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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.

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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.

HOW-TO: Round Brushing Tips & Technique for Loose Curl and Wave

From Sam Villa's Director of Education, Andrew Carruthers, comes a great step-by-step to achieve shiny waves.

Micro Fringe: 6 Tips For Success

Andrew Carruthers of Sam Villa shares his best practices for cutting a micro fringe.

No More Broomstick Ends: Flat Iron Tips

Watch this demo on how to avoid those lifeless, flat-ironed ends that have lost all movement and learn how to bevel with the best.

How to Set Perfectly Even Shear Tension for Best Performance

In order to ensure that your shears are performing at their best, you really should do two things everyday – clean them and adjust the tension.  Here's how.

Men's Hair Cutting Education Live and Online

Andrew Carruthers, director of education for Sam Villa, teaches stylists and barbers in a virtual classroom.

Layering Fine Hair? It Can Be Done!

Andrew Carruthers, Director of Education for Sam Villa, shares tips for cutting layers into fine hair that respects the hair type and yields maximum texture without sacrificing density.

Four Reasons Curls Don't Hold

Andrew Carruthers shares his tips and tricks to make curls hold.