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1-3. Section from ear to ear through apex. Divide the back section following the parietal ridge in a curve. Isolate front side sections on both sides. Divide the front section vertically from center of the left eyebrow.
4-8. Right back section: start from the middle of the back section by taking a vertical section. Comb the section straight out from the base and blunt cut to a square layer. Continue to work in the same manner using this length as your traveling guideline through out the left back section. Left back section: repeat the same thing on the right side.
9. Left front side section: use your previous length as your traveling guide line for the whole front side section and blunt cut in square layers. Right front side section: use your previous length as your stationary guide line for the whole front side. Over direct all the hair to this point and blunt cut in square layers.
10-11. Crown area: take a middle section on the crown area and cut with a square layer, connecting with your length underneath. Use this length as a traveling guide line for the left side. Repeat the same thing on the other side.
12-13. Left top section: start at the ear point use your previous length underneath as your stationary guide line. Over direct everything to this point and blunt cut into square layer. Right top section: repeat in the same manner.
14-15. Fringe: cut a curved line for the fringe section free hand to desired length and texture.
16-19. Isolate a diagonal oval section from temple to the apex on the right side of the fringe/crown area. Take curved section from the middle of the left eye to the right temple area at the hair line point. Isolate a circular section on the right hand side on the apex area.
I. Apply your backdrop color to all the hair that has not been sectioned.
II. Apply you darkest color on the curved front side section. Isolate with foil.
III. Diagonal oval:
a) Divide the oval in 3 curved sections.
b) Apply your darkest color to the first section of the front oval.
c) Apply your lightener to the slice in the center of the oval.
d) Apply your darkest color to the last section of the front oval. Use foils to isolate all sections.
IV. Repeat the same procedure on the circle section at the apex area.