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Next, take horizontal sections working up the head, pulling the sections down. The first section is slightly elevated to initiate the internal graduation. Subsequent sections are elevated a fraction and overdirected downwards. These front sections are only cut to a dividing line central to the ear. This helps place the positioning of graduation throughout the side areas and establishes your guide.
Apply the same technique to the other side, remembering to leave out the first section.
Now, move to the back area and take a diagonal section from the previous horizontal section. Take a piece of hair from above the ear incorporating some of the front and back and twist the hair so your fingers are parallel to the section in the back. The degree of this section is determined by head shape and hair line. Principally this concerns itself with following the shape from front to back.
Continue with parallel sections using the front horizontal sections as a guide and ensure to over-direct forwards and down. The degree of graduation can be varied according to your desired shape, elevation and movement.
Once 50% of this side is completed, move to repeat the process on the second side. This assists in obtaining a balance in the graduation.
Now, go back to the first side and continue, but leave two final sections out.
Repeat this process on the second side until all sections are completed. Then finish the original first sides sections. Then crosscheck diagonally. If there are mistakes, stop and revert to the original technique.
Next, refine the outline with clippers and a small amount of clipper over comb.
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