Haircutting is comprised of both technical and creative elements. The technical are easier to explain and learn, but it’s the artistic/creative elements that are much more difficult to govern, as art is by it’s very definition a subjective process. There are, however, some things to take into consideration when bringing a creative vision to life, and according to Andrew Carruthers, Director of Education for Sam Villa, one of the most significant creative aspects of a cut is the fringe.
“The most influential element that affects face shape and highlighting and/or detracting from certain facial features is the fringe area. A killer fringe can transform an otherwise ho-hum haircut into a show stopping design,” says Carruthers.
Below, see three ways that fringe can complement face shape for your client's best look.
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“I refined the perimeter with my new favorite tool, the Sam Villa Inviblend Shear," adds Carruthers. "It leaves absolutely no lines and has extremely gentle removal of weight that allows you to create a soft disrupted edge to the perimeter line."
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Hair: Andrew Carruthers and David Boyd for Sam Villa
Photography: Andrew Carruthers
Makeup: Amber Pearson