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Zig Zag Mid-Length Layering Tutorial

With Lee Stafford
Duration24 minutes
Skill levelAdvanced


Lee Stafford’s mid-length haircut The Zig Zag is a languid, cascading shape featuring juxtaposed short and long layers.

During the haircutting video tutorial, Lee demonstrates a range of hairdressing techniques such as blow drying, blunt, club and point cutting, tapering and texturizing, disconnection, elevation, graduation, layering and over-direction.

The result is a beautiful salon friendly commercial shape.

Watch Stephanie Lee’s accompanying tutorial to add a two tone tint to this haircut.

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Technical skills

  • Blunt cutting
  • Disconnection
  • Elevation
  • Graduation
  • Layering
  • Over-direction
  • Point cutting
  • Tapering
  • Texturising
  • Triangular layering


Contributor: Lee Stafford
Model: Nikki
Make-Up Artist: Clayre Sodeau
Photographer: Jamie Harrison

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