The Modern Mullet on a female model by Nieves Almaraz. 
 - Nieves Almaraz

The Modern Mullet on a female model by Nieves Almaraz. 

Nieves Almaraz

It’s known as business in front and party in the back, an ape drape or an achy-breaky heart—yes, the mullet makes its millennial debut. Nieves Almaraz, the 2021 NAHA Men’s Hairstylist of the Year, founder of How To Fade Hair Barber School and Wahl educator adds stylized sides to personalize the mullet for men and women. The mix master says, “I love to infuse the old school with the new school.”   

 - Nieves Almaraz

Nieves Almaraz

Step 1: De-bulk to prep for blending using #2 guard.

 - Nieves Almaraz

Nieves Almaraz

Step 2: Create the design line that will also act as your guide and detail perimeter of hairline.

 - Nieves Almaraz

Nieves Almaraz

Step 3: With the clipper lever open, begin cutting 1’’ below the design line.

 - Nieves Almaraz

Nieves Almaraz

Step 4: Use #1 1/2 guard to cut hair down below the design line and around the perimeter of the hairline.

 - Nieves Almaraz

Nieves Almaraz

Step 5: Step 5: Use #1/2 guard in the open, between, and closed position 1” below.

 - Nieves Almaraz

Nieves Almaraz

Step 6: Use #1 guard in the open, between, and closed position 1” below.

 - Nieves Almaraz

Nieves Almaraz

Step 7: Use a trimmer followed by a straight razor to define the design line and perimeter of the hairline. Repeat blending techniques on the opposite side of the head.

 - Nieves Almaraz

Nieves Almaraz

Step 8: Dampen the hair. Use shears to create a profile guide then connect hair on right and left side’s using horizontal cutting techniques. 

 - Nieves Almaraz

Nieves Almaraz

Step 9: Follow by point cutting to add texture to haircut. Repeat blending techniques on opposite side of head.

 - Nieves Almaraz

Nieves Almaraz

Step 10: Blow dry and style.

The Modern Mullet on a male model by Nieves Almaraz. 
 - Nieves Almaraz

The Modern Mullet on a male model by Nieves Almaraz. 

Nieves Almaraz

Originally posted on Modern Salon