Sam's Playlist - The Elevated Scanning Technique


An extremely common challenge behind the chair is when guests want a change in the texture or silhouette of their hair but don't want to see any visible layering.  What do you do?  Never fear, we have your solution.  Elevated Scanning is a versatile technique that can be used on any hair texture and at almost any length.

About: Sam Villa is founding partner of the Sam Villa brand (Allvus, LLC), designed to bring “More Sam to More People.”  The educational world of this Favorite Platform Artist and Educator (2012, 2011 and 2007), Favorite Overall Educator of the Year (2015) and Education Artistic Director for Redken 5th Avenue, can be experienced on


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