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Couture Look by Faatemah Ampey

Modern Salon | July 10, 2011 | 8:49 PM
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Photography: Roberto Ligresti Hair: Faatemah Ampey Make-up: David Maderich for mistermakeup.com Fashion: Tweed jacket with beaded stones by Marc Jacobs
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Before.
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Prep the hair for the wig. For long hair, pull the length to a low ponytail and place the first net over the head.
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Twist the pony up and place a second net over the first including the pony.
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Now place the wig over the netting, making sure to check the edges, securing to the base.
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Although the wig has been pre-cut, go in and customize. Begin at the fringe. Direct forward and cut to the desired length.
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Blend down along the face, point cutting for softness.
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Blend down to the sides, cutting to the desired length.
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To texturize, pull out select pieces and slide cut from mid point to end.
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Continue to slide cut along the top. Pull up sections along the Mohawk. Pull up straight from the head and slide from mid point to end.
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