This Lob Cut Is Perfect For Fine-Haired Clients
- Formula A:
Oligo Professionnel Blacklight Cool Toned Blonde Lightener + 10-volume developer (1:1)
- Formula B:
Oligo Professionnel Blacklight Lightening Cream + 10-volume developer (1:1)
- Formula C:
Wella Professionals ILLUMINA COLOR 7/ + Wella Koleston Perfect Pastel Creme Developer (1:2)
- Formula D:
Wella Professionals ILLUMINA COLOR 5/ + 6/76 + Wella Koleston Perfect Pastel Creme Developer + Wella Professionals Service Color Post Treatment (1:1:1)
- Formula E:
Wella Professionals ILLUMINA COLOR 10/36 + 9/7 + 8/69 + Wella Koleston Perfect Pastel Creme Developer (1:2)
The Ideal Lob Haircut For Clients With Thin Strands
Your fine-haired client is ready to chop off her long locks for something more on-trend, like a lob. How do you cut her thin strands to create movement without making it look thinner? How do you create a lob that doesn’t look as heavy as the bottom of a broom? Enter the shaggy lob, a haircut hybrid that Ashlee Norman (@ashleenormanhair) created on a model at a recent demo.
“I wanted the shape to be modern but a square bob would be too flat and a round shag would be too skinny, so I decided to go triangular,” Ashlee shared in an Insta caption.
Ready to master the shaggy lob? Keep scrolling because we’ve got a video quickie to show you how it’s done, three must-know tips PLUS a detailed diagram breaking down the shape of this cut.
Watch The Video How-To Below
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Remember These 3 Tips For The Shaggy Lob…
1. The triangular shape isn’t reserved for the perimeter only. Ashlee says she cuts inversions, or V shapes, throughout to create points of interest that look piecey, not thin. Check out the diagram below breaking down the cut:
2. Ashlee didn’t think a razor was the right tool to use with her client’s texture, so she cut the hair dry with 7-inch scissors instead.
3. While they won’t be visible, Ashlee likes to add just a little more movement by point cutting mini triangles in the layers.