Barbershop Terminology explained

GRB_SliderImage_BarberTermClipper Cut
Same number of clipper guard all over.

Longer clipper guard on top getting shorter down the sides fading into the skin.

Hair is cut at different lengths creating lift and a choppy finish.

Using the razor to reduces the bulk from hair whilst keeping the length.

Thinned Out
Reducing the bulk using different techniques with the scissors.

Hair is cut very short underneath with the top left longer creating an over hang.

Short Back and Sides
Back and sides clippered short with the top left longer.

Both sides of hair different lengths though usually connected.

Square Neck
Not recommended as this grows out very quickly and does not flow into the neck hair.

Tapered Neck
Hair line is faded into the neck line allowing the hair to keep its shape this is a natural finish.

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