POV: You’ve just finished up your client’s fresh bob haircut and you are checking it in the mirror and then you see it: The dreaded bell shape. So you try and fix it and you find yourself going shorter and shorter. This is a common problem that we have all run in to at some point. So we asked bob experts Chris Jones, Carolynn Judd, Kara Williams, and Matt Swinney for their tips and tricks to avoid running in to this issue.
You probably have multiple products and styling tools to achieve the looks your client wants—but how many pairs of scissors do you have? Having a variety of scissors for different techniques lets you fine-tune cutting techniques and exercise your artistry on every client in your chair. So how should you build your scissor collection? We talked to four ARC™ Scissors Team Members about why having multiple scissors is not just an investment in your skills but also in your business.
A strong perimeter gives any haircut—no matter the length—the clean lines that stylists want to create and the full, healthy hair that clients want to see. But a blunt line doesn't mean the cut can't be soft and airy, so how do you approach the perimeter? We brought two master cutters to The BTC House to break down how they achieve clean lines and they both agree—point cutting is their go-to cutting technique.
Learn How To Texturize Bob & Lob Haircuts With These Pro Tips & Videos
You want to recreate the super blunt bobs and lobs you’re seeing on Instagram, but find yourself struggling to maintain softness and texture—now what? You may need to rethink your texturizing techniques. That’s why we’ve rounded up five viral tutorials from some pretty amazing cutters.
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™ Designer Phantom 6”.
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.
With our favorite celebrities sporting shorter cuts (we see you Charlize Theron), bobs are the “it” haircut this year and we are here for it! Want to give clients a fresh chop? We had BTC Team Member and Bob Queen Carolynn Judd (@styled_by_carolynn) bring her bob expertise to The BTC House. She broke down her signature A-line bob haircuts and helped fix some common bob cutting mistakes.