STEP 1: Create a horseshoe parting at the crown area.
STEP 1: Create a horseshoe parting at the crown area.
STEP 2: Take a parting from the highest point of the head to the highest point of the ear and determine your length by positioning your finger horizontally.
STEP 2: Take a parting from the highest point of the head to the highest point of the ear and determine your length by positioning your finger horizontally.
STEP 3: Use your traveling guide over the crown to create uniform layering.
STEP 3: Use your traveling guide over the crown to create uniform layering.
STEP 4: The lower part of the crown is projected vertically and cut using the palm-to-palm technique.
STEP 4: The lower part of the crown is projected vertically and cut using the palm-to-palm technique.
STEP 5: Create a stationary guide at the crown.
STEP 5: Create a stationary guide at the crown.
STEP 6: Use the stationary guide to connect the interior part and crosscheck.
STEP 6: Use the stationary guide to connect the interior part and crosscheck.
STEP 7: Cut the sides and back with the scissor-over-comb technique.
STEP 7: Cut the sides and back with the scissor-over-comb technique.
STEP 8: Remove the length, create and blend, then detail the perimeter. Connect the nape with the sides moving The Classic Straight Comb horizontally through the hair.
STEP 8: Remove the length, create and blend, then detail the perimeter. Connect the nape with the sides moving The Classic Straight Comb horizontally through the hair.
STEP 9: Cut the perimeter line using The Trimmer with the detailing blade for lining and designing.
STEP 9: Cut the perimeter line using The Trimmer with the detailing blade for lining and designing.
STEP 10: Utilize The Brush Dryer to style the hair.
STEP 10: Utilize The Brush Dryer to style the hair.
STEP 11: Take a small amount of The Forming Cream and rub on your palms and fingers.
STEP 11: Take a small amount of The Forming Cream and rub on your palms and fingers.
STEP 12: Apply and style as desired.
STEP 12: Apply and style as desired.
Finished look
Finished look
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STEP 1: Create a horseshoe parting at the crown area.
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STEP 1: Create a horseshoe parting at the crown area.
STEP 2: Take a parting from the highest point of the head to the highest point of the ear and determine your length by positioning your finger horizontally.
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STEP 2: Take a parting from the highest point of the head to the highest point of the ear and determine your length by positioning your finger horizontally.
STEP 3: Use your traveling guide over the crown to create uniform layering.
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STEP 3: Use your traveling guide over the crown to create uniform layering.
STEP 4: The lower part of the crown is projected vertically and cut using the palm-to-palm technique.
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STEP 4: The lower part of the crown is projected vertically and cut using the palm-to-palm technique.
STEP 5: Create a stationary guide at the crown.
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STEP 5: Create a stationary guide at the crown.
STEP 6: Use the stationary guide to connect the interior part and crosscheck.
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STEP 6: Use the stationary guide to connect the interior part and crosscheck.
STEP 7: Cut the sides and back with the scissor-over-comb technique.
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STEP 7: Cut the sides and back with the scissor-over-comb technique.
STEP 8: Remove the length, create and blend, then detail the perimeter. Connect the nape with the sides moving The Classic Straight Comb horizontally through the hair.
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STEP 8: Remove the length, create and blend, then detail the perimeter. Connect the nape with the sides moving The Classic Straight Comb horizontally through the hair.
STEP 9: Cut the perimeter line using The Trimmer with the detailing blade for lining and designing.
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STEP 9: Cut the perimeter line using The Trimmer with the detailing blade for lining and designing.
STEP 10: Utilize The Brush Dryer to style the hair.
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STEP 10: Utilize The Brush Dryer to style the hair.
STEP 11: Take a small amount of The Forming Cream and rub on your palms and fingers.
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STEP 11: Take a small amount of The Forming Cream and rub on your palms and fingers.
STEP 12: Apply and style as desired.
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STEP 12: Apply and style as desired.
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Re-create this "preppy" men's hair style by Esquire Grooming.

  1. Create a horseshoe parting at the crown area.
  2. Take a parting from the highest point of the head to the highest point of the ear and determine your length by positioning your finger horizontally.
  3. Use your traveling guide over the crown to create uniform layering.
  4. The lower part of the crown is projected vertically and cut using the palm-to-palm technique.
  5. Create a stationary guide at the crown.
  6. Use the stationary guide to connect the interior part and crosscheck.
  7. Cut the sides and back with the scissor-over-comb technique.
  8. Remove the length, create and blend, then detail the perimeter. Connect the nape with the sides moving The Classic Straight Comb horizontally through the hair.
  9. Cut the perimeter line using The Trimmer with the detailing blade for lining and designing.
  10. Utilize The Brush Dryer to style the hair.
  11. Take a small amount of The Forming Cream and rub on your palms and fingers.
  12. Apply and style as desired.

For more information, visit www.esquiregrooming.com.