Now, the length of the #2 guard comb is 6 millimeters, or 1/4 of an inch, which is a good length that is neither excessively long nor short. After getting a number two haircut, your hair will appear both shorter and fuller than before.
How long is a number 2 haircut?
The length of a Number 2 haircut is equal to a quarter of an inch, which is nevertheless considered to be rather short. The amount of hair that is left after a Number 3 haircut is 3/8 inch. A Number 4 haircut is one that is longer than a Number 3 haircut, leaving behind a cut that is approximately half an inch long. The length of hair on the scalp that constitutes a 5 haircut is 5/8 inch.
What is the difference between the different lengths of hair guards?
The following is a list of the standard lengths that are indicated by the various numbered length guards: The length guards numbered 5 and 6 are specially constructed tapered guards that are used to gradually shorten the length of the hair in a specific region of the head.The length of the guard varies gradually from one end to the other, with the longer end being on one extreme and the shorter end being on the other.