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Old 04-18-2009, 12:39 PM   #1
 
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How do you do it? Do you just snip individual curls WITHOUT using a comb or do you use a comb (as they do in a salon)?
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Old 04-18-2009, 12:43 PM   #2
 
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here's a helpful thread...

update - hair trim support/advice

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getting a trim, need advice...
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Old 04-18-2009, 12:43 PM   #3
 
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Old 04-18-2009, 01:53 PM   #4
 
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I use a comb to get an even cut or my curls will be all lop-sided. If I have any trouble spots or I have a section that grows faster I will twist and cut.
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In this thread I posted with links on how micol124 has cut her own hair. HTH
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Old 04-18-2009, 11:29 PM   #6
 
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I'm lazy I just part my hair down the middle and cut. Then I check in the mirror for pieces that are too long.
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Old 04-19-2009, 11:49 AM   #7
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I brush or comb straight up and cut straight across.
two horizontal planes - one for my crown hair (higher/longer) and one for the sides/back (lower/shorter) so that both of those layers fall down naturally, they both end at approximately the same place. it removes a lot of bulk from the sides/back and makes my hair less triangle-shaped. I used to do a circle cut where every hair is about the same length (resulting in a lot of layers) but I had that for years and I got tired of all the layers, now I like to keep the crown hair longer so that it's more smooth.
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