How to Use the Inverted Clipper Technique
You can use an inverted clipper techinque for detailing and touching up your haircut. This is great for your neckline, the area around your ears and your sideburns. This technique is a way to get the results of Wahl trimmer when you only have a clipper.
Steps for Using the Inverted Clipper Technique
Hold the clipper in your hand as if it were a thick pencil. Then, do your touch up and detailing as you normally would with a trimmer.
Touch the blade to the skin. There’s no need to press firmly.
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Adjusting Your Clipper Taper Lever
The taper lever allows you to change the closeness of your cut between guide comb lengths. Move the lever up for the closest cut, and down for a longer cut.
Cleaning the Hair from the Taper Lever
If your blades ever become jammed with hair, simply move the lever up and down several times. This action will help free the blades.
Use a Brush to Clean the Taper Lever
Then brush the blades with the small brush accessory to remove hair.