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
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
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.
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
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.
Line Up and Detailing Facial Hair with a Feather Razor Doing a line up and detailing facial hair is just as important as the hair itself. Creating crisp clean lines can really make a look pop. Knowing which part of the razor to use on different parts of the face can help you to give
Maintaining & Storing Feather Artist Club Shaving Razors Feather Artist Club Razors are high quality straight shaving razors that deserve some TLC. After paying a pretty penny for one of these beauties, you want to make sure they last. Maintaining and storing your razors is a crucial part of making sure your straight razors look
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.
Being a Barber for Celebrities What is it like being a barber for celebrities? What should a barber expect and need to know if he works with one? It can seem like an exciting idea to work with celebrities, but celebrities are a unique set of clientele which come with a unique set of characteristics.
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
Creating the Classic Bob with the Feather Styling Razor Throughout the sands of haircutting time the classic 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.
In this Part 2 Men’s Razor Haircut video, Jatai Educator, Christie (Waldrop) Davis, demonstrates a men’s short razor cut. Christie finishes up the razor haircut with the Nape & Body Razor. She shares some simple razor cutting tips, tricks and techniques. To see the first video in this series, click the link below: Part 1 –
How to Cut Curly Hair with a Feather Styling Razor 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 clients today want more control over their curls. It’s time to say good-bye to thinning shears
In this Feather Styling Razor Haircutting video, Jatai Educator, Christie (Waldrop) Davis, demonstrates a men’s short graduated haircut using the LX Feather Styling Razor. (Note: the LX model is currently discontinued). 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
Part 3 – Simple Mens Razor Haircut using the Nape & Body Razor for Cleaning Up the Neckline In this razor cutting video, Jatai Educator, Christie (Waldrop) Davis wraps up a mens short razor cut using the Feather Nape & Body Razor for cleaning up the neckline. Christie walks you through a razor cut and shares
Women’s Short Spunky Haircut with the Feather Styling Razor 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
Part 5 – Men’s Comb Over Cut – Razor Haircutting 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
Part 1 – Men’s Comb Over Haircut-Trimming the Top of the Hair This is Part 1 of a 7 part series on how to do a men’s comb over haircut. Gabe Luevano starts off by trimming the hair on the top of the head using the Feather 7.5″ Switch Blade Shears. To see the other
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
Tools to Use During Facial Grooming 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. And depending on the tool, it will
Meet the late 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. Although Gabe is no longer with us, his education videos will live on. He is definitely missed.
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
Shaping a Beard from the Profile View Beard shaping can be a little tricky if you don’t understand face shapes or the lines of the face.You can do a great job of shaping the beard from the front, but the profile view may tell a different story. It’s important that a beard looks good from
Using a Traditional Shaving Mug & Brush – Creating the Lather If you want to create a traditional shaving atmosphere, you have to have the good old mug and brush. When a client sees you creating a lather the old skool way, he’s immediately sent back to the days when life was simple. There are
How to Educate your Clients on Exfoliating & Skin Care After Shaving – Part 3 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
Removing Excess Curl & Heaviness in the Back of the Hair 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. Addressing hair
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
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.
Part 1 – Textured Long Haircut using the Feather Styling Razor Coarse, thick long hair needs to be textured to release weight and give hair more movement. In this video series, Ian Gavet gives a textured long haircut using advanced razor techniques. Before you perform these techniques on clients, be sure you have some experience
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.
Part 3 – Texturized Long Hair using the Feather Styling Razor – French Pleat In parts 1 & 2, Ian Gavet used a Feather Styling Razor to create texturized long hair. Texturized long hair enables the client to have much more versatility, volume and movement to the hair. Whether the hair is up or down, texturized
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 finishes the look with a Feather Styling Razor. Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 To see the Feather Styling Razors, click
Part 5 – Women’s Long Shag Hairstyle using the Flexion Razor In this video, Ian Gavet demonstrates look 2 of the long shag. Look 2 of the long shag hairstyle is your more everyday ‘wash and wear’ style of this haircut. But it still has great volume and a sense of fun about it. You
Part 1 – Women’s Long Shag Haircut using the Flexion Razor Ian Gavet, renowned hairstylist, is an educator for Jatai International. Here he demonstrates how to cut a long shag with the Jatai Flexion Razor. Using a razor in the hair can really make a long shag look spectacular. A styling razor releases weight, adds
Graduated Bob Haircut with The Salon Guy In this video from the web by The Salon Guy, he demonstrates a graduated bob haircut using the Feather Styling Razor on a mannequin head. At Jatai Academy we showcase other great videos found on the web that use the Feather Razor and demonstrate good razor technique. There are a
Womens Short Taper Cut Today we are featuring April from ‘Hair 101 with April’ who demonstrates in this video how to do a womens short taper cut from the consultation to the final end result. April uses the Feather Styling Razor to clean up the nape area and work on the whole head to texturize and
Out of Balance Moustache Grooming A moustache draws attention to your upper lip. It’s a pretty dominant feature when a man has one. That’s why it’s important to make sure that a moustache is groomed properly and looks just right on a man. Moustache grooming is an art. It can be trimmed in different ways
Add Texture and Spruce up a Hairstyle with the Feather Styling Razor Jon Clifford, a razor educator, works on an existing drab hairstyle and spruces it up with the Feather Styling Razor for a more trendy, attractive hairstyle. A haircut tends to look best when it’s first given. But after several months with a haircut,
The Beauty & Barber Best Practices Series features a series of videos dedicated to best practices in the salon or barbershop that every hair professional should know to have a successful career. This best practice is to display your hours of business.
How a Barber Increased His Revenue by 40% by taking the $500 Shave Class Have you ever taken a class which actually contributed to a 40% increase in revenue in your business? It’s not common but Jared, a barber and loyal user of Feather Razors explains in this video how he took control of his
Who is John Mosley? The Popular Nobody John Mosley is a successful barber who has become widely popular in the barber arena. From working with Kendrick Lamar to Eminem to numerous professional athletes, John has climbed up the ladder to being one of the most well-known barbers around. But John doesn’t let it get to
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 it around. Be the difference and uplift your industry. John Mosley explains more.
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.
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
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.
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.
Mens Razor Haircut – Shear Over Comb & Hair Growth Patterns – Part 2 In this second video of a 6 part series, Jon Clifford, hairdresser and razor educator, continues the men’s razor haircut as he addresses the second side of the head. Although he continues the shear over comb technique on the other side
Men’s Razor Haircut – Blowdrying, Styling, Final Look – Part 6 In this part 6 video of the men’s razor haircut series, Jon Clifford, hairdresser and razor educator, finishes up this razor haircut with blowdrying. He uses the DuBoa Brush, styling and showing off the final look. He also revisits and goes over everything he
Men’s Razor Haircut – Top & Front Hair Razor Cutting – Part 4 In this part 4 of 6 video series, Jon Clifford, hairdresser and razor educator, addresses the hair on the top and front of the head using a Feather Styling Razor. Using a razor on the top and front hair can really release
Womens Pixie Haircut – Blending the Sides w/the Top – Part 5 In this women’s pixie haircut part 5 video, Jon Clifford, hairdresser and razor educator, blends the top with the sides using Feather Switch Blade Shears. Blending is important in any haircut so you can get fluidity throughout the cut and the appearance of the
Why Use Jatai Feather Tools? Jatai Feather tools are one of a kind. They are made in Japan and produced from the finest stainless steel. These tools go through intense quality control measures to ensure a high quality product and to make sure that consistency is second to none. The quality also shows in it’s
Bob Haircut on Curly Hair with the Feather Styling Razor ‘They’ say you can’t use a razor to cut a bob on curly hair because it makes curly hair look even more voluminous. Curly hair tends to have a lot of volume already so why use a razor to cut curly hair? Whatever your opinion