Short Round Graduation Variation
With Bastian Casaretto, Charlotte, Louisa Inchenko and Jamie Harrison
Duration33 minutes
Skill levelIntermediate
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Bastian Casaretto's haircut tutorial begins with a round graduated technique in the back area to create a build up of weight in the crown area to enhance the head shape. A flatter layered shape in the side areas is created using the top point in the graduation from the back as a guide, leaving the option for a softer area in the outline towards the face. Working horizontal sections on one side and vertical sections on the other side connects the top area. This allows more movement in the top area with a steeper crowner for added versatility, which is key in this short shape.

Technical skills

  • Blow Drying
  • Blunt Cutting
  • Elevation
  • Freehand
  • Graduation
  • Layering
  • Over-Direction
  • Point Cutting
  • Square Graduation
  • Square Layering


Contributor: Bastian Casaretto
Model: Charlotte
Make-Up Artist: Louisa Inchenko
Photographer: Jamie Harrison

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