How To's

Hairstylist Katherine Knepp recently created this sandy, summery blonde hair color for her client. By taking time between appointments, Katherine was able to achieve gorgeous color while retaining the health of her client's hair. Below, she shares her tips for creating the look.Get the Look:1. Says Katherine, "[This client] came in the first time with a natural level 7 ash root and faded brown box dye at a level 6. I applied PRAVANA: 10 vol. developer with 7N and 8.1 for her root color.

Puerto Rico-based stylist Miguel Angel Mike recently created this gorgeous sea green hair color for his client. Below, he shares the steps you need to recreate the look! Get the Look:1. Says Miguel, "I took wide sections and back-combed them (similar to ombré technique).

Brandi Caskey, hairstylist at Michael's Salon and Day Spa in Dayton, OH recently created this prom-ready braided updo. She paired the style with soft, smokey makeup to achieve a perfect night-out look. Get the steps to recreate this pretty updo, below.   Get the Look:1.  Section the front half of hair off from the crown to the top of the ear.2. Put the rest of the hair into a ponytail.

Colorist Dustin Stone recently created this gorgeous, sultry color melt for his client. Deep, rich shades of red blend with a dark base for a subtle, beautiful effect. Get the how-to for this look, below.Get the Look:Says Dustin, "Her base is Schwarzkopf 3-0/5-6 Igora Royal."After shampooing, I foiled the hair, melting l-89 10 vol. upwards on damp hair, heavier on bottom and feathering to the top."I then let process for 25 minutes."

Hair colorist Margarita Ford recently created this beautiful Ginger Snap hair color for her client. Below, Margarita shares the how-to for this look so you can recreate the gorgeous color for your own guest!Get the Look:Says Margarita, "Her natural base is a 6/7, so I applied all RUSK colors using 2 oz. 7NW and 1/2 oz. 7CG, 1/4 8G with their Demi only solution. I also added L'anza's Trauma Treatment to color from roots to ends and processed at room temperature for 30 minutes.

Celebrity nail artist Michelle Saunders shows you how to create summery tie-dye nails with essie's naughty nautical and spin the bottle! Before you start, keep in mind Michelle's tips: Keep bottles open to quickly paint. Work one nail at a time so that polish is still wet and blends easily.     Products and Tools:

Hairstylist Jordan Glindmyer recently created this gorgeous, mermaid-inspired hair color for her client. Says Jordan, "Kelly [the client] originally started coming to me with some basic, buttery highlights, and we began a full, back-to-back foil process of high contrast platinum blonde with 2N/3N lowlights. When she decided to transition to some fun, vivid color, we decided to keep the lowlights and work with the pre-lightened hair as a base!"

Hairstyle Tutorial: Knot your Ballerina Bun
Create a sculpted take on a classic chignon from the SS15 Novis presentation with tips from Frank Rizzieri, Aveda Guest Artist.Step 1: Spritz hair with Pure Abundance™ Style Prep™ to give volume and thickness in preparation for the hair to hold the finished style.Step 2: Blow dry hair straight to help expand the volume while also creating sleekness; add a light mist of Brilliant™ Spray-On Shine for a touch of sheen.

With a decline in bold, bright, unnatural colors and a return to more natural looking hues, Ecaille is THE new trend. Think warm golds paired with rich caramel tones, as seen on Blake Lively, Khloe Kardashian and Jessica Alba.  It’s a technique that supplements color, whether natural or not, with multicolored highlights to achieve a tortoiseshell effect. Monica Byrne, owner of Monica Byrne Studio (Falmouth, ME), explains.

Orlando, FL based stylist Neal Malek recently created this gorgeous, multi-dimensional hair color for his client. Says Neal, "I call this technique a 'marbled ombré' because it gives a marbled look through the transitions of the colors. There are 3-4 colors used in this technique, including the base, and I love to use it when I'm using vibrant colors!" Recreate the look with Neal's how-to, below!Get the Look:

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