How-To: Create Texture in Shorter Hair Using a Razor

As we are always looking to think, do and say things differently, we encourage all of you to engage your “Razor Shy” guests with alternative words and a very cool technique for an elevated experience! In part 1 of this razor haircut you will learn how to create textured chaos in shorter hair using a razor with a straight edge, your blending shear, and the blow dry as you go technique! This is a great razor cutting technique to use when you want to remove weight and create movement within the hair that sits below the parietal ridge.

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Tools Used In This Video:

  • Sam Villa Signature Series Razor with Straight Blade
  • Sam Villa Essential Series Blending Shear
  • Sam Villa Professional Ionic Blow Dryer
  • Sam Villa Signature Series Paddle Brush
  • Sam Villa Signature Series Long Cutting Comb

About: Sam Villa is Global Artistic Ambassador for Redken and 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), can be experienced on


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