This textured pixie is the perfect cut for summer: your clients will love the versatility and movement. See the steps below to create one of Vivienne Mackinder’s looks for this year’s Intercoiffure show—and check out the video for backstage footage!
Step 1: Cut at the crown, chopping into a line
Step 2: Follow the couture of the head shape
Step 3: Graduate into the nape of the neck
Step 4: Continue around the head, working around to the back of the ear
Step 5: Hold section directly out from the head (avoid over-direction), angle to follow head shape.
Step 6: Continue with round layer into tight graduation
Step 7: Soften perimiter with razor cutting, abstract outline and work through to the front of the ear
Step 8: Repeat layers into graduation on second side
Step 9: Measure your lengths for evenness
Step 10: Later into outline shape, keeping it longer towards the face
Step 11: Bevel layers through the sides
Step 12: Continue through perimiter
Step 13: Later top leaving length in fringe
Step 14: Connect from top into sides
Step 15: Use a razor to carve valleys and peaks into fringe