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Shonda Broadus, colorist at Color Me RAD Salon in Beaufort, SC, recently created this gorgeous, autumnal hair color for her client. Seamlessly blended highlights add dimension and interest to the beautiful look, creating a color that is both rich and vibrant - just like the season! Below, Broadus shares the steps she took to create the look:Get the Look:

Ashley Conway, an Aveda colorist at Doug's 2 Salon Spa in Montgomery, Alabama recently created this gorgeous, rich, raspberry hair color for her client. Conway, who specializes in balayage and corrective color, said, "[The] client came in [with] faded, level 6, color-treated hair. She wanted an all-over purple look, [that was] still sophisticated. I chose two Aveda full-spectrum permanent hair color formulas to achieve this look."Formula ONE (base and most of her hair): 40 grams 5 N20 grams INTENSE BASE4 grams VR pure tone

KMS California Artistic Director Sonna Brado created this unique up-do hairstyle that's perfect for all of your client's holiday parties this season. Simultaneously fun and sophisticated, the look involves crimping to build interesting texture and volume. Brado shares the steps to recreate the look below:Get the Look:

Eufora educator Megan Gill recently created this fun, edgy, leopard-inspired look for her client. Relying on fun color patterns and unique placement techniques, Gill created a look that was both bold and stunning. Below, she shares the steps she took to create the style:Get the Look:1. Clipper or scissor-over-comb to a 1/2-inch or #4 guard. If the hair is cut too short, the design won't pop as much. If it's too long, it will be difficult to control the hair or have it lay in the right place when finished.

Follow these steps to create the Natasha Pearson UK wave braid seen at the Unite Global Session 2014:1. Prep the hair with a light spray of Unite 7 Seconds Conditioner and then apply from root to tip Unite Session Whip.2. Using the Unite Boar Bristle Paddle Brush dry the hair, on a medium heat, paying particular attention to the hairline.3. Build the style by braiding a small centre section from front to back.

Looking for a new take on the regular top knot, Lea Journo, celebrity hairstylist and owner of Lea Journo Salon in Beverly Hills, created this unique, surprisingly simple Medusa Bun. Wet hair provides the perfect starting point for this look, making it perfect for on-the-go guests. Journo took several pieces of hair to recreate a coiled, snake-like bun in just 10 minutes. Below, she shares tips for recreating the Medusa Bun:

Hairstylist (and recent winner of Beauty Launchpad's #LPWeeklydo contest!) Lauren Carlson created this gorgeous braided up-do that's equal parts romantic and wearable. The style is perfect for clients enjoying the season - wether they're going to a festive holiday party, grabbing coffee, or simply running errands.

Hairstylist and owner of Trish's Hair Design in Fenelon Falls, Ontario Trish Legere recently created a romantic, nature-inspired hair look. Soft braids complement whimsical "roses" for an up-do style that is downright stunning. Below, Legere shares how she created the look:

Ready for a cool new braiding technique that takes only 5 minutes and makes a major statement? Sam Villa, Founding Partner of Sam Villa and Redken Education Artistic Director, calls it the Pull-Back Ladder Braid.Tip: Before braiding, "scrimp" hair to alter the texture 3X and prevent braids from slipping.How-To: Scrimping1. Section hair and spray with Redken iron shape 11 finishing thermal spray to protect hair from heat.

At this year's LACMA Art + Film Gala, daughter of LACMA Trustees' Eva and Michael Chow, Asia Chow, rocked spiral curls on the star-studded black carpet. Celebrity hairstylist Lea Journo, who counts Orlando Bloom and Ellen Degeneres amongst her clients, created the glamorous look using a flat iron and a wooden spoon. This creative technique, detailed below, allows for tight spiral curls - perfect for any formal event or holiday party!

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