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
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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 haircut. Christie walks you through a razor cut using the Feather Styling Razor 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
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
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
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
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
Being a barber can really open up opportunities. You just have to be open to them. Don’t get stuck in the idea that being a barber just means cutting hair. No. It’s so much more than that. Barbers have a lot of potential, you just have to be a little creative and be open to
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
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.
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.
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
Educating your clients about how to take care of their hair at home is important for maintaining healthy hair. Hair shouldn’t be cared for only in the salon or barbershop. Hair condition needs to be addressed consistently.
Today, barbers don’t really use the razor. They don’t use it in the hair, some don’t even shave, and many have lost the art of shaving around the neckline. The razor is what sets a barber apart from a hairdresser. Learn why the razor technique fro shaving around the neckline was lost over the years.
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.
For a barber, using a Feather straight razor is not just for shaving. You can use the Feather Artist Club Razors for hair razor cutting as well. Men’s razor haircutting in the barber world is not very common but it’s quite common in the hairdresser world. Whether using a Feather Styling Razor or an Artist
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
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
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
Click here for more great hairstyling education by Ian, other educators, and hairstylists. In this video you will see the final look of the ‘Big Bang’ where he uses the Feather Kaiden Shears and is now finishing up the look with a Feather Styling Razor. Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 To see the Feather
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
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 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
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
Advance education is important to staying current in your industry. From new techniques to new products, you will never grow if you aren’t constantly learning how to improve your craft. John Mosley talks about the where, how and why of advanced education.
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
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
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.
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
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, 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.
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