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How to Create a Crown Braid with Ellen Devine

Learn how to create a whimsical, pretty crown braid style using a scarf with the amazing Ellen Devine, Sam Villa Ambassador. (New York, NY) – Scarves are still hot and sure to take on all the shimmer and glimmer of the upcoming festive season. Ellen Devine, Sam Villa Ambassador @ellendevinehair, breaks down one of the prettiest ways to wear a scarf seen all over TikTok. Check out the crown braid here. “A big square silk scarf works best, one that’s fairly large because you want it to pass your natural hair length when you braid,” explains Devine. How To: Crown Braid Brush hair with a Sam Villa Artist Series Finishing Brush to smooth,...

Halloween Hair: Tinseled Spider Web Tail

Tinsel came out years ago and most had to be applied strand by strand which was tedious and took a long time. Don't miss this amazing Halloween Hair How-To! Karla Valenzuela, Sam Villa Ambassador @kolor.me.karlaa, demonstrates two new installation methods that are much easier and faster. And with Halloween around the corner, it’s the perfect time to get creative with it. Watch it here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ReN0czfdPys Aluminum tinsel can be left in the hair and washed, styled and manipulated with hot tools. Valenzuela says a multi-pack of 20 colors only costs about $10, so it’s a great add on service during the holidays. “Tinsel excites me because I have an...

How To: Ruby Red for a gorgeous Holiday Updo

Color is back! The Met Gala and Emmy’s were full of vibrant fashion and beauty that will carry over to the holiday season. Learn how to create a gorgeous Holiday updo. Bold red lips, pops of emerald and berry accessories, and gorgeous limited edition ruby red tools from Sam Villa will fill salons with happy hues of joy. Caralee Pridemore, Sam Villa Ambassador @caraleestyles shares how to create a dimensional, Holiday updo that is perfect for a festive hair accessory, sparkly face gems or a bold red lip. 1. Apply mousse to damp hair and use a round brush and a Ruby Red Sam Villa Light Professional Ionic Blow Dryer to...

PROJECT: X Spends a Day with Robert Masciave

Award-winning hairdresser Robert Masciave took the Fellowship for British Hairdressing’s PROJECT: X members to another world of hairdressing, pushing their imaginations and creative processes with a glimpse into his world of avant-garde styling.  The PROJECT: X team visited Robert's Metropolis salon in Kingston-upon-Thames. There they went on a journey through hair, avant-garde styling and creative cutting, while Robert talked about his inimitable style.  Robert, who has more than 30 years experience in the industry and is one of the most innovative creators. Gave a masterclass in stepping outside your comfort zone and pushing your creative thoughts.  Member Kay Binnersley said: “What a...

Fellowship New Members Programme: Join Now!

There are many benefits of being a member of the Fellowship for British Hairdressing; for 2022 there is a simpler, easier way to join thanks to The Fellowship New Members Programme. The Fellowship New Members Programme for 2022 means that salon-based and freelance hairdressers and barbers can now pay monthly rather than yearly. According to chairman Barry Stephens, this is designed to make it more accessible to everyone.  “We know what a difficult 18 months it has been for the industry. Many received no financial help when businesses were closed. As a result, we have changed our membership package to...

How To: 5 Tips for Cutting Long Layers

Learn cutting long layers is key – especially today, knowing that the number one request in salons is layers with face-framing bits. According to Mandy McCullough, Sam Villa Ambassador and owner of Fix Salon (Seattle) @FancyFinish: “I want something new and on trend, but I don’t want to lose any length” is the mantra of many long hair clients. Watch her demonstrate how to cut a perfect “U” or “V” draped perimeter with face framing layers, fullness and movement here. “Add the wrong layers and the results can leave hair looking thin and sparse on the ends. Knowing how to strategically add texture and remove bulk can create hair that holds a...