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Short Round Graduation How To (2)

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Step 4
Repeat this process on the second side. This forms the internal guide from back to front.
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Step 5
Return to the centre-back. Using your top section as a guide, work a graduated shape from long to short into the nape area. Work initially with a vertical section.
Step 6
As you continue forward, slightly pivot the sections towards the ear. Please note that Stacey leaves out his perimeter in front of the ear.
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Step 7
Repeat this process on the second side.
Step 8
Return to the first side, then refine and cross-check around the ear on both sides.
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Step 9
Next, work the band above up to the horseshoe section. Using your previous section as a guide, take parallel sections and elevate and over-direct down onto the previous section in order to build the graduation without a weight line. This creates an even and consistent graduation.
Please note that graduation can be used in different ways depending on bone structure and shape choice. With this cut Stacey has chosen a very sleek shape throughout, building weight towards the front hairline in order to support his heavy fringe.
Step 10
Repeat this process on the second side.
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Step 11
Next, work with diagonal sections from the back of the ear towards the front hairline including the perimeter. This process also enables you to cross-check your work.
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