Step by step guide on how to cut a uniform layer from Steve Turner, myhairdressers.com
This is the Uniform Layer, a user friendly
versatile technique for any busy salon floor.
Possibly the most essential technique in the
book. Vary the lengths and you will have a
winner every time.
Jamie before the haircut.
Take a horizontal section across the back
from the occipital bone to behind the ear.
Then a curved section from the crown to
above the temple. These sections are
created to break down the head shape and
to facilitate accurate cutting angles.
Apply suitable protective clothing.
Take a vertical section in the nape area and
cut a square line parallel to the head shape
- please note for more difficult hairlines
adjust the elevation level.
Next take a horizontal section which will act
as a guide for the subsequent vertical