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What is a wedge haircut?

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A wedge or stacked haircut has shorter hair that lies on top of longer hair, which creates fullness. The stacked bob is a classic example of a wedge haircut. However, the term "wedge" actually refers to a technique that involves cutting hair at various elevations to create volume.

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There are several variations to the wedge haircut, depending on where the technique is used on the head. If hair is stacked at the bottom, a bob style is created. If hair is stacked at the occipital bone, the bony protrusion on the back of the head, a tapered style is created.

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