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Ten Tips for Cutting Short Hair

Frances London DuBose is the founder of London Hair, inc. located in Charleston, South Carolina. She has developed her own cutting system, produced many educational DVDs, started her product line, Hair Artist and is the inventor of the famous Shark-tooth Razor. Here are 10 tips for cutting short hair from Frances London DuBose.

By Frances London DuBose

Here's some great tips from Frances.
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1
Soft Edges
Know how to cut soft edges so the design looks soft and feminine.
2
Face Shape
Pay particular attention to face shape of each client so the design will be suitable and well balanced.
3
Head Form
Check the flat planes of the head and the round of the head so the design is adapted to the head form.
4
Cut and color
Select a color that compliments the cut.
5
Technique
Decide which type of cutting technique will be best for the texture of hair you are working on - scissors or razor.
6
Initial design
Cut initial design on wet hair and complete form.
7
Style
Dry hair with fingers to fall naturally - add round brush for lift or smoothness.
8
Tools
Flat iron shape to make sure the length that you wanted is correct.
9
Texture
Add texturizing or point cutting to ensure the proper texture needed.
10
Finish
Finish with pomode, wax, etc. to add specific touches to the design.




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