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
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.
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
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
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
Christie Waldrop explains why she loves Blade Glide! Blade Glide Plus is an innovative silky smooth lotion that instantly helps shears and razors glide smoothly through your hair and on the skin! It smooths and detangles hair, acts as a leave-in conditioner, equalizes hair porosity, moisturizes the skin and hair, and extends the life of
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
Many women wear their hair short, but that doesn’t mean they want to look like a man. Women want soft, feminine inspired designs that work with their hectic lifestyles and reflect their personality. There is no better tool than the razor to achieve that style. Within our Jatai styles you will find there is a
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 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
When someone has thinning hair, you don’t want to emphasize the thinning nature of the hair. When someone has thick hair, you want to tone it down so it’s not so heavy looking. There are different techniques you can use to address thinning and thick hair. Here are some.
Many barbers today never really think to use a razor in the hair. Part of it has to do with the hugh emphasis on the use of the clipper. Part of it has to do with fear of the razor. But there are many benefits to using a razor in the hair. If you want
The finishing touches of a mens combover haircut are essential to completing the look. You can’t ignore the little things because those are what will set your work apart from those that don’t. Click the links below to see the other videos in this haircut series: Part 1 – Mens Combover Haircut – Trimming the
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.
Most barbers do not know how to use a razor to cut hair. But a barber should learn how to use different tools to create different looks that can’t be achieved by clippers or shears alone. Gabe Luevano shows you how he uses the Feather Styling Razor in a combover haircut. To see the other
Barbeer is a cute barbershop in Anaheim that has it together. They are unique and different from other barbershops in that they are more than just a barbershop. They have a retail component. Not only do they sell shaving cream, shaving soaps and other facial grooming products, but they also retail men’s shoes, clothes, watches,
Henry Franco-Tonsorial Artist/Barber
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.
New barbershops that are popping up these days are opening without sinks. It’s less costly and clients can get in and out of the shop quickly. But are there drawbacks to not having sinks? Henry Franco, tonsorial artist, gives his opinion on it.
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
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.
In the summer kids swim a lot. The problem is that the chorine damages their hair. Whether you’re a kid or adult, chlorine damaged hair is no joke. So how do you address chlorine in the hair? Henry Franco explains.
Learn how to address curly hair on a man. Watch Henry Franco cut thick curly hair and do a facial grooming service using the Feather Switch Blade Shears and the Artist Club Razors. To see Blade Glide, click here. To see Feather Switch Blade Shears, click here. To see Feather Artist Club Razors, click here.
Ian Gavet, Jatai Educator, continues ‘The Big Bang’ look using the Feather Kaiden Shears. Part 1 Part 2 Part 4 To see Feather Kaiden Shears, click here.
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.
Watch Ian Gavet, Jatai Educator, as he continues ‘The Big Bang’ haircut using the Feather Kaiden Shears. Learn his techniques and tips! To see the other videos in this series, click here: Part 1 Part 3 Part 4 To see Feather Kaiden Shears, 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
In this video, Ian Gavet shows you the first finished look of the long shag. This haircutting technique can be styled in many different ways. Click Part 5 to see an alternative way of styling the long shag. This one is funky and fun! To learn more about Jatai Styling Razors, click here. Part 1 Part 2
Click here to see Ian finish the haircut using the Jatai Feather Razor. Knowing how to do simple, classic razor cutting techniques is a must in the hairstyling industry. Part 2 Part 3 To see the Feather Styling Razors, click here.
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.
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.
You might wonder why you should choose Feather Razors over others. Besides, there are so many to choose from. Why is Feather so great? The answer? There are MANY reasons you should choose Feather. John Mosley explains why Feather is a no brainer choice when it comes to razors for barbers. To see Feather Artist
What can set you apart from other barbers? Here are 3 secrets that John Mosley kindly reveals to you that can make you a stand out barber. It certainly has made him stand out, so listen up. These are golden. To see Blade Glide, click here.
At the SIBE Show in Long Beach, we were giving away free shaves. Here is one man’s experience getting a shave from John Mosley using the Feather Artist Club Razors. It was one ‘delicious’ experience! To see Feather Artist Club Razors, click here.
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 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
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.
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.