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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.

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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."

7 Tips to Create Amazing Braids

Sarah Crews, a master braid artist, shares her seven tips to creating amazing braids.

Tips for Correct Body Positioning for the Professional Hairdresser

The experts at Sam Villa offer their tips for correct body positioning when performing a cut or color.

Sam Villa Shares the Ultimate Angle for Razor Cutting

How many of you have recommended a razor cut to that client who had just one unfavorable end result with a razor? You know the one, “I don’t ever want my hair to be cut with a razor again!” Here's how to gain confidence in razor cutting and pass it along to your client.