What Are the Features of a Buzz Haircut?


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Features of a buzz cut include short hair length all around, with the hair resembling short spikes. This traditional haircut is low maintenance and versatile. While it's a masculine hairstyle, it also works for women.

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While hair stylists typically use electric clippers for buzz cuts, scissors make it easier to cut the hair evenly around uneven parts of the scalp. Buzz cuts can have either one uniform length or slight differences in hair length on different areas of the head. Since the cut is so short, length differences are often a couple millimeters or less.

Buzz cut hair is short enough that it doesn't require preparation or styling. However, the wearer does need frequent cuts, usually about once a month, to maintain the buzz cut.

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