Hairbrained: Hairlines In the Frame

Recently, we shared a photo of a distinct hairline cut by @jasonphunt that received lots of attention (including the comment by @jamesmould on how much the hairline resembled the Hairbrained logo).

It got us thinking about how important hairlines are to the overall message of a shape. Hairlines are like fingerprints—no two are exactly the same, and the way that a haircutter deals with them reveals a lot about how skilled the stylist is. They need to be worked-with and controlled at the same time. Technique and visual acuity must come together in perfect proportion to maintain this difficult balance. If you don’t push it enough, the hairline doesn’t say much—push it too far and it's gone.

#CraftHairdressers understand this and spend their lives working on this delicate and fleeting balance.

Here are a few examples of our favorites from our community members on – plus a Randy Taylor video of ZGAT working out some hairlines.


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