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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How To Modernize a Ponytail With an Attached Fishtail Mohawk Braid

How To Modernize a Ponytail With an Attached Fishtail Mohawk Braid

Looking for a fresh, organic approach to liven up a ponytail? The fishtail braiding technique takes less than 10 minutes to execute and can be done on your longer hair in no time.

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How To Create a Sleek and Chic Center Part

How To Create a Sleek and Chic Center Part

Is there anything more chic than a center part? It’s such a simple detail that elevates a style to a whole other level of sophistication. The key to redirecting hair from its natural part is applying tension and heat. Using this step by step, you’ll create beautiful sleek center parts in no time at all!

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Awesome Texturizing Technique for Weight & Bulk Removal in Shorter Haircuts

Awesome Texturizing Technique for Weight & Bulk Removal in Shorter Haircuts

David Boyd from the Sam Villa ArTeam shares a great technique for removing excess weight & bulk that exists on top of the round of the head for your shorter and more masculine haircuts.

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How To Texturize and Add Movement To Dense Hair Using a Razor

How To Texturize and Add Movement To Dense Hair Using a Razor

Learn an awesome hair texturizing technique using a razor. This technique is perfect for clients with dense hair when you want to reduce weight and add movement.

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