How to Get the Cut Haircut You’ve Been Dreaming Of

Are you frustrated when visiting the salon and leaving with bangs too severe or unexpected layers? Perhaps your stylist and you needed to communicate correctly; learning hairstylist terms may help ensure you receive the haircut you’ve always desired.


Shorter-haired women can create movement with stacked layers in a bob cut from stylist Julie Facer, as seen here. And its razor graduation at the back adds an edge that brings drama. Ruby Rose shows how an undercut, lineup, or fringe can work well on short haircuts such as this gamine style, with side-swept bangs creating soft feminine forms and the dark brown hue being an eye-catcher. An effective short haircut requires teamwork; to ensure you and your stylist understand exactly how you envision your look unfolding, use hand gestures to show them where each section should fall, suggests Hill. Preparation before heading into the salon will guarantee your dream haircut becomes a reality.


Tapered haircuts are designed to contour head shapes by gradually transitioning from shorter hair on top of the head to longer locks in the back and sides. Gamine’s haircut, according to Penna, is an example of a choppy style with short layers that reduce density and create movement. Weight line in haircutting refers to where the most extended layer falls, which ultimately dictates its overall length. A stylist should keep this in mind when cutting, to blend any blunt edges using thinning shears and soften its edges as necessary. A technique that utilizes razors and combs to carve out small sections of hair at the ends to add texture, creating volume without bulk. An excellent choice for fine or limp locks!


Long hair requires special consideration when it comes to its care. As it proliferates and can vary according to texture, adding length is usually achievable without removing it, though a trim could help protect against breakage and keep strands healthy. Layered haircut with short front layers that reach about chin level or one inch below, creating face-framing layers that frame the face for a youthful yet glamorous appearance. Longer layers can add weight and volume to thin hair, and can be styled in different ways for an enhanced voluminous effect. However, it’s always essential that communication between stylist and client remains clear during their cut to ensure both parties remain on the same page.


Curly hair can be cut in many different styles, making it incredibly flexible for cutting purposes. Finding a stylist who understands your curl pattern and texture is the key to successful curly-cut styling. Use visual aids when communicating the shape you wish for to your stylist. Showing pictures or pointing at where your hairstyle should fall will ensure you are on the same page and achieving what is desired from their haircuts. If your hair is long enough, a shaggy layered cut is an effective way to add volume and slim down the face. Pairing this style with light chocolate highlights to enhance its ringlets will create an eye-catching look suitable for any special event! Just be sure to get regular trims to ensure healthy curls!


Straight cut with center part hairstyles are versatile styles for women of any hair texture and length and make a sleek statement in their appearance. Achieving this elegant style using different styling techniques is easy. Regarding layers, it’s important to remember that thinner hair is harder to add texture to due to bulk. A professional stylist will keep this in mind when cutting your locks. With thicker locks, the weight line’s length plays an integral part in determining how much layering you can incorporate in your haircut – and the bottom of your haircut is where most of its volume lies, according to Layal Salame.