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October 30, 2015

How-To: Face-Framing Layers


We’ve all got that client—the punk-rock princess. She’s your hardcore girl who’s always looking for a new edgy, yet feminine style. Donald Scott NYC cutting tools have got you covered. Utilizing the 2-in1 capabilities and specially crafted for optimal control and flexibility, with these innovative tools, you can give your client the look she’s been craving without the hassle.

Tools include:

Carving Comb: This revolutionary 3-in-1 tool features two razors on one end and a cutting comb on the other, so hair artists can work with shears and a razor in-hand at the same time.The only razor (patented) that glides the hair to the cutting edge with
a Cutting Comb on one end and 2 covered razors with 2 different cutting edges on the other

Chop Stik Pro Razor: This chopstick-sized razor, made of 100% billet aluminum for max strength and durability, has a tapered end that allows for sectioning and weaving the hair, while the opposite end allows you add texture and remove weight from the hair. Perfect for adding  texture to bangs and long layers
Donald Scott NYC Prepare Liquid Tool Glide: The very first miracle mist of its kind, Prepare Liquid Tool Glide is enriched with coconut oil and sunflower oils. This nourishing mist was specially designed to work ergonomically with Donald Scott cutting tools. Not only does it smooth the cuticle, but it prepares the hair for cutting and texturizing without residue or buildup.

• Fast – Saves time so you can earn more without compromising quality or creativity
• Safe– Designed to prevent damage to your hands AND your client’s hair
• Versatile – Each tool provides multiple benefits and flexibility, adding to your current regimen
• Inclusive – Appropriate for ALL of your clients–all textures, women, men and children
• Creative – Provides hair artists with complete control AND spontaneous creativity
• Easy – Foolproof and mistake proof, these tools are easy to learn and easy to use

How-To: Face-Framing Layers

1. Apply Donald Scott NYC Prepare Liquid Tool Glide to freshly cleansed, towel-dried hair, specially preparing it to work ergonomically with Donald Scott cutting tools.

2. Over-direct the hair forward from just in front of the ear.

3. Begin to slide the Chop Stik Pro from chin length hair. The Chop Stik Pro’s nitrile foam grip will allow for optimal non-slip handling.

4. Continue to the longest point of the hair shaft.

5. Continue this technique, taking diagonal sections just below the ear.

6. Finish with a few mists of Prepare on dry, styled hair for instant smoothing and a refreshing aroma.



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