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Basic Layer Men’s Haircut

Jamie Harrison - July 5, 2017 Barbering and Men's Haircuts, Hair Cutting

Basic Layer Men’s Haircut

The basic layer is a fundamental men’s haircut and provides an essential grounding in cutting men’s hair. Traditionally men’s haircuts are cut square to provide a level of masculinity to the head shape, and to strengthen features such as the jaw and crown.

To achieve this effect on a round head, cut your lines straight rather than following the head shape. Also, corners around the perimeter should be more pronounced, instead of softened as they are for women’s haircuts – read more

Bias haircut – everything you need to know about this classic shape

Jamie Harrison - June 15, 2017 Hair Cutting

Bias haircut – everything you need to know about this classic shape

One of the most popular hairdressing video tutorials on MHD is the Graduated Bias haircut by Graham Oglesby. A timeless and versatile shape since it first gained popularity in the 1990s, the Bias can be dressed in any number of ways thanks to the unique way it is cut.

Bias Haircut Inspiration

The name and technique comes from a fashion term of cutting cloth ‘on the bias’. The fabric is made woven with a horizontal and vertical weave at 90 degrees to each other – read more

How To Cut The Perfect One Length Haircut

Sarah Oglesby - October 27, 2016 Hair Cutting

How To Cut The Perfect One Length Haircut

What is the One Length Haircut?

Well, the clue’s in the name, of course! But it’s always helpful to have a technical definition to fall back on!

A one length haircut is achieved by cutting the hair to the same perimeter length from the natural fall. The natural fall refers to the natural position of the hair.

A true one length haircut is created by combing the hair down from the natural fall and cutting to the same one length line – with no over-direction or elevation – read more

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