top-notch mens cut from Nick Roberson, our featured contributor who specializes in men’s styles. This haircut is called the “Classic Gentlemen’s Cut” and the fade is perfection! Get the step-by-step.

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Braiding Simplified – How To Keep Control Of Your Braids

Braiding Simplified – How To Keep Control Of Your Braids

Often times, the beginning of our braids can be difficult, maybe even a bit messy. The middle and end seem to be easier and cleaner. These tips & tricks will make it easier to control your braids.

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