The key to successful DIY hair is sectioning. It is what keeps things organized and manageable. With hair, it is easy to get overwhelmed and lost because there is a lot of it and it can become a mess easily. If you pay attention and make a point to work section by section through a DIY haircut, hairstyle, or color, you will have much better luck getting it just right. Sectioning is the framework. Live it. Learn it. Love it. Here are some examples of sectioning, as well as a map of the skull for reference.