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Divide top half of hair into four sections—one on each
side along the parietal and one at the top of the head
leaving out the nape. Bring down the hair from the occipital
and pull out the center section. Make tiny cuts on radial
sections (“whisper cutting”) from short to long, starting at
mid strand. Travel with the section lifting as you go.
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Go to the sides at the nape. Pull out section and whisper
cut starting from mid strand.
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Work down the section, returning back to the center.
Repeat on the other side.
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Along the sides, bring down the fi rst section. Take a twoinch
horizontal panel and project. Whisper cut from mid
center to ear to four inches out traveling toward the side.
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Continue up the side section in horizontal sections cutting
in the same manner. At the third horizontal section, go
short to long from face to back.
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Bring the entire side section to the front and whisper cut
from mid section to length.
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Take the section from the crown, lift up and whisper cut
from mid section to six inches out from length. Using the
shortest piece as a guide, bring radial sections to the
short point, continuing to blend from short to long.
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Take a section from the front top/side and direct forward.
Whisper cut to create an overlay.
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Gather the fringe and whisper cut to break up and soften.
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Maroon silk Mikado dress with metal flower embroideries by Miu Miu, rings by Alexis Bittar
For the Georgine Fall/Winter 2017 collection presented at NYFW, Moroccanoil Artistic Director, Kevin Hughes says the "collection was inspired by the care-free VIP individuals that used to reside in hotel suites and make them their own."
Meagan Reitz (@meaganreitzhair) of Skin Bliss Spa and Salon, Albuquerque, New Mexico, wowed us with this makeover that we found on Instagram. We contacted her to get more details. Here she shares the how-to.
When we saw this makeover on Instagram, we had to know more. Hairdresser Nicole Boccio of Cactus Salon and Spa (@cactussalonsmithtown), Smithtown, New York, says "I had been doing a doubled processed blonde on Kelly Sampson for some time now. She came requesting 'mermaid hair'. She had 2 inches of level 5 roots." Here Boccio shares the details for this makeover.
"This client had thought about cutting her hair for months. She was leaving out of country to make the world a better place and didn't want the hassle of dealing with long hair throughout her travels." Dani Emerson (@hairdodanigirl) shares details for the makeover.
Jessica Love (@jessicaa_lovee) of The Woodlands, Texas, revealed her artistic abilities through this color correction by creating an astonishing masterpiece. Love actually approached this client outside of the salon stating that she had a vision. "I got inspired and couldn't help myself but to ask if she'd come in and let me play with her hair," says Love. "We clicked instantly and booked an appointment." Here's the how-to.
Kelsey Brogan (@kjb_hair), a Redken Color certified artist from Mequon, Wisconsin, says she has a "passion for making people blonde!!" Here she had the opportunity to put that passion to the test. "This client came in with previously subtle highlights feeling very dull and wanted a complete makeover." Brogan first cut off about 6 inches and then got busy with color. Here she shares the how-to
Jamie Newman and Elizabeth Jakaitis|January 24, 2017
MODERN SALON editors Jamie Newman and Elizabeth Jakaitis experience Keune Bond Fusion—which can be added onto ANY service—incorporated into a balayage service and a modern shag haircut. See the complete tutorials (including formulas)!
Andrew Carruthers, Director of Education, was at the Redken Symposium 2017 to launch his "baby", the new Artist Series Shear, designed with new and exciting technology to help any stylist perfect a cut. We put him (and the shears) to the test by asking him to trim an overgrown fringe.
Amy McManus (@Camouflageandbalayage), owner of Trinity Salon in Fitchburg Mass. says "My guest contacted me after seeing my work on Instagram. She drove an hour to see me because she loved my blondes on my page." This client was previously highlighted, but she never felt light enough. "She wanted a lot of bright icy pieces and loved a lot of contrast. After out consultation, we decided to keep her natural base color and build off of that for the blend." Here's the how to.