Short vs. Long Razor Stroke: Haircutting Technique for Different Results – A Technical Deep Dive

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  • In this Technical Deep Dive video, Russell demonstrates the difference between a short, tight razor stroke vs a long, broad razor stroke when cutting hair with a razor. Russell use the Feather Plier Razor to create a 70's inspired haircut reminiscent of Farrah. While doing so, you can see the...

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  • Clean Razor Cutting Techniques – A Technical Deep Dive

    Posted on 09 October 2023 // by Vanessa Wada

    Here's another Technical Deep Dive tutorial video, where Russell Mayes does a deep dive into the techniques to achieving clean and precise cuts using two different razors – one with a guard and one without. In this step-by-step tutorial, you'll learn: Standard: Using the Feather Styling Razor (uses guarded blades),...

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  • Razor vs Scissor Bowl Pixie Haircut – A Technical Deep Dive

    Posted on 25 September 2023 // by Vanessa Wada

    Let's compare the results of cutting a bowl pixie haircut when using a razor vs. scissors. Russell breaks down the key differences between these two cutting techniques, each with its unique advantages and results. From texture and precision to style versatility, he guides you through the process, helping you decide...

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  • In this in-depth Technical Deep Dive hair tutorial Russell Mayes dives into the intricacies of thinning and texturizing hair with thinning scissors in order to elevate, broaden and refine your technical skills. By learning these techniques, you'll expand your repertoire of skills, gain confidence in using thinning scissors and elevate...

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  • Blunt Cutting vs. Point Cutting – A Technical Deep Dive

    Posted on 09 May 2023 // by Vanessa Wada

    Let's explore the differences between two popular haircutting techniques when it comes to creating layered haircuts: blunt cutting and point cutting. Blunt cutting is a technique where the hair is cut straight across with scissors, creating a clean and sharp edge. Alternatively, point cutting involves cutting into the hair with...

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  • Are you interested in learning about the difference between using scissors versus a razor when doing a graduated bob? If so, this video will explain them all. In this tutorial,  Russell explores the pros and cons of each technique, as well as provide a step-by-step guide to help you achieve...

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  • One Length – A Technical Deep Dive

    Posted on 27 February 2023 // by Vanessa Wada

    In this video, Russell takes a technical deep dive covering all the fundamentals of cutting hair bluntly to one length. He covers everything from sectioning to combing, giving you the tools you need to get better results while becoming more efficient when cutting one length haircuts. He uses the JATAI...

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  • Scissor Over Comb Technique – A Technical Deep Dive

    Posted on 02 January 2023 // by Vanessa Wada

    In this Technical Deep Dive video, we focus on one technique in particular and all the nuances of that skill...that is scissor over comb. By focusing on one technique instead of a particular haircut or style, we can learn how to cut hair as opposed to learning a haircut. Scissor...

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