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What do I tell my barber for mid fade?

What do I tell my barber for mid fade?

Talk to the barber in detail about your fade before they start cutting.

  • You can say something like “I want a temple fade with a line in the back, but I want to keep it longer on the top.
  • Or you can say something like, “I want my fade to look like Lupe Fiasco’s old fade, but I want the fade to start higher on the sides”

Whats the difference between mid fade and mid drop fade?

The low fade tapers hair down the shortest around the hairline while the mid fade goes short a few inches up higher. Both are drop fades because the line of the fade drops down behind the ear in an arc that follows the hairline and neck.

Do barbers like pictures?

As Capizzano puts it, “barbers are visual people.” Pictures really help barbers visualize what you’re looking for in a haircut and serve as a great guide.

What blades to use for a fade?

You always want to use a longer blade first when starting to taper or fade, over your shortest blade. If you start with a shorter blade first, you’ll end up creating a harsh line in the cut that will be harder to remove later.

Should I get a high or mid fade?

If a high fade is a bit too dramatic and you don’t want a lot of your hair cut but a low fade doesn’t get rid of as much hair as you’d like, consider a mid fade. Mid fades taper between your temples and ears to give you an equal balance of faded detailing and length.

Is a zero a skin fade?

The fade will normally be worn quite high in a mid to high fade and will commonly be seen with an ultra short skin or #0 fade on the back and sides, with anywhere from a #1 to a #5 on top.

How long does a fade last?

one to two weeks
A skin fade is a type of fade haircut where the hair is faded down to the skin. This type of fade is a classic look and suits almost any hair type and style. A skin fade can last anywhere from one to two weeks.