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MAKEOVER: From Drab To Fab

This client wanted lighter and brighter hair, that didn't change much in different lighting! See how one of MODERN's favorite hairdressers used some tender loving care to bring her to her desired result.

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The MODERN Shag - Everything You Need To Know To Get It Right

The "shag", that very 70's rocker look, is having a rebirth. Get the tips, tricks and techniques you need to create the MODERN version of this classic silhouette.

Create Deep Interior Texture with Inside Out Cutting

Jesse Linares, Sam Villa ArTeam, suggests approaching cutting from the inside out when wanting to achieve interior texture, loose ends and lots of movement within the shape.

Is the Tension Screw on Your Shears Too Loose?

The tension screw on your shear is critical. Here, Sam Villa shares how to make sure it's properly tightened.

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.

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.