Short Wavey Wedge How To (3)Previous Page
Now, work from the cheek bone to the top of the ear when cutting the first left out section using the points of the scissors. Then move the opposite direction towards the eye. As previously stated, leaving this section out will allow you to add strength to the shape. Now refine using mini clippers.
When working the top, use the front and rear sections together to achieve a through line. The sections you take must be parallel to the underneath.
When cutting use the underneath as a guide and leave 5mm of extra length.
When working the back, ensure your fingers are parallel to the underneath sections.
Try not to damp down unless necessary (if you do, do it evenly) as this can distort your vision of the shape.
All sections follow this routine, gradually gaining length as you work up the head and remembering to pull the hair towards you. Therefore, every parallel 1cm section you take is 5mm longer than the previous and this builds up the weighty shape. You will notice that eventually your final section is far longer than your first as every section is 5mm longer. Be aware of this. Too many sections means the top is too long. Too few sections means the top is too short.
Once this process is completed, move to divide into the original sections. Only cutting the original back triangle section, over-direct to the opposite side, cutting to the same sequence and leaving an extra 5mm of length on each section. This will give you perfect balance.
Finally, cross-check the top which will achieve a smooth line.
A classic, yet modern short haircut. This is graduation in its basic form; rich in technique and graphic in cut.
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