Close
Expert Advice

Elegant Edge: Clipper Cut Men

November 4, 2013 | 11:16 AM
Photo 1 of 12
AFTER
Photo 2 of 12
BEFORE
Photo 3 of 12
1. Section hair as shown, isolating all the hair above the rounds of the head.
Photo 4 of 12
2. Begin the cut on the side at the side burn. Cut straight across using the Excel Ultra Clipper, a detachable blade clipper.
Photo 5 of 12
3. Blend up to the isolated section using a clipper-over-comb technique.
Photo 6 of 12
4. Direct the temple strands forward using clipper over comb.
Photo 7 of 12
5. Clean up the line behind the ear to the nape and blend up to the occipital.
Photo 8 of 12
6. Now take horizontal sections from above the parietal. Use a razor to blend.
Photo 9 of 12
7. Project the hair straight up from the head. Using a clipper, remove the corner.
Photo 10 of 12
8. Direct the fringe forward, use a razor to remove weight.
Photo 11 of 12
9. Now go in with the Andis Charm trimmer and defi ne the perimeter.
Photo 12 of 12

The key, adds Jessica Zeinstra, is to work with a tilted head along vertical planes. “Also playing with tension—all that works to create different lengths and weight lines.”

STEPS:

Facebook Comments

More from Expert Advice

Expert Advice Sponsored by Sexy Hair

3 Upstyling Tricks That Will Change Your Life

June 14, 2018

Stylists who excel in the art of the updo often develop clever little tricks for creating outstanding work. Here are three go-to techniques, created by Sexy Hair artists, used to create the three looks in their latest collections.

Load More