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
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.
Run the clipper across the comb to cut the hair to the desired length.
What to use
Elite Pro™ High Performance Hair Clipper Kit
Lithium Ion Pro® Hair Clipper and Trimmer Kit
Comfort Grip Pro
Deluxe Chrome Pro® Haircutting Kit with Trimmer
Color Pro® Hair Clipper Kit with Colored Guide Combs
Clip 'N Trim® Hair Clipper with Built-in Trimmer
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For longer hair lengths, you can use your fingers to lift the hair to the desired length away from the head. Use the clipper to cut the hair along the fingers.
As you continue, be sure to include a small amount of the previously cut hair as a guide to help you maintain the same length.