Picture Gallery of Men's Long Hairstyles - Long Hairstyles for Men
From Daniel Billett, former About.com Guide
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Layering is a hair cutting technique used on the hair to create blended varying lengths of hair. Layering can take place on short, medium, or long lengths of hair, as again, it is simply the technique involved to cut the hair. Layers can greatly vary, however. You can have one-length hair all around, and only have the hair framing your face layered from top to bottom. You can have an all over layer, which helps to create movement and texture while eliminating bulk. Or, as picture on this model, you can have an all-over layer in addition to layering the frame of your face. Depending on the effect you want to create, your stylist can layer your hair accordingly. Layers will look more defined on straight hair, while on curly hair it gives the entire look shape and form. Only in a bob will the hair be completely all one length. Most styles will require some amount of layering, whether conservatively or heavily layered will depend on the style you are shooting for. Using pomades, waxes, muds and pastes will help piece out layers, creating definition and dimension.
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