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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. 

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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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