How do you shave a flat top?

How do you shave a flat top?

The Flat Top Haircut:

  1. Fade the sides to the desired length.
  2. Taper the outline of the haircut.
  3. Blend the round of the head section into the top section using the clipper or scissor-over-comb technique.
  4. Apply a light hold gel to the hair and blow dry the hair so that it is all standing up evenly.

What length is a high and tight?

1⁄16 inch
While many variations of the style exist, the one common feature is that all of the hair on the sides and back of the head is clipped very close, usually 1⁄16 inch (1.5 mm) or shorter, up to a point above the temples (referring to the “high” part of its name).

How do you use a flat top clipper comb?

Remove first the guard clipper. Then, slide the flat top comb onto the hair based on your preferred angle. You may taper its cut by slightly angling your comb. Trim or cut the hairs which protrude through the comb’s teeth.

What does the flat top haircut look like?

A “flattop” is a type of short haircut where the hair on the top of the head is usually standing upright and cut to form a flat-appearing deck. This deck may be level, or it may be upward or downward sloping.

How long does it take to grow a flat top?

STEP 1: Be sure the client is ready (since it can take about a year to grow this amount of hair). STEP 2: Discuss how much length/height they want to keep up top and the general shape. We chose a very cylindrical shape and a very level top and slightly rounded corners (there are so many variations of flat tops).

What is a high and tight military haircut?

The high and tight is a classic military men’s hairstyle featuring short hair on the sides, back and top. The high and tight haircut starts with a taper fade or buzzed cut on the sides and back with slightly longer hair on top.

Are Flat Tops in style?

While being not the most conservative haircut a man can get by any means, a flat-top is still very stylish and one of the modern go-to haircuts of the hipster set. If you’re anxious to give this hip-hop-influenced haircut a try, view the pictures below for some inspiration and an up close look at innovative styles.

What do you ask for in a high and tight?

To ask your barber for a high and tight haircut, ask for just that! Ask for whatever length you want on the back and sides to be taken high and tight. You’ll see this on a lot of styles all the way down to a skin fade, but you don’t have to go this short if you don’t want to! Then get the top into the style you like.