The buzz cut is one of those men’s haircuts that works on tons of different head shapes and are really easy to pull off. Plus, they are super easy to care for, which are some of the reasons why so many men opt for getting this cool/laid-back look. Seriously, who doesn’t want to spend more time sleeping in and less time styling their hair in the morning?
Guys, we’re not saying you need your partner to help you out here, you don’t. But, hey, if you do need a hand, ask for it! Show this article to someone who is willing to give you a buzz cut at home, it’s a simple guide that will make them a pro.
Tutorial: How to Create a Buzz Cut At Home
Shave hair from front to back.
To begin the buzz cut, start by shaving your hair from the front to the back. An extra hand will help ensure the back is even during this step.
Shave side to side.
After shaving from front to back, it’s time to work on the sides. Glide the clippers from side to side to ensure a clean and even buzz cut.
Follow the head shape.
Go back in with the clippers and follow the shape of the head. This step is important as you want the buzz cut to be even all around.
Some guys think they don’t need hair product if they have a buzz cut. That isn’t true. A lot of products are formulated to also help moisturize your scalp. Since the scalp is exposed with this type of haircut, it’s prone to dryness. Use a hair care product, like Axe Natural Look Softening Cream, to massage hair (what’s left of it) and scalp.
Ed’s note: Other than wanting the look for its sexy and handsome appeal, a lot of men tend to get buzz cuts to handle their balding issues. This is a great option, but if you rather work with what you’ve got, you can also try your hand at learning how to style a receding hairline.