Grooming between appointments is important. You want to educate your clients how to take care of their hair and skin if they are getting a shave from you. There is no cookie cutter response. It all depends on the client’s lifestyle. See what Alejandro, barber and cosmetologist says about grooming between appointments.
When giving a shave, there’s a reason you use shaving cream. There’s a reason you use facial cleanser. There’s a reason for your madness. When you understand the chemistry of the wet good products you use during a shave you understand why you do the things you do in a shave. It makes a lot
Facial grooming requires certain tools. If you don’t have the right tools, it’s very difficult to do the work. If you want to obtain certain results you should invest in the tools that will give you those results easily and efficiently. Here Alejandro Gonzalez, barber and cosmetologist, explains the kinds of tools you need for
There are many variations to shaving strokes. But the ones you want to use are the ones that shave the most in one stroke and shaves correctly in one stroke. In other words, you want the one that gives the most bang for the buck. You also want techniques that are ergonomically sound so you
Creating a crisp clean line with a straight razor can give your work that extra special touch. When doing a lineup you want to make sure those lines are straight and defined. Here is a great technique by Alejandro Gonzalez on how to achieve this. To see Feather Artist Club Razors, click here.
The Nape and Body Razor is a cosmetologist favorite because it’s a razor they can actually use! Featuring a guard, you can’t cut yourself and it cleans up the nape area quite nicely. Barbers can use this razor as well. Here Alejandro Gonzalez, a barber and cosmetologist, discusses the beauty of the Nape & Body
Meet Chris Vaughn, a barber and Jatai Educator. Chris has many years of experience in the industry and has worked as an educator for Oster. He works in Beverly Hills, CA and is known as the Beverly Hills Barber.
According to Chris Vaughn, there are 3 S’s to success. Here, Chris explains them one-by-one to help you become a more successful barber.
Marketing your barbering services is important to getting new clients and retaining current ones. But are you marketing them correctly? Sometimes marketing efforts do not relay the message you are trying to relay. Making sure your message comes across soundly is important. Here’s Chris Vaughn’s take on marketing your barbering services.
Working with high end clientele is different than working with your average Joe. There are different expectations that you must be aware of. Chris Vaughn works with high end clients all the time and has a lot of experience working with them. Here he explains what he’s learned about working with high end clientele.
What clients want in a shave is really important for customer satisfaction. You should always aim to satisfy their emotional desires when it comes to a shave. Meaning, their desire to feel comfortable and safe with you taking a razor to their skin, their desire to have a relaxing experiences, and of course come out
Barbers do you want more shaving clients? Of course you do! If you struggle to find new shaving clients, here are some ideas on how to get new clients. Chris Vaughn explains how.
This favorite Jatai style is designed with luscious tendrils of beautiful wave and curl in mind. The 80’s was the decade of big band hair and thinning shears. Our client today want more control over their curls. It’s time to say good-bye to thinning shears and hello to the razor! Christie uses the Feather Razor
Christie Waldrop teaches how to create seamless layers by releasing weight from the hair using the Feather Styling Razor. This gives the hair more fluidity, movement and volume. Learn how to easily create this beautiful style! To see Lucky Grip Clips, click here. To see Blade Glide, click here. To see the Feather Flexion Razor,
In this mens razor cutting video, Jatai National Educator Christie Waldrop demonstrates a men’s short razor cut. Christie walks you through a razor cut and shares some simple razor cutting tips, tricks and techniques that you can use to keep your clients coming back for more. To see the other videos in this series, click
In this razor cutting video, Jatai National Educator Christie Waldrop wraps up a mens short razor cut using the Feather Nape & Body Razor to clean up the neckline. Christie walks you through a razor cut and shares some simple razor cutting tips, tricks and techniques that you can use to keep your clients coming
Throughout the sands of haircutting time the bob has always been a favorite. Each season there is a different variation to the cut. However, there is always a basic structure of the design. Our Jatai style bob has a defined razor edge with classic detail. Christie uses the Feather Plier Folding Razor to design a
In this Feather Styling Razor Haircutting video, Jatai National Educator, Christie Waldrop, demonstrates a men’s short razor cut. Christie walks you through a razor cut and shares some simple men’s razor cutting tips, tricks and techniques that you can use when working on your male clients. To see the other video in this series, click
Facial Grooming requires the proper tools. If you don’t have the right tools, it’s difficult to create the look you are trying to achieve. Whether it’s trimming a moustache or shaping a beard, the use of tools reflect in the final look. Here Gabe Luevano discusses tools to use during facial grooming.
Blowdrying the hair allows you give style to the look you are going for. Here Gabe Luevano gives you some tips on how to blowdry a combover haircut using the DuBoa brush. To see the other videos in this men’s combover haircut series, click the links below. Part 1 – Mens Combover Haircut – Trimming
Cutting curly hair can be tricky. But it doesn’t have to be hard. Here Gabe Luevano, barber, gives you a tip for cutting curly hair.
Cleaning up the neckline is one of those final touches that sets you apart from other barbers. It’s the difference between good and great. Here is a tip from barber Gabe Luevano on how to clean up the neckline and sideburns.
Disconnection is something barbers and hairdressers are constantly dealing with in a haircut. Here is how barber Gabe Luevano addresses disconnection in a men’s combover haircut. Here he uses the Feather Switch Blade Shears. To see the other videos in this series, click the links below: Part 1 – Mens Combover Haircut – Trimming the
It seems that the barber profession always has some sort of stigma. It’s ingrained in the culture. It’s ego. Whatever it is, it’s holding you back. Let it go and get out of the box. Be open. The title of ‘barber’ does not mean you have to pigeon hole yourself to an old definition. Get
Henry Franco-Tonsorial Artist/Barber
Learn how give a men’s long haircut. Included in this video is facial grooming as well. Henry Franco points out important concepts you need to know when cutting long hair. To see Lucky Grip Clips, click here. To see Feather Switch Blade Shears, click here. To see the DuBoa High Tech Brush, click here. To
Once you become a barber, it doesn’t mean you stop learning. It’s important to continue your education so that you can constantly improve your craft. Techniques are always changing. Hairstyles are always changing. And new products are always being introduced. Stay up on what’s new and attend tradeshows to keep your mind stimulated.
If you’ve never done men’s facial grooming, you’ll want to watch this video. It’s a brief introduction on how to approach it. WIthout these basic concepts you will be lost and will have no foundation to move from. Henry Franco, tonsorial artist explains more.
Old vintage straight shaving razors are beautiful to look at and hold. Vintage razors are intriguing because they are classic and they tell a story. They are also built differently than the razors of today. Here Henry Franco explores his collection of old vintage razors for kicks. To see Feather Artist Club Razors, click here.
It’s one thing to be a barber. It’s another to be a successful barber. What makes a successful one? Henry Franco explains what has made him successful and how you can be too if you’re not already.
Educating your client on how to take care of their skin when they are at home is important. You don’t want your clients coming in with bad skin. You want them coming in with skin that is easy to work with when giving a shave. Otherwise, you might have to turn them away. Here’s a
Click here to see part 3 of this haircut. Ian Gavet demonstrates how to use the Feather Flexion Razor to create a long shag. To learn more about the Flexion Razor, click the link below. To see the other videos in this series, click the links below: Part 1 Part 3 Part 4 Part 5 To see
In this video, Ian Gavet starts ‘The Big Bang’ haircut. Jennifer’s hair is really long and straight. He decides to give her bangs and a simple everyday look. Click here to see Ian continue this cut using the Feather Kaiden Shears as he teaches you hairstyling techniques and tips that can give you the skills
Click here to see an alternative look and how to achieve it after this haircut. Ian Gavet, finishes the final texturized look using the Jatai Feather Styling Razor. These hairstyling techniques can help you expand your own craft. Part 1 Part 3 To see the Feather Styling Razors, click here.
Click here to see Part 4, the final look. Ian Gavet, renowned hairstylist and educator continues with the long shag haircut using the Jatai Feather Flexion Razor. To learn more about the Flexion Razor, see below. To see the other videos in this series, click below: Part 1 Part 2 Part 4 Part 5 To see the
Coarse, thick long hair needs to be texturized to release weight and give hair more movement. In this video, Ian Gavet gives a texturized long haircut using advanced razor techniques. Part 2 Part 3 To see the Feather Styling Razors, click here.
In this video, Ian Gavet demonstrates look 2 of the long shag using the Flexion Razor. Ian uses cutting edge hairstyling techniques using Jatai razors and shears. Click here to see the Jatai Feather Flexion Razor. Click below for the other videos in this series. Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 To see the Feather Flexion
If you’re a hairdresser, have you ever considered doing the crossover program to barbering? It’s something to consider as it will open up the ability to take a razor to the skin. As barbering has made a solid comeback, more and more men are starting to pay more attention to their personal grooming. Learn what
A straight razor is the essential tool for shaving. But how many do you need? When it comes to shaving, certain straight razors are better for certain shaving situations. Whether it’s getting under the nose, for a better ergonomic hold or getting in tight places, it’s important to assess what your needs are for shaving
If you’re not sure whether a Feather straight razor is what you should get/use, you will want to watch this video. Hear why John Mosley believes you should use Feather Shaving Razors for serving your clients.
What’s the difference between a straight shaving razor and folding shaving razor? Which one is better? John Mosley talks about their differences and when to use each one.
Sometimes barbers and hairdressers post images on social media of them using our razor handle, but then it has some other company’s blade in it! This is a big no-no. There’s very specific reasons to use the blade that’s meant for the razor. You’re also not doing yourself any favors by doing this. Here’s why
Every industry has it’s good and bad. The goal is to see what’s bad and turn it around to good. In the barbering industry, there’s something that really holds the industry down and it’s up to you to turn that around. Be the difference and uplift your industry. John Mosley explains more.
Jon Clifford, a razor educator, creates a bob on curly hair with the Feather Styling Razor. To see the Feather Styling Razors, click here.
Jon Clifford, a razor educator, works on an existing hairstyle and spruces it up with the Feather Styling Razor for a more trendy, attractive hairstyle. To see the Feather Styling Razors, click here.
Jon Clifford gives a razor cutting education class on how to create basic soft layers using the Feather Styling Razor. In this video you will learn how to create layers and soft perimeter, create texture with the Feather Styling Razor, learn razor cutting techniques you can use daily in the salon, how to prevent split
In this video, Jon Clifford, a razor educator teaches you: -What products to use with the Feather Styling Razor -How using a razor can be less work that using shears for the same result -Vertical razor cutting To see the Feather Styling Razors, click here.