With over 3,500 pieces in our archives, we’ve made the decision to republish a classic article every Sunday to introduce some of the best, timeless treasures from the past to our newer readers. The first edition of this essay was released in October 2020.
It’s crucial to understand the definitions of the terminology used in the dialogue when expressing your preferences for a haircut to your barber.
“Taper” and “fade” are two typical barbering terminology that the general public frequently conflates.
These terms for hairstyles are frequently used interchangeably because, as we’ll see in a moment, all fades are tapers, but not all tapers are fades.
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