Comb Guides 101

Make no mistake, there’s an art to clipping hair and we know you are just the man to get the job done.

Knowing which comb guide length to use is part of your mastery. To avoid any confusion or leave you wondering which guide is right for you, here’s what you really need to know:

  • It’s all about the millimeter
  • It’s not what you take off, it’s what you leave behind
  • It’s not cool to assume all grooming tools are the same, so know your weapon
  • It’s easy to switch between comb guides, so flex your muscles and use the right one

Comb Guides vs. Hair Cutting Lengths

  • 3mm = #1
  • 6mm = #2
  • 9mm - 9.5mm = #3
  • 12mm - 13mm = #4
  • 15mm - 16mm = #5
  • 18mm - 19mm = #6
  • 21mm - 22mm = #7
  • 24mm - 25mm = #8
  • 27mm = #9
  • 30mm = #10
  • 33mm = #11
  • 36mm = #12

What about the ears, you say? Glad you asked. Every manly man knows the ear taper cutting comb guide will make sure the critical finishing touches set you apart from your poorly groomed male counterparts.

 

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