Females, who are generously endowed by nature with long and thick hair, prefer not to cut such beauty. But sometimes you still have to slightly trim even the most luxurious hair. How to cut long hair? What should be remembered at this moment? What shape to give long hair? We will try to tell as much as possible about everything related to such a haircut.
Stage one. What will be required?
What tools do you need and how to cut long hair? Let's start with the tool. Of course, scissors! They must be of high quality and well sharpened. Otherwise, you risk not only your nerves, but there is also a great chance to ruin your hair. Therefore, try to choose special scissors used by hairdressers, or purchase new, but high-quality stationery or tailor models. Also, in any case, you will need one or two combs. If the hair is thick, then you can pre-comb it with your favorite brush, and use a comb just before cutting. With it, you will be able to perfectly align all the strands. Otherwise, you may receivea hairstyle that is not distinguished by an impeccable shape. If your goal is shaping, then you will need a ponytail comb. It is very convenient to lift the upper strands with it, and it is also simply irreplaceable when cutting bangs. A couple of hair clips will not be superfluous. So, we figured out the tools. Now it remains to figure out how to cut long hair at home.
Stage two. Which haircut to choose?
The hairstyle you choose determines how to cut long hair. If you plan to just trim the ends, then even in this case you will have to choose a shape. Many are sure that in this case the choice is not too great. And this statement is completely wrong. You can choose the option when the ends are cut in a straight line. But this hairstyle looks very good only on perfectly straight and smooth hair. Otherwise, it is better to stay on models where the ends are cut in a semicircle. This haircut is perfect for women who do not have enough free time to perform masks and body wraps. Even if your strands are not perfectly smooth, you can look great because they can be pulled into a ponytail or braid.
It is much more difficult for owners of curly hair to trim the ends. And do it better on dry strands. In this case, you will immediately see how long it will remain after hairdressing experiments. How to cut the ends of long hair if they are straight? Smooth hair is better to slightly moisten with water along the entire length, and thencomb thoroughly. After that, carefully cut, trying to stick to an invisible line running parallel to the floor (in the case of a straight edge) or semicircular (if you decide to choose this particular shape).
Change the look
How to cut long hair if you are not ready to part with your usual style? There are several very simple ways. For example, cut bangs. It is not necessary to do it strictly to the eyebrows. You can choose a model that will be asymmetrical or elongated. Such a touch will make your image not only interesting, but very effective. Another simple way is to form a "hat". By cutting the upper strands, you can leave the usual length, and at the same time, the desired volume will appear at the roots, which almost all owners of long and thick hair are deprived of.