How to fluff and pull up the leg hair

 

Fluffing Leg Hair

FLUFFING LEG HAIR

 

Pre-bending the hair up on the legs with a Roto Brush attached to a cordless drill should be done prior to applying any glue. Doing so will allow the adhesive to cover more completely while using less product. This brush should be used to fluff the hair on each leg.

  • If your calf has never had this done to it before, stroke its leg with the brush prior to turning on the drill to get it used to feel.
  • Turn the drill on and go in an upward motion up the front, side and back of the legs then back down to let the hair fluff out. A cordless drill works great because it’s easier to switch positions without a cord getting in the way. Hair will be fluffed and you are now ready to pull up the legs.
  • See image for the difference between a fluffed and non-fluffed leg. On the front leg, the area between the knee and ankle is important to fluff because it tends to get flattened when the calf lays down.
PULLING UP THE LEG HAIR


You will want to complete the following steps on each of your calf’s legs to give them time to dry before clipping. If it is raining or really humid, your glue will naturally take longer to dry.

  • To get started, use a show comb to comb the leg hair up and make sure all the hair is loose. Then, using the adhesive that best fits your skill level and/or your calf’s hair type, spray short, even sprays of adhesive on the leg, making sure to hold the can far enough away so that the product just drifts on.
  • Alternate spraying and combing up the leg. The quicker you are with getting your comb on the leg after spraying adhesive, the better it will look. From the side view, the hair on the back half of the leg should angle back and up at a 45° angle while the hair on the front half of the leg should angle forward and up at about a 45° angle. Pull directly up on middle of the side to eliminate a definite line. The hair will look like it comes to somewhat of a point on the front of the leg.
  • RULE OF THUMB: SPRAY A LITTLE, COMB A LOT to prevent your adhesive from getting too heavy or gummy. You should always be able to comb the hair without the comb getting stuck. However, combing too much can strip the adhesives and make the hair fall. Likewise, spraying too much can make the hair heavy. Another thing to remember is the stiffer the hair, the more glue it’s going to take.
  • If you get too much adhesive on the calf in a certain area, you will need to stop, comb it out then put a shot of glue back in. If you see teeth marks from the comb, we recommend using a slicker brush to clean up the lines and make the hair look fuller.
  • After applying adhesive, spray on ProPowder White  in short even strokes to dust it on, remembering to alternate spraying and combing. ProPowder adds fullness and dimension to the leg and serves as a great clipping aid (hair clips off sharp and crisp) and helps dry the adhesive.
  • Be sure to keep the ProPowder out of the transition area on each leg. This area connects the fitted hair to the nice, soft body hair. Blending is important, so your fitting will get lighter as you go up the leg.
  • Pulling up the hair and spraying it with adhesive and ProPowder will help you make sure each and every hair is standing up to make clipping easier.
  • Once you figure out the right combination of spraying the product on, having the right hold and being able to comb it so it looks fluffy and dry, you are on your way to being a better fitter.

 

Pulling up the leg hair

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