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

  • 1

    Dampen the hair and comb it out.

  • 2

    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.

  • 3

    Blend the hair from section 3 to section 4 by moving the clipper straight up.

  • 4

    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.

  • 5

    Now comb the bangs down and trim them so they are even and straight across the head.

  • 6

    To complete the look, trim the sideburns, around the ears and neckline using the inverted clipper technique or with a Lithium Ion Trimmer.

  • 7

    Use styling gel to finish the cut, if desired.

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