How, When & Why To Use A Blending Shear To Texturize Hair - Sam Villa
Layering

How, When & Why To Use A Blending Shear To Texturize Hair

When do you use a blending shear vs. a straight shear? If your objective is to remove weight easily and quickly, work smarter and pick up your  blending shear. What is a blending shear? A bl...
How To Cut Even Layers When Your Client Wears a Deep Side Part or Side Sweeping Fringe - Sam Villa
Client Consultation

How To Cut Even Layers When Your Client Wears a Deep Side Part or Side Sweeping Fringe

communication ( noun ): the meaningful exchange of information between two or more participants Primal Communication vs. Social Communication The social communication between you and your guest...
Top Summer Hairstyles and Hair Color Trends for 2014 - Sam Villa
Business & Marketing

Top Summer Hairstyles and Hair Color Trends for 2014

Trends come and go pretty quickly these days. We are inundated with information from Pinterest, Instagram, Facebook and other social media markets. So, how do you sift through and take ownershi...
How To Cut Layers Into Long Hair - The Ombré Layering Technique - Sam Villa
Layering

How To Cut Layers Into Long Hair - The Ombre Layering Technique

What started as a Hollywood trend years ago has quickly transformed into a technique that all hairdressers must have in their bag of tricks. That's right, we're talking about Ombré hair color. L...
Face Framing Technique: Add Texture Without Removing Length [VIDEO] - Sam Villa
Client Consultation

Face Framing Technique: Add Texture Without Removing Length [VIDEO]

A common question from our clients with longer hair is “Can you frame my face without losing my perimeter length or adding lots of layers?” To that we say, "of course we can!" However, there are so...
Cutting Curly Hair - 'C' Shaping Technique - Sam Villa
Fundamentals

Cutting Curly Hair - 'C' Shaping Technique

Our natural habit is to "slide" our shear through sections of naturally curly hair. Doing so, will cause the shear to "rip" through the section and your client will definitely feel the discomfort!...
How To Remove Weight From Thick Hair - Sam Villa
Fundamentals

How To Remove Weight From Thick Hair

It's all about detached haircuts! Sam gives us a clear view on removing weight resulting in his "hidden secret" without losing length. This effortless technique is done in a snap: Isolate the top...
How To Cut Hair Around The Ear Without Making It Look Choppy [VIDEO] - Sam Villa
Layering

How To Cut Hair Around The Ear Without Making It Look Choppy [VIDEO]

This is a great technique - especially when you're working with men or women that wear their hair short around the ear. In the past when I would cut around the ear I used to elevate the hair abo...
How to blend choppy layers hair [VIDEO] - Sam Villa
Layering

How to blend choppy layers hair [VIDEO]

When it comes to cutting layers into hair, you have many options. Point cutting is an excellent technique for adding adding layers that are pliable, but the devil is in the details. The way that yo...