Upgrade Your Look This Summer With A Short Tapered Cut

Don't settle for the simplicity of a teeny weeny afro. Upgrade your look this Summer with a short tapered cut. Here's how to DIY.
Upgrade Your TWA For Summer With This Short Tapered Cut Tutorial

The Summer Solstice is right around the corner and it’s time to get your hair ready for the occasion. Short hair is always a lewk for the warmer months. So there is no better time than now to do the big chop if you’ve been on the fence about it. But don’t settle for the simplicity of a teeny weeny afro. Upgrade your look with a short tapered cut. You’ll be turning heads everywhere you go. Trust me as I’ve been wearing my hair tapered since doing my own big chop almost ten years ago. This is a hairstyle that you can easily do yourself. Especially if your hair is already short. Ready to be brave and take the clippers to your head? Watch my DIY Super Short Tapered Cut Tutorial for a step-by-step of the process.

4C Short Tapered TWA

A short tapered cut is such an edgy and bold look. It puts your bone structure front and center, and really shows off your face. Be ready to rock this style with confidence as all eyes will be on you. The style is easy to maintain at home with the right products and tools. I’m showing y’all the entire process- including which guide combs to use to fade the hair and a close up of how to do a line up. I’m also showing you guys how to easily style your new cut after washing and deep conditioning.

Super Short Tapered TWA Tutorial

I keep trying to convince myself to let my hair grow out. But I need to face reality. I love a short tapered cut. It just fits, and I don’t feel like myself when my hair starts to get too long. Anyway, enough chit chat. Here’s my Short Tapered Cut Tutorial. And if you prefer to wear your hair longer, then watch my DIY Tapered Cut Tutorial to learn how to do a tapered cut on longer hair. Let me know if y’all have any questions.

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THIS POST WAS ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED ON 7/21/2020 AND UPDATED ON 5/16/2024. PRODUCT(S) IN THIS POST WERE PROVIDED FOR REVIEW CONSIDERATION. SEE MY DISCLOSURE PAGE FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.

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  1. All I have to say is “wow!” You did a great job and you look great! I have the same type of hair and haircut and I’m curious about the sponge. Does it cause any hair breakage? I feel like my hair is so delicate when wet that I’m afraid of handling it too much but I love the coils.

    1. Thank you so much. The sponge doesn’t cause me any breakage. But if your hair is delicate, then you can try using the palm of your hand. My hair coils the same way using just my hand

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