Cutting with Purpose – Scissors

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Freehand seamless layers with disconnection

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Cutting with Purpose – Scissors Includes:

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Cutting with Purpose – Scissors

In this course @garrettmarkenson shares his bespoke method of cutting hair. With scissors, often freehand and comb-free, he shares his philosophy on suitability and creating seamless layers with bold design details.

You will learn:

  • How to incorporate existing design details as a jumping off point for a new hairstyle
  • Cutting disconnection with purpose
  • How to freehand a haircut with minimal use of a comb
  • How to create seamless layers
  • The importance of suitability



Garrett Markenson

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Garrett Markenson (@garrettmarkenson) is a Los Angeles-based hairdresser, salon owner and product developer. After an inspirational salon experience in 2003 while studying fine art in Florence, Italy, Markenson decided to embark on his journey to hair. Five years later he opened Garrett Markenson Coiffure, and in 2020 opened Valley Studio, a space that celebrates art, mentorship and beauty. In 2011 he launched REVERIE hair care, which is handcrafted in California using sustainable, botanical ingredients. To further celebrate the craft of hairdressing, in 2022 Markenson published Reforma: Disciplines of Hair Culture, a book available in print and online that furthers the future of hairdressing.

3 Reviews for Cutting with Purpose – Scissors

“Love the organic detail hair cutting! Have done this myself for years (licensed40) just by eye to adjust weight within a style. Great creative technique!”


“That undercut on the finge was such an ah-ha moment for me, beautiful job.”


“Like his style 👍😎”