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Hair Styles HOW TO: Makeover: Melinda by Diadema

Give blonde locks a chic 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:  Divide the hair from ear to ear, separating the front from the back.

Step 2:  Cut the hair at the hairline straight across, below the shoulders, with shears.


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Step 3: Next, isolate the right side starting from the ear-to-ear division at midpoint of the right eyebrow, and go to the end of the right eyebrow.
 

Step 4:  Comb all of the remaining hair in front forward and cut from the right cheekbone, angling downward.

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Step 5:  Continue cutting on the left side, angling shears downward to create length.
 

Step 6:  Next, blend down the right side using a slide cutting technique, keeping maximum length.

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Step 7:  In the back, pull the left section straight out and, to maintain length, cut the ends with a chip cutting technique.

Step 8:  Continue the chip cutting technique on the sides, pulling the hair towards the center back of the head.

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Step 9:  Personalize the top by taking the fringe area and softening it with texturizing shears.

Step 10:  Pulling the sides up and out in a single section, chip cut the ends using the point of your shears.

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Step 11:  In the back, take the central section of about 2 cm. and comb it straight out 90°.

Cut only on the ends using texturizing shears.

Step 11:  Proceed with this texturizing technique on the ends of the hair only on both back sides, pulling sections diagonally towards the face.

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Final Photos:


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