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abc | Cutting Hair The Sassoon Way — $130.00

abc | Cutting Hair The Sassoon Way

$130.00 * Price excludes P&P

The abc book includes comprehensive technical step-by-step photographs together with meticulous technical diagrams on cutting sectioning patterns and an overview of bone structure, psychology, consultations, abc principles, suitability, technique and shape.

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abc | CUTTING HAIR THE SASSOON WAY

abc | CUTTING HAIR THE SASSOON WAY

Series A concentrates on the technique of lines of various angles in their purest form and in combination with graduation and layering. Series B shows how to build up weight with graduation with the accent on longer internal movement, while the emphasis of series C is on shorter internal layers that are combined with different external lengths.

a | LINES

a | SQUARE LINE WITH FRINGE

This hair shape epitomises the line series and forms the foundation upon which all further applications of this technique are based. In this instance, a square line with a fringe is being executed.

ab | LINE WITH GRADUATION

This shape continues the line series and explores the possibilities that are opened up by combining these two techniques in their purest form; control and precision are required for a successful outcome. In this instance a square line from a side parting is being executed.

ac | LINE WITH LAYERS

Continuing the line series, this technique shows how to successfully combine lines and layers to create a shape that can be transferred onto many different lengths and textures.

abc | LINE WITH GRADUATION AND LAYERING

This hair shape concludes the line series and shows how to successfully combine lines, graduation and layering. These three fundamental techniques when combined in this way, produce a shape that is an essential addition to contemporary work.

b | GRADUATION

b | GRADUATION

This shape epitomises the graduation series and will show how to build a contemporary head shape whilst leaving slightly disconnected length through the top sections. This is one of the most essential techniques of modern hairdressing.

ba | GRADUATION WITH A LINE

This hair shape continues the graduation series and shows how graduations and lines can be combined to not only produce a modern shape but also form the basis for many other variations.

bc | GRADUATION WITH LAYERS

Continuing the graduation series, this shape shows how to combine these two techniques in their purest form, which will give a wide spectrum of short to mid length variations.

bac | GRADUATION FROM A LINE WITH LAYERS

This hair shape concludes the graduation series and shows how to marry a graduated outline with internal layering whilst still retaining a strong external shape. This technique is essential in many salon situations.

c | CLASSIC LAYERS

This hair shape epitomises the layering series and shows how to build a head hugging layered shape with no weight build up and soft outlines. This forms the foundation upon which all further applications of this technique are based.

ca | LAYERS FROM A LINE

This hair shape continues the layering series and will show how to layer a simple line.The shape also shows how to cut a deep fringe.

cb | LAYERS AND GRADUATION

Continuing the layering series, this shape shows how a successful combination of layers and graduation creates a shape that is as effective as it is simple.

cab | LAYERS AND GRADUATION FROM A LINE

This hair shape concludes the layering series and shows how to cut a layered shape from an outline and then graduate the edge. This produces a look that is wildly commercial and as such will prove to be a valuable technique to possess.