How To's

With summer in full swing, many clients are looking for quick and easy hairstyles to beat the heat while still looking gorgeous. Help your client ditch the hot tools, keep cool, and look effortlessly chic with this simple, 3-step tutorial for creating a deep side part ponytail from Peter Lamas of Peter Lamas Hair Care.Get the Look:1. Apply a generous amount of the Peter Lamas Volume Me Mousse to hands and work throughout the hair.

Tie-Dye Inspired Balayage by Shonda Broadus
Tie-dye hair color may just be one of the hottest trends of the summer, bringing a fresh take to bright rainbow hair. Shonda Broadus shares the tips you need to create the look for your clients. Here's how she gave her client a 1990's tie-dye inspired Balayage:

According to Karen Andrea, stylist at Di Rosa Haircare, women are not the only ones saying goodbye to longer locks this summer. Men are turning to clipper cuts to stay cool, especially the "Brit Crop Top," one of the most in-demand looks of the season. “The spiky front is what sets this style apart," says Karen.

Andis Classically Modern Tousled
From the Andis collection Classically Modern. You., this tousled look can go from polished to artfully mussed and back again, as length on top provides style flexibility. This is also a great option for clients with thin/thinning hair. Read on for the exclusive how-to!   Step 1: Wet hair and create a horseshoe-shaped parting from the receded area of each temple around the parietal ridge.  

Fourth of July is right around the corner and whether you're headed to a backyard BBQ bash or watching fireworks light up the night sky, there's no better way to celebrate than with a fun, festive look. Beauty Collection’s June #celebBeautyCurator and LA-based makeup artist, Renee Loiz, has this simple-yet-stunning makeup look that has just the right amount of sparkle to ensure that you stand out this Fourth of July.Click through to see Renee's step-by-step process for this fun makeup look! [pagebreak] 

Lydia Hearst's Terminator Genisys Red Carpet Glam Waves
Celebrity stylist Sean James created soft glamorous waves with maximum shine for Lydia Hearst's Terminator Genisys red carpet appearance. Here's how to get the look:1. Use a tennis ball sized amount of Intense Volume Mousse by Phyto and a Spornette Porcupine brush while blowdrying hair. (Sean used a lightweight Platform FHI Heat Blowdryer.)2.  Curl hair with large barrel curling iron on high heat, winding the hair vertically toward the face. (Sean used a CHI iron.) 

"Sometimes it is super fun to find a client who is willing to play with color and step over to a more daring and playful look, and then end the session in a mini salon photo shoot," says Colette Jones, owner of Giddy Up Salon and Spa in Okanogan, WA. One of Jones’ recent clients had several home applications of different DIY colors, so Jones decolorized the hair from mid-length to ends and then used Goldwell Topchic and Colorance to color balance and create an electric scarlet color. Recreate this fiery look with her how-to, below!

Bridal Hairstyle Tutorial: The Gatsby
Many brides-to-be want a look that can easily be transitioned from a more formal style for the ceremony to a more playful style that will stand up to dancing the night away with her other half. Geneva Cowen, Artist Director for Sam Villa, gives a how to for a look that is pre-set with modern beach waves and then set in a loose up style that can be transitioned in 5 minutes or less for the reception.

Hairstylist Holly DeCastri recently helped her client achieve this fun, electric blue hair color. See the how-to for this stunning, vivid look, below!Get the Look: 1. Says Holly, "We started with a platinum card process where I used lightener from re-growth to ends and laid foils over each section using 10 volume. I lifted her to a level 10. I kept her re-growth natural - it was an ashy level 7.

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