Can You Texturize Hair With Scissors? How?

Can You Texturize Hair With Scissors? How?

Texturizing hair with scissors is a common technique used by hairstylists to add texture, remove bulk, and create movement in the hair. It involves strategically cutting into the hair shaft to create varying lengths and layers. Here's a general guide on how hair can be texturized using scissors:

  1. Preparation: Start with clean, dry hair that has been properly detangled.
  2. Sectioning: Divide the hair into manageable sections using hair clips or hair ties. This will make it easier to work through the hair systematically.
  3. Choosing the Technique: There are several techniques you can use to texturize hair with scissors, depending on the desired outcome. Some common techniques include point cutting, slicing, and notching.
    • Point Cutting: This involves holding the scissors vertically and cutting into the hair shaft at different angles, creating a textured effect. It helps to remove weight and add movement to the hair.
    • Slicing: In this technique, the scissors are held horizontally and small sections of hair are snipped into, creating subtle texture and softening harsh lines.
    • Notching: Notching involves making small, deliberate cuts into specific sections of hair. This technique can be used to remove bulk and add texture to specific areas.
  4. Working through the Hair: Starting with one section at a time, hold the hair between your fingers and use the chosen texturizing technique to make small cuts into the hair shaft. Vary the length and intensity of the cuts to create the desired texture. Remember to use a light hand and be mindful of the overall balance and shape of the haircut.
  5. Blending and Refining: As you progress through the hair, regularly comb and blend the texturized sections with the uncut hair to ensure a seamless transition. This helps create a natural-looking texture without visible lines.
  6. Final Styling: Once you have finished texturizing the hair, you can style it as desired using appropriate products and tools.

It's important to note that texturizing hair with scissors requires skill and practice, so it's recommended to consult a professional hairstylist who is experienced in this technique. They will be able to assess your hair type, texture, and desired outcome to create the best results

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