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The Hair Stylist Handbook

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Achieve professional quality hair results with this full-color, comprehensive book from award-winning hair and makeup pros, Gretchen Davis and Yvette Rivas. In The Hair Stylist Handbook: Techniques for Film and Television, you’ll learn how to create that sought-after "complete look" by learning the newest hair techniques that are in demand on film and television sets.

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Cover Paperback
Pages 240
Author Gretchen Davis

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Learn how to break into the industry, what products to use to achieve specific effects, how to maintain a look throughout the day, what quick techniques to use to achieve certain textures, and much more. With input from hairstylist Yvette Rivas, this step-by-step guide makes complex techniques clear, allowing you to achieve the most coveted results. In this informative handbook you will find:

- An extensive chapter on men’s grooming techniques and hair products
- Specific techniques for dramatic and long lasting hair color
- Lists of the best hair tools and instructions for how to use them to achieve different looks
- Information about how production schedules, cast, and crew are all affected and influenced by the hair and makeup team
- Details on how to run a successful and organized hair and makeup trailer on set 

Whether you are a professional in the field, or a student looking to break in to the industry, this book will provide you with secrets and information that you cannot find anywhere else.

  • Hundreds of full color, step-by-step photographs illustrate complex techniques, making the most advanced styles easy to achieve. 
  • Detailed glossary explains all of the terms used in the business today that can be confusing for a beginner and make work on the set difficult. 
  • Complete listing of where to buy all of the products and equipment mentioned in the book, so the reader can get the same tools the pros use. 
  • Detailed information on men’s grooming, from working with all types of hair textures and facial hair designs, to applying extensions and styling wigs and hair pieces.