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
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
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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,
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
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
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
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
Meet Gabe Luevano, a barber and Feather Razor lover. Here Gabe introduces himself and tells you why he loves Feather Razors and why it’s his go to choice for razor cutting and shaving.
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.
Pricing of services is always a concern. You don’t want to charge too much because then you won’t get any clients. At the same time you don’t want to charge too little as this will lead to being overworked and undervalued. Finding that right price point takes some evaluation. The environment and atmosphere of your
In this video: Creating the part is a very important part of creating a combover haircut. There are different ways to create the part, but here is one way to do it. To see the other videos in this series, click the links below: Part 1 – Mens Combover Haircut – Trimming the Top of
Facial hair grooming is not easy. It takes careful evaluation of the face and facial features. Your evaluation will determine what is appropriate for the client. The last thing you want to do is to emphasize a certain feature on the client’s face that shouldn’t be emphasized. Here Henry Franco explains in greater detail how
Henry Franco-Tonsorial Artist/Barber
Clients often don’t know what to do to maintain their hair at home. They think any shampoo and conditioner will do. But is there more to healthy hair than that? Maintaining healthy hair at home is not brain science but it does require so education on the hairdresser or barber’s behalf.
Facial grooming is not just about trimming a beard or a moustache. It’s actually about shaping the face, accentuating features and hiding features to give you the look you are trying to achieve. Facial grooming is creating facial illusion. It’s one advantage men have over women when it comes to manipulating your looks.
When you start a men’s haircut you should start in a certain area of the head so that the rest of the haircut flows nicely. Henry Franco, tonsorial artist, goes over where to start with a men’s haircut.
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.
Sometimes you have a client with medium length hair who has a lot of heaviness in the back of the hair. Perhaps there’s a bit of a curl or weight that needs to be released to give a lighter, more manageable hairstyle. Here is a technique that Henry Franco uses to solve this problem and
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.
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
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
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.
Ian Gavet, renowned hairstylist, is an educator for Jatai International. Here he demonstrates how to cut a long shag with the Jatai Flexion Razor. To see the Flexion Razor, click the link below. Click below to see the other videos in this series: Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Part 5 To see the Feather
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.
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
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
Technique is very important to the quality of service you give. It also influences how you are perceived by your clients. From how it feels on the skin to the end result, technique plays a huge role in whether your client views you as a pro or a rookie. Here are 2 barber shaving techniques
What? A women face shave? Who knew. Apparently, it’s super popular in Japan and has been for years. Women’s face shaves are not the same as men’s face shaves. It’s not about shaving off a woman’s whisker, it’s about exfoliation. It’s about giving a woman glowing, clear, beautiful skin. Here’s how a barber can provide
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
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, 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.
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.