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June 24, 2011

Bumble and Bumble Rockabilly Cut from Howard McLaren

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Bumble and Bumble Rockabilly Cut from Howard McLaren

With its cropped nape, tight sides and exaggerated fringe length, this cut evokes the London “rude boy” style—a rockabilly look favored by guys in the 1960s. Bumble and bumble VP and Senior Artistic Director Howard McLaren demonstrates an updated version that combines a retro edge with massive femininity.


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HOW-TO STEPS

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    The hair is relaxed and consists of multiple textures.

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    Blow-out the hair with Bb Straight. Work in sections, undercutting with scissors around the hairline to create a cropped length (about ¼-½ inch). This creates the base for the rest of the cut.

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    Rather than cutting all at once, continue blow-drying and flat ironing as you progress through the cut, which allows you to check the length and ensure that it’s consistent.

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    Complete the undercutting.

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    Move to the crown and establish a guide length of two to two-and-a-half inches. Cut the hair blunt.

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    Working forward, gradually increase the length to approximately five-to-six inches, with the longest section at the front of the head.

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    Using a razor at the crown and a combination of shears and thinning shears from midshafts to ends, texturize the hair to remove weight.

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    Continue texturizing all strands.

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    Apply Bb. Spray de Mode for pliable workability and manipulate strands into the desired finished shape.

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