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Hairstylist Margarita Ford recently helped her client transform faded, grown-out color into this gorgeous, fiery red. Below, Margarita shares the steps she took to create the look. Before

Haircut Tutorial: The Ruby 70's Cut
The Ruby from the Modern Heritage Sam Villa Collection is a haircut that embraces the essence of the 70's, with short detached surface layers and extended perimeter lengths. Think free-spirited rock and roll infused with multiple identities to add value. Andrew Carruthers, Education Director for Sam Villa shares tips for achieving the look: 

Kyle Locklin, stylist at Aurelio Salon (Howell and Toms River, NJ), had a client who wanted a "rooty" ombré.  “She was a level 6 with level 7 and 8 highlights, but her natural base level was a 5. She wanted minimal upkeep, so I though about the colors in a Monarch Butterfly and it inspired me,” says Locklin. Get the steps to recreate this color, below.Formulas:

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:

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