FAQ: How To Cut Hair Straight?

Should hair be cut straight across?

Cutting hair straight is simple, but there are a few bad habits that can create gradations and prevent that neat, blunt, straight-across cut. Remember, you can always cut more if you want it shorter, but if you cut too much you can’t add hair back!

Is it better to cut hair dry or wet?

For most textures, Tripodi actually recommends trimming hair while it’s slightly damp. “When fine hair is wet, it doesn’t seem as thick — in fact, it may look like a quarter the amount of hair as when it’s dry,” Tripodi explains. “If it’s wet, you might wind up taking more hair off than you need to cut.”

Should straight hair be layered?

Straight hair is versatile and layers can add lift and movement. Layering on shorter straight hair will require styling with either a flat iron, curling iron or blow dryer with a round brush. The beauty of having wavy hair is that it can pretty much be worn in any style.

How short can you cut thick hair?

Yes, your thick hair can be cut short! Chopping some of those luscious locks and keeping your mane short and sweet is often a great way to reduce styling time for those with thick hair. From a bob, layered crop, and a pixie cut, you’ll find a short haircut and hairstyle that will tame your thick locks.

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Is a blunt cut good for wavy hair?

Lob With Wavy Texture “Blunt cuts are my favorite because they make thin hair look strong and full and they make thicker hair look well-groomed and expensive,” says Patterson. “Plus, blunt ends make curls look like they are behaving.”