Necklines for men are generally round, square or tapered – with the choice based on suitability, haircut and the quality and quantity of hair. New York Barbershop explores these necklines – including the factors that influence them, and how to choose the right one – in this foundation-level tutorial.
Irregular hair growth pattern? You’re best off with a tapered neckline. Learn how to apply scissor-over-comb and clipper-over-comb techniques to create it. Want to achieve a square neckline? It’s a strong look created with scissors or clippers. Understand the subtle differences between rounded and squared necklines? You will after this lesson.
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Contributor: New York Barbershop
Make-Up Artist: Melissa Bourne
Photographer: Andrew Gilbert