Crew cut hairstyle is easy to maintain hair style and one of the most popular military hairstyle. In a crew cut, the hair at the sides and back are shaved off. And the top, hair is cut relatively short and graduated in length, so that the longest hair is at the front of the hairline while the hair at the back is the shortest.
For every men who into short hair style then must give a try for this hairstyle. But there are some variations of crew cut hairstyle you can select, such as; The buzz, the butch and the flat top. The three hair styles are generally classified as short haircuts since the longest hair is less than an inch tall. It is true to say that the length of the hair ranges from a quarter of an inch to three quarters of an inch. Also, You can experiment with the variations of crew cut hairstyle, choose the shortest or the longest one. If you want to learn about how to give a crew cut for your hair, then perhaps some easy steps below will help you;
Things you will need:
- Adjustable clippers
- Clipper guards
- Wrap a belt around the sides of your head where you want the cut to be. If you are doing what is called a high crew cut, cut a line around the top of the belt versus the bottom. A high cut means you are bald all the way to the top of your temple. A low crew cut is bald to any point below or in the middle of your temple.
- Adjust the clippers all the way forward without a guard; this is the “balding” position. If you don’t want the sides of your head bald, pull the adjustment lever back completely to leave a higher shadow of hair. For thicker sides, apply the 1 guard with the lever completely back.
- Cut from the bottom to the top, stopping at the edge of the belt or at the line you created using the belt. Cut with the clippers open-faced, meaning the screws are facing away. Cut over the sides twice to ensure a clean cut.
- Remove the belt, and cut the top by placing the biggest guard on with the lever completely back. The amount of hair you have will determine the guard you need. Start with the biggest one and work your way down until you find the right size.
- Cut evenly across the top with the chosen guard. Go over the top three or four times to get the most even results. If you are using a 4 guard, remove it and put on a 3 guard.
- Cut 2 inches from the front and the back and in between those barriers. The guard will do the precision work.
- If you are cutting coarse hair, you may have to grease it for better results.
- Comb through hair thoroughly before you cut.
These were some easy steps how to give a crew cut. If you not really sure to trying it by yourself at home then you can go to your favorite barber shop, and ask about a crew cut hairstyle for the better result.