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Short Graduation How To (3)

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Step 12
Notice that, due to the elevation, the perimeter outline is going to have a soft loose edge.
 
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Step 13
Now take subsequent parallel sections through the remaining left side panel, elevating and connecting to the back panel.
 
Step 14
Repeat this process on the other side.
 
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Step 15
Next, bring down the top section and blow dry the hair. This section is pivoted from the crown, starting vertically and moving towards the front hairline - elevating and over-directing the sections and cutting a square line using the underneath as a guide. The square graduation creates a long front piece.
 
Step 16
Work through these sections and loosen the haircut using a pointing technique to reduce weight and produce a flattering slimline shape.
 
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Step 17
Notice how the finger angle has changed from vertical to horizontal.
 
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Finish
This is a backbone technique and a foundation to many varied looks.
 
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