Tutorial On How To Cut Men’s Hair At Home
We’ve had to accept the fact that barbers aren’t always going to be available in the last year. As a result, we’ve had to adapt and, in some cases, try to learn how to cut men’s hair at home.
It may appear complicated, but it isn’t; you just need to follow a few simple steps and be patient. With enough perseverance, you’ll discover that you can do almost anything with your hair!
That’s what I’ll be talking about today: how to cut your hair at home in 7 easy steps!
Reasons Why You Should Cut Your Own Hair
Haircuts are frequently the only aspect of a man’s appearance that is dependent on someone else.
However, this does not have to be the case if you learn how to cut men’s hair at home. You might be surprised to learn that roughly three out of every ten men cut their hair. Here are some of the advantages they’ve discovered:
1. It is more convenient to cut your hair at home: Your 24 hours a day are valuable, and cutting your own hair takes 10 minutes, saving you an hour or more at the barbershop.
2 Style on the Go: Meetings, dates, and interviews all come up. When they do, being able to give yourself touch-ups rather than hoping the barber can fit you into his schedule will keep you looking great all the time.
You Have More Control When
3. You Cut Your Hair At Home: You can always choose when you want it cut and what touch-ups are required; no other considerations are required. You make the time, and you complete the task.
4. Cutting Your Own Hair Is A Valuable Skill:
People are impressed by your abilities. The more skills you have, the more likely it is that others will put their trust in you with things that are important to them.
5. Excellent Style with Little Effort: You may need 20-30 minutes for the initial cut, but a quick 5-10 minute touch-up every couple of weeks will keep you looking great.
The Tools You Need To Cut Your Hair
It’s critical to use the right tools for the job – no one wants to pull their hair out because they didn’t use a sharp enough pair of scissors. Make sure you get this right if you want to learn how to cut men’s hair at home.
Here are the resources you’ll need to get started:
Scissors (also known as shears):
I recommend that you use hair-cutting scissors. They should be small and sharp (5-6 inches). You CAN use regular scissors, but they will do a choppy job and will be more difficult to use due to their large size.
A comb: This is the simplest tool for moving your hair around while you’re cutting it.
Hair clips (optional): These can be used to keep your hair out of the way.
Unless you’re going to cut your hair, you don’t need a mirror. Make the mistake of hacking away at your head without looking at what you’re doing.
Clippers: These are the tools that do the majority of the work for you.
Thinning Scissors: These are used to thin out your hair rather than cutting it all off.
Before you begin, it’s a good idea to familiarize yourself with some of the terms associated with hair cutting, as we’ll be using them extensively in this article.
The Errors to Avoid
It’s very easy to make mistakes when first learning how to cut men’s hair at home, especially if it’s your first time. Here are some of the most common mistakes you need to avoid when cutting your hair yourself.
Take your time if you are being too aggressive: Don’t cut too much, too quickly, or too high up. You have to take it one step at a time and be very careful.
Miscommunication: If your partner is doing your hair, make sure they understand what you want. Don’t let them decide on your haircut; it’s YOUR hair, so tell them what you want.
High Expectations: You will be disappointed if you believe that you or your partner can cut your hair and look stylish at the same time. Make sure whoever is doing this for you is not under any pressure to get it perfect, because I guarantee they will not.
Make certain that your hair is clean. If your hair is longer, wash and condition it – but don’t put any product in it after you get out of the shower.
If you’re using scissors, you can experiment with cutting your hair while it’s still wet.
If you’re going to use clippers, make sure your hair is completely dry – moisture and electricity don’t mix.
Make preparations for the worst-case scenario. You could make a huge blunder and have to shave your head. If you do, that’s perfectly fine! Now is the time to experiment with a buzz cut or force yourself to learn how to wear a hat!
Keep in mind the KISS principle – Keep It Simple, Silly!
Slow down. Make fewer cuts. More evaluation is required.
Don’t try to experiment; instead, stick to a style you’re familiar with and at ease with.
Is it less than three weeks since your last haircut? Take the shape that your stylist left!
3-4 weeks or your hair grows quickly? You’ll want to go slowly because you’ll be shaping the cut’s silhouette.
It’s better to have an imperfect longer cut than a bad short cut – you can’t glue hair back on!
Now for the Step-By-Step Guide to Haircutting.
Step 1: Visualize What You Want
You should begin by ensuring that you (and/or the person cutting your hair) understand what you want. You can accomplish this by imagining yourself electrified.
Now, run your hands through your hair and take a look at what you’ve got.
Consider how you want the end result to look.
Consider what would happen if you were electrified again.
Determine what changes must be made to your electrified appearance in order to achieve the desired result.
Step 2: Get ready
Now it’s time to prepare the area where you’ll be cutting your hair. Make sure you’re in a well-lit, distraction-free environment.
Make place in your chair or in the bathroom for some mirrors.
Remove anything that might get in the way from the floor.
Using the shower or the sink, wet your hair.
Straighten your hair and comb it back.
Protect your garments by covering them.