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Advanced Academy: Razor cutting 101

  • Moxie Hair Salon 2649 Lyndale Avenue South Minneapolis, MN, 55408 United States (map)

Moxie hair Salon/Stephen Adams:  

Razor Cutting 101 (4hr)


A foundational class working with razors

Explore the world of the razor, it is not just a shattering tool, but also a precision cutting instrument.  This hands on haircutting class is to help you build a foundation of using this tool.  You will be shown how to cut clean lines  along with graduation and some layering.  Speed up your game, create soft precision shapes, and unleash your creativity.


Demo and Lecture:  60 min

Different types of razors

How to use the comb and razor together

What type of hair can a razor be used

Importance of body position

  • Demonstrate finger position for cutting each of the techniques

    • layers

    • graduation

    • blunt (line)


Hands on:

Simone said style of learning. Educator demos one section, trainee does it on their model.


  1. Long layer with face framing  60 min

  2. Graduated bob                       60 min

  3. Layered Shag cut                   60 min

Timing and how much will be accomplished will vary based each class.


Items to bring:


  1. Clips (6)

  2. Razor (folding style preferred)

  3. A few new blades for your razor

  4. Cutting combs

  5. Water bottle

  6. Blowdryer

  7. Styling Brush