THE CUTTING STEP BY STEPS
1: Section the hair into the four clear areas as shown.
2: Start working in area 1 by taking horizontal sections and work towards the crown area, keeping the fingers parallel to the section with 0 degree elevation.
3: Release area 2. Connect area 2 and 1 by taking horizontal sections, work towards the top area, while creating a slight 10 degree graduation. Tip, tilt the head slightly to the opposite. Repeat on the opposite side by connecting area 3 and 1.
4: Soften the haircut by creating shallow 45 degree layers in areas 1, 2 and 3.
5: Continue in fringe area 4. Release area 4 and create a centre guideline, lift the hair 90 degrees and cut into progressive layers working from short to long. Over-direct each section to the first guideline and build up length.
6: Refine the haircut by creating round face-framing layers using a razor.
7: To give the haircut extra dimension, finalise the haircut with a slice cutting technique to remove any excess weight.
SHOWCASING CONFIDENT, UNAPOLOGETIC GLAMOUR IN ROUGH TERRAIN THAT RADIATES OPULENCE. THE A/W 2021 BALMAIN HAIR CAMPAIGN COMBINES OPTIMISM AND ESCAPISM.
Apply the Balmain Hair Signature Foundation, mix Argan Moisturizing Elixir and Leave-in Conditioning Spray. Dry the hair using a round brush. For extra lift and style retention, spritz the Balmain Hair Texturizing Volume Spray from roots to ends.
Balmain Hair Couleurs Couture
■ FORMULA 1: 1/3 8.12 + 1/3 8.35 + 1/3 7.6 + 10 vol■ FORMULA 2: Formula 2: 1/3 6.12 + 1/3 6.35 + 1/3 6.6 + 6.5 vol■ FORMULA 3: Formula 3: 1/3 3.12 + 1/3 4.35 + 1/3 4.64 + 6.5 vol
FORMULA 4: 1/2 8.03 + ½ 7.04 + 6.5 vol
THE COLOUR STEP BY STEPS
1: Start the colour process by sectioning the fringe area. Clip the sides away from the face and release the fringe.
2: This section will be coloured with the base colour formula 4 and works as a veil of colour, and the colour will be applied during the last step of the complete colour process.
3: Work 6 back to back foils on each side of the first triangular section.
4: Start the foil application with one full slice of colour formula 3. Continue working with a back to back foil technique and colour two full slices of colour formula 1.
5: Place two more back to back foils with colour formula 2 directly after the last foil.
6: To finalize the foil application, place two more foils with colour formula 3.
7: Repeat steps 3 till 6 on the opposite side.
8: Apply the base colour formula 4 in between the foils on the root area and on the remaining lengths and ends.