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June 1, 2018

Graduated Layers For Fine-Haired Men

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Graduated Layers For Fine-Haired Men

For the men in your chair who want a natural-looking haircut, ditch severe clipper work for something a little softer—like these graduated layers from NIOXIN. This men’s cut is perfect for fine-haired clients because it leaves length and makes hair appear thicker and fuller. Get the steps and watch the full video how-to below!

 

Manufacturer: Nioxin, @nioxin

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HOW-TO STEPS

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    Start by taking a 1-inch vertical section at the front hairline.

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    Use a traveling guide and cut vertically to remove 1 inch of length, moving from the front hairline to behind the ear.

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    Use a traveling guide and move toward the back, and then move toward the opposite side of the head. Continue removing 1 inch of length.

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    Cross-check each section horizontally.

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    Taper the nape cutting horizontally and using a scissor-over-comb technique.

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    Use the fine-tooth edge of the comb and continue to cut scissor-over-comb by skimming the neckline.

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    Next, establish the guideline at the top of the head beginning at the crown. Elevate the hair at a high 45-degree angle and cut vertically to blend the sides and the crown.

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    Take a 1/2-inch section and follow the guideline from the crown to the front hairline. Cutting at an angle, overdirect the hair and leave more length at the front.

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    Working with the same section, overdirect the hair behind the ear and cut on a downward angle.

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    Repeat on the opposite side.

     

    Pro Tip: Avoid using texturizing shears on thin-haired clients to retain as much weight in the hair as possible.

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    Continue with the guideline from the crown to the front hairline. Overdirect the hair and leave more length at the front. Then, cross-check horizontally.

     

    Pro Tip: For fine and thin-haired clients with texture and curls, leave added length on top to make the hair appear fuller.

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    Finished Look

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