There are three options for the back of short haircuts for men - blocked, rounded, and tapered. The blocked nape is cut straight across in a defined line. In contrast, the tapered nape gradually transitions from the length of hair at the back of the head, fading into skin along the natural hairline.
Another benefit to going with the tapered neck is that it grows out
neat and clean compared to the rounded and block napes. Most barbers or
stylists will give a free touch up between haircuts so there’s no excuse
for a scruffy neckline. This is especially true for the shaved sides of