Step by step guide on how to cut a modern haircut with the short graduation technique from Stacey Broughton, myhairdressers.com
Here we re-visit the Short Graduation
— a versatile foundation technique with a
basic but modern shape, requiring strong
discipline and a methodical insight towards
Imina before the cut.
Take a section from the top of the ear to
above the occipital bone. Then take a
section from above the temples in a Vshape,
running to a point on the previous
This sectioning allows you to break down
the haircut into manageable parts, which
can then be easily blended.
Start with a centre section in the back,
from the crown to the nape. Pull the hair
out and slightly down, with the fingers
angled towards the nape.
Next check the line for accuracy as this first
section provides balance for the entire shape.