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I ico Earn 10 hours CPD for each completed course

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In the Long and Luscious collection, you will learn a variety of blow dry techniques to accommodate various hair types, styles and occasions. This beginners’ collection introduces you to the skills required to begin your hairdressing career or to refresh your skills if returning to work. On completion you can download, print and share an exclusive City & Guilds CPD Certificate of Recognition.

Included in this collection

01

Considering Hair Characteristics and Classification When Styling and Dressing Hair

11 minutes

Eugene Davis is one the busiest hairstylists working today, with credits on multiple magazine shoots and TV shows and a roster of celebrity clients. In this tutorial, Eugene demonstrates the importance of the consultation process and the preparation required when styling and dressing hair from different classifications and in particular very curly hair. This detailed lecture also covers importance of background information on the science of hair, tips on methods of styling and finally, aftercare advice.

02

Round Brush Blow Dry

8 minutesInstructor: Callam Warrington

Respected hair-up specialist and editorial hairdresser Callam Warrington demonstrates a basic blow-drying tutorial that emphasis excellent technique to ensure an even, shiny finish. Callam’s expert advice on using a round brush when blow drying hair provides the hair degrees of lift according to taste, hair quality and bone structure.

03

Diffusing Curly Hair

14 minutesInstructor: Callam Warrington

Callam Warrington's second blow drying tutorial teaches you how to properly use the diffuser on a hairdryer to enhance naturally curly hair. Callam explains how to use the blow drying process to add movement and volume, and teaches how to correctly use products to protect and lift the hair for defined, healthy curls with natural reflection and motion.

04

Texture to Straight Blow Dry

29 minutesInstructor: Snowden Hill

From the catwalk to international magazine shoots, and seventeen years working with Guido Palau, Creative Director of London’s Duck & Dry salon, Snowden Hill is the perfect man to learn about blow drying. In his first blow drying video tutorial he demonstrates a classic curly to straight hair blow dry, with a range of advice covering product use, tension, direction and finish. The techniques provide longevity suitable for parties or occasions when a client feels the need for a dramatic change. The first class result is a smooth, silky finish for a luxurious, seductive makeover.

05

Long Straight to Wavy

29 minutesInstructor: Snowden Hill

For the second of Snowden Hill's blow dry tutorial and the final lesson of the course, Snowden brings session hairdressing techniques to the salon and reverses the previous lesson to demonstrate how to add movement and waves using a brush and hairdryer. Snowden covers all the essential techniques including product use, tension, brush use and backcombing for light reflecting, luscious curls on long hair, for an enduring up town look.