Hairdressing training course
Men’s basic cut, using clipper only (V3L3)
Using Clippers for Men’s Haircut
Clipper cutting is one of the major techniques that any hairdresser should know when learning to style men's hair. The short hairstyles have made their way back into mainstream and will be here for a long time. The people who usually come for clipper cuts tend to know what they are looking for and can easily spot imperfections if the cutting is not done properly. Also, when giving a clipper cut, a hairdresser has to realize that his work will be visible for all to see. Usually, men who go for a clipper cut are likely to announce where they got the cut, and how they liked it. So, ensure that you do a good job when giving the cut.
When getting a clipper cut, customers should ensure that they know what the final product should look like. The following points will help in guiding you to get a perfect cut for the coming summer:
Knowing bad haircuts
If there aren't any visible demarcation lines, your neckline is tapered expertly, finishing lines around and behind ears are crisp, then you have a good haircut. Get a new stylist if you can see the visible lines, sloppy finishing, and bad blending after your cut.
You should be realistic about your expectations when getting a hair cut using clippers. There's a good chance that your hairdresser cannot read minds, and if you can't explain what you really want out of the hair cut, then it's a lost cause from the beginning. Also, you can't expect the hairdresser to create another hairline or change the texture of the hair.
Listen to the stylist
You should always listen to what your hairdresser has to say. You are paying them to look better. You won't be coming back if you get a bad haircut. So, trust the hairdresser's suggestions. If it does suit you, you may even have the best haircut in your life!
Spice up things
There are many guys who don't believe in changing their hairstyle ever. You should try to change it every once in a while. Go for an all new style. You might also land on a haircut that suits you much better than the previous one. So, go for it and you can be sure that it will grow back in time.
Hair styling with a clipper needs skill and you can easily go wrong with it. When giving or getting a clipper cut, ensure that you know the hairdresser well and he has experience in doing this. You can also learn hairdressing through online hairdressing training through videos.
If this lesson is of interest to you, for more details (step-by-step instructions), please watch our hairdressing video lesson; Men’s basic cut, using clipper only –part 1 (V3L3) , Men’s basic cut, using clipper only –part 2 (V3L3)