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How-Tos > Contemporary Long Layers
July 12, 2012

Contemporary Long Layers

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Contemporary Long Layers

Anyone can look like a superstar with this rocker-chic style from the TIGI Anthems collection. Point-cutting at a low elevation, combined with channel cutting, creates movement and a cutting-edge finish to this contemporary, head-turning look. Rock on!

 

HOW-TO STEPS

  • 1

    Take a central profile part from the forehead to the nape.

  • 2

    Back view

  • 3

    Working from the back towards the sides, reshape the baseline by point cutting at a low elevation.

  • 4

    Close-up

  • 5

    In front of the ear, start rounding up towards the face.

  • 6

    Close-up

  • 7

    When the front hairline is reached, change to slide cutting and use this technique from the top downwards to open up the shape around the face.

  • 8

    Repeat the same technique on the opposite side.

  • 9

    Front view

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    Front view

  • 11

    Upon completion of the perimeter, create detail using parallel point-cutting.

  • 12

    Apply TIGI Bed Head Superstar Leave in Conditioner to give support and control frizz throughout the drying process.

  • 13

    Blow-dry the hair. Usign the hands to create a loose texture.

  • 14

    Around the face use a TIGI Pro Extra Large Round Brush to smooth the cuticle.

  • 15

    Apply TIGI Bed Head Headrush to give shine and to control unwanted frizz.

  • 16

    Finish the cut with TIGI Bed Head HardHead hairspray then detail with the fingers.

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