How-To Video: Where to Place the Parting for an Undercut

Hair: Sam Villa ArTeam | Photo: Shalem Kitter | Wardrobe: Carmen Nydegger | Makeup: Keri Hatfield

One of the most important factors to consider when cutting an undercut, which is basically any cut where you detach shorter hair underneath longer hair, is how and where to place the parting. Andrew Carruthers, Education Director for Sam Villa, says it depends on the density of the hair and the look you're going for. Watch as he breaks down undercut parting based on desired result and hair texture.