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Hair Styles HOW TO: Makeover: Leanna by Diadema

Create this fun and flirty look in this hair style how to!

Hair: Diadema Hair Fashion
Makeup: Cristina Marzo per 20100 Milano
Photography: Stefano Bidini


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Step 1:  Beginning at the back hairline, create a V shape from the neckline up to behind the ears.

 

Step 2:   Complete Step 1 on both sides in the back.

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Step 3:  Beginning at the top of the ears, cut down toward the chin on both sides.

Step 4:   In the fringe area, comb the hair forward from the crown, then cut upward from the point of the nose to the right side.

 Step 5:  Repeat Step 4 on the left side.

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Step 6:   Isolate a rectangular section from the crown to the ends of the eyebrows.
 

Step 7:  Create a curve from the temple to the perimeter cutting downward freehand.

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Step 8:   On the top, take a section from the top to the crown, and cut to about 5 cm. to shorten
 

Step 9:  Cut the top area straight up to shorten, leaving the front rectangle isolated.

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Step 10:  Create diagonal sections on the sides, and point cut to shorten.

Step 11:  In the back section, cut with the point of the shears using a shear-over-comb technique.

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Step 12:   Isolate a circle section on the crown.

Make a twist with this section and thin with thinning shears to the desired length.

Step 13:  Next, comb the circle section into a natural fall and blend freehand to the layers with thinning shears.


Step 14:  Finally, blend to the front rectangle section using the same method.

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Final Photos:


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