Class Overview

This is a Look-and-Learn course.

When used expertly, the razor becomes almost an extension of your hand and creates effortlessly modern, wearable hairstyles. This lesson taught in Razor Craft will help you gain confidence and control of this versatile cutting tool and help you to develop your own signature style. You will learn to create a custom face frame with a personalized V bang while fluidly cutting long internal layers to release texture and movement.



  • How to safely control and handle a razor
  • The versatility that comes from mastery of stroke and rotation of the blade
  • How to control a soft outline with texture and separation
  • When and how to create space and separation
  • A versatile approach to long layers that can be varied and personalized for each guest
  • Create a loose yet structured outline
  • Create a customized face frame, that can easily go from short points around the face to the longest lengths
  • Master the Swinging “v” Bang


This class will be recorded for internal purposes only and will not be distributed.

Monday, July 12, 2021

2pm - 3:30pm ET


Gerard Scarpaci

An acknowledged master & pioneer of modern razor cutting, Gerard is also an accomplished and well-rounded educator. In his 27 year career, he has led classes and created curriculum for Vidal Sassoon, Paul Mitchell, Aveda, and Arrojo. As the Co-founder of Hairbrained, Gerard has worked to help educate and connect his fellow hairdressers through technology, social media, and live events. In the classroom, Gerard is giving, humble and attentive to the needs of each student.