David's latest fall photo shoot is all about enhancing what you have, not changing it! Very natural, with no grow out.
Color technique: Balayage.
Crown scalp scrub with Sunset Boulevard shampoo and conditioner.
One prep spray to comb through followed by Aircraft for blowdrying.
Death Valley dry shampoo at the root on dry hair for volume.
Styling technique: Flat iron pushing the hair upward and bending while tapping to create a finger wave pattern.
If you have long hair and you’ve been wearing the top knot, we have 3 alternatives to keep you ahead of the hair game. After watching most the shows at New York Fashion Week, I was most inspired by the Anna Sui show with the “Minnie-Mouse” buns. It showcased a half up-half down, cute yet edgy style. Longing to recreate this look in a shoot with our newly launched R+Co products, I’m blown away by what I find in my inbox a week later. Low and behold, it’s an email from R+Co describing Garren’s look for the Anna Sui Show...
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Tina, David, and Jason are looking forward to a fresh new year with endless possibilities after having made 2016 an amazing year to remember. Each month brought fresh challenges and accomplishments, giving the new studio a solid foundation for innovation. We couldn’t have done it without everyone who stuck with us from Phenix Salon to our 5th Avenue studio. While David was working overtime realizing V Collective’s final vision in Banker’s Hill as planner and contractor, Tina and Jason kept the ball rolling at Phenix Salon. It wasn’t always easy dealing with the hurdles of Phenix’s location issues, but our...
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!
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...
GRAND OPENING! What an amazing turnout we had for our open house! Thanks to all who came out and helped us celebrate our new salon studio in Banker’s Hill! We love how much you all love it and thought it would be fun to share the before and after.
LBP Front Row was truly an epic and unforgettable event! Highlights from the event include:
-r + co Howard McLaren’s video premier, The Reset, lifts the veil on the beauty industry and exposes a fear-based resistance to innovation. Watch it! http://luxurybrandpartners.com/reset-documentary/#watch
-Natasha Leggero, comedienne extraordinaire kept us laughing as the host of the show.
-Eden Sassoon, daughter of the late great Vidal Sassoon and her mother, Beverly, shared the stage for a moving tribute to the legend.
-Jim Collins, author of Good to Great was the keynote speaker, and inspired us on another level.
-Entertainment industry triple...
“This year has been monumental for our industry and Luxury Brand Partners – our portfolio of high-quality products continues to develop, our groundbreaking education events are inspiring stylists world-wide and our network of partner salons is expanding to include the best of the best in the business. While we keep pushing to elevate our industry, we invite you to join the mission so we can raise the bar together.
We challenge you – as stylists, colorists and salon owners – to up the ante and leave mediocrity behind.” Tev Finger, president LBP
CHALLENGE ACCEPTED! We are proud to have joined that mission...