Upgrade Your Texturizing Skillset - Sam Villa
Fundamentals

Upgrade Your Texturizing Skillset

Soft, lived-in texture and natural movement are two of today’s hottest hairstyling trends. But creating a beautiful textured cut isn’t as simple as blending, blending and more blending! Several f...
Braids & Up Styles Tutorials - Ultimate Guide [35 Videos] - Sam Villa
Braids Ponytails & Updos

Braids & Up Styles Tutorials - Ultimate Guide [35 Videos]

No matter the occasion, braids and upstyles are always in! You can wear a simple braid to tame frizz on a casual day or create a more complicated upstyle for a formal event – especially during wedd...
How To Find Creative Inspiration As A Hairdresser - Sam Villa
Fundamentals

How To Find Creative Inspiration As A Hairdresser

The definition of the word inspiration can found as the process of being mentally stimulated to do or feel something, especially to do something creative. We are all creative souls and we need ment...
Signature Series and Essential Series Shears Differences - Sam Villa
Fundamentals

Signature Series and Essential Series Shears Differences

Sam Villa Signature Series Shears vs. Sam Villa Essential Series Shears. You've probably heard about our shears but might be wondering, "What are the differences?" The type of metal used, the lengt...
Challenges and Solutions When Cutting a Bob - Sam Villa
Bobs & Lobs

Challenges and Solutions When Cutting a Bob

The bob is a haircut that all stylists must learn to master in the salon. However, there are some common challenges that we encounter that when corrected makes difference between a good bob and a ...
How To Hold Your Shear and Comb In The Same Hand While Cutting Hair - Sam Villa
Fundamentals

How To Hold Your Shear and Comb In The Same Hand While Cutting Hair

While at shows and on the road many of you ask Sam how he holds his professional shear and comb in one hand while cutting hair. This trick will take some practice but when...
How To Create Volume On Top Of The Head | The Volume Zone - Sam Villa
Blow Dry Techniques

How To Create Volume On Top Of The Head | The Volume Zone

Do you recall practicing roller sets back in school? Whether you loved them or not, those roller sets actually gave you the foundation skills for blow-drying! You may also recall the gaps in the...
How To Apply Mousse Before Blow Drying - Sam Villa
Blow Dry Techniques

How To Apply Mousse Before Blow Drying

What is the volume zone? The volume zone is the most critical area for a client that calls for a styling product to add volume for balance in the haircut. The focus area would be across the top ...
How To Curl Your Hair With a Round Brush - Sam Villa
Blow Dry Techniques

How To Curl Your Hair With a Round Brush

Thermal brushes are fundamental for conclusive finished results on medium to fine hair types. Have you ever thought about heating up the barrel of your thermal brush with the heat from your blow dr...