Short Graduated Bob

Short graduated bob
 
Step by step guide on how to cut a short graduated bob from Stacey Broughton, myhairdressers.com
 
The short graduated bob is an absolute alltime salon great that teaches the need for balance and consistency in graduation. This cut uses a soft blend of rounded graduation contrasted with triangles of variable length and even weight running throughout the perimeter to maximize head shape and movement.
 
Short graduated bob - Before the haircut
 
Before: Red, before the cut.
 
Short graduated bob - Section hair with a horse shoe section
 
Step 1: The sectioning for the short graduated bob works with a classic horse shoe section running all the way around to the back.
 
Short graduated bob - Hair sectioning
 
Step 2: This section works in a curve all the way through the back. Be aware of the hair growth patterns.
 
Short graduated bob - Point cut a line below the cheek bone
 
Step 3: Take a diagonal section in the front hairline and point cut a line below the cheek bone that runs to the mid-ear using your comb as a guide.
 
Short graduated bob - Refine with a pointing technique
 
Step 4: Then check this section in your fingers using a pointing technique to refine. Notice Stacey's longest point is in the front of the section, framing the face.
 
Short graduated bob - Take away the area behind the ear
 
Step 5: Then take a parallel section and comb it over the initial section. Then take away the small area behind the ear. Cut this section on the skin using the underneath as a guide.
 
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