Haircutting technique using diagonal lines by cutting hair ends with a slight increase or decrease in length.
"one-length haircut" ; haircut in which all the hair comes to one hanging level forming a weight line or area; hair is cut with no elevation or overdirection.
Haircutting technique done by placing the still blade into the hair and resting it on the scalp and then moving the seas through the hair wile opening and partially closing the shears.
Method of manufacturing shears; a metal-forming process whereby molten steel is poured into a mold and, once the metal is cooled, takes on the shape of the mold.
Haircutting technique similar to scissor-over-comb, except that the clippers move side to side across the comb rather than bottom to top.
Parting the haircut in the opposite way from which you cut it in order to check for precision of line and shape.
Angle at which the fingers are held when cutting, and, ultimately, the line that is cut; also known as "finger angle, finger position, cutting position, or cutting angle."
"projection or lifting" ; angle or degree at which a subsection of hair is held, or lifted, from the head when cutting.
Points on the head that signal a change in the shape of the head, from flat to round or vice versa.
Haircutting technique in which pieces of hair are snipped out at random intervals.
Haircutting technique used to release weight from the subsection, allowing the hair to move more freely.
Graduated shape or wedge; an effect or haircut that results from cutting the hair with tension, low to medium elevation, or overdirection.
Direction in which the hair grows from the scalp; also referred to as natural fall or natural falling position.
Guideline or "guide"
section of hair, located either at the perimeter or the interior of the cut, that determines the length the hair will be cut. Usually the first section that is cut to create a shape.
Hair that grows at the outermost perimeter along the face, around the ears, and on the neck.
"head shape" ; shape of the head, which greatly affects the way the hair falls and behaves.
Graduated effect achieved by cutting the hair with elevation or overdirection; the hair is cut at higher elevations, usually 90 degrees or above, which removes weight.
Thin continuous mark used as a guide can be straight or curved, horizontal, vertical, or diagonal.
Haircut in which the hair is cut at a 180-degree angle; the resulting shape has shorter layers at the top and increasingly longer layers toward the perimeter.
Haircutting technique, a version of point cutting, in which the tips of the scissors are moved toward the hair ends rather than into them; creates a chunkier effect.
Combing a section away from its natural falling position, rather than straight out from the head, toward a guideline; used to create increasing lengths in the interior or perimeter.
Widest area of the head, usually starting at the temples and ending at the bottom of the crown.
Line dividing the hair at the scalp; separating one section of hair from another, creating subsections.
Haircutting technique in which the tips of the shears are used to cut points into the ends of the hair.
Texturizing technique in which the comb and the razor are used on the surface of the hair
Points on the head that mark where the surface of the head changes or the behavior of the hair changes, such as ears, jawline, occipital bone, apex, and so on; used to establish design lines that are proportionate.
"shear-over-comb"; haircutting technique in which the hair is held in place with the comb while the tips of the scissors are used to remove the lengths.
Haircutting technique that removes the bulk and adds movement through the lengths of the hair; the shears are not completely closed, and only the portion of the blades near the pivot is used.
Method of cutting or thinning the hair in which the fingers and shears glide along the edge of the hair to remove length.
"effilating; process of thinning the hair to graduated lengths with shears; cutting the hair with a sliding movement of the shears while keeping the blades partially opened.
Smaller sections within a larger section of hair, used to maintain control of the hair while cutting.
Haircutting effect in which there is an even blend from very short at the hairline to longer lengths as you move up the head; (to narrow progressively at one end)
Amount of pressure applied when combing and holding a section, created by stretching or pulling the section.
Haircutting technique designed to remove excess bulk without shortening the length; changing the appearance or behavior of the hair through specific haircutting techniques using shears, thinning shears, or a razor.
The straight lines used to build weight or create a one-length or low-elevation haircut are _______.
Fullness on the sides
For a client with a long face, the stylist would recommend a style that adds ______.
1/2 inch to 2 inches
To compensate for shrinkage associated with curly hair, the stylist should allow for shrinkage of _______.
Transferring the comb
The technique used to free up the dominant cutting hand to cut a subsection is called _____.
A blunt haircut or heavier graduated haircut
The technique of cutting below the fingers or inside the knuckles using a horizontal cutting line creates _____.
Parting a haircut in the opposite way it was cut to check for precision of line and shape is called ______.
turn the comb around and comb with the wide teeth
For a blunt haircut, when using the wide teeth of a comb when cutting, comb the section first with the fine teeth and then __________.
The process of removing excess bulk or cutting for effect without shortening hair length.
When performing the slicing technique on the surface of the haircut , it is best to work on ____ hair.
Angle of the comb
When using the clipper-over-comb technique, the length is determined by the _______.
The ability to duplicate an existing haircut or create a new haircut from a photo will build a stronger professional relationship between the stylist and ____.
Before purchasing a pair of shears, ensure that the company has authorized someone in your area to _____ the company's shears.
When using clippers, you should always work _____ the natural growth patterns, especially in the nape.
both his ears and eyebrows
When trimming a male client's facial hair, it is recommended that you check _____ and ask if he would like you to remove any excess hair.