Short Round Graduation

Short round graduation pixie haircut
 
Step by step guide on how to cut a short round graduation from Stacey Broughton, myhairdressers.com
 
An excellent grounding technique from Stacey Broughton, full of discipline and control producing clever soft curves worthy of any salon floor. The result is a pixie with a sleek, round graduation with a square take in the front creating a heavy, exotic, seductive frame with even axial swing through the top.
 
Short round haircut - Before
 
Before: Mary before the cut.
 
Short round haircut - How to section the hair
 
Step 1: Begin with a vertical section from crown to nape. Then take a horizontal section above both the curvature of the head and the occipital bone. This section will be your guide.
 
Please note although the section is taken above the curve of the head the section will lie on the curve once cut.
 
Short round haircut - How to start cutting
 
Step 2: Starting in the centre back, elevate the section and over-direct downwards and cut a square line parallel to the head shape.
 
Short round haircut - Work through to the front hairline
 
Step 3: Using the previous section as a guide, work this line through to the front hairline.
 
Short round haircut - Cut the second side
 
Step 4: Repeat this process on the second side. This forms the internal guide from back to front.
 
Short round haircut - Cut a graduated shape in the nape
 
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.
 
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