With the exception of Oster and Andis brands, most standard clipper sets have eight guard sizes, the longest of which is 1 inch long. Clipper guards are numbered 1 through 8 and get longer in 1/8-inch increments. More »

General haircut clipper sizes range from number one through number eight. One is the smallest at 1/8 of an inch and eight is the largest size at 1 inch. These measurements refer to the length of the guard on the clippers... More »

To give yourself a crew cut, you need a clipper with various guards. Start at the bottom of the head, and use various clipper guard sizes to create a gradual fade along the sides and back of the head. Create a similar fa... More »

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