Comb your hair going with the grade of your hair. On the top of your head it should be straight forward on the sides and back it should be straight down. The easy way to notice this is if you rub your hair. It’s a rough feeling if you are going against the grade. It’s smooth if you are going with the grade. This is the feel you want to comb it, smooth. You comb it to lift the hair so that when you cut it you are getting the most evenly cut you can. After I have comb my hair, I like to think of my hair as being light and fluffy. I t has a nice soft texture to it. Think of it like whipped cream soft, fluffy, and lite.