The term ‘high and tight’ as used with reference to the hairstyle has its origins in the armed forces, where it is used in reference to a specific range of buzz cut hairstyle that members of the armed forces wear. True, a lot of military forces in the world have stopped insisting on haircuts high and tight for all the (serving) of their members, but at least, most of the military in the world expect the training of people with them to put on a high and tight haircut during the course of their training, with many members who become accustomed to the hair and tight haircut for selecting their training facilities to keep them for the rest of their military life and even more.
Do not be confused by the word ‘high’ in the phrase ‘high and tight haircut’ because though they called ‘hairstyle high and tight’ it turned out to be a hair style that is defined by the seams with hair worn; because the basic characteristics of hair and tight haircut is that the wearer hair cut very short indeed.
Close planting aside, other features defining of haircut high is the pattern clipping of hair on all sides of the head (including the back), with only the front of the head, (what is called as the temple) was left with more hair, at least enough hair to comb. The reason behind this arrangement, in which the side of the head are cut short, with only the left temple with a few hairs is to ensure comfortable accommodation military helmets, which obviously would be very uncomfortable to wear if the whole head was closely cropped.
It is important to note that although the hair piece high rooted in the strength of discipline, has for many years that the widespread appeal among civilians, who loves to, among others, low maintenance costs (both in terms of financial costs and time), and display distinguished it confers to the user, especially those who love the military virility that haircuts are associated with a high and tight.
It is worth noting that when worn outside the military (where it has its place), high and tight haircut will be referred to by various other names, the most common are the ‘skin fade hairstyle in the UK state.
Although fairly simple hair style, and even though he was a variant of a big family ‘buzz cut hairstyle’, high and tight haircut is not altogether lose variations. Indeed, there are quite a good number of variations haircut high and tight, the most popular of these being reconnaissance (defined by boundaries rather prominent on all sides and the fact there are regional heads were left with few hairs right is very small in the temple) and flattop horseshoe (which is a range of high and tight haircut described earlier, in which all sides of the head are cut close, but with a relatively large area around the head of the temple was left with a few hairs); so that what is distinctive looks like a horseshoe in the head.