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Hands on Class: Cutting Graduation Long to short

  • moxie hair salon 700 Grand Ave St Paul United States (map)

Sunday, February 3, 2019⋅10:00am – 4:00pm

Hands on Class: Cutting Graduation Long to short

Graduation is a foundational cutting technique, but yet it’s difficult to master.  What’s the difference between Moving and Stationary Graduation and what 3 cutting forms help create graduation?   Let’s explore how Graduation is a build up of weight in a haircut. Learn a few approaches from standard to simple to very disciplined old school precision cutting.  Working with most of the graduation techniques so you learn the differences and how each work. Each cut is not only salon friendly but also an exercise is discipline and precision.



Demo and Lecture:  30 min

Different types of techniques with graduation.

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

What type of hair that 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.

  • Moving Graduation: Longer  hair that is stacking and building with the head shape    90 min

  • Classic but simple graduation.  A modern twist to the vertical sections        75 min

  • Short graduation with a round shape in the nape and angle forward through the sides      75 min