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cool7hand

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Haircutting Tips Discovered During Pandemic
« on: June 10, 2020, 07:19:21 AM »
Who else finally took the plunge to become competent at hair cutting during the pandemic? What tips did you learn?

Here's one to get us started: invest in a quality hair trimmer and pair of scissors. The extra cost of quality tools that include .5 increments will quickly be repaid with a seamless fade that pays for the tools in fewer than six haircuts (NJ pricing)!

Padonak

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Re: Haircutting Tips Discovered During Pandemic
« Reply #1 on: June 10, 2020, 09:19:24 AM »
I bought these hair clippers on Amazon: WONER 8-Piece Hair Cutting Kits, Cordless Hair Clippers Hair Trimmers for Men IPX7 Waterproof

I got a very short haircut, 6mm on top then faded down to about 1mm at the edges. Next time i want to try the David Beckham haircut: 3mm everywhere, maybe faded down to 1mm at the edges.

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Recommendation for scissors to cut hair?
« Reply #2 on: August 11, 2020, 03:02:05 PM »
I need to buy scissors to cut my and my daughter's hair.  Does anyone have a specific recommendation for scissors?  Since I normally pay a lot for a single haircut, I am happy to invest in a good pair.  Thanks!

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Re: Haircutting Tips Discovered During Pandemic
« Reply #3 on: August 12, 2020, 06:32:36 AM »
I don't have any advice on where to get scissors--I just picked up a pair four years ago at a Sally's--a mid-priced pair as I recall, and with my Wahl clippers and Wahl Peanut clipper have been fine ever since. (Female, earlobe-length reverse bob, fine, straight, silky hair.) What I've learned over the four years: Don't let any hair get in your drains--it does add up over time and will cause your drain to slow down or plug. Also I would buy one of those black capes to keep the hair clippings off you, and also have a re-chargeable hand vacuum right there where you are cutting, to pick up clippings immediately.

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Re: Haircutting Tips Discovered During Pandemic
« Reply #4 on: December 16, 2020, 03:48:57 PM »
I have a Wahl clipper set that comes with scissors that I got from Walmart a few years ago.  For the pandemic, I'm just growing out my hair and cutting the bangs every once in a while.  I keep thinking it'd be fun to wear braids but I never get around to braiding my hair.  There are youtube instruction videos for cutting layers for yourself but you need long hair to start that, so that's my longer-term aim.

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Re: Haircutting Tips Discovered During Pandemic
« Reply #5 on: December 16, 2020, 05:25:08 PM »
I’ve been an unofficial barber for myself, my family, and often my patients for years, so it doesn’t technically meet the “during pandemic” part...

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