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We point cut with shears all the time, so why not think out of the box and point cutting with a razor? It's a great way to loosen up blunt lines in a shape and add texture and separation immediately. Point Cutting with a Razor Note: It is imperative to use a straight razor with a guard.
Tools Required For This Technique:
How To Point Cut With a Razor - Step by step:
The benefit of using a razor instead of a shear when point cutting is a razor generates short to long pieces - it actually carves out the edge of the hair shaft where you place the blade.
Think about it this way - when you pull a blade of grass up from the ground, it's thick at the base and becomes narrow toward the end - it bevels!
Point Cutting with a shear yields a blunt edge. This technique is best done on dry hair to better determine the amount of hair being removed. It is also not suggested for naturally curly hair.
Watch this technique on video above.
Learn more about the ergonomic benefits of the professional razor.