Understanding How to Do a Haircut

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Understanding How to Do a Haircut "I did study the art of being a barber because I wanted to figure out what my routine would be. Do you start in the front or back? Top or bottom? Swivel the chair or walk around? What I did discover is there's no such thing as the perfect haircut!" Sean Patrick Thomas. Being a hairstylist, I have to understand how to identify the hairstyle the client desires, how to set up the hair for the cut, and the outcome of the cut. First, you would talk with the client about what style they would want. If they can not decide then you would have them look at books or suggest a style. You want to make sure the client's hair has the right texture, length and is able to do the desired style. Before you start the haircut process, you have to get you utensils out. These would be your cutting shears, if needed, your thinning shears, combs, brushes, towels, water bottle, and cape. Now you’re ready to start the client consolation. After all is figured out about how the hair is being cut, you would get the hair wet and put it into the seven sections. Two sections on each side of the head, one on top of the head, and two sections on the back of the head. On the back of the head, at the nape of the neck, you would take that section and start the haircut. Work your way to the to Back section and then you would start on the side sections. I start on the left side of the head because I am left - handed. After cutting the sides, you would cut the top. When the haircut is complete, the client may want their hair shampooed and conditioned. If so, you will do that. Then, you can recheck the haircut. When that is completed, you blow dry and style the hair. Hopefully, your client will be thrilled with her new hair -
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