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My first self-haircut! βœ‚οΈ πŸ’‡

Inspired by @redoak doing the same some time back I recall and helped by some youtube video telling me it's easy... which was reasonably true.

... well, depends on the result too, seems OK to me ...

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@Matt_Noyes @nicksellen can't speak for Nick but i've been using my beard clippers (came with a set of guards size 0-8) for most of mine, then scissors to trim the... bangs i guess? loosely following advice from youtube videos.

@redoak @nicksellen Nice job. I may have to give it a try! Best youtube video?

@Matt_Noyes @nicksellen this is the one that worked for me, though i watched a few others to psych myself up to actually try it youtube.com/watch?v=11fc7UEbnm

@Matt_Noyes @redoak I used clippers for most of it, including the top. From 18mm down to 3mm. And then some scissors too for on top.

I watched this video before m.youtube.com/watch?v=ZrTC5D-z it was just the first result in my search and seemed ok!

I don't need to look as neat as him either, so when he said to be really slow and careful, I was more like fuck it, I haven't got all day...

@Matt_Noyes @nicksellen @redoak So I used two different types of clippers for my hair recently and the more expensive equipment was exponentially better.

@kawaiipunk @Matt_Noyes @redoak yes, nice clippers seem worth it and will be more durable etc. I'm on my third set now :( ... Each set is slightly better than the previous set, I've had these a few years at least now, although would prefer something better again.

I'd have to go and actually look to see what they are. I think they cost around Β£40

@nicksellen @kawaiipunk @redoak Ordered some clippers. If I am bold, I will post before/after pics...

@Matt_Noyes @nicksellen @kawaiipunk nice! My last tip is consider keeping some kind of product ready in case you need to fudge it for a video call (or... a week πŸ˜†) while a rough edge grows out

@redoak @Matt_Noyes @nicksellen My tip would be, don't consider it a one time thing. Tweak your haircut over a few days as you gain objectivity.

@kawaiipunk @redoak @nicksellen

"Raison! Que veux-tu de moi? To sais bien que j'ai mangΓ© du fruit de l'Γ­nconscient." Not sure I will gain objectivity ;-)

@Matt_Noyes i got this kit a few years ago; been using it ~weekly to trim my beard with no problems, plus occasional kid haircuts and now my own hair once a month. i'm sure there are nicer options out there but this works for me, so far. amazon.com/gp/product/B00BB5YH

@Matt_Noyes on further examination this isn't identical to what i have but it's close enough!

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