Sam Villa – Hair
Geneva Cowen - Art Direction/Color
Hair Assistants: George Garcia, Andrew Carruthers, Tina Calzaretta and Mary Urban
Shalem Mathew – Photographer, Mitch Kitter/Assistant
Paula J. Dahlberg – Makeup
Pascal Sauvageau and Jeremie Cote – Fashion Stylists
Geometric shapes like this rounded bob that tilt away from the jaw line to the nape of the neck take discipline and control when cutting. Go couture by accenting with a step-by-step fringe that’s precision cut to perfection.
For an ultra smooth, close cropped finish, try the following technique from Sam Villa:
Deep rich brunette hair needs light reflective dark colors – it’s what makes them natural looking and shiny. When creating these deeper colors and tones, focus on dimension. Try highlighting hair 1-2 levels lighter than the base color as seen on the right side of this image – it’s more about light reflection versus visual lightening or highlights. “One dimensional dark hair color never looks natural, you need the light and dark colors working together,” says Cowen.