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How To Do A Short Graduation Haircut

With Stacey Broughton
Duration51 minutes
Skill levelIntermediate


Stacey Broughton’s haircutting tutorial teaches a versatile foundation technique with a basic but modern shape, requiring strong discipline and a methodical insight towards simplicity. His short graduation haircut is essential learning for all modern hairdressers and one that you will return to again and again in the salon.

In the video Stacey bring together a combination of blunt cutting, club cutting, point and freehand cutting, with elevation, square and short graduation, layering, over-direction, precise sectioning and texturizing.

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Technical skills

  • Blow drying
  • Blunt cutting
  • Freehand
  • Graduation
  • Layering
  • Over-direction
  • Point cutting
  • Short graduation
  • Square graduation
  • Texturising


Contributor: Stacey Broughton
Model: Imina
Make-Up Artist: Clayre Sodeau
Photographer: Jamie Harrison

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