TECHNICAL STEPS

  • STEP 01A

    Take a delta section from the high point of the recession to the occipital bone.

  • STEP 01B

  • STEP 02

    Starting at the side, work pivoting sections around the ear. Comb and elevate the hair to 90˚ to the head. Establish the layering guide, working from short to long towards the perimeter.

  • STEP 03

    Continue towards the back, over-directing each section to the previous section. This increases the length and weight towards the ears.

  • STEP 04A

    Note the change of hand position. Repeat the same technique on the opposite side.

  • STEP 04B

  • STEP 05

    Cross-check the balance before proceeding.

  • STEP 06

    Behind the ear, work with slight diagonal back sections. Over-direct the hair slightly forward and, using the guide to length from the ear, layer the back while slightly increasing the length in the nape.

  • STEP 07

    Continue towards the centre back using the same technique, over-directing each section forwards to the stationary guide behind the ear. This increases weight and length at the centre of the nape.

  • STEP 08

    Note the change of hand position. Repeat the same technique on the opposite side.

  • STEP 09A

    Release the top section and take a central vertical section from the forehead to the occipital bone. Starting at the fringe, comb and elevate the hair 90˚ to the head and use deep point-cutting to establish a round layering guide.

  • STEP 09B

  • STEP 09C

  • STEP 10

    Continue layering forwards from the back, always working with horizontal sections.

  • STEP 11A

    Comb the hair perpendicular to the parting and elevate at 90˚ to the head. Complete the internal layering by deep point-cutting, using the guide from the centre and following the head shape.

  • STEP 11B

  • STEP 11C

  • STEP 12A

    Keep the body positioning and repeat the same technique on the other side of the head.

  • STEP 12B

  • STEP 13

    Now take a triangular section at the front and create a square fringe using a razor.

  • STEP 14

    Blow-dry the hair smooth with a TIGI PRO Small Paddle Brush.

  • STEP 15A

    Personalise the entire shape using slicing and point-cutting.

  • STEP 15B

  • STEP 16

    Detail the fringe with deep point-cutting. Apply Joyride to de-frizz and control the texture. Finish with Flexi Head Hairspray.

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