HAIR: HAIRCUTS & STYLES
Rather than referring to ombre color, Sam Villa of his namesake brand demos the art of the "ombre" cutting technique
Kate Moss dons a cool cut that boasts two types of layers that cross over one another
Look of the Day by Cassandra Laine of Platinum. Cassandra's work is always flawless!
Olesia Vabishchevich is a prolific and talented stylist who creates exquisites designs for her clients on a daily basis. We love her sense of dramatic color that's still salon friendly and her flawless finishing techniques.
The "lob" is known for being one of the hottest haircuts of the past year. Check out examples of the super-trendy style.
Buns. They're simple, elegant and ideal for every special occasion.
Your mission - to enhance your client's features by creating a cut that frames her face. Your problem - she doesn't want to lose any length or have too many layers. Impossible? Hardly! Here's how it's done.
Hot Tools and Hot On Beauty are partnering for a fantabulous Instagram promotion. The entry steps are super easy; the rewards are fantastic. Three lucky winners each week will receive an Insta-Curl EZ Styler iron, which curls even the longest of cascading strands in seconds and leaves them looking their lustrous best. Click on the pic for details! And don't forget to check out our first six winners and their winning images!
Hot Tools and Hot On Beauty are partnering for a fantabulous Instagram promotion.
The entry steps are super easy; the rewards are fantastic.
Three lucky winners each week will receive an Insta-Curl EZ Styler iron, which curls even long strands in seconds and leaves them looking their lustrous best.
Check out our first six winners and their winning images!
There are so many stellar hairstyles for fall 2014, but some stand out heads above the rest. Each week, our editors use their impressive resources to find the best styles available and then confer-no one leaves the room until it's decided!-to choose the most amazing HOT Hairstyle of the Week. Posted Every Sunday!
With a mixture of romantic braids and bold color, this cool new updo debuts just in time for wedding season.
Messy, wet knots provided a sexy, uncomplicated style at the Roberto Cavalli show in Milan. Here's how to create it for your clients this season.
The wet-shine look gives hair a sexy, nighttime feel.
Models parading down the runways at the Miu Miu show in Paris flaunted slightly boyish hairstyles.
At Hermes, Redken's creative consultant Guido drew inspiration from film stars of decades past to create some truly romantic hair.
PRAVANA stylist Jamie Muniz offers some fab hair how-tos inspired by some leading ladies seen on the silver screen.
Whether your clients are seeking an upstyle for a wedding, prom or any other formal event, we've got you covered with this gallery of updo inspiration.
Finding "the one" is tough. It takes a lot of time and effort, and there are no guarantees that things will work out. Additionally, there's so much tied into our appearance -- time, money, confidence -- meaning your "stylist soul mate" is not a relationship that should be taken lightly. We're taking the guesswork out of the equation to help you find your perfect match.
Sure, mohawks are edgy -- but faux hawks give that punk standby a much-needed twist! Plus, they're so much more versatile. Click to view our gallery of rock-chic faux hawks (OK, and mohawks) from salon-worthy and sophisticated to wild and headbangin'.
Julianne Hough looked stunning as she hit the red carpet at the 2014 Emmy Awards, with a look that celebrity stylist Riawna Capri called "deep and disheveled." Tres chic!
Read on for an updo that's a little more low-key -- but still undoubtedly fabulous -- courtesy of Matrix.
Channel old-Hollywood glamour with this style, using the below step-by-step brought to you by Matrix.
Ramp up your brunette beauty with this stunning how-to from Matrix!
If you're stymied by all the different types of sprays on the market-working spray with hold, hairspray with memory, moveable finishing spray and more-we're here to help you get up to speed on the different types of sprays, including how to choose the right ones for your hair and styles.
Soft, natural-looking curls are universally flattering. The problem? They're also a bit tricky to achieve. Too much manipulation results in frizz; not enough will give you a "bird's nest" effect. Our friends at Aquage break this style down step by step to give you perfectly defined, frizz-free curls -- every time.
Soft, natural-looking curls are universally flattering. The problem? They're also a bit tricky to achieve. As we all know, Too much manipulation results in frizz; not enough will give your clients a "bird's nest" effect. Our friends at Aquage break this style down step by step, so that you can teach your clients how to achieve perfectly defined, frizz-free curls every time.
Throughout 2014, it has been all about the cut! It seems like every week another celebrity is ditching their traditional long layers for a nice clean crop. Here are our favorites!
You name a celebrity, and she's probably rocked a lob at some point. Here, some of our fave versions of the 'do!
Clients still wrapped up in the braid craze? We can't say we blame them -- the look is so varied, it runs the gamut from casual-cool to ultra-glam! To help make the plait selection a little more palatable, we've pulled together a gallery of our favorite braided styles for your inspiration.
Still wrapped up in the braid craze? We don't blame you -- we are, too! We've pulled together a gallery of our favorite braided styles for your inspirational purposes. Feel free to bring these photos into the salon and dare your stylist to do her best rendition!