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Barbering - Why You Should Consider Cutt...

Why cut the top first?   The truth is that most clients don't have a perfectly shaped head.   How many times have you gotten into a haircut and realized you had some...

Learn this Blow Dry: How to Straighten ...

Tools: Blow dryer with concentrator Wide tooth comb Boar bristle brush   Products: Heat protectant oil Polishing Creme   Pro Tips: We recommend using a boar bristle brush to smooth and polish the cuticle Take clean, neat sections the width of...

Styling Tip: Layering Bangs with Eric Fi...

Layering Bangs (or Fringe) Bangs (or fringe) are a great way to update a look.  But sometimes the bangs are just too heavy.  How can you soften the fringe without compromising...
POSTED: Oct 1, 2019 | in Blowout

Blow Dry Styling - "Lived In" Hair

We have recently been seeing an obsession with 1970s hair and clothes.  Women are tiring of sleek, precise cuts and voluminous round brush blowouts. Being able to feature their natural textures with a well-cut shag or layered cut gives them that freedom and the proper blow dry technique can make the most of natural texture.  

Lived in 1

(photo by @anhcotran)

Texture is key to keeping this look modern as opposed to the severe looks of the 80s.  

Stylists like Anh Co Tran (@anhcotran), Andy Judd (@andy_doesyourhair), Bree Ritter (@goodbyehorsegirl) and many others achieve this look by applying a volumizing product like a light weight mousse, combing the product through the hair for even product distribution and using a diffuser to add or emphasize the cient's natural wave and texture.  Sea salt sprays are also great for adding an 'undone' finish to this style.  

Lived in 2

(Photo by @andy_doesyourhair)

If your client doensn't have alot of natural texture - try twisting pieces of hair into ropes and diffusing them by setting them in the cup of the diffuser on low air.