As a Stylist or Barber you may have never heard of yourself expiring. What does Ivan Zoot mean by this? Your career has an end and what you need to decide is if you are going to extend your career as long as possible or making the most of your career while you can. Here […]

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Cutting hair can often become repetitive. The same muscles are exerted in the same ways all day long. When using shears for the long term it’s important to have ergonomic positioning and do what you can to be a healthy haircutter. Here are some of Ivan’s best tips for increasing shear peak performance.

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As a hairdresser or barber, doing hair behind the chair can do wear and tear on the body. Staying healthy means making a conscious effort to maintain health. There are many things that a hair professional can do to stay healthy. Here are some great tips from Ivan Zoot, aka Clipper Guy.

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If you want the world to be a better place for our children and future generations, it’s in your best interest to take care of the environment. In honor of Earth Day we are providing some tips on how you can reduce your own footprint in the salon or barbershop. There are many things as […]

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Proper use of a barber chair will help you be a better haircutter, provide better customer service, and will add years to your long term health, wellness and durability behind the chair. Here are Ivan Zoot’s best tips!

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Referring your clients to a dermatologist is a serious matter. As a hair professional you are always looking at the back of clients’ heads, an area that clients often don’t see. It’s up to you to make sure you make the appropriate observations and recommendations so you can inform your clients on what you see. […]

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Facebook LIVE replay! As a hair professional there are many health risks you face due to chemical exposure, over use of the hands, stress on the joints and more. How do you maintain the longevity of your career? Keep yourself healthy and incorporate healthy practices. Listen to Ivan Zoot, Clipper Guy, explain different ways to […]

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When your hair clients sit in the chair, use the chair to your advantage. Let the chair do the work so you don’t have to. By using the chair it will help you to cut hair faster and more efficiently. Ivan Zoot, world record holder for fastest haircut (among other world records) explains how using […]

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The way you hold a comb and clipper can lead to long term consequences for your wrists and hands. If you want to avoid common hair professional injuries such as carpel tunnel syndrome and enjoy and long career in the hair world, you will want to make these small tweaks to how you hold a […]

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There is a big problem with using round brushes. It’s so much of a problem that Ivan Zoot believes they should be banned. But wait! There are some solutions to this problem and many of them come from the audience. See why round brushes are so problematic and the possible solutions to getting around it […]

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