How to Cut a Shag Haircut – The shag haircut is a timeless and trendy style that can be worn by men and women of all ages.
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Cut the hair wet
Wet the hair and use a shampoo that will volumize the hair such as a volumizing shampoo. towel dry the hair until it is just damp.Start with clean, dry, and styled hair.
Dampen the hair with a spray bottle
Start by spraying the hair with water until it’s damp, but not soaked. If your hair is on the longer side, you may want to start with towel-dried hair so it’s not too heavy. The goal is to have enough moisture in the hair so it doesn’t dry out while you’re cutting, but not so much that it takes forever to style afterward.
Apply a styling product to the damp hair
Start with clean, damp hair. It’s important to cut wet because the hair will shrink when it dries, and you don’t want your haircut to be too short. Apply a small amount of styling product to the damp hair and comb it through. You can use a leave-in conditioner, mousse, or gel. If you have fine hair, you might want to use a volumizing products to help give your hair some body. If you have thicker hair, you might want to use a product that will help control frizz.
Cut the hair dry
Before cutting the hair, make sure to shampoo and condition the hair. Cut the hair dry with shears or scissors.
Divide the hair into sections
Start with clean, dry, and styled hair. Decide where you want the shortest layer to fall and divide the hair into three sections using clips. The bottom layer will be the longest, the middle layer will be shorter, and the top layer will be the shortest.
Cut the hair in a V-shape
Start by cutting the hair on the top of the head in a V-shape. The point of the V should be at the back of the head, and the sides should be cut at a diagonal.Start by cutting the hair on the top of the head in a V-shape. The point of the V should be at the back of the head, and the sides should be cut at a diagonal.
Cut the hair in layers
Shag haircuts are known for their layers. Cutting the hair in layers will give your shag haircut more texture and volume. To cut the hair in layers, start by assessing the length of the hair. If the hair is longer than chin length, you will want to cut the bottom layer first. To do this, take small vertical sections of hair and cut them shorter in the back and longer in the front. Then, move on to the next layer and repeat the process. When you get to the top layer, you can either leave it longer or cut it into a textured fringe.
Finish the cut
Shag haircuts are a great way to add texture and volume to your hair. They can be cut short or long, depending on your preference. To finish the cut, you will need to use a texturizing scissors to create a shaggy look.
Trim the hair to the desired length
Start with the longest layer at the bottom and work your way up, taking small horizontal sections. To get a blended look, use your Shear Genius scissors to point cut the ends. This will give you a softer, more natural result.
Style the hair as desired
To style the hair, use a variety of tools and products to achieve the desired look. Styling products can help add volume, texture, and hold to the hair. Try different products until you find ones that work well with your hair type and style. A round brush can be used to create waves and curls. A flat iron can be used to straighten the hair or create loose waves.