It is officially festival season! As the traffic going towards the California desert increases this weekend and next, we gathered four styles that are just as easy as they are stunning to keep you rocking out all weekend.
From braids to fishtails and feathers - FHI Heat Artistic Director Sean James of Matthew Preece Salon in Santa Monica, CA breaks down some of the hottest festival hair looks for 2019.
Celebrity Hairstylist/Makeup, Mens Groomer LOCAL 706 Union Makeup artist, and currently working with Chris Hardwick on "@Midnight" on Comedy Central, “Talking Dead” "Talking Bad " "Talking Saul “ "Fear of the walking deads" and “Talking Preacher" on AMC and with the cast and creators of the “Walking Dead” and “Breaking Bad”. Most recently he is working on, “THE WALL “ on NBC. Sean first came to America via Australia because of his talents as a wig maker. He has since become an educator in cutting and color for L'Oreal, Redken, and Phyto Universe; styled numerous fashion shows during fashion weeks in Los Angeles, Paris, and New York including: Balmain, Gucci, Vivienne Westwood, Dolce and Gabanna, Valentino, and Burberry; has worked on Oscar nominated films and is a two time local 706 award nominee. He is an expert panelist trusted in reviewing products and can be seen on Style Network’s “How Do I Look?”. Sean is also involved heavily in giving back and donating his time for worthy causes putting together hair and make up teams, Most recently for “Women in film Prop 8 " the play, and Rufus Wainwrights "Christmas 101” for sarcoma research. Sean's accomplishments and celebrity clientele reach far but don't detour him from sharing his passion for hair with his regular salon clientele. As he says, "Living the Dream!"
List of regular clients include Jamie Lee Curtis, Chris Hardwick, Al Yankovich, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Phil Keoghan, Eugene Levy, Dylan and Cole Sprouse, Teddy Thompson, Rufus Wainwright, Chris Stills, and many others.
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Do you know the optimal temperature range you should be using to not only style your hair, but to protect your hair from unnecessary damage?
Different hair types call for different temperatures on your flat iron or curling iron to ensure your tresses can withstand daily use.
While your stylist may crank up the flat iron temperature to achieve fast results when styling many clients throughout the day, their temperature choice may not be the best for day-to-day styling.
Here is the ultimate flat iron temperature guide to aide your heat styling regimen starting at the top of the heat spectrum.
We recently covered Serena Williams’ from the 2019 MET Gala featuring celebrity stylist Nai’vasha on how she used FHI Heat’s new titanium tools to create a soft, textured hairstyle.
Bustle, one of our favorite digital publications, dove into even more detail on Serena's whole look including the Versace gown, custom sneakers, and all the hair styling liquids and tools used.
Check out the full story from Bustle here.
The 2019 MET Gala came to play with dramatic showings from the world's top design houses. Co-chair
Serena Williams sported a soft, textured hairstyle that accompanied the excitement of her campy Versace gown perfectly. The look was topped off with Off-White x Nike sneakers by Virgil Abloh.
Here's a breakdown of how to recreate the look.