The Secrets to Cutting Beautiful Bangs -
Mini-Course, Part 4
Welcome to the fourth part of our
mini-course. Our course helps you decide which bangs will
best suit you and how to cut each type of fringe. Today we
will look at how to cut triangle bangs.
to Cut Triangle Bangs
Triangle bangs were used a lot more in the past
than they are now. Sometimes they are still used with long, straighter
hairstyles to give fullness in the center of the forehead.
with the previous types of bangs, wet your hair, towel dry it, and comb
it to check for tangles. Parting the bang area for the
triangle bangs is a bit trickier than the other types of
fringes. Part your hair down the center and comb it straight
down on each side. It's important that you have the part
exactly in the center.
now need to find the highest point at the top of your head.
This will be in the middle of the crown of your head and the hairline
at your forehead. You will probably find it 2 inches back
from your forehead, right in the center. This will be the top
point of your triangle.
The 2 bottom points of your triangle will be the
outer edges of your eyebrows. Use your comb to draw a line
from the top of your triangle to both of the bottom points, the outer
edges of your eyebrows.
the hair forward within the triangle.
your comb to section off the top half of your triangle. Twist
it and secure it with a clip.
Comb the bottom half of the triangle forward.
Decide what length you would like your bangs to
be. If you are cutting your own hair and your hair is damp,
you should take a very samll (1/4 inch) section of hair right at the
center. Hold it between the pointer and middle fingers of
your holding hand. Slide those fingers down to the
indentation of your nose that's right between your eyes.
If you are cutting someone else's hair, cut a bit
below the eyebrows.
a very small section of hair to act as your guide.
up an inch of hair to the left of your first cut, 1/4 inch of that from
your first cut. This 1/4 inch is only there as a guide - it
does not get recut. Cut this section of hair to the length of
your guide. Work your way to the left, combing and checking
for evenness as you go.
To do the right side, pick up a section fo hair
directly to the right of your center guide (taking 1/4 inch of cut hair
along with it as a guide). Cut the hair to the length of your
guide, cutting with your scissors toward the center.
your way to the right this way, always cutting with your scissors
pointing toward your guide at the center (or your nose).
and chek to see that both sides are even. Take a piece of
hair from the outer ege of both sides and compare their length in the
center of your forehead. Trim to even it up if needed.
take loose the clip holding the top half of your triangle.
Comb the hair straight down to neaten it, and begin all over in the
center. Cut this top half of your tringle to the same length
as the bottom half. Comb and check between each
cut. Snip only small sections at a time for the most control.
Once you have finished, dry
and style your hair to admire your finished work.
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