How to Use the Clipper-Over-Comb Technique

For nearly 100 years, Wahl has been perfecting hair clippers with a variety of features that allow you to give great haircuts at home. It’s easier than you think. Just follow these tips.

Steps for Using the Clipper-Over-Comb Technique

  • 1

    With the bristles of the comb up, comb the hair upward from the back or toward you from the front, and stop before the hair leaves the comb.

  • 2

    Run the clipper across the comb to cut the hair to the desired length.

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