Houdini 18.5 Shelf tools Guide Brushes tab

Cut Hair shelf tool

Lets you interactively trim hair.

This tool allows you to interactively remove hair from the scene. It is useful for trimming and styling hair. This tool will remove anything inside the brush radius.


If you accidentally remove too much hair, you can easily use the Extend Hair tool to add more.

Using Cut Hair

  1. Click the Cut Hair tool on the Grooming tab.

  2. Hold and drag across the hair where you want to cut it.


Scrolling the mouse wheel or holding ⇧ Shift while dragging will let you resize your brush.

For specific parameter information, see the Guide Groom help.

Guide Brushes tab