Basic bang trim

22 Apr

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Begin by sectioning off bangs.

I go straight up from the edge of one eye

up and around to the edge of the other eye.

Then hold the bangs between your fingers.

Next, pull bangs into the center of the face. This will create a slightly rounded bang.

Here comes the first cut! A general rule of thumb for bang length when cutting on wet hair is the bridge of the nose. (the hair will shrink after it dries) I am doing this on dry hair so I did eyebrow length.

You did it! You could stop here if you want to.......

This next step softens the blunt edge. Take a 3/4 inch wide section in the middle and pull it out from head.

Find your guide! It will be the shortest hair. You are trying to take off that corner, see it?

Cut up from the guide and get the longer hair. Scissors should be pointing towards the ceiling 🙂

Repeat this step two more times with a section to the left of center and to the right of center.

The cutest customers are always the hardest to please!

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7 Responses to “Basic bang trim”

  1. Nollie 22. Apr, 2013 at 2:06 pm #

    Remodel looks a little bit disgruntled. Thanks for the tutorial!

  2. Nollie 22. Apr, 2013 at 2:06 pm #

    I meant your model. 🙂

    • Ruth 23. Apr, 2013 at 1:30 pm #

      Haha! Those two year olds are always fun to work with 🙂 How are your munchkins? You will have to let me know if you try to trim any bangs! YOUR hair is looking fabulous as always. (I see pics on fb) Hope we can meet up soon!

  3. Brooke 22. Apr, 2013 at 7:56 pm #

    Loved the tutorial — thanks for keeping it so simple! Keep uploading more (in all of your spare time). Miss ya like crazy!

    • Ruth 23. Apr, 2013 at 1:27 pm #

      Thanks Brooke! Miss you too! Did L let her hair grow out? What about you? Have you found a stylist yet?

  4. vanessa 23. Apr, 2013 at 6:45 pm #

    Look how big she is!! I love it, thanks for the tutorial…however, I would prefer for you to teach me this in person. 🙂 I miss you!!

    • Ruth 24. Apr, 2013 at 7:37 pm #

      Yes, you better come visit and bring everyone for haircuts 🙂 Or we just need to plan a girl’s trip ASAP! Miss you too cute lady!

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