How To Cut Men’s Hair At Home: Video Tutorials
It's not just female beauty regimes that have had to adapt to a little more time at home due to the coronavirus pandemic. With social distancing measures in place, individuals under home quarantine and some salons closing their doors, you're not alone if your 'do has gotten a little out of control in recent weeks. If you're in desperate need of a trim, the internet as ever is here to help with these online tutorials and how to videos that offer an insight into the world of men's hairdressing. Whether you go for a quick trim, short back and sides, or even a quarantine buzzcut is up to you.
How-to Video: Foolproof Trim
First up is this foolproof tutorial by Kim Kardashian's hairstylist, Chris Appleton. Offering a helping hand as the world is in lockdown, the celebrity hairdresser begins his video by showing which essential tools – scissors, clippers, sectioning tools and clips – are needed, before diving into the demo. Easily guiding novices through the steps of the perfect men's cut, Appleton states that his "top tip is to always go a little bit longer than you want, you can always go back in after and sharpen it up of you like it shorter" – words we fully endorse!
How-to Video: Short Back and Sides
In his video, hairdresser George Northwood chats through how to nail the classic short back and sides at home. Explaining that the style is great for adults, kids and women too, George states that all that is needed for this simple style is clippers, a comb and scissors. The look can be personalised to suit your desired length, with the video clearly showing how the style can be achieved at home – even without an extra set of hands to help.
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How-to Video: Curly Hair
If you’re looking to tame unruly curls, TONI&GUY stylist and educator Lindsay breaks down a step by step men's haircut working with curly hair. In eight easy-to-follow steps, you’ll be Zoom date ready in no time.
How-to Video: Quarantine Buzzcut
If you're looking to try out a new look, or think that other styles may be unachievable at home, why not opt for a "Quarantine Buzzcut". Emerging as a new lockdown craze for men and women alike, the low-maintenance style can be simply achieved with just a pair of clippers. Watch ASOS's video for a step-by-step guide.