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Haircut Tutorials

THE VIRAL BUTTERFLY CUT IN 3 STEPS

The Butterfly cut is more than just a bunch of long layers, so you’ll need the technical breakdown of the trend for the results your clients are expecting. Learn how to balance and volumize this cut with tips from the one who made it all viral, @ahappyjustin!

 

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Long Layers: 10 Pro Tips + Common Cutting Mistakes

“I want layers, but keep the length”—we’ve all heard our clients say this a million times. That’s why the long layered haircut will keep your books filled and your clients coming back. Here’s what we’re seeing on the 2021 trend radar: shorter layers that frame the face, often paired with ’60s curtain bangs and blowouts that accentuate the layered look.

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SHAG 101: The Dos And Don'ts

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.

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5 Tips For Cutting Shags On Short Hair

Get Carolynn Judd's (@styled_by_carolynn) best tips and tricks for cutting 2021's top haircut trend, the shag, on clients with short hair!

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SHAG CUTTING: WHY THE CORNERS ARE CRUCIAL

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. 

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3 Tips To Take The Fear Out Of Cutting A Shag

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.

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VIDEO HOW-TO: TEXTURED BOB HAIRCUT

ARC™ Scissors Hair Architect and BTC Team Member Buddy Porter (@buddywporter) transformed super long locks into an on-trend textured bob onstage at ISSE in Long Beach, Cali., we just HAD to share the how-to steps! 

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Men's Textured Cut

Textured haircuts aren’t just for ladies—men also need movement in their styles. To drop knowledge on where and when to add texture, we had  ARC™ Scissors Hair Architect Matty Conrad teach this cool-guy cut.

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