Step by step guide on how to cut a short graduated crop with a versatile sweeping fringe from Stacey Broughton, myhairdressers.com
A short graduated crop full of technique,
discipline and a well worked disconnected
L-shaped panel. The end result is a short
and elegant, weightless graduated shape
with a versatile sweeping fringe. This is a
truly beautiful and versatile cut, that can be
dressed up, down and all around...
Katie before the cut and colour.
Create an L-shape section across the front
of the head and back into the crown on one
side. The left hand side begins in the
temple and follows the round of the head to
just below the crown. The horizontal of the
L-shape runs across the front of the head
from temple to temple and is approximately
three centimetres deep.
Please note the side tapers around the
Begin on the right-hand side, taking a
diagonal section from the top of the temple
to just in front of the ear following the
hairline. Elevate this section and pull it
straight out. This increases the graduation
of the internal shape.
Please note your first section defines your
internal graduation and needs to be
planned according to the individuals bone
structure and hair texture. Graduation is a
Then take parallel sections using the
previous section as a guide using a small
amount of over-direction. Please note
Stacey angles his fingers in so the longer
point is at the top of the section.