Principles of Hair Design

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Line

Horizontal, Vertical, Diagonal, and Curved

Designing With Lines

Single lines(one length hairstyle) Parallel Lines(repeating lines) Contrasting Lines(Horizontal & Vertical lines meet at 90 degrees) Transitional Lines(curved lines used to blend and soften horizontal and vertical lines.)

Form

general outline of hairstyle

Space

Is the space surrounding the form.

Design Texture

Natural wave pattern are straight, wavy, curly, or extremely curly.

Color

Helps define texture and line, and tie a design together.

Light colors and warm colors

create the illusion of volume.

Dark colors and cool colors

Recede or create the illusion of less volume.

Lines with color

Eyes are drawn to lightest color, you can use light color in your hair design to guide the eye through the hairstyle.

Color Selection

Be sure that the tone is compatible with the skin tone of the client.

Five important principles of hair design

Proportion, Balance, Rhythm, Emphasis, and Harmony

Proportion and Body proportion

comparative relationship of one thing to another. Body is when hair and body look more proportioned together.

Balance

Establishing equal or appropriate proportions to create symmetry. Asmmetrical is not balanced.

Rhythm

Regular pulsation or recurrent pattern of movement in a design. Tight curls: Fast Long deep curls: Slow

Emphasis

Focus on design is what draws the eye first before traveling to the rest of the design. Wave, Color, Ornamentation, Change in form.

Harmony

Creation of unity in a design (most important art principles)

Foundation

Having a strong foundation will allow you to take calculated risks.

Smooth wave pattern accent the face and can be used to narrow:

A round head shape

Illusions of depth are created when lighter and warmer colors are alternated with colors that are:

darker and cooler

Comparative relationship of one thing to another is:

Proportion

Clients with large or broad shoulders, the stylist would create styles wjawith:

Volume

Balance is creating

symmetry

When styling for a client with a long jaw, the hair should:

full and falls below the jaw

When styling for a client with a large forhead:

use bangs with no volume

Client with a large chin:

above or below chin line

Client wears glasses hair style can be affected by:

around the ears

The use of a side part helps:

balance asymmertical

Camouflage a receding hair line:

a full beard and mustache

balding male client looks good:

with a groomed beard and mustache

Wide-forehead

direct hair forward over the sides of the forehead

Close-set eyes

direct hair back and away from the face at the temples

Crooked nose

Asymmetrical, off center style

Square jaw

use curved lines at the jaw line

long jaw

hair should be full and fall below the jaw

Convex profile

a receding forehead and chin

Large forehead

use no volume bangs

Prominent nose

bring hair forward at forehead with softness around face

Small chin

move hair up and away from the face along chin line

Large chin

hair should be longer or shorter then chin line.

Narrow forehead

direct the hair away from the forehead and face

Wide-set eyes

use higher half bang to create length in the face

Wide-flat nose

draw hair away from face use center part

Round jaw

use straight lines at the jaw line

straight profile

ideal profile

Concave provile

prominent forehead and chin

Receding forehead

direct bangs over the forehead with outward direct volume

Small nose

hair should sweep off the face, creating a line from nose to ear

Receding chin

direct the hair forward toward the chin

The aim of reducing the width across the cheekbone line is best for the

diamond face shape

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