Sam's Playlist: Over Direction Cutting Technique

You may ask, ‘How can triangle sections contribute to our success in haircutting?” Think about over direction-the wide corners of triangles enable more over direction while the points of triangles allow for less over direction. Check out how the size of your triangles affects the movement in the hair.  You’re going to LOVE this!


About: Sam Villa is founding partner of the Sam Villa brand (Allvus, LLC), designed to bring “More Sam to More People.”  The educational world of this Favorite Platform Artist and Educator (2012, 2011 and 2007), Favorite Overall Educator of the Year (2015) and Education Artistic Director for Redken 5th Avenue, can be experienced on


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