Hair Trends: Five Ways to Prepare for Fall's Most Popular Hairstyles

As the days get shorter and the nights get cooler, fashionable fall hairstyles begin popping up everywhere. From messy buns, to big volume, to stick straight strands, most people by this time are familiar with fall's most popular hair trends. This list of five essential products and styles from Sam Villa, founding partner of the Sam Villa brand and Redken Education Artistic Director, will carry any stylist through the season with flying colors and killer hair.

1. Use: Redken Diamond Oil Shatterproof Shine
This dynamic hair oil takes working overtime to the next level. Use it as a pre-shampoo treatment, leave-in conditioner, de-tangler, static controller, heat protectant or to prevent breakage and disguise split ends. It also works flawlessly to reduce frizz, enhance shine and polish texture, all while smoothing and hydrating hair. With this many uses, it's no wonder this all-in-one product has garnered a huge cult following of both stylists and consumers alike.

2. Try: The Undone Texture Technique
Andrew Carruthers, Education Director for Sam Villa, shows you how to produce lived-in, lazy waves using a flat iron in this quick 7 minute tutorial. In just minutes, you can help clients achieve beautiful, textured waves that are both simple and chic.

3. Use: Sam Villa Signature Series TEXTUR Iron
This professional iron features 1-inch, titanium-coated plates for durability and easy cleaning, and is a must-have product for "Textur Lacing," a technique that alters the surface of hair to enhance volume and texture as well as create a solid foundation for updos and braids. Watch Redken Artist Brent Borreson demonstrate "Textur Lacing" in this quick tutorial.

4. Use: Sam Villa Signature Series Thermal Brush
With the success and popularity of blow dry bars, it's more important now than ever to have a great finish. The Sam Villa Signature Series Thermal Brush is the perfect combination of nylon and boar bristles to distribute natural oils for a smooth, polished look. Furthermore, the ionic benefits of the ceramic and tourmaline barrel make blow drying faster than ever. Full, bouncy curls and a super smooth finish are just a brush away.

5. Use: Redken Control Addict 28 High Control Hairspray
Help clients achieve definition and long-lasting holdĀ  with this flake-resistant hairspray. The stay-put formula even works to resist humidity for up to 24 hours while maintaining flexibility and shape.

With fall fast-approaching, you won't want to be caught unprepared for the season's most in-demand hairstyles. With these products and techniques, you can be sure that you'll be ready for anything.

[Image courtesy of Glow Communications]

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