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Balanced Round Graduation - How To (3)

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Step 12
Continue with parallel sections, using your outline as a guide.
 
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Step 13
Having established the weight on the outline we move on to graduate the internal shape.
 
Step 14
Each section is now elevated creating your graduation and shape, which is determined by the characteristics of the hair you are working with, for example texture and quality.
 
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Step 15
We can clearly see how the graduation extends and flows from the front into the back, taking account of the ear area.
 
Step 16
Next cross check your shape diagonally. Notice how chosen angle of the hair and the position of the section is tailored to this particular head shape.
 
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Step 17
Repeat the process on the other side. Notice how Stacey is working from wet to dry embracing the natural texture.
 
Step 18
Stacey now moves to the top area, initially working with slightly curved horizontal sections. Comb the hair forwards on to the eye line, and using tension point a curved outline, starting in the centre and moving out. Notice how the curved line drops below the previous side panels in order to leave room to connect the fringe and the sides separately, this counteracts the weakness of the temple area.
 
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Step 19
Next Stacey connects the temple area.
 
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