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
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
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
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.
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
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.
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.
Feather Artist Club Razors are high quality straight razors that deserve some TLC. After paying a pretty penny for one of these beauties, you want to make sure they last. Protect your investment and keep your razor in tip top shape with these tips by Chris Vaughn, the Beverly Hills Barber. To see Feather Artist
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.
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.
Shaving is an art and when you get a client in the chair you want to make sure he not only has a great experience but also that he leaves with soft, smooth skin without bumps and irritation. You also want to make sure that you are using your time wisely. Here are 2 tips
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.
In this Feather Styling Razor Haircutting video, Jatai National Educator, Christie Waldrop, demonstrates a men’s short graduated haircut using the LX Feather Styling Razor. Christie walks you through this razor cut and shares some simple men’s razor cutting tips, tricks and techniques that you can use when working on your male clients starting from the back
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
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,
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
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
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.
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
Barbeer is a hip mom and pop barbershop which is unique in that it features a bar and sells men’s products such as shoes, clothes, hats and more. It’s always a good idea to see what other barbershops are doing and see what ideas you can take from them that can be incorporated into your
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.
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
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
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.
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.
The brushes and combs you use for men’s hairstyling makes a difference in how you do your cut. Different combs and brushes have different uses and you want to make sure they are used properly for best results. Here, tonsorial artist Henry Franco, explains different brush and comb uses. To see the DuBoa High Tech
Sometimes men’s haircuts require more than a clipper and shears to complete the haircut. Every head of hair is different and requires different tips and tricks to get your haircut to be just right. Just a simple snip here or a small tweak there can make all the difference in your haircuts. In this video,
In this video, Henry Franco gives Saul a classic haircut. He removes bulk from his thick hair and gives a classic taper using the Feather Switch Blade Shears, Artist Club Razors, Blade Glide and the DuBoa Brush. To see the Feather Switch Blade Shears, click here. To see Feather Artist Club Razors, click here. To
Feather Razors are one of a kind. Ask any seasoned barber and he will say it’s Feather hands down! But why? Here is Henry Franco’s reason for choosing Feather for over 20 years. To see Feather Artist Club Razors, click here.
Ian Gavet, Jatai Educator, continues ‘The Big Bang’ look using the Feather Kaiden Shears. After cutting the fringe and addressing the length of the hair in the back, Ian addresses the hair in the front. 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! Many women love to keep the length of their hair but
In this part 2 video of the ‘Big Bang’ video haircut series, Ian Gavet continues his haircut by addressing the length of the hair using Feather Kaiden Shears. With his simple haircutting techniques you can get the same beautiful, clean results. 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. Here he addresses the bang area using a razor. Here he creates a soft fringe and then finishes the haircut with some razoring around the crown of the
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
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
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 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.
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
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.
Everyone wants to get ahead. But how do you get ahead and STAY ahead? That’s a whole other task in itself. John Mosley, a barber, explains how he gets ahead and stays ahead.
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
Jon Clifford, hairdresser and razor educator, explains how to angle a styling razor when cutting hair to achieve different effects. Click here to see the Feather Styling Razors
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.
Jon Clifford, hairdresser and razor educator, teaches different razor haircutting techniques you can use on your clients to achieve different effects and results. Click here to see Feather Styling Razors.
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.
Jon Clifford, hairdresser and razor educator, takes a moment to talk about the Feather Styling Razor, Feather Switch Blade Shears and Feather Nape & Body Razor and why they are essential tools for any hairdresser. Click here to see the Feather Styling Razors. Click here to see the Feather Nape & Body Razor. Click here