DIY Tapered Cut Tutorial On 4C Natural Hair (Step-by-Step)

Tapered Cut Tutorial on 4C hair

Any hairstyle that you see me wear, it’s a 99.99% chance that I did it myself. I don’t let anyone else touch my hair. First of all, it never comes out the way I want. Secondly, I know how to do my own hair, so why pay someone else.

Tapered Cut Tutorial

Cutting your own hair is not as hard as you think. Don’t be nervous, just take your time. Check out my DIY Tapered Cut Tools & Tips post to make sure you have everything that you need, along with more tips.

Tapered Cut 4C Hair

This Tapered Cut Tutorial comes highly requested. I made sure to give a complete step-by-step, but let me know if you have any questions.

Products Used

Wahl Chrome Haircutting Kit

Andis T-Outliner


When I’m not hunting down the latest and greatest beauty products, beating a face or lacing a do, you can find me roaming the streets of NYC in my stilettos looking for the next best restaurant. Or in the kitchen trying to outdo myself from the last time.



  1. 02.24.2017 / 1:58 pm

    Girl you are fabulous! best taper tutorial! thanks for sharing~

    • Erica
      02.24.2017 / 2:11 pm

      Thank you so much, and you’re welcome!

  2. Jay
    02.27.2017 / 6:59 am

    Great job on the hair cut! Thanks for the tutorial! What is the blush you’re wearing above? It’s lovely.

    • Erica
      02.27.2017 / 10:48 am

      You’re welcome, and thanks so much. I believe I’m wearing MAC Sweet As Cocoa.

  3. Cynthia
    06.30.2017 / 12:31 pm

    Great tutorial, thanks for sharing!
    Would you mind sharing the name of the lipstick? Love the lippy!!! <3

  4. Cynthia
    07.10.2017 / 7:58 am

    Thank you so much for taking the time to respond. You’re a sweetheart.

    • Erica
      07.10.2017 / 11:48 am

      You’re welcome! 🙂

  5. Shirley
    03.09.2020 / 8:36 pm

    Love your hair cut. I’ve been trying to get that look for the longest. Looks good on you

    • Erica
      03.10.2020 / 12:31 am

      Thank you ❤️

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