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.
Shags and mullets have resurfaced as THE cool cuts, in every shape and form. We feel confident these looks aren’t going anywhere, so we talked to some cutting experts on the main differences between the shag and mullet and how to achieve these looks for your clients. Now you can feel confident the next time a client sits in your chair and asks for this new trend!
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.
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.
Shags are having an extended moment and we think it is safe to say they aren’t going anywhere. Clients have been shifting to lower maintenance styles and one of the best things about a shag is its easy upkeep. We reached out to Arizona hairstylist Mariah Walraven (@mo_raven) for her tips and tricks on ensuring a flawless cut every time. Swipe through for all of the details!
The shag is the sexiest haircut on the market, you can quote us on that. Hair legend Sally Hershberger gives us a crash course on creating this iconic look that has graced the heads of starlets like Jane Fonda and Meg Ryan.
If you keep up with the trends, then you know the shag is back on top! But it’s not quite the choppy cut of the ‘70s made famous by rockers like Mick Jagger and Joan Jett. The modern shag still has lots of layers, but it’s softer with plenty of movement and texture and BTC Team Member Chris Jones (@chrisjones_hair) is breaking down his technique below.