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How To Do A Round Layer With An Undercut On Afro Hair

With Tim Hartley
Duration20 minutes
Skill levelAdvanced


Tim Hartley demonstrates a creative round graduated shape with an undercut on African Type 4 hair. Tim provides advice on outline shape, layering, over-direction and clipper work. 

The final haircut is a story of extremes with an undercurrent of indigenous North American tribes, New Romanticism and rebellion, infused with glamour and geometry.

Members can also download our step by step guide to this round layer with an undercut on afro hair.

Technical skills

  • African type hair
  • Asymmetric
  • Blunt cutting
  • Clipper cutting
  • Created outline
  • Disconnection
  • Elevation
  • Freehand
  • Internal graduated layering
  • Over-direction


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

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