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May 13, 2009

Profound Beauty Arctic Chill Inspired Bob by John Donato

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Profound Beauty Arctic Chill Inspired Bob by John Donato

Acclaimed stylist John Donato drew inspiration from the Profound Beauty Atmosphere product Arctic Chill to create this chic bob.  The sleekness seen is a result of Arctic Chill compressing the hair fibers and reducing volume thus delivering a compact sleek and smooth look with an icy high shine.  Recreate this look for all your bob-loving clients and remember to break out the Arctic Chill!



 


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HOW-TO STEPS

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    Part hair from center of eye to crown.

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    Part from crown down center of head to the neckline.

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    Part from occipital bone to the back of the ear on both sides.

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    To create the guide in back, take vertical section from the center holding at 90° angle.

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    Continue in the back section taking steep diagonal sections to the back of the ear.

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    Continue onto other side repeating same steps.

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    Split sections above occipital in two. On the right side, take diagonal sections and pull out at a 45° angle using hair from nape as your guide.

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    Continue at this angle and follow the sections up to the top of the crown. Repeat this on the left side of the head
    Note: Stand behind the section you are cutting and always comb air the way it falls naturally.

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    From occipital bone right side take ½” sections hold out at 45° using hair from underneath as a guide.

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    Section hair in an angle on top of the ear. Diagonal section to over the eye.

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    In front, take vertical section from parting down to front of ear and leave it out.

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    Take a vertical section at the top of the ear.  Hold it straight out with fingers, resting against the head and cut.

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    Continue taking vertical sections holding at 90° to back of ear making sure to keep fingers resting on head.

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    Follow this to behind the ear and take a 1” section and cut.

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    Comb all hair down from the parting (front).

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    Switch to a razor and take a diagonal parting from the front to the back of ear. Make sure to connect from front of ear to back of ear.

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    Move to other side and repeat steps.

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    Take vertical sections at the front of the face, and pull up and cut.

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    In front on the shortest side, take vertical sections holding at 90° angle, keep fingers resting on head and cut continuing to 1” behind the ear.

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    Take a horizontal parting front the middle of the ear and down. Next, take razor and slide from shortest point in back to the very front section, making sure to not cut off the front length. Cut at an angle.

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    Take a Diamond shape section from top crown parting to the corner of each eye.

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    Cut out a ½ inch section and cut to desired length.

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    Continue pulling down horizontal sections and cut using previously cut piece as a guide.

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    Take your razor and as you slide it gently, blend both sides, shorter to longer.

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    Using chunking shears, starting at the crown, take pie shape sections and pivot around chipping into the ends, holding shears straight into the top end of the pie shaped sections.

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