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How To Do A Long A-Line Shape Haircut

With Stacey Broughton
Duration33 minutes
Skill levelIntermediate


Stacey Broughton's haircut is a variation of a long A-line shape. Stacey begins by graduating the internal area before cutting a soft pointed outline. This tutorial teaches graduation, over-direction and the importance of finger and body positioning in the placement of the perimeter line. The inclusion of freehand techniques softens and loosens this contemporary salon friendly shape. 

Watch the accompanying hair colouring video tutorial here.

Members can also read our step by step guide to this long a-line shape haircut.

Technical skills

  • Blunt cutting
  • Disconnection
  • Freehand
  • Layering
  • Over-direction
  • Pivoting


Contributor: Stacey Broughton
Model: Sophie
Make-Up Artist: Melissa Bourne
Photographer: Jamie Harrison

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