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A fabulous haircut sculpted to perfection just for you can emphasize your individual facial features and bring out the best in you. Many various professional haircutting techniques can be put to use when it comes to the art of cutting hair. Depending on the desired haircut and the texture of hair of the client, different tools and tricks of the trade can be put to work.
To create a truly precise work of art, some haircuts will involve sectioning the hair before going to work. Clients with super thick hair will always need their hair sectioned avoid an end result that is sloppy or leaves behind a lone hair that was not included in the haircut. Sectioning the hair also allows the stylist to work more efficiently and create layers with ease. A middle part with a section in either side of the hair as well as two section in back are the standard sections for haircutting.
To create a great razor cut, skill and knowledge of different hair textures is necessary. While a razor can be a fabulous instrument in a hair stylist's arsenal of tools, it can also create a lot of damage if the stylist is unskilled in the craft. Coarse and curly hair types should not be cut with a razor, as this can damage the hair shaft and the end result can be a mess of frizz. Fine, straight hair can benefit from a razor because the razor adds texture.
Sometimes a little creativity and outside-of-the-box thinking can go a long way in the world of haircutting. These techniques could be seen as shortcuts, but they also lend an extremely effective and quite sassy result. If your stylist wants to pump up the volume in your hair, she can take small sections of hair and twist them like a corkscrew then simply snip the ends. This technique creates a small section of "fanned" hair that gives fabulous volume.
Pointcutting and Slithering
Thinning shears don't always give the best result when it comes to removing bulk in a haircut. Pointcutting allows your stylist to use precision to carve out bulkiness exactly where it's needed. Tiny sections of hair will be removed by making small snips in the ends of layers. Slithering can be use to create soft and subtle layers or bangs around the face. While shears are held slightly opened, pieces of hair will be carved out to cascade around your face.