You didnít say if his hair was fine or thick or medium long , very long, so depending in that I have put a collage together for you with some options.
I have numbered the cuts so that you can tell the stylist what you want and have explained the terms used to help.
This is a very long surfer dude the layers are graduatedl ayers and it has no fringe , the base line sits on the shoulders and the stylist uses this as a guide the layers should fall as in the photo 5
, so if this is the one then Thaiís what you ask for.2, 3, 4, 6
The base line is just sitting on the collar and length at the ears is the bottom of the lobe. The layers are then cut within that perimeter.
The fringe should be cut below or above (depending on your preference) the eyebrow and then snipped into and cut slightly shorter on one side (at a slant) to give the illusion of a side parting if you are having a straight across fringe ask for it to be feathered.
is a close up of the fringe for number 2 on blonde hair (didnít know your sons colour)
is same as above but on thick hair
is very fine hair SAME STYLE
HOPE THIS HELPS.