How To's

Rihanna Wigs Out - Get the Color with PRAVANA
Rihanna decided to take the pastel plunge, following in the footsteps of other celebrities like Nicole Richie and Rumer Willis, at a recent Los Angeles Clippers game. Rihanna’s look may be temporary (a cropped wig for the evening), but you can copy her color on short or long hair with the recommended formula from Vadre Grigsby, Artistic Director at PRAVANA.

One Cut, Two Looks by Lori Panarello
Lori Panarello of I.d salon in New York is taking guests short and undercut for the spring/summer. The beauty of the cut is its versatility - it can be styled in multiple ways, depending on the client's mood. This serves as a walking advertisement for versatility and an icebreaker for starting a conversation about styling.

The Cross Layered Crop by Ruth Roche
Clients cutting their hair short for the first time typically have a few concerns about losing their length. Here, Artistic Ambassador for Pureology Serious Colour Care Ruth Roche gives her tips on creating a short look your client will love.

PRAVANA's May Formula of the Month: Emma Stone's Amber Gold
Emma Stone recently debuted her cropped cut and bangs which has proven to be a fan favorite. In turn, PRAVANA’S May Formula of the Month is inspired by The Amazing Spider-Man 2 star’s style. Her burning amber gold color is a great spring into summer shade.   Want the look? PRAVANA Artistic Director, Vadre Grigsby has created a custom ChromaSilk formula so you can emulate this gorgeous style.Formula:

Corrective Color: Honey Ombré by Amanda Locastro
Amanda Locastro at Di Rosa Haircare was able to take her guest from vibrant red to a beautiful spring honey Ombré in one day without compromising the integrity of the hair. Locastro's go-to color was Goldwell.

Timeless Elegance by Moroccanoil at the Suzanne Rogers Presents: ZAC POSEN Show
At the recent Suzanne Rogers Presents: ZAC POSEN show, held in Toronto, Canada, the designer was inspired by the alluring elegance of 1940's American film star Veronica Lake. Mimicking her signature style, the "peek-a-boo curl," Moroccanoil's Global Creative Director Antonio Corral Calero created soft but structured flowing curls that were reminiscent of Old Hollywood with a contemporary twist. Says Calero, “This look was the true depiction of timeless, feminine elegance." Get the Look:

Hairstyles How To: A Modern Day Veronica Lake by Abraham Sprinkle for Keratin Co
A day of pampering and a return to old Hollywood glam were on the docket at the Keratin Complex Spring/Summer 2014 Extravagant Beauty Blowout in New York last week, where the haircare brand unveiled two new stylers in its Style Therapy Collection, MoldMe Matte Texturizing Cream and Iconic Polish High Shine Pomade.“We’re using the products just like a designer or a makeup artist would,” shares Keratin Complex International Creative Team’s Abraham Sprinkle.

Create Glamorous Side-Swept Waves with Tips from David Antunes
Celebrity Stylist David Antunes predicts that the must-have look for this season of proms and weddings is classic, side-swept waves, inspired by old Hollywood glamour. "Old Hollywood glamour hairstyles can be easily recreated into more modern looks," says David. "Many top celebrities have made these classic retro hairstyles into a popular trend, and you can try the following red-carpet worthy hairstyles at home."Create the classic look for your client with these tips:

Magical Mohawk by Brandon Christmas
Hair stylist Brandon Christmas of A Cut Above Hair Design in Sumter, SC recently created this fun, colorful hairstyle for a client. Get the how-to for the look below!Cut:#4 guard clipper on sides for a Mohawk sectioning leaving wispy sideburns. Mohawk texturized with razor.Color:Wella Blondor, Matrix Color Sync, and PRAVANA Chromasilk Vivids.Lightener (applied to top Mohawk and wispy sideburns):Blondor + 20v. Process to a level 9 (client's level was a natural level 6).

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