How to Do a Self-Haircut Using the Omiro 3 Way Mirror (A Step by Step Guide for WOMEN)

How to Do a Self-Haircut Using the Omiro 3 Way Mirror (A Step by Step Guide for WOMEN)

After being in quarantine for quite some time, the new normal has taught us to maintain social distance. And despite hair salons and barbershops slowly reopening, not everyone is willing to risk themselves in public. If you’re one of those people, then you’re probably looking for the best and most efficient way to keep your hair under control, especially if it grows out quickly. For this reason, many people opt to cut their hair by themselves.

While there are plenty of things that can go wrong if you cut you cut your hair for the first time, it’s safe to say that practice makes perfect. And if you can’t make it to the salon, but you’re in desperate need of a trim, then it’s perfectly fine to give yourself a quick fix! The key is to take your time and start small by making a few careful snips. We highly recommend you save the big and drastic changes for the professionals. If you want to freshen up your layers, trim your bangs, or even get rid of some splits end, then you can go right ahead, and we’ve got the perfect guide to help you get started!

Tools for Self-Haircut

  • Scissors: You can’t cut your hair with kitchen scissors! There’s a reason why hairstylists make use of a sharp pair of scissors. This tool is a must for an easy clean cut so you can avoid split ends.


  • Shears:Texturizing scissors, also known as thinning or layering scissors, are a commonly-used tool, and they are specifically designed to cut hair and fit perfectly into your hands for more control. These type of scissors are crafted to slice right through without actually bending or folding hair. They’re also sharp to deliver precise results. 


  • Fine-tooth comb: Investing in this type of comb is essential for combing out any disobedient or tangled fine hair without causing any damage. It also helps to smoothly comb hair before every snip so that there will be an even-length achieved.


  • Omiro 3-Way Folding Mirror:When you’re going to cut your hair, it’s important to have a mirror that will allow you to have a clear view of your entire head. And with the Omiro 3 Way Mirror, 360 Trifold Self Haircut Mirror, you will be able to have a 360-degree view to capture all the angles. This will give you the benefit of being able to cut your hair precisely and just the way you want it. It can also be adjusted depending on your comfort.  


  • Salon/Barber Cape:This tool is used to shield your clothing from any unnecessary dry/wet hair, as well as hair products. This is an essential, and it is recommended to purchase one that is waterproof and of good quality so it can last you a long time.


  • Neck Duster:This is a handy tool to help you clean up or remove any broken and unwanted hair remaining on your neck and body after your haircut.


  • A Haircut Sample:If you have a specific type of style you are going for, then it can be a lot easier if you have a picture you can look at to serve as a guide. While it’s not a must, it can surely make it more convenient for you so that you can create precise and efficient results. You can find these images online or go through old magazines to find your preferred hairstyle.


  • Hair Clips/Elastic Hair Ties:These tools will help make chunks of your hair stay out of the way as you carefully cut in sections, which is highly beneficial, especially if you want to create layers or bangs.

How to Cut Your Own Hair

Now that you are aware of the necessary tools for your DIY haircut, then you can finally get started! Cutting your own hair for the first time can be scary, but don’t worry! We’ve got a complete guide to help you not mess up!

  1. Prepare your tools

If you’re going to cut your hair in the comfort of your own home, you are going to need all the proper tools for the job. The great thing is you don’t have to go to specialist shops and spend a fortune because most of these tools can be found at your local beauty store. And before you begin, place the salon cape over the upper portion of your body for protection.

  1. Set Up Your Mirror

Before installing the mirror, it’s best to choose an area where you can hang it, preferably a door. You may also choose an area that is convenient to clean, such as the bathroom. Take into consideration of the space so you can accommodate all your tools.

Once you have a specific area, grab your mirror and release the hooks by pulling them out from the back portion. Then, pull down to adjust it to your preferred height where you are able to see your hair clearly. After you’ve hanged it in a proper place, open the wing mirrors from left to right, and then the opposite. The mirror is also equipped with suction cups for better stability.

If you’re mirror is dirty, then be sure to clean it before you start the task of cutting your hair. Otherwise, you may not have enough time to wipe down the dirt when you’re sitting in front of the mirror with your hands holding your hair. And once your mirror is installed and clean, then you’re ready to go!

  1. Clean, wet straight hair, or dry curly hair

First off, it’s important to shampoo and condition your hair. This is an absolute necessity since dirty hair can cling together and create an uneven finish. Once you’re done that, you have to decide whether you want to keep your hair wet or dry.

Some people recommend keeping your hair wet because it allows you to be more precise when creating lines, however this does not work for all types of hair. If you have straight hair, you can keep your hair wet to get each snip perfectly. But if you have curly hair, it’s safer to keep it dry and in its natural state.

Still, the best way to ensure that your haircut comes out the way you want is to start with dry hair. For the most part, you want it to look like any other day and avoid any surprises.

  1. Separate hair into sections.

Most professional stylists split your hair into three sections, and it’s quite simple to do. The reason you should do this is to make it easier as you make your way up when cutting hair. It also allows you to see you hair in a symmetrical manner. You can have as many sections as you like, but be sure to part them evenly. You also want to take advantage of the Omiro 3-Way Folding Mirror to have a better look at how to part the latter side of your hair in the best possible way.

  1. Decide on the length

Be sure to know beforehand how much hair you want to chop off. Most people prefer cutting it one inch shorter. If you choose to trim your hair even shorter, it could lead to a big mistake, making it even more difficult to fix. And if you choose to cut your hair while it’s wet, it may end up looking shorter once it’s dry

  1. Cut vertically

As you start cutting your hair, it’s best to start off with small and minor cuts in a vertical manner. Stylists recommend carefully combing out all the small sections with a fine-tooth comb, then pulling your hair straight upwards with your fingers. Then you can start pointing your scissors upwards and snip the edges for a more natural finish. You don’t need to be extreme as you cut, but you can do just a few millimeters to soften the edges.

  1. Cut bangs

Cutting your own bangs can be tricky. One of the best ways to do this is by pulling your bangs to the front of your face, then twisting them into one section to get a naturally feathered look. This way you can start cutting a blunt line where you want the end of your bangs. And while it sounds terrifying, the end results will look gorgeous!

  1. Clean up and style accordingly

This is the final step of your haircut depending upon the length of your hair. If your hair is wet, then make sure to blow dry it, then go back in if you need to make any adjustments. You can also style it according to your liking with the necessary hair products. And lastly, you can remove the salon cape and use the neck duster to remove any excess hair.

Congratulations! You have officially learned a brand new skill. And while many people all around the world cut their own hair for different reasons, you can now say you are one of them! And if you are in need of any products to help the process become much more convenient, then you can rely on our team of professionals at Omirro Mirrors who have everything you need! So if you’re interested, then be sure to visit us at, or like and follow us on our social media pages!

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