How to Cut Your Kids Hair to have a Caesar Cut
Considering the ease of the cut and the simplicity of its upkeep, it’s no wonder that so many hail the Caesar Cut. Named after Julius Caesar, it is a short-to-medium straight cut that is usually layered from one to three inches in length.
How to get a Caesar Cut
Dampen the hair and comb it out.
Select your Wahl clipper’s appropriate attachment guard for the desired length. Start in front of the right ear and cut the hair in sections 1, 2 and 3. Be sure to cut the hair at the nape of the neck.
Blend the hair from section 3 to section 4 by moving the clipper straight up.
To cut the hair in section 4, hold the hair straight up and use the technique that you are most comfortable with, such as clipper-over-fingers to shorten the hair. Cut the top of the head from front to back but don’t cut the bangs yet.
Now comb the bangs down and trim them so they are even and straight across the head.
To complete the look, trim the sideburns, around the ears and neckline using the inverted clipper technique or with a Lithium Ion Trimmer.
Use styling gel to finish the cut, if desired.
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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Tips for the Perfect Cut
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.