The shag is 2021’s most-requested haircut, so now that clients will be asking for layers and fringe galore, let’s get back to basics. We featured shag expert and ARC™ Scissors Hair Architect Rachel Stylist (@rachelwstylist) on “Ask A BTC Expert” to get answers to your biggest questions. Keep scrollin’ for FIVE tips and watch the full IGTV below!
Cutting a shag isn't one-size-fits all and corners are HUGE when taking a shag from traditional to a mullet. What is a corner you ask? We tapped Nashville-based cutter Brian Hickman (@brianhickman1) to break down everything you need to know about this section and why it's so important for a connected haircut and a seamless growout.
Does it seem like everyone is suddenly asking for a fringe?! Bangs are HOT right now, and a way to easily transform a look. That’s why we’re rounding up types of fringe that can suit ANY style.
Cutting the perfect bob can be intimidating. Cutting the perfect bob on a client with thick hair (and a lot of it!) can be downright scary. But have no fear, ARC™ Architect, #ONESHOT Cut Video Winner and bob-cutting expert Chris Jones (@chrisjones_hair) broke down his signature cutting techniques for removing weight without compromising shape.
Curtain bangs are EVERYWHERE on TikTok and Instagram so we KNOW your clients are asking for them. These low-commitment bangs are the perfect way for your clients to dip their toes into fringe territory. Scroll through for tips and tricks on how to create this low-maintenance fringe on any client!
Shags might have originated in the ‘70s, but this retro layered cut has proven itself timeless. That’s why ARC™ Scissors Hair Architect Rachel Williams (@rachelwstylist) hopped on BTCU to share her signature cutting techniques for designing a shag for today’s cool girl.
Every time we see Briana Cisneros (@brianacisneros) rocking her signature shaggy pixie, we consider calling our stylists on the spot. Finishing a cut can be just as important as the cut itself, especially if it is a major change for your client. Get all of her tips and tricks on styling a pixie for the next time your client requests a chop.
The shag haircut can be an intimidating cut when you are first attempting it. From its section elevation to the texturizing techniques, it can seem confusing but the shag is a highly customizable and versatile cut if you know how to slay it. We reached out to ARC™ Scissors Architect and shag expert Rachel Williams (@rachelwstylist) to get all of her tips and tricks to ease your anxiety and set you up for success.
Have you ever spotted a super sharp bob from across a room and thought to yourself "I wonder who cuts her hair?" If you are in the Houston area, chances are it was Chris Jones (@chrisjones_hair). With over 277, 000 (!) followers on Instagram, Chris is known for his "soft blunt" bobs and cutting techniques. So we sat down with Chris (virtually of course) and got all of dos and dont's of creating an eye-catching perimeter.