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Tips on Using A Marcel Curling Iron!

    Here is a new tutorial I did on mastering this amazing invention. The Marcel Curling is quite an old invention actually.  They used to have marcel irons of all shapes and sizes, but now manufacturers stick to conventional shapes and sizes. Some of my GOTO favorite Marcel Iron sizes are the 1″ Marcel […]

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New Work! Hairstyle that will repair your hair!

Hair by Daven Mayeda Photography by Chris Callaway Makeup by Juanita Lyons

Hi Everyone! It may look like this style is wet, but I used lots of leave-in conditioner to create this look.  Try utilizing the healing qualities of any deep conditioner or leave in conditioner and pair it with a sexy side part for an instant 80′s throwback.   Try using DevaCurl One Condition for any […]

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New Work! Real Hair or Fake Hair?

Makeup by Patrick Defontbrune Photography by Rob Deutschmann
Hair by Daven Mayeda Wardrobe by Sybil

Hey Everyone, I just wanted to show you a new editorial I did with Photographer Rob Deutschmann.  This amazing shot was created by clipping in lots and lots of extensions to create the illusion of fullness.  I razored the ends of all of the clip in extension so that they would fly when our gorgeous […]

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What makes haircolor fade?

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New Work! Short Hair Advice!

Photography by Karla Ticas Makeup by Leibi Carias Hair by Daven Mayeda

This Monday i’m all about short hair.  I wanted to show you an easy style I did on a photoshoot with the amazing photographer Karla Ticas.  I used a 1/2″ curling iron to wave 1/4″ sections back off the face.  I gently teasted the root and pinned sections loosly backwards off the face.  I love […]

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Blonde haircolor Help?

Are you a blonde or were a natural blonde and still struggling to preserve your color? Unfortunately with lighter hair, the sun,beach and environment can really wash away your color and leave you brassy.  Some of my friends have asked  me which color line is best for blonde hair. My clients seem to like Redken […]

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How to pin up your bangs without a bobby pin!

Sometimes when you’re in pe class or on the go you don’t have time to find a bobby pin in your purse.  my friend cindy vela and i are going to show you a way to pin up your bangs without using a bobby pin. Take a square section from your bangs and comb them […]

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Trying to find a great haircolor for Red Hair?

Many people ask me what color line they should use for red tones and copper colored hair.  Here is a great article on tips on using haircolor that works with your hair tone! TOP 5 REASONS TO ASK YOUR STYLIST FOR A CHROMATICS SERVICE 1. 2X FORTIFIED HAIR* Breakthrough formula features protein extracts that penetrate […]

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New Work! Big Sexy Loose Waves!

Here is some new work from an editorial in Los Angeles

I had the opportunity of working with Editorial Photographer Chris Callaway and the amazing Makeup Artist Juanita Lyons. We spent the day create a throw back to old California style with nuances of model beach life.  My inspiration for this look was to create a sexy, chic, effortless girl who always seems to take your […]

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Makeup Tip of the Day! Big Faux Eyelashes for Halloween!!


If you’re not used to wearing false lashes, they can seem pretty daunting at first.  The thought of gluing a foreign object to the base of your eyelid isn’t really something that sounds appealing to some people. This halloween, if you’re itching to try something new and want to give faux lashes a try, I […]