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Hi,
I am already familiar with different term for hairstyles and colors. But, I really have no idea how to ask a barber for a certain haircut. I would like to know how a natural conversation flows between a barber and costumer. For instance,how can I ask my barber for a hair cut like in the picture (please see the link). What would you say to him? What other questions might he ask you while cutting your hair, about sideburns, etc..? Please don't write something like "show him a picture or so". I really want to learn and I believe this what this website is for. Thank you.
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osama91how can I ask my barber for a hair cut like in the picture (please see the link).
I'd say, "I'd like a crew cut", but you can also say that you'd like your hair cut very short all around.

CJ
Well, I don't go to a barber shop; I go to a beauty shop.

They have piles and piles of fashion magazines that you can use to pick the style you like.

But there are only a few things that you can say when you get your hair cut:

I'd like my hair short on the side, tapering down to the face, and long in the back.
I want bangs (opposite- I want my hair brushed back away from my face.

I'd like it a bit shorter all around.
Just trim it a quarter inch or so.
I (don't) want my hair layered.

For men:

I want my hair very short. (a buzz cut. - That is what is in your picture.)
I want my hair to look tousled, a bit long and brushed back.
I like my sideburns short / long / shorter /longer
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AlpheccaStars I go to a beauty shop.
And it shows.
AlpheccaStarsa buzz cut
That's right. "Give me a buzz cut, not too short."
For pretty well all these statements, it's good to add 'please'.

Clive
Thank you, AlpheccaStars! When you say "Just trim it a quarter inch or so." does it mean that your hair length after it has been cut will be a quarter inch, or this is what the barber will be taking off your hair? Please correct my question as well. Thanks again.
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osama91When you say "Just trim it a quarter inch or so." does it mean that your hair length after it has been cut will be a quarter inch, or this is what the barber will be taking off your hair?
That's how much you want the barber to take off. You want him to leave a quarter inch.
osama91Thank you, AlpheccaStars! When you say "Just trim it a quarter inch or so." does it mean that your hair length after it has been cut will be a quarter inch, or this is what the barber will be taking off your hair? Please correct my question as well. Thanks again.
The verb "trim" means to cut just enough to make it nice and even, and not any more. In this case, I'm asking him to cut off only 1/4 inch of the total length.
Thank you all.
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