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Milady Standard Updos teaches the essential steps necessary to design and create updos inspired by looks on the red carpet. Photo-driven, step-by-step instructions clearly demonstrate twenty-five different hairstyles, all of which are based on classic techniques and fashion-forward looks. Each procedure provides the opportunity to master a different set of skills that will increase confidence and the ability to provide future clients with wearable looks suitable for any occasion.

Timothy C. Johnson,

Timothy C. Johnson began his career at Vidal Sassoon in Chicago. He later moved to Milan, Italy where he started his career in fashion, styling hair for photo shoots, runway shows, and commercials. His work has appeared in Vogue, Vanity Fair, Glamour, Marie Claire, O, The Oprah Magazine, and more. Assignments have taken him all over the world. His first book Red Carpet Hair: Beautiful Hairstyles for Special Occasions was published in 2011. Timothy currently resides in New York City.
  • Categories of hairstyles include half up, ponytail, chignon, bun on top, french twist, tousled up, up in pieces, and a faux bob.
  • Each category features up to four hairstyles allowing for different variations on each theme.
  • Procedures include models of all ethnicities to provide insight on how to work with different hair textures.
  • Provides ideas and techniques to gain a competitive advantage and increase earning potential.
1. Tools.
2. Preparation.
3. Half Up.
Classic Half Up. Sideswept Half Up. Faux Hawk Half Up.
4. Ponytail.
Ponytail with volume. Ponytail with detail. Ponytail Hawk.
5. Chignon.
Classic Chignon. Messy Chignon. Side Chignon.
6. Bun on Top.
Classic Bun on Top. Messy Bun on Top. Braided Bun on Top.
7. French Twist.
Classic French Twist. Low French Twist. Messy French Twist. Curly French Twist.
8. Faux Bob.
Classic Faux Bob. Faux Bob with a Braid. Asymmetrical Faux Bob.
9. Up in Pieces.
Low in Pieces. Fallen Pieces. Curly Pieces.
10. Tousled Up.
Tousled Pieces. Piled Up. Bardot.

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  • ISBN-10: 1285444493
  • ISBN-13: 9781285444499
  • Bookstore Wholesale Price $26.50
  • RETAIL $32.95

  • ISBN-10: 1305338049
  • ISBN-13: 9781305338043
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