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How To Cut A Soft Blunt Bob | Haircut Tutorial

Discover how you can achieve that cool-girl soft blunt bob haircut that your clients want! Watch as Chris Jones utilizes wet and dry cutting techniques to create a strong perimeter shape with soft internal layers.

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4 PERIMETER CUTTING MISTAKES & HOW TO FIX THEM

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.  

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5 Fringe Cutting Tips For Soft, Natural Bangs

For clients who want to ease their way into a face frame, we collected some go-to cutting tips from some of Instagram’s top cutters for giving clients a soft, fresh new fringe.

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How To Use Texturizing Shears | 4 Problems & Solutions

Discover the solutions to 4 common problems stylists encounter when using texturizing shears. along with bonus texturizing tips & techniques by Chris Jones.

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TEXTURE VS. LAYERED BOB: Learn the Difference

Ever have a client request a fresh chop with “just one or two layers,” but their inspo pic is a wavy-styled textured bob? We feel your pain. To help you navigate the perils of client consultations, we asked cutting expert Chris Jones (@chrisjones_hair) to break down the difference between these two on-trend cuts AND to share his cutting tips for achieving both! Scroll down for everything you need to know.

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How to Avoid a Bulky Bob: 4 Techniques To Try

Cutting a bob on a client with thick hair? Learn four weight-removing techniques to start using ASAP!

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3 Cutting Techniques For Removing Weight From Thick Hair

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. 

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5 Tips For Cutting Curtain Bangs On Any Client

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! 

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4 WAYS TO AVOID THE "CAN I SPEAK TO THE MANAGER" BOB

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.

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WHY YOU SHOULD HAVE MULTIPLE SCISSORS IN YOUR TOOL KIT

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. 

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