June Bug - Summer Solstice How-to
AFTERPhoto 2 of 11
BEFOREPhoto 3 of 11
1. On dry, flatironed, smooth hair, begin the cut on the side along the parietal in the most dense area. Pull out one-inch horizontal sections. Cut to the desired length. Blend up to a top center parting.Photo 4 of 11
2. Cut around the ear, cutting from the back to the front.Photo 5 of 11
3. Brush the hair as it is to be worn. Chip into the ends of the fringe to the desired length.Photo 6 of 11
4. Now lift up a large section from the top of the head. Cut in to the ends for added texture and movement.Photo 7 of 11
5. Blend forward along the Mohawk section cutting the last inch using a 40-teeth texturizing shear.Photo 8 of 11
7. Then take the entire horizontal section, lift up with a comb and continue to remove the weight from the end with the texturizing shear.Photo 9 of 11
8. Drop the section and continue cutting with the texturizing shear, cutting to the desired weight along the weight line.Photo 10 of 11
6. Now take vertical sections form along the sides. Pull out. Cut 3-4 points from 1½ inches out from root to ends.Photo 11 of 11
A semi-permanent Davines shade of Mahogany was used to achieve the perfect balance of shine and depth. Fortier created a commercial shape with the focus on a heavy fringe. “She already had a basic shape but to give it a bit of an edge, I had to condense the round of the head and soften the edges with a weight line above the ear and fringe,” Fortier says.
From the Summer Solstice Collection.