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Color Correction: Removing Years of Black Box Color

The formula, steps and results of removing 4 years of a client's at-home box hair color and transforming her look with professional hair color.

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Just Say No: Using a Consultation to Compromise with Clients

As a professional, sometimes you know the cut, style or color your client wants won’t necessarily work for their hair type, ease of at-home maintenance or overall look.Brig Van Osten, owner of Play Hair Lounge in Simi Valley, California, ...

Windy City

When stylist, educator and salon owner Brig Van Osten arrived in Chicago for Bumble and bumble’s Voice and Vision networking event, she was instantly inspired as she checked into her room at the W Hotel downtown. “I immediately ...

Architects of Design: p!ay hair lounge Salon Tour

As if going to the salon weren't fun enough—Brig Van Osten's newly redesigned p!ay hair lounge is infectiously colorful and carefree.

Lilah's Lilac: Formula By Brig Van Osten

Get the formula for Lilah's Lilac, courtesy Brig Van Osten.

HOW TO: Dreamtones Rainbow Bright Color

When Brig Van Osten shared this gorgeous techniclolor hair color creation on MODERN's facebook wall, we knew we had to hunt her down for the how-to! Luckily, she was just as thrilled to share it with us.

HOW-TO: Achieve Pastel Pink Hair Using PRAVANA Vivids

BRAVO TV's Shear Genius Season 3 winner, Brig Van Osten transformed her fan Lilah's hair into pastel pink for her 16th birthday. Learn how to replicate this pretty pink shade inside.

Hair on the Fly: A Video by Brig Van Osten

Brig Van Osten took up a camera to create a new video that spotlights her staff, her skills and a beautiful makeover.

Sweet Rolls by Amanda Stone

Twenty-one year old Amanda Stone from Tampa, Florida, the first place winner of Pravana’s Show Us Your Vivids contest, knows what she likes.

How to Create Brig Van Osten's "Hey Baby" Braid

How to Create Brig Van Osten's "Hey Baby" Braid, inspired by No Doubt's Gwen Stefani.