The Modern Firefly
With Stacey Broughton, Joanna, Clayre Sodeau and Jamie Harrison
Duration42 minutes
Skill levelIntermediate
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Stacey Broughton’s classic haircut tutorial teaches a modern version of this pure graduated shape. Note the sectioning pattern, curving around the head and moving from a diagonal horizontal plane to the diagonal vertical plane in the back area. An important key to the technique of over-direction is maintaining body position and tension to work together so the pure angle of graduation is achieved. The finished result is a classic, versatile Firefly shape celebrating movement and texture.

Technical skills

  • Blow Drying
  • Blunt Cutting
  • Club Cutting
  • Disconnection
  • Freehand
  • Graduation
  • Over-Direction
  • Point Cutting
  • Triangular Graduation


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

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