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The Valentina Mid-Length Layer Haircut

With Stacey Broughton
Duration18 minutes
Skill levelIntermediate
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Stacey Broughton’s haircutting tutorial demonstrates a pure and simple layered commercial shape contrasting disconnected, romantic lengths with a heavy, defining fringe.

Stacey uses a combination of scissors and thinning shears to achieve the look using blunt cutting, freehand and scissors-over-comb together with graduation, layering and disconnection.

Watch the accompanying colouring tutorial by Tracy Hayes.

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Technical skills

  • Blow Drying
  • Blunt Cutting
  • Disconnection
  • Freehand
  • Graduation
  • Layering
  • Over-Direction
  • Scissors-Over-Comb
  • Square Layering
  • Thinning Shears


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

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