Sections of the Head for Haircuts
There are a some specific sections of the head when it comes to haircutting, but Wahl focuses on the main 4 sections that you need to know to get the job done well when cutting your own hair.
The Four Sections of the Head for Haircutting
Our haircut videos and how-to articles reference different sections of the head for haircutting. The video above and the head diagram infographic below identify the four key sections. They are:
Section 1: Back of the neck. (Sometimes refered to as the nape.)
Section 2: Under the rim of the head. (Sometimes refered to as under the crown.)
Section 3: Rim of the head. (Sometimes refered to as the crown.)
Section 4: Top of the head.
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