According to Founding Partner of the Sam Villa brand and Education Artistic Director for Redken 5th Avenue, Sam Villa, "the perfect blow dry should last at least three days." A three-day style is surprisingly easy to achieve, and Villa recommends that you "show your clients how to blow dry properly, with the correct products, proper blow dryer and the right brush, and they will get three looks out of one blow dry." Here's how it's done:DAY 1:
Just in time for Halloween, MAC Cosmetics has teamed up with legendary special-effects makeup artist Rick Baker to launch a limited-edition collection of makeup products that are perfect for Halloween.
Fall is a time of change, and what better way to embrace the season than with a new, shorter haircut? It's the perfect time of year to help your client make the big chop: drier weather makes for good styling, short strands look cute peaking out from hats, and with frequent trims to keep short hair looking great, worries over dry ends will become a thing of the past.
International Creative Director for IT&LY Hairfashion, Pasquale Caselle, transformed this level 5 dark brunette into a dazzling level 11 blonde using IT&LY’s Blondly Bleaching Cream. This new tube bleaching system can lift 1-7 levels, perfectly adhering to hair for uniform results, and contains 2 formula secrets: Argan Oil and Jojoba Oil. These two oils work together to protect, nourish and restore hair fibers, safely lifting strands from dark to light and resulting in beautifully colored hair.
Hair: I Fuoriclasse | Makeup: Cristina Marzo per Diadema | Photography: Stefano BidiniArt Director: Fabio Messina
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1. Beginning at the hairline on the left, comb the hair into a natural fall.
Hair stylist for Fantastic Sam's, Christine Ann Le, helped her client Zoe revamp her one-dimensional, all over hair color by creating a short, razor cut style with unexpected angles and lots of vividly bright color. To achieve this plume-like hairstyle, Christine began by applying a thermal protectant and styling spray to Zoe's natural hair, and then rough-dried Zoe's strands using her fingers. To create spikes, Christine next flat ironed small sections until smooth at the front of the head, and pulled them up and away from the scalp in the back.
Create a soft, whimsical look for your client, perfect for a romantic evening out, with this easy-to-create hairstyle by Seattle-based stylist and co-owner of Gary Manuel Companies, Gary Howse. This pretty look was inspired by 1920's-era styling, texture and romance with a more modern twist. Your client is sure to leave the salon feeling her absolute best.Follow the simple step-by-step below to recreate the look:
Fantastic Sam's stylist Cortney Mize transformed her client Teresa's hair from ordinary to edgy with bursts of fun color, a ton of short layers, and a shaggy, texturized fringe. To create this standout style, Cortney first applied mousse and thermal protectant to Teresa's strands. She then blow dried Teresa's hair while using a round brush to create volume on top.
Help your clients achieve this elegant yet low-key look, created by Co-owner and Creative and Education Director of Gary Manuel Companies, Gary Howse. This quick and easy braided bun is the perfect romantic hairstyle to leave your clients feeling chic and beautiful. See Gary's simple steps on how to create the look below.Step 1. Ideally, start with naturally curly hair or next-day curled hair (If client's hair is straight, create large, loose curls with curling iron and brush out).
Help your client pull off perfectly tousled curls with this simple but sexy look. This 1920's-inspired hairstyle, created by Co-owner and Creative and Education Director of Gary Manuel Companies, Gary Howse, is the perfect way to ensure that your client leaves the salon feeling beautiful and confident.Below, Howse gives you the easy how-to:Step 1. Roll small sections of hair up into a circle and flat iron the curl. Clip and and allow curls to cool.