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Graduation vs Layers

  • moxie shairedspace 4055 Minnesota 7 Service Road Saint Louis Park, MN, 55416 United States (map)

Graduation versus Layers  (April 22nd ) 4 hours (open to public)

Sometime with haircutting there becomes a thin line between Layers and Graduation.  Clients want layers but show us pictures of graduation.   Let’s explore a few techniques,  of both Layers and Graduation and from there a combination of both. Learn the differences and how working vertically, diagonally, and horizontally can change your results. Each cut is not only salon friendly but also an exercise is discipline and precision.


Demo and Lecture:  30 min

Different types of techniques demonstrating the difference between long layers and        moving graduation.

Combining shape and technique

How to use the comb and scissor together to create your shape.

What type of hair that layering and graduation works best on.

Importance of body position and discipline

Hands on:

Simon said style of learning. Educator demos one section, trainee does it on their mannequin.

  • Long layers  Round Against the head    60 min

  • Long moving graduation   75 min

  • Long layers front to back back  75 min