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February 10, 2014

Asymmetrical Bob from TONIandGUY

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Asymmetrical Bob from TONIandGUY


Creative, wearable cuts you can create every day in your salon—that’s what the TONI&GUY Divert Collection is all about. This asymmetrical lob is fun, fresh, youthful and super trendy. Zak Mascolo and the TONI&GUY Artistic Team infuse anti-directional movement into this cut, giving it a ready-to-wear feel with an emphasis on modern versatility. But wait, there’s more! Zak is super excited to share with you some of TONI&GUY’s new franchising information for those who would like to own a TONI&GUY Salon! 

Who did it
Cut: Zak Mascolo, Austin Finley, Joseph Marzioli
Haircolor: Jared Smith, Laura Pease, Samantha Finley
Styling: Caroline Mascolo
Makeup: Tommy Gomez
Photography: Alex Barron-Hough

On Paper Keyword: toniguy

TONI&GUY 2014: Back to Business, Back to Education, Back to Design!

A personal invitation from Bruno Mascolo!

Don’t miss Zak Mascolo on BT’C’s Cut & Style Stage at COLOR 2014!

For more information, visit www.toniguy.edu/franchising.

Want to learn how to create these looks? Purchase the DIVERT Collection DVD and technical manual in the BTC Bookstore!


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HOW-TO STEPS

  • 1

    Horizontal graduation will be utilized to build weight throughout the perimeter while the internal layering pattern is independently disconnected in order to create an anti-directional feel.

  • 2

    Take a profile parting from the center forehead to the center nape. From the top of the crown, take a diagonal forward parting to the mid-recession on both sides.

  • 3

    From the top of the parietal ridge, take a curved diagonal back horseshoe from below the crown.

  • 4

    Below the horseshoe, take a central vertical parting. Take a horizontal section from below the occipital to the base of the ear. Comb the hair at the natural fall, elevate to one finger’s depth and blunt-cut parallel to the part.

  • 5

    Take a second horizontal section from the occipital to the middle of the ear, combing the hair at the natural fall. Elevate at two fingers’ depth and blunt-cut parallel to the part.

  • 6

    Take a horseshoe section from above the occipital to mid-recession. From behind the ear, comb at the natural fall, elevate to three fingers’ depth, and cut parallel to the part.

  • 7

    In the front of the ear, transition your elevation to one fingers’ depth. Repeat on the opposite side.

  • 8

    Release the remaining hair, working with the same distribution and elevation. Blunt-cut the hair onto the underneath guideline.

  • 9

    Cross check the line for balance.

  • 10

    From the top of the crown, take a vertical section using the guide created by the graduation underneath. Elevate the hair 90° from the round of the head and slice parallel to the head shape.

  • 11

    Sub-divide the guide and continue by taking pivoting diagonal backs from the top of the crown, combing the hair into a T-part and overdirecting the hair to the stationary guideline.

  • 12

    Release the top triangular section and take a central vertical section from the top of the crown to the center forehead. Elevate the hair to 90° from the section and cut an independent guide square, disconnected from the previous layering.

  • 13

    Sub-divide the guide and comb the remainder of the hair into a T-part, overdirecting up to the central stationary guide in order to create a square inversion.

  • 14

    Utilizing a wrap technique, blow-dry with a small cushion brush.

  • 15

    Detail the base line by cleaning up any unwanted graduation with a wide-tooth comb.

  • 16

    Elevate the side panels at a low 45 degree angle from the face and point-cut a deep parallel line to create a visual balance.

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    Continue with soft surface channel cutting towards the face for separation.

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