New York Barbershop’s essential foundation-level tutorial teaches tapering, thinning and freehand – and explores the factors you’ll need to consider when applying these essential barbering techniques.
Prepare to learn how to remove weight to slim a shape, reduce the weight of an outline shape and create a perimeter shape. Get to grips with removing bulk and weight within a shape while maintaining internal shape and perimeter length. And build your ability to taper and thin using scissors or a razor – not forgetting applying freehand techniques to refine and blend.
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Contributor: New York Barbershop
Make-Up Artist: Melissa Bourne
Photographer: Andrew Gilbert