hair and the cutting of it

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just about everything else i can handle but now i'm supposed to be good at cutting hair??? good GOD. everything looks like a bowl cut! this weekend i had some moderate success with a tip a friend gave me - keep the hair wet and try to cut "vertically" rather than horizontally, i.e. get the hair between your fingers like the pros do and hold it in a vertical line, and cut that. it seemed to sorta work. KIND OF.

progressive cuts (Tracer Hand), Monday, 28 February 2011 15:58 (nine years ago) link

I am very fortunate indeed to be married to a woman with whom I gladly entrust my own haircuts, so the kids are in good hands.

Michael Jones, Monday, 28 February 2011 16:03 (nine years ago) link

I'm lucky in that Aidan's hair isn't poker straight, so is forgiving if the cut isn't perfect. I do it as you've been advised, it only ever gets cut one length all over though, approx. the same length as the width of my index and middle finger! Though I do it on dry hair. And it doesn't matter if it's horizontal or vertical - I go all over and both ways, so that all the hair ends up being the same length. Assuming A lets me spend that much time on it.

Vicky, Tuesday, 1 March 2011 08:42 (nine years ago) link

alternatively, take him to the barbers! Or at least try it, A screamed blue murder last time we tried it, hence the home cuts.

Vicky, Tuesday, 1 March 2011 08:42 (nine years ago) link

i take my son to the barbers, boys regular. He loves it.

OLD MAN YELLS AT SHOUT RAP (chrisv2010), Wednesday, 2 March 2011 21:19 (nine years ago) link

My mom still uses a Flowbee!

wizards of wonder are the keepers of knowledge (Abbbottt), Thursday, 3 March 2011 01:55 (nine years ago) link

Sweet.

OLD MAN YELLS AT SHOUT RAP (chrisv2010), Thursday, 3 March 2011 15:53 (nine years ago) link

eight years pass...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nhyJ0_ahZKk

del griffith, Thursday, 9 January 2020 03:25 (eight months ago) link


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