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Tapered Beard Tutorial Video

With New York Barbershop
Duration11 minutes
Skill levelIntermediate
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Erika Vera of New York Barbershop demonstrates a barbering technique to create a tapered beard and handlebar moustache. The tutorial covers essential information about clipper position, clipper size and guards and freehand techniques. 

The final result is a perfectly tapered beard shape featuring a fine handlebar moustache. The lengths are elongated and tapered to enhance the angles and flatter the face shape for total suitability. 

You can also download this useful step by step guide to Tapering Beards.

Technical skills

  • Clipper Attachments
  • Clipper Cutting
  • Clippers-Over-Comb
  • Scissors
  • Scissors-Over-Comb


Contributor: New York Barbershop
Model: Zap
Make-Up Artist: Melissa Bourne
Photographer: Andrew Gilbert

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