What is tapered natural hair?

A tapered natural haircut can be as short or long as you wish. For this style, try longer fluffy curls on top with shorter twisted coils on the sides and back. The end result? A beautiful girly style that descends in both length and texture.

What does tapered hair look like?

What is a Taper Haircut? The men’s taper haircut features longer hair on top and the hair on the sides and nape gradually gets shorter. Your barber will typically use scissors for this haircut rather than clippers. This cut is a classic, but lately, it’s been cut shorter around the sides and back of the head.

Should I get my hair tapered?

Quicker Styling Time Tapered cuts not only offer flexible styling, but also quick overall styling time. Styling time is a breeze because there’s only half a head of curls to style. The actual process to wash, deep condition, and detangle are simplified with only having to care for the top of your hair.

What is tapered TWA?

Introducing: the tapered teeny weeny afro (TWA), a hairstyle that has exploded onto the natural hair scene recently and may cause you to fall in love with your hair all over again. The look is a play on the high-top fade but curls soften the look and add a little spunk to it.

Is a taper the same as a fade?

Taper: “To diminish or reduce in thickness toward one end.” A taper is when hair gradually changes from one length to another. A fade is a shorter taper that blends or fades into the skin—hence the name.

What is a tapered hairline?

A taper is when your hair gradually changes from long to short from the top of your head down to your hairline. A taper only appears in two areas—your sideburns and your neckline.

Is it better to trim natural hair wet or dry?

Only Cut Your Hair When It’s Dry Cutting wet hair may seem like the normal approach, but trimming it while it’s damp or wet can lead to frayed ends. The best way to visualize this point is by imagining two pieces of paper. One is damp and the other is dry.