How to Do an Easy Personality Trim on a Poodle Mix: Head, Ears and Neck (Part 2 of 2-Part Series)
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Award winning pet stylist, Lindsey Dicken believes in working smarter, not harder. She is one of America’s leading professional pet stylists, winning awards around the globe for her pet styling skills. However, back home in her salon, she firmly believes in using attach on combs to simplify her everyday styles.
In this lesson, Lindsey shows you how to create an adorable trim using primarily Wahl attach on combs. She combines elements from two other breeds, to create this unique haircut. It’s both cute and functional for this active little dog. Plus, it’s easy to maintain between regular 6-week haircuts.
Lindsey shows you how to get the look, step-by-step. She demonstrates how to block in the trim quickly. Then detail the haircut quickly with some of her favorite shears.
In the end you get a very plush look without a lot of effort. Perfect for the busy pet stylist. Perfect for the owner who wants an easy-to-care-for-trim with style. This haircut is super cute and functional at the same time.
If you’re a Lindsey Dicken fan, she won’t disappoint you with this lesson. It’s packed with great tips and plenty of a-ha moments!
In this video you will learn:
- How to apply elements from two different breeds trims for one unique haircut
- How to quickly block in the body
- A shortcut to set in fuller legs
- Ways to make the trim but functional and attractive
- A technique to get a beautiful crested neck with ease
Lindsey Dicken is a National Certified Master Groomer. She has been grooming for 8 years, and has been grooming competitively for 6 of those. Prior to becoming a pet stylist, Lindsey was active in preparing and exhibiting saddle and draft horses.
Since beginning her dog grooming career, Lindsey has competed all over the country, and won multiple Best All Around Groomer awards, Best Scissored Poodle awards, World Champion Poodle Groomer, and Intergroom’s American Groomer of the Year. She received the Lynn Carver Memorial Award for Best All Around Pet Stylist in 2008 and 2010, and was nominated for a Cardinal Crystal American Groomer of the Year award. Lindsey has won several Best In Shows, most notably back to back wins at Intergroom 2009 and 2010 with a Bichon Frise.
She has qualified for Groom Team USA’s Top Ten Stylists every year she was eligible, reaching # 6 position her very first year. She was the #1 ranked groomer in the nation for 2007, 2009, and 2011 and had the honor of traveling to Germany in 2009 to compete in the World Team Grooming Championship. She helped Groom Team bring home the gold for the USA, winning a gold medal with a Bichon Frise. In 2011, Groom Team USA traveled to Belgium, and Lindsey helped her team earn the silver medal, competing with a miniature poodle in English Saddle trim.
Lindsey is most known for her work on Bichons Frises and Poodles, however she has also excelled in competition with Kerry Blue Terriers, Soft Coated Wheaten Terriers, Clumber Spaniels, English Cocker Spaniels, Gordon Setters, and mixed breeds.
In addition to competing in grooming contests, Lindsey also shows her Bichons Frises, miniature poodles, and Soft Coated Wheaten Terriers in AKC conformation shows.
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