Haircutting for Dummies
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Haircutting for Dummies

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Do you want to cut and style your family's hair, but don't know where to begin? This easy-to-follow guide shows you how to get salon- or barbershop-quality results on all types of hair - long, short, straight, curly, or kinky. You'll discover how to care for your tools and maintain a haircut while you trim big dollars off your budget.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 360 pages
  • 186 x 232 x 22mm | 557.92g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • English
  • 076455428X
  • 9780764554285
  • 214,004

About J.E. Geary

J. Elaine Spear is a Contributing Editor for the magazines DaySpa, Today's Image, Beauty Store Business, and Salon News. She owned and operated a multimillion-dollar salon and day spa for 15 years.
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Features tips for trimming and treating hair Let the scissors fly and cut hair at home

Do you want to cut and style your family's hair, but don't know where to begin? Relax! This easy-to-follow guide shows you how to get salon- or barbershop-quality results on all types of hair - long, short, straight, curly, or kinky. You'll discover how to care for your tools and maintain a haircut while you trim big dollars off your budget.

The Dummies Way

Explanations in plain English "Get in, get out" information Icons and other navigational aids Tear-out cheat sheet Top ten lists A dash of humor and fun
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Table of contents

Introduction. Part I: Spreading Your Farrah Fawcett-Like Wings. Chapter 1: Setting Up Shop: Career Stylists and Kitchen Beauticians. Chapter 2: Strapping On Your Tool Belt. Chapter 3: Brushing Up Before You Begin. Part II: Cutting to the Chase. Chapter 4: Talking About Texture. Chapter 5: Tipping the Stylist: You. Chapter 6: Ending Is Just the Beginning. Chapter 7: Maintaining Your Professional Cut. Part III: Getting Snippy. Chapter 8: Getting Snippy with Women's Short Styles. Chapter 9: Getting Snippy with Women's Mid-length Styles. Chapter 10: Getting Snippy with Women's Long Styles. Chapter 11: Getting Snippy with Men's Styles. Chapter 12: Getting Snippy with Children's Styles. Part IV: Letting the Scissors Fly with Advanced Haircutting Techniques. Chapter 13: Getting to the Point: Compact Cutting. Chapter 14: Cuddling Up to Clippers. Chapter 15: Pulling the Plug: Disconnected Shapes. Chapter 16: Becoming a Free Spirit: Shattered Shapes. Part V: Keeping the Cooties Away. Chapter 17: Harnessing Hair Health. Chapter 18: Knowing the Sticky Stuff  and I Don't Mean Hair Spray. Chapter 19: Cleaning Up Your Act. Part VI: The Part of Tens. Chapter 20: Ten Slices of Advice on Cutting Kids' Hair. Chapter 21: Ten Ways to Keep What the Pros Created. Chapter 22: Ten Possible Career Paths. Index.
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