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How-To: Softly Razored Cut by Donald Scott NYC

Lauren Quick | March 3, 2016 | 10:22 AM

Donald Scott NYC chief hair artist and founder, Donald Scott, helps update the ’70s-style long, layered look by using his Carving Comb.


Disconnected, long layers make this cut a seamless meld of ’70s retro and current-day cool. Complete with soft waves for a romantic finish.

Get the look: Softly razored cut

STEP 1: Establish perimeter and start your guide at chin-length.


STEP 2: Take diagonal partings from the natural part to the front of ear.


STEP 3: Over-direct hair all the way forward with the chin as a guide.


STEP 4: Spray two mists Donald Scott NYC Prepare Tool Glide. Pull wide-tooth Carving Comb to channel-carve side down the hair to longest point.


STEP 5: Continue parting and over-directing to just behind ear until back is one length.


STEP 6: Add one mist Prepare Liquid Tool Glide on each section before finishing hair with a large curling iron over large sections.


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