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
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.
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
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.
Meet Chris Vaughn: Jatai Educator Meet Chris Vaughn, a barber and Jatai Educator. Chris has many years of experience in the industry and also works as an educator for Oster. He works in Beverly Hills, CA and is known as the Beverly Hills Barber and works with high end clientele doing shaves and barbering services.
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.
Facial Grooming Technique for Barbers Grooming hair on the head is one thing, while facial grooming is a whole other area that requires different techniques and know how. When it comes to moustaches and beards, shaping them can be a bit tricky. After all, you are dealing with face shape, facial features, and hair texture
Pompadour Haircut Part 4 – Styling & Finished Look In this final video of the pompadour haircut series, Chris Vaughn, the Beverly Hills Barber, finishes up the pompadour haircut by using the DuBoa blowdrying brush and stylizes the hair. In this video, Chris shows off the finished pompadour look. The pompadour haircut is a popular
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.
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
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
In this Mens 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 other video in this series, click the link below: Part 1 – Simple Updated
Christie (Waldrop) Davis 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
Part 2 – Simple Mens Razor Haircut using the Feather Styling Razor In this mens razor haircut video, Jatai Educator, Christie (Waldrop) Davis demonstrates a men’s short graduated haircut using the LX Feather Styling Razor. Christie continues this cut starting from the top and front of the head. She shares some simple razor cutting tips,
Creating Seamless Layers with the Feather Styling Razor Christie (Waldrop) Davis 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. Seamless layers simply means there are secret layers in the hair. Anyone who looks at someone’s hair with
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 4 – Mens Comb Over Haircut – Disconnection Disconnection is something barbers and hairdressers are constantly dealing with in a haircut. Here is how barber Gabe Luevano addresses disconnection in a mens comb over haircut. Here he uses the Feather Switch Blade Shears. To see the other videos in this series, click the links
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,
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
Why Use a Razor to Cut Hair? Why use a razor to cut hair you might ask. 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
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
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.
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How to Soften or Harden the Look of a Moustache Moustaches need special attention. They are an important feature on a man’s face if he has one. Depending on the rest of the man’s face, his current hairstyle and what he’s trying to achieve with his moustache, you will likely have to either soften or
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
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.
When it comes to facial grooming, it’s hard to describe what you should do to a man’s facial hair unless you see actual case studies. Here is one case study you can sink your teeth into. You have to pay attention to facial structure, facial features and hair growth patterns. There’s a lot to evaluate.
How to Educate Clients about Shaving at Home – Part 2 Educating your clients about shaving at home is important because it allows them to get the best shave they can at home. Most men don’t know how to shave properly so if you can give them some insight, they will appreciate it. And for
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
In this video, Ian Gavet starts ‘The Big Bang’ haircut. Jennifer’s hair is really long and straight. He decides to give her bangs and a simple everyday look. Here he uses the Feather Kaiden Shears and gives you tips on how to cut a heavy fringe/bang. Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 To see Feather Kaiden Shears,
Part 4 – Womens Long Shag Haircut using the Flexion Razor In this video, Ian Gavet shows you the first finished look of the womens long shag haircut. This haircutting technique can be styled in many different ways which makes it fun and versatile. Click Part 5 to see an alternative way of styling the
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 3 – Women’s Long Shag Haircut using the Flexion Razor 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 and creates a soft fringe.Using a razor on the bang or fringe area can prevent them from
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
Part 2 – Women’s Long Shag Haircut using the Flexion Razor Click here to see part 3 of this long shag haircut. Ian Gavet demonstrates how to use the Feather Flexion Razor to create a long shag. The Feather Styling Razor really releases a lot of weight and creates a lot more layering. This helps
Basic Soft Layers with the Feather Styling Razor Jon Clifford gives a razor cutting education class on how to create basic soft layers using the Feather Styling Razor. In this video, you get to take a sneak peek at this education class and see first hand what was said. You will learn how to create
Thanks for Sharing is a movie featuring Pink, Mark Ruffalo, Gwyneth Paltrow, Josh Gad and Tim Robbins directed by Stuart Blumberg. In the movie, Pink is a barber and uses the RG Artist Club Razor (which is no longer available for sale) to shave her love interest (Josh Gad). Check out the trailer and especially
Mens Long Haircut and Facial Grooming Learn how to give a mens long haircut. Whether you get many guys with long hair coming in for a haircut or not, it’s always good to know how to cut long hair. Whether it’s a guy or girl, long hair takes much of the same approach. However, guys
The razor rotation technique is named because the technique involves rotating the comb with the razor. This is a great smoothing or blending technique. The angle of the razor is very important in this technique. To see Feather Styling Razors, click here.
Pixie Haircut for Women – Detailing & Final Look – Part 6 In this pixie haircut for women part 6 video, Jon Clifford, hairdresser and razor educator, finishes the haircut with some extra detailing with Feather Switch Blade Shears to complete the look. These extra details can make a big difference in the overall haircut
There are many different ways you can use razors and shears to thin and texturize hair. Learning a variety of techniques allows you to be versatile when you need to use them. In this video taken from the web, the Salon Guy uses shears and the Feather Styling Razor to texturize and thin hair with
If you’re one of those people who say ‘I can’t afford a Feather Razor’ then you should watch this video. There are many ways to afford a Feather Razor. You just have to want it badly enough. If you need some ideas on how to afford one, here are some ways that John Mosley suggests.
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.
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.
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
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
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 mens 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 – 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 womens pixie haircut part 5 video, Jon Clifford, hairdresser and razor educator, blends the top with the sides using a Feather Switch Blade Shears. Blending is important in any haircut so you can get fluidity throughout the cut and the appearance
Men’s Razor Haircut – Haircut Planning & Shear Over Comb – Part 1 This is part 1 of 6 in a men’s razor haircut video series. Jon Clifford, hairdresser and razor educator, goes over the plan for this haircut and explains how he is going to accomplish the final look. Jon explains how planning can
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