How to cut nape

How to cut nape

To have hair cut independently difficult, but it is possible. However in the course of hairstyle the occipital part of the head which can be considered can bring most of all trouble, having only imposed with mirrors or having been located at three-leaved mirror.


  1. Wash up the head and slightly dry up by means of towel. Moist hair are more pliable and easily get the necessary form in the course of hairstyle. Absolutely wet hair cannot be cut and combed as at this time their structure is most vulnerable. If your hair are painted or weakened by chemical wave, apply on them a little balm before starting hairstyle.
  2. If you have decided to have hair cut by means of the machine, prepare it and establish on it nozzle, according to the desirable length of hair. As any hairstyle under the machine begins with nape, lift hairbrush of lock of hair from this part of the head forward, to forehead.
  3. Begin to process nape, densely adjoining to the surface of the head machine nozzle that hair have been cut off at the same level. Cut the second strip of hair to the right of the first, and the machine has to be installed so that its left side could pass across the region of earlier cut off strip. After nape you can pass to parietal and temporal zone.
  4. If you have decided to cut nape hair by means of scissors, then in case you have no house of three-leaved mirror, it is better to ask about it members of household or to address to hairdressing salon. If the three-leaved mirror after all is, then, as experiment, it is possible to try to cut nape hair independently.
  5. Divide the vertical and horizontal hair partings passing through cinciput, hairy part of the head on 4 zones. Record by means of clips of border of zones.
  6. Remove clips from nape and carry out horizontal hair parting approximately at the level of ears. Fix upper locks by clips. Cut the lower part of nape in the form of toe. Through 1-2 cm separate part of hair one more horizontal hair parting, cut appeared in the bottom of lock as well as last time, but is slightly shorter. Cut nape hair, gradually rising up to that time, do not reach horizontal hair parting at the level of ears yet.
  7. That the hair cut on nape looked accurately processed, take thinning shears and thin out them a little.

Author: «MirrorInfo» Dream Team