Round Graduated 80s Bob
With Tim Hartley, Zoe, Melissa Bourne and Andrew Gilbert
Duration18 minutes
Skill levelAdvanced
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Tim Hartley’s step by step hairdressing tutorial is an 80s inspired bob variation focusing on a rounded back and a clean open fringe area to frame the brow and eyes. Tim uses techniques such as the positioning of curved graduation, over-direction and fringe placement and provides hints on suitability. 

The final result is a dynamic, square, geometric shape, with a defining framing fringe and a rounded graduated back reminiscent of the 80s bob. The architecture of the shape is perfectly enhanced by the screaming mars colour by Christiano Lanza. 

Technical skills

  • Clippers-Over-Comb
  • Club Cutting
  • Elevation
  • Freehand
  • Fringe
  • Graduation
  • Over-Direction
  • Scissors-Over-Comb
  • Symmetrical
  • Texturising


Contributor: Tim Hartley
Model: Zoe
Make-Up Artist: Melissa Bourne
Photographer: Andrew Gilbert

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