Chapter 5 – Foiling Placement and Technique

Learning Objectives

  • Analyze hair texture and density
  • Distinguish between different types of weaves and slices, and differentiate when to use each type based on desired results and hair assessment
  • Determine the appropriate angle for your foils and develop a plan of application
  • Determine how to apply foils around certain areas of the head and in cases of unique hair growth

Foiling is a great way to add dimension and create a truly customized colour for your client. Whether you perform a full head of highlights or foil in combination with another technique such as hair painting, the professional hairstylist must make many decisions before and during the service. In this chapter, you will learn how to adjust your placement and application according to hair texture and density, as well as how to use different toning techniques for endless creative possibilities!


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