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Updo - How-to: Classic Chignon with Eric...

What is a chignon?  'Chignon' is basically a French word for 'bun.'  It comes from the word "chignon du cou" which means 'base of the neck.' The term has evolved...

One Minute Hairstyle from Trendafilka Ki...

We are LOVING this quick upstyle from 2019 BTC Winner Trendafilka Kirova @another_braid. Trendafilka is a licensed hairstylist who taught herself how to braid.  We are mesmerized by her braid magic. Although the...

Styling Tip: Side Swept Bangs with Eric ...

Side swept bangs are perhaps the most requested fringe in the salon.  Its a great compromise or starting point for those who aren't sure if they want the commitment of...
Wednesday, 20 June 2018 00:00

Another Blonde Bob with Oscar Bond

Get inspired with this a-lister hairstyle! Another blonde bob created by created by Hattori Hanzo artist, Oscar Bond (@oscarbond007), will leave you wanting to recreate this look on client after client.

ABOUT OSCAR:
He began his long history as an industry educator at the esteemed Vidal Sassoon Academy in London where he was a member of the International Artistic and Show Team for Sassoon before taking the big leap to independence in 1987.

His mastery of the craft and gift for teaching has taken him all over the world for the past 25 years. He has worked in almost every city in the world and all over America. In 1994, he joined the Aveda Artistic Style Council and was appointed as Head of Education for the Aveda Institute in New York - Soho. At Aveda, he was responsible for implementing a strong yet simple haircutting system on many levels throughout the Aveda network, as well as delivering the latest trends through weekly advanced haircutting classes, national level shows and seasonal photographic sessions. In 1998, he began the tremendous task of putting his years of knowledge and expertise into ownership of a vision.

He has been featured in such magazines as In Style, Mademoiselle, Jane, Marie Clare, Self, GQ, Details, YM, Soho Style, Time Out, and Vogue, and his salon was voted one of New York City's Top Ten Salons in the October 1999 Issue of Salon News. In addition, his work was highlighted on ABC's The View and MTV's Making The Band. The salon has also been featured on Queer Eye for the Straight Guy, Teen Vogue, Color & Style Magazine, and The Wall Street Journal. His strong connection to the fashion world, mastery of cutting, and passion to adapt to the ever-changing eye of style define his illustrious career.

Shears by Hattori Hanzo. Products by Aquage. Learn the blow dry technique, flat wrapping, here.

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Sunday, 25 March 2018 00:00

LINES & LAYERS featuring Cole Thompson

Watch Cole Thompson (@_cole_thompson), International Creative Director and Founder of Elevation H and Guest Artist for Hattori Hanzo Shears add movement and fullness to a layered bob. By using a combination of lines and layers, he creates a broken, loose, soft and feminine look with a tough exterior and a really soft interior.

About Cole:
International Creative Director and founder of Elevation H, Cole Thompson is originally from Manchester, England and has been active in the hair industry since 2000. Cole started his career in independent salons around the Manchester area before beginning work for Vidal Sassoon in 2003 where he quickly became one of Vidal Sassoon’s youngest “Creative Directors”. During his 12 years at Vidal Sassoon, Cole gained tremendous respect in the industry while working closely with many schools in their “School Connection” program. Cole has also worked on developing collections, has directed and run photo shoots, and, has even appeared in a Vidal Sassoon TV commercial as a “Salon Genius.” Cole left Vidal Sassoon in 2015 to continue spreading his expansive knowledge to hair professionals of all levels all around the world, this time through Elevation H — the art, technique, and business of hair. Cole’s passion for educating is evident in his work as he continues to help others strive for excellence in all areas of the industry.

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