The application is just one part of the extension transformation process. Although your client is itching to get out and show off her longer locks, you first need to give her a quick trim to ensure the transition from where her natural hair ends and the extensions begin is undetectable.
You’ve seen dry-cutting all over Instagram and you want to try it on your fringe-wearing clients, now what? Before you blow it out, grab the scissors and get to work—give yourself a lil refresh with these tips from celebrity stylist, LA cutter and dry-cutting pro Buddy Porter (@buddywporter).
Give long-haired clients the beach moment they’ve been waiting for with long, soft, triangulated layers. To help get more movement in your cuts behind the chair, we had Cutting Master Donovan Mills (@donovanmillshair) break down his go-to layer cutting technique: back cutting. What IS back cutting?
When cutting a bob or lob, typically, you need to do one of two things: make it look like a fine-haired client has more hair than she actually does OR give a thick-haired client more movement while avoiding a triangle shape. So how do you do that?
A sexy stacked bob packed with texture is not only one of today’s most trending styles, but it is also uber-wearable and easy for clients to style! ARC™ Scissors Team member @styled_by_carolynn show’s us how to create this must-have style with genius tips and her signature shear shattering technique with her favorite ARC™ Scissors.
Want to take a client’s bob from blunt and structured to airy and effortless? Say hello to shear-shattering. This dry-texturizing technique is similar to notching but removes less hair and gives the style a more natural, lived-in vibe.
When your end goal is to achieve perfectly blunt lines, even the smallest mistake will reveal itself in the finished haircut. That’s why it’s super important to use different angles, body positioning and tools to prevent uneven results and ensure softness with precision.
Wouldn’t it be nice if there was a cutting technique that could remove split ends, keep her length and reveal smoother, healthier-looking hair? It exists and Megan Schipani broke it down in a viral Instagram post!