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How to Dry Curly Hair with a Diffuser

In this texture tutorial, educator Sam Villa drop the ends of a section of hair inside a finger diffuser and twists and lift as he elevates so hair is intertwined between the fingers.

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Five Tips To Mastering The Bob

It is a classic and a silhouette that every hairdresser should know how to perfect. But creating a bob is really more detailed than you think. Get a breakdown of the cut and learn the five MUSTS to mastering the shape.

Mastering The Crochet Braid

Learn the steps to create a perfect Crochet Braid

Cutting Trends from Sam Villa Director of Education

Andrew Carruthers, hairstylist, life coach and Sam Villa Director of Education shared life lessons and presented two cutting demonstrations for Bellus Academy students on Monday, August 12.

How to Create Internal Graduation on a Blunt Bob

​“Next time a guest wants a cool blunt bob that’s a bit leaner through the perimeter with the illusion of more fullness, international graduation is the way to go,” says Andrew Carruthers, Education Director for Sam Villa.

Five Tips from Sam Villa on Protecting Shears

Sam Villa says managing a shear collection can be one of the biggest investments a hairdresser makes.

How to Create a Pulled Donut Braid Updo

Sam Villa is sharing his secrets to a fun updo technique that can create new shapes and textures.

How To Cut Blunt Bangs

Jesse Linares shares his guide to cutting perfect blunt bangs.

How To Cut Long Curtain Fringe

Andrew Carruthers, Education Director for Sam Villa, leads hair stylists and those looking to make a change to their current style through a series of steps to achieve that perfect on trend hair look for the season.

Makeover: Using Color Remover as a Magic Wand

Get the details for this makeover where the colorist admitted she needed a "magic wand."