Short Clipper Flat Top
With Dale Ted Watkins, Chris, Melissa Bourne and Andrew Gilbert
Duration28 minutes
Skill levelIntermediate
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Dale Ted Watkins’ men’s haircut is the second of his two flat tops. This a short version executed with clipper-over-comb techniques. This tutorial features pointers on cutting a square shape on a round head, corner placement, blend and fade. The final result is a brutal and severe flattop evoking a formal military style with an edgy discord between cut and beard.

Technical skills

  • Around the Ear Outline
  • Clipper Attachments
  • Clipper Cutting
  • Clippers-Over-Comb
  • Fade
  • Fading
  • Freehand


Contributor: Dale Ted Watkins
Model: Chris
Make-Up Artist: Melissa Bourne
Photographer: Andrew Gilbert

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