Mio Sota cutting the perfect fringe.
Mio Sota cutting the perfect fringe.
One of the images from Sota's winning 2017 NAHA collection. Check out the powerful fringe!
One of the images from Sota's winning 2017 NAHA collection. Check out the powerful fringe!
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One of the images from Sota's winning 2017 NAHA collection. Check out the powerful fringe!

The fringe. It can make or break a look - and is one of the most important details in any cut.

MODERN checked in with Mio Sota (@miosotahair), an artist at Trio Salon in Chicago, Il., a Goldwell Color Zoom finalist (Partner Categrory) and NAHA's 2017 Hairstylist of the Year, to get her take on one of her favorite face framing finishes. Sota was spending several days at the Goldwell/KMS Academy in NYC training for the upcoming Global Zoom finals to be held in Barcelona this October.

In this video, Sota demos how-to cut a tasteful bang with a gentle veil. It's lovely: