“I have a lot of
clients that love
the NYC scene, but
can’t be too funky.
Avant garde hair is
great, but these
clients can’t use it.
This look relates to
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Blow dry the hair with a side parting as it is to be worn and
pull out a two-inch square above the color panel. Using a
razor, channel cut vertically into the section to texturize. Start
from two inches off the scalp.
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Slide cut to just above the ends, holding them out to prevent
cutting all the way to the ends. Lift up above the rounds so
the length is not affected. The goal is to expose the color.
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Flatiron vertically for a cleaner finish.
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from one side,
going over the
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Work over to the
far side, loop and
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Using a curling
rest of the hair.
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lengths all above
the rounds of the
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braid the backcombed
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AVANT GARDE LOOK
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Take a halo parting from in front of the ear to the opposite
side. Secure a high side ponytail above the parietal.
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Place a weft of the desired shade behind the ponytail.
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Place a roll or straight donut in front of the ponytail.
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Smooth the weft and ponytail over the roll and tuck under
the roll to secure.
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Add a weft of the desired shade below the occipital and
direct to one side and secure.
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