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HOW-TO: Long-Layered Hair Cut and Fringe Style

Lauren Salapatek | August 18, 2014 | 1:39 PM

Kimemily Pham, stylist at Excellent Hair Salon in Fremont, California created sophisticated, classy, long layers for her client, Renelle.

Inspiration: "Renelle came into the salon with unruly, frizzy hair that had no shape or style. She is a young working mother who wanted a style that she could easily manage between salon visits -- a look that was versatile and required little fussing -- kind of like Eva Longoria’s look."

I gave her a sophisticated, classy, long-layered haircut starting at the chin line, with a long fringe to frame her face. This added movement to her hair, while reducing the weight and maintaining the length."

HOW-TO: Long-Layered Hair Cut and Fringe Style


"Before cutting, I began by applying Matrix Oil Wonders Sharp Cut Oil to her damp hair. Once the hair cut was completed, I styled her hair using a #390 Technique Thermal Round Brush. I followed up with a 2-inch CHI curling iron, setting the hair in pin curls for 10 minutes. To finish, I ran my fingers through her hair to separate the curls. Finally, I sealed the hair with Sexy Hair Smooth and Seal Anti-Frizz Shine Spray."


HOW-TO: Covering Gray Hair With a Balayage-Ombre Using Olapex

By Lauren Salapatek | Updated: 08/18/2014 1:44:00 PM
In this before and after, Excellent Hair Salon's Kimemily Pham's client requested a color correction with a cooler tone. Pham decided to transform this graying client into a beautiful balayage-ombre.
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