|About the Book|
Want to cut hair but think you dont have the talent? If youve ever dreamed of becoming a painter, a sculptor, or a home decorator, you can cut hair. If you love sewing, drawing, or craft projects, you can cut hair. This book is designed to help youMoreWant to cut hair but think you dont have the talent? If youve ever dreamed of becoming a painter, a sculptor, or a home decorator, you can cut hair. If you love sewing, drawing, or craft projects, you can cut hair. This book is designed to help you discover your inner artist, easily enhancing your loved ones hairstyles while trimming big bucks off your family budget. Haircutting For Dummies is for people who want to cut their family and friends hair, as well as those who are entering the field of cosmetology. Cutting hair at home will allow you to save money, be creative, and do something nice for your loved ones. If youre looking to become a licensed stylist, this book will show you how to do simple trims and styles while giving your own creativity room to roam. Youll see how to: Prepare mens and womens hair for cutting Create short, mid-length, and long styles Choose and care for your cutting tools Apply advanced haircutting techniques Seek a career in cutting hairIn this easy-to-follow guide, youll find step-by-step instructions for the latest short, medium, and long hairstyles as well as more involved techniques such as notching and texturing. You get plenty of expert advice in using your tools, following lengths and angles, and creating show-stopping styles, as well as proven guidance in how to: Cut and style straight, curly, or kinky hair Give the perfect shampoo Judge the texture, strength, and health of hair Handle bangs, layers, and sliced hair Use a blow dryer, curling iron, and flat iron Pump up the volume and fight the frizzies Win your familys and friends haircutting trustFeaturing detailed illustrations and model shots, tips on maintaining your own haircut between salon appointments, and special advice on cutting childrens hair, Haircutting For Dummies will have you achieving salon- or barbershop-quality results on all types of hair!