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Want to cut hair but think you don’t have the talent? Ifyou’ve ever dreamed of becoming a painter, a sculptor, or ahome decorator, you can cut hair. If you love sewing, drawing, orcraft projects, you can cut hair. This book is designed to help youdiscover your inner artist, easily enhancing your loved one’shairstyles while trimming big bucks off your family budget.

Haircutting For Dummies is for people who want to cuttheir family and friends' hair, as well as those who are enteringthe field of cosmetology. Cutting hair at home will allow you tosave money, be creative, and do something nice for your loved ones.If you’re looking to become a licensed stylist, this bookwill show you how to do simple trims and styles while giving yourown creativity room to roam. You’ll see how to:

  • Prepare men’s and women’s 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 hair

In this easy-to-follow guide, you’ll find step-by-stepinstructions for the latest short, medium, and long hairstyles aswell as more involved techniques such as notching and texturing.You get plenty of expert advice in using your tools, followinglengths and angles, and creating show-stopping styles, as well asproven 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 family’s and friends’ haircuttingtrust

Featuring detailed illustrations and model shots, tips onmaintaining your own haircut between salon appointments, andspecial advice on cutting children’s hair, Haircutting ForDummies will have you achieving salon- or barbershop-qualityresults on all types of hair!

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