Haircutting For Dummies is for people who want to cut their family and friends' hair, as well as those who are entering the field of cosmetology. Cutting hair at home will allow you to save money, be creative, and do something nice for your loved ones. If you’re looking to become a licensed stylist, this book will show you how to do simple trims and styles while giving your own creativity room to roam. You’ll see how to:Prepare men’s and women’s hair for cuttingCreate short, mid-length, and long stylesChoose and care for your cutting toolsApply advanced haircutting techniquesSeek a career in cutting hair
In this easy-to-follow guide, you’ll find step-by-step instructions for the latest short, medium, and long hairstyles as well as more involved techniques such as notching and texturing. You get plenty of expert advice in using your tools, following lengths and angles, and creating show-stopping styles, as well as proven guidance in how to:Cut and style straight, curly, or kinky hairGive the perfect shampooJudge the texture, strength, and health of hairHandle bangs, layers, and sliced hairUse a blow dryer, curling iron, and flat ironPump up the volume and fight the frizziesWin your family’s and friends’ haircutting trust
Featuring detailed illustrations and model shots, tips on maintaining your own haircut between salon appointments, and special advice on cutting children’s hair, Haircutting For Dummies will have you achieving salon- or barbershop-quality results on all types of hair!
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