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Isse Hair show in Long Beach California…

Chinese New Year for some reason always feels like the official start of the new year for us. With the craziness of the holidays behind us, it allows us to take the time to clear out the old and bring in the new. We attended the International Salon and Spa expo in Long Beach.  The highlight of the show was a "Ted Talk" of sorts with Tabatha Coffey.  She got down to the nitty gritty and we loved every minute of it, as it assured us we are leaders in our industry  ensuring you have a great experience at V Collective. We...

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Tribute to Oribe Canales

"It was extraordinary," said Oribe himself. "I have never experienced anything quite like it. It was a once in a lifetime kind of experience that I think everyone there will remember. I certainly will!" Larger than life is how I would describe Oribe Canales. It was 10 years ago when David and I went to Vegas for the Oribe class. Class is such an understatement for what would turn out to be the most inspirational class that I have EVER attended. For those of you that know me, I have been to MANY classes/shows and there has yet to be another...

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Fall color and beyond the beachy waves!

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. Products: 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. Save...

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