This first hairstyle is a simple, short-layered cut. The perimeter goes above the ears and squares at the nape, with an inch to an inch-and-a-half at the sides graduating to two to two-and-a-half inches at the top of the
The real secret to this men's haircut is the texturing. The hair is either razor cut, and thinned with the razor tool to lessen the bulk of the hair by half between the scalp and the ends of the hair, or by using the
scissors to point-cut the hair steeply and reduce the bulk in that manner. The styling becomes a simple matter of using a good, firm-hold product that remains malleable (such as a sculpting wax) and blowing the hair
mostly dry. The fingers are then used to give the strands definition and to direct the peaks and swirls as desired.