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Author: V Collective

POP-UP GIFT SHOP!

Don't miss out on our pop up gift shop this Saturday 12-17-2016! Park at Balboa Park for free, take a nice walk in beautiful SD, and pick up something special for your loved ones. There's nothing like the holidays in beautiful San Diego! Truffles by One Sweet Addiction, Evolution Grain -free Dog Treats, Accessories from Vocabulary Boutique, Totes by Lola Elisa, Custom Gift Boxes by Parcel and Bloom, complimentary nail polish change, LBP product specials and more!  Save...

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“Marco Delgado: Soul of a Barber, Vision of a Hairdresser”

 A Little after 12pm on October 24, Tina Valencia, co-owner of V Collective, was chatting with an audience eager to gain expert knowledge about barbering from visiting V76 educator Marco Delgado. She, her husband David Valencia, and manager Jason Dean had prepared a valuable educational session with this Los Angeles professional in order to expand awareness in San Diego about the fast-paced and ever changing hair industry. Before the demo, Tina warmly took questions concerning her experience as a stylist and business owner. She set the tone for an engaging few hours with Marco as she shared her own trials and...

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Complimentary hair treatments and styles by celebrity hair stylist, Brick Boyett! Friday, Sept. 16th @12 – 3pm

Please reserve your spot ASAP as these will book quickly! vcollectivesd@gmail.com or call 619.795.3899 Brick started his career in 1987 with a rigorous apprenticeship with Roger Thompson Salon (Barney’s New York at North Park Mall- Dallas) He moved to Los Angeles where he was discovered by Sally Hershberger as her first assistant and worked in the Los Angeles and New York salon.                                                                                                            ...

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Rewards program!

 Starting September, 2016 for every retail purchase: $10 = 1 point 20 points = $20 toward your next purchase of all merchandise and retail products. As simple as that! Save Save Save Save Save Save Save...

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Tina Valencia LBP Front Row Portfolio Winner!

WAHOO!!!  I WON THE GRAND PRIZE FOR THE LBP FRONT ROW PORTFOLIO CONTEST!   The contest was to recreate an inspirational moment from LBP Front row in Miami, aka the hair festival of epic proportions.   Surrounded by art.  Street, hair, comedy, performance.  They are all art forms in my eyes and I loved that lbp front row gave me the full immersion.  My inspiration came from many moments so to narrow it down almost seems unfair.  The “moment” that caught my attention was a line drawing by Adrian Avila in the artist gallery.  As crafty as I am, my...

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Studio Tuesdays. How to cut curly hair for shape while maintaining length.

David Valencia, aka the curly hair guru, shows you how to do a curly hair dry cut.  In this video, he shares his curly hair technique that loosens and frees the curls, creating a beautiful shape without taking any length.  Much like a sculptor, he sees the entire composition and interplay between positive and negative space.  This is a great tutorial for seasoned hairstylists and also a great video for curly hair clients that are seeking something new. Most people with curly hair can identify with how much longer it takes to grow out, how much harder it is to maintain...

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Tina’s submission for Miami’s #frontrowchallenge competition

[caption id="attachment_20729" align="alignnone" width="1024"] https://www.instagram.com/v_collectivesd/[/caption] Products used:  Oribe Dry Texturizing Spray, R + Co Outerspace Surrounded by art.  Street, hair, comedy, performance.  They are all art forms in my eyes and I loved that lbp front row gave us the full immersion.  My inspiration came from many moments so to narrow it down almost seems unfair.  The “moment” that caught my attention was a line drawing by Adrian Avila in the artist gallery.  As crafty as I am, my drawings, head sheets etc. always look like they came from a 5-year-old, so I hold a lot of admiration for this particular art...

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