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SHAGS: 5 TIPS TO CUT LAYERS LIKE A PRO

SHAGS: 5 TIPS TO CUT LAYERS LIKE A PRO

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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!

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3 Cutting Techniques For Removing Weight From Thick Hair

3 Cutting Techniques For Removing Weight From Thick Hair

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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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TEXTURE VS. LAYERED BOB: READ THIS TO LEARN THE DIFFERENCE!

TEXTURE VS. LAYERED BOB: READ THIS TO LEARN THE DIFFERENCE!

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

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

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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

WHY YOU SHOULD HAVE MULTIPLE SCISSORS IN YOUR TOOL KIT

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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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Blunt Texture: Two Techniques To Create Movement Without Losing A Strong  Line

Blunt Texture: Two Techniques To Create Movement Without Losing A Strong Line

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Blunt Texture: Two Ways To Create Movement Without Losing A Strong Perimeter

If there is one thing we learned in 2019: Bobs aren’t just for Karen. They’ve experienced a true glow-up this year, becoming one of the most requested cuts behind the chair. So, we brought two of the coolest bob cutters we know: Chris Jones (@chrisjones_hair) and Buddy Porter (@buddywporter) to The BTC House to share their texturizing techniques for turning bobs from blah to bomb. That’s right—TWO ARTISTS, TWO TECHNIQUES, ONE CLASS. 

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