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STYLIST SPOTLIGHT: Hair Cutter and Colorist Kazuma Kurata

Throughout the artist’s online portfolio and Instagram platform, @kazuma_genuine, it’s clear the Sassoon-trained artist places value on the customization of each finish based on his client’s individual features.

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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.

Cutting Demo: How to Balance a Side Part by DJ Muldoon

In this hair cut step-by-step, DJ Muldoon showcases how to balance a side part on a layered bob.

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 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.

6 Medium and Long Haircut Trends for Spring

The challenge? How to keep bobs, lobs and long layered haircuts—cuts that make our clients so happy—looking modern and interesting. Find out how cutting and styling experts are keeping things fresh this season.

Slide Cutting - Tips For Success

Nick Penna of Salon Capri, Boston, demos the perfect slide cutting.

Carmelo Zammitto Announces Rotation Shears

Hair stylist and industrial designer Carmelo Zammitto holds a patent on the Rotation Design Ring shears feature.

HOW-TO: Unique Diffusion: Concave Look With Simple Disconnection

“Unique Diffusion” (from modernsalonlearning.com) teaches you how to create a strong but dimensional concave shape with soft disconnected lines. Learn how to work both horizontally and vertically in the exterior and through the interior to create multiple weight differences.