- 1 What is the correct way to hold hair clippers?
- 2 Should clippers be cut up or down?
- 3 What angle do you hold clippers?
- 4 What is the solution that you can put barber clipper in?
- 5 Can you use clippers without an attachment?
- 6 Should hair be wet or dry when using clippers?
- 7 What is the lever on the side of hair clippers for?
- 8 Why is my clipper not cutting?
- 9 What do barbers use to disinfect?
- 10 Can I use olive oil on clippers?
What is the correct way to hold hair clippers?
Hold your clippers with the blades pointing downwards and the tip of the guard lightly touching your scalp. For the smartest cut, run the clippers in the opposite direction to your hair growth, letting the guard feed as much hair as possible into the clipper blades with each stroke.
Should clippers be cut up or down?
If you’re cutting your own hair, place your hand on the top of your head. Use it to guide the clippers, so you don’t take the clippers too far up your head. You can start in the back or move around from one side to the other.
What angle do you hold clippers?
positioning the blade at 90 degrees to the scalp will create the best lines. Understanding how to adjust this angle based upon the client;s unique growth pattern and direction is where an experienced professional really shines. This takes practice and a keen eye. Learn to look and see before cutting.”
What is the solution that you can put barber clipper in?
1. Immersing your barber tools in Barbicide. The most effective disinfection for barber tools is to immerse them completely in Barbicide for 10 minutes. The tools should be fully immersed in the solution for 10 minutes.
Can you use clippers without an attachment?
Can I use Hair Clipper’s without the guard? Yes, the hair clippers guard is used for cutting a precise length. Without the guard, most guys trim their neckline without using the guard, to get a closer cut. Hair Clippers vibrate so in most cases they will not actually hurt you.
Should hair be wet or dry when using clippers?
Hair that is unwashed can cause electric hair clippers to become clogged with grease and hairstyling products left in the hair. Don’t leave hair wet to cut it either – towel dry hair and then comb out if needed, to remove any tangles (if hair is longer or thicker).
What is the lever on the side of hair clippers for?
The taper lever allows you to change the closeness of your cut between guide comb lengths. Moving the lever up for a closer cut, and down for a longer cut. This is particularly useful for fading and blending as you can be more precise with your cutting lengths.
Why is my clipper not cutting?
When your blades start to pull the hair the first thing to try is apply two drops of clipper oil to the blades and test cut again. If your clipper blades are still pulling the hair, you will need to replace your blades or alternatively have them sharpened.
What do barbers use to disinfect?
Barbicide is a disinfectant solution used by barbers and cosmetologists for disinfecting grooming tools such as combs and hair-cutting shears.
Can I use olive oil on clippers?
A hair clipper expert on Quora says that any lightweight carrier oil will get the job done. Make sure it can withstand high temperatures–the blades create a friction that causes heat. They suggest using a generic olive oil brand (it doesn’t have to be extra virgin).