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September 23, 2013

Short, Edgy Pixie From ProRituals


Short, Edgy Pixie From ProRituals

Pixie cuts are the hottest trend in Hollywood—and celebrities such as Michelle Williams and Ginnifer Goodwin have been wearing this adorable, versatile cut for several seasons. But a traditional pixie isn’t for everyone—so the experts at ProRituals created this hip, edgy cut—perfect for clients looking to shake up their look.   

Who did it:
ProRituals by Jingles
Haircut: Michael Napolitano
Haircolor, makeup and photography: Terrence Michael Renk

For more information, visit www.prorituals.com.

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  • 1

    Prep hair with ProRituals ColorFuel.

  • 2

    Take a triangular section under the natural part.

  • 3

    Razor using graduation.

  • 4

    Maintain the weight in the lower parietal area.

  • 5

    Overdirect the next section and razor using graduation, working towards the face.

  • 6

    Take vertical sections from the crown to the nape of the neck.

  • 7

    Overdirect all of the hair that reaches the guide and razor using graduation.

  • 8

    Create a weight line by slightly elevating and using graduation.

  • 9

    Scissor over the comb of the perimeter to the weight line.

  • 10

    Go around the perimeter using graduation.

  • 11

    Blend the guide using the scissor over the comb technique.

  • 12

    Use overdirection and graduation to push the flow of the hair in the opposite direction.

  • 13

    Take a diagonal section of the hair, then a subsection.

  • 14

    Hold the hair straight down (at a zero degree angle) and cut.

  • 15

    Take a diagonal section from behind the ear and slightly elevate and overdirect. Make blunt cuts to continue the perimeter line.

  • 16

    Overdirect all the hair that reaches the guide and club cut.

  • 17

    Take a vertical razor to soften the perimeter line.

  • 18

    Overdirect all the hair that reaches the guide and vertical razor.

  • 19

    Use a chewing technique to remove bulk and add movement.

  • 20

    Club cut short to long.

  • 21

    Clean up the silhouette on dry hair.

  • 22

    Connect the top length to the outside edge.

  • 23

    Point cut to add texture.

  • 24

    Use the spiral texturizing technique to add movement. Use ProRituals New Matte Texture Paste to finish the look and to create texture and height.