With shorter styles for both men and women being so popular, knowing how to crate a versatile part on short hair is a great trick to have in the bag. David Boyd of Sam Villa ArTeam gives a how-to using a Sam Villa Signature Series Razor with 9-Gap Texturizing Blade and Sam Villa Signature Series Long Cutting Comb (always use a contrasting colored comb when cutting short hair for maximum precision).

Celebrity stylist Derek-Peter Williams shares tips for creating Jenna Dewan-Tatum's effortless updo seen at the Alice + Olivia Melrose Store Celebration on Thursday, November 20th.BEAUTY INSPIRATION:“Jenna’s gorgeous black jumpsuit showed off her neckline, so we felt that an updo would look best with the entire look. But, it was important to keep the hair soft and modern because the jumpsuit was very linear."GET THE LOOK:

Colorist and recent winner of our weekly Hairstyle of the Week contest, Victoria Pelaez (@vi_color) created this gorgeous, rich hair color using advanced techniques. The result: beautifully blended "strawberries and cream bombré." Below, Pelaez shares the how-to, along with helpful tips, to recreate this color for your clients.Get the Look:

Colorist Kristin Pellegrino of Salon Head Candy in Cherry Hill, NJ, recently created this bright, bold purple ombre hair color for her client. Using the balayage technique, Pellegrino blended the rich color beautifully together for a vibrant, gorgeous result.Get the Look:1. Pellegrino added balayage highlights with Wella Blondor and 20 Vol., taking diagonal sections in a "V" shape from the nape to crown, and in the front, diagonally, in the parietal from the ear to the fringe.

Celebrity hairstylist Brian Fisher recently worked with actress, Tessa Thompson for The Wall Group’s West Coast celebration of The Thick on Wednesday, November 19th in West Hollywood, CA. Says Fisher, “We went for an un-done version of the soon-becoming classic Hollywood bob, which paired well with Tessa's clean white dress and moto jacket."Get the Look:

Jet, a stylist at New York-based Anthony DeFranco Salon and Spa, recently created this intricate, yet surprisingly simple, braided bun up-do for a client. The versatile style works for guests on their way to a formal holiday party, a casual brunch with friends, or simply running errands around town. See the steps to recreate this fun look, below!Get the Look:

West Hollywood Design District's retrospective exhibit, "Decades of Design" at the West Hollywood Library, features renowned hair colorist Marco Pelusi of Marco Pelusi Hair Studio on Robertson. Through February 2015, the gallery will shine a light on the district's interior designers, architects, fashion designers, and stylists, like Pelusi, who commented, "It has been my destiny to be here in the West Hollywood Design District, among the most globally recognized talent in the world, where we offer products and services that simply cannot be duplicated.

by Jill Marcordes, Executive Director of Cosmetology & Nail Technology at Tricoci University of Beauty Culture“How often should I wash my hair?” is a popular client question. This is one of my favorite subjects when talking to our students and guest. Here’s my advice: 1. Consider Your Hair Type

Image: Don Arnold/Getty Images People magazine has announced its latest Sexiest Man Alive: actor Chris Hemsworth. The star, who's made a name for himself as the muscular, hammer-wielding Thor in Marvel Studios' Thor and The Avengers, has also been known to sport an array of different hairstyles, from long and flowing, to classic and cropped, to sun-kissed and 1990s-esque.Click through to see some of the Sexiest Man Alive's sexiest hairstyles! [pagebreak]

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