andrew carruthers

TIP OF THE DAY: 3 Efficient Cutting Techniques

Andrew Carruthers, Director of Education for Sam Villa, has spent a lifetime (professionally!) learning, practicing and sharing cutting and styling techniques. Key to much of his success has been efficiency. “Whether you are a stylist that ...

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10 Consultation Questions You Need to Ask Every Client

If you haven't heard this a million times already, let us reiterate: consultations are a cornerstone of successful appointments and happy clients. Whether your client is 20 or 60, new or a regular, it's imperative that you touch ...

4 Steps to Cleaning Up a Difficult Neckline (+Video!)

Unusual growth patterns in hair aren't all that uncommon in both men and women; but when disproportionately more men than women go for tight, precise hairstyles, these growth patterns have a much bigger effect on the overall ...

How To Cut Thinning Hair To Make It Look Thicker and Fuller

How often are you asked for advice by your balding clients? Androgenic alopecia (male pattern baldness) is the most common cause of hair loss affecting up to 70% of men and 40% of women. Yes, there are fantastic growth products out there, as ...

The Fringe: Tips For Creating The Perfect Frame For The Face

Andrew Carruthers is focusing on the fringe as one of the most important aspects of a cut. “The most influential element that affects face shape and highlighting and/or detracting from certain facial features is the fringe area," he ...

How Important Is Finger Angle In Cutting?

Is finger angle important when cutting? Every professional knows it can make or break a design. Once the fundamentals of elevation and over direction are established, finger angle comes into play. Finger angles within sections are very ...

The Long Bob is in the Limelight - 5 Ways to Master the Look

Bobs can be adapted to compliment nearly any face shape or hair texture. They can be classic, edgy, or quirky, and in spite of their simplicity, they always speak volumes about the personality of the individual.The bob never really loses its ...

3 Tips for Texturizing Hair: Tools, Sectioning and Technique

Refresh your texturizing techniques with advice from Andrew Carruthers, director of education for Sam Villa. Here, he breaks down texturizing into three areas—tools, sectioning and technique.

How To: Get Michelle Williams’ Double Identity Fringe

Actress Michelle Williams looks great anywhere—casual or glam--with a flick of her versatile fringe.

Meet the NAHA Finalists: MENS

MODERN SALON recently spoke to the North American Hairdressing Awards or NAHA finalists. These uber-talented stylists and salon owners invested considerable time, talent and energy into their entries. In this interview they discuss their process.

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