TECHNICAL STEPS

  • STEP 1

    Prepare the hair using Wise Up Shampoo from Bed Head for Men.

  • STEP 2

    Apply Power Play Gel as a cutting agent.

  • STEP 3

    Take a horseshoe section at the high recession.

  • STEP 4

    Start the cut at the side. Comb the hair to natural fall, elevate to 45˚and establish the block graduation weight line by blunt cutting parallel to the section.

  • STEP 5

    Work around the horseshoe consistently to complete the guideline at the underneath.

  • STEP 6

    Using the clippers with the #2 attachment, start the blending process all around the underneath area from the hairline up to the horseshoe.

  • STEP 7

    Now switch to the #1 attachment on the clippers and repeat the process along the hairline.

  • STEP 8

    To detail the underneath area, filter through the graduation using the thinning shears.

  • STEP 9

    Release the top and take a horizontal section at the top of the head to separate the front from the back. Start at the side right behind the ear and work with diagonal back sections.

  • STEP 10

    Comb and elevate the hair to a relaxed graduation level and blend consistently with the underneath area.

  • STEP 10 B

  • STEP 11

    Continue until the center back is reached then repeat on the opposite side.

  • STEP 12

    In front of the ear on the right hand side, work horizontally while continuing the blending process to the underneath area. Comb the hair to natural fall and point cut at a stationery 45˚ angle until all sections are completed.

  • STEP 13

    Note the over direction through the fringe are to maintain length.

  • STEP 14

    Now on the top establish the layering guide at the center and point cut squarely to the head shape.

  • STEP 14 B

  • STEP 15

    Working from the crown forwards use horizontal sections. Point cut from short to long while over directing each section slightly back to maintain length through the front.

  • STEP 15 B

  • STEP 15 C

  • STEP 16

    Blow-dry the hair back off the face using a small paddle brush.

  • STEP 17

    Upon completion of the cut apply Slick Trick Pomade thoroughly and brush through for direction.

  • STEP 17 B

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