This is part 2 of the Men’s Contemporary Partially Disconnected Haircut series. In this video, Ivan goes through razor cutting and how you can use a razor in the hair to achieve texture and movement. To see Part 1-Clipper Cutting, click here. To see Part 3-Detailing, click here. To see Part 4-Shaving, click here. To
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
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,
Mens Long Haircut and Facial Grooming Learn how to give a men’s 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
Men’s Haircut: Removing Bulk and Classic Taper In this video, Henry Franco gives Saul a classic taper haircut. He removes bulk from his thick hair on top and gives a classic taper using the Feather Switch Blade Shears, Artist Club Razors, Blade Glide and the DuBoa Brush. Many men don’t desire a fashion forward or
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
Fringe and Face Framing with a Razor Face framing with a razor can break up the perimeter so bangs don’t look heavy and blunt. Softness is key to prevent thick, heavy bangs. If you want thick, heavy bangs then shears would be a better way to go. In particular, what’s most important in face framing
The Plier Razor is Feather’s only bare blade razor for haircutting. With a folding handle and replaceable blades, it’s a great razor for the hairdresser who really wants to have freedom in their haircutting. While the bare blade exposes the hairdresser to a greater risk of getting cut, it lacks the guard that to some
Men’s Razor Haircut – Using a Nape Razor – Part 5 In this part 5 of 6 video series, Jon Clifford, hairdresser and razor educator, addresses the nape area using a nape razor to clean it up. After completing a short men’s haircut it’s always important to keep the nape and sideburn area looking clean
Womens Pixie Haircut – Addressing the Sides – Part 3 In this women’s pixie haircut part 3 video, Jon Clifford, hairdresser and razor educator, addresses the hair on the side of the head using a Feather Styling Razor. The Feather Styling Razor is a hairdresser favorite and comes in multiple colors. All Styling Razors use
How to Educate your Clients about Hair Care – Part 1 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 on a daily basis to ensure its health
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
Razor Cut to Restyle Thick Long Hair When you are working with thick long hair, it’s important to release some weight. In this video we’ve taken from the web, Salvatore Agostino uses a Feather Plier Razor to restyle thick hair and give a fringe. The technique he uses in this video is for the advanced razor
We think that being a barber or hairdresser we make money by giving a haircut. Offer a service and get money in return for it. But what if we could make so much more? In this video, Ivan Zoot goes over the use of gift certificates, bundling and prepaid services to increase the bottom line.
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
Mens Short Haircut & Facial Grooming Learn from Henry Franco how to do a men’s short haircut and facial grooming using the Feather Switch Blade Shears and Artist Club Razors. Henry’s client, John, has coarse, wavy hair. Taking that into consideration, Henry uses the appropriate tools and techniques to address this texture of hair. He
For hairdressers, the concept of overextending is probably not new but for barbers it might be. When it comes to men’s hairstyling it’s important to to understand the concept of overextending to get the best possible outcome for your haircut. Henry Franco explains what overextending means and what it can do for your haircuts.
Women’s Pixie Haircut – Razor Haircutting – Part 4 In this pixie haircut part 4 video, Jon Clifford, hairdresser and razor educator, addresses the hair on the top and front of the head using a Feather Texturizing Styling Razor. Jon uses a texturizing razor because it removes 50% less hair than the styling razor. But
Do you have a difficult time color processing grey hairs? They are definitely stubborn hairs, but Fuji Paper can help. Hair stylist Ginny Bates demonstrates how she and the other stylists in Kyoko Salon use Fuji Paper for color processing and prevent dripping and why Fuij Paper is the best paper to use for this
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
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
Now it’s time to pump up the texture! Ivan is looking for soft texture that will allow the client to style her hair any way she wants with great manageability and volume. Whenever you think of texture you should think of the razor because the razor is the perfect tool for creating it! In this
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
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
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
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
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
Pixie Haircut using Shears and a Razor When doing a pixie haircut you can get into a lot of texturizing. It’s important to prevent hard lines so a good tool to use is the razor. The razor can help leave soft edges and soft lines. In this video from the web, we feature an Anne
Nick Arrojo – How to Cut Thick Textured Hair to Create Loose Controlled Curls and Layers with a Plier
Nick Arrojo is a master at razor cutting, so much so that he has his own razor academy where he teaches individuals on a regular basis on how to razor cut. He is a pro at using the Feather Plier Razor for his razor cuts and has become a well-known hairdresser in the industry. In
Mens Classic Short Haircut In this video, Henry Franco gives Josh a mens classic short haircut using the Feather Switch Blade Shears, Artist Club Razors and Blade Glide. Josh has uneven hair and bulk on top of his head. Henry Franco addresses both of these areas to even out his hair and release some weight
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
Shaving is an art and a science. There are many ways to shave, but there are some great shaving practices that can make shaving easier, safer and more precise. Ivan Zoot, aka Clipper Guy, shows you one of his favorite shaving techniques.
In this video taken from the web, a young boy gets a haircut which includes bang trimming and releasing weight from the rest of his hair around the head using a Feather Styling Razor. This young boy has weighted areas at the back of the head and the sides of the head. Since children tend
This Hairbrained video by Gerard Scarpaci and Julian Perlingiero takes a look at doing a bob haircut using the Plier Razor on a mannequin. It’s up close and personal so you can see the details of how the cut is being made with both scissors and razor on 2 different mannequins. To see the Feather
Creating Layers – Switch Blade Shears vs. Feather Razor To create layers you can use several different tools. The tool you use determines the outcome of the look. In this video, Alan Papaleo, hairdresser and educator for over 30 years, demonstrates how creating layers with Switch Blade Shears vs. a Feather Razor can lead to
If you’ve ever worked with men’s hair, you may have encountered men with thinning hair or a receding hair line. How do you address it as a hair professional? Here, Ivan Zoot (aka Clipper Guy) discusses this topic.
From Hairbrained, Randy Taylor gives a graduated short women’s versatile haircut using a Feather Plier Razor. To see the Feather Plier Razor, click here.
Do you know if your business is ‘healthy’? What is meant by healthy is… Do you know if the cash flow in your business makes sense? Do you know exactly what you are making per client? Knowing the numbers is to know if you are growing or dying and if you are clueless about the
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,
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.
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
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
It’s a great question and a topic for debate for many razor cutters. But the question of wet vs. dry razor cutting tends to take the form of whether it’s ‘ok’ to to do dry razor haircutting. For some, the answer is a definite ‘no’ and for others it’s a ‘yes.’ It’s a question we
Part 1 – Simple Mens Razor Haircut using the Feather Styling Razor In this men’s razor cutting video, Jatai Educator Christie (Waldrop) Davis, demonstrates a simple mens 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
A razor cut looks quite different from a scissor cut. Women with long hair can have less of a blunt cut and a more lived-in look when a razor is used on the hair. Razor cuts with a Plier Razor, Feather’s only bare blade razor, can give seamless layers that looks fantastic on long hair.
In haircutting tutorials, we don’t often address blowdrying techniques. However, it deserves some attention and discussion. A blow dryer can really help create the final styled look you’re going for. When it comes to men’s styling and especially modern pompadour haircuts, this is a great blowdrying technique to use.
Positioning your body around the chair can sometimes be an art. Where do you stand for the best posture or the best position to get the cut/effect you are going for? Standing in a an awkward position around the chair can lead to awkward cuts and uncomfortable body mechanics. It seems fundamental, but sometimes just
Short Bob Haircut with the Plier Razor 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 ton of videos online and sometimes it’s hard to sift through the rocks to find the gems that are worthy of sharing. At
In this Facebook Live replay hosted by Beauty LaunchPad Magazine and Jatai, John Mosley aka Popular Nobody demonstrates shaving techniques for hairdressers and barbers using Feather Artist Club Razors and blades and Nape and Body Razor and blades. On one half of the face he does a full face shave. On the other half, he
Cowlicks can be a problem when it comes to cutting hair. There are 3 solutions to dealing with cowlick problems. 1) Leave it 2) Cut it 3) Gone Ivan Zoot, barber and cosmetologist, explains these solutions in detail and how you can address cowlicks once and for all!
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
Gerard Scarpaci, owner of Hairbrained, loves the Plier Razor. In this video taken from the web, he does a quick razor haircut on a woman’s medium length hair. It’s a quick demonstration of what the Plier can do and how a razor haircut can be done with training and expertise. To see the Plier Razor,
Different Razor Cutting Techniques In this video, you will learn various razor cutting techniques which are easy to achieve and do. These are fundamental razor cutting techniques that anyone learning how to razor cut should know. The techniques that Jon goes over are how to razor cut long hair by only removing hair from the
You see different prices everywhere for the ‘same’ service. So how do you price your own? Determining how to price your haircuts, shaves, or whatever other service you are offering comes down to a few calculations. That’s right…it’s time to bust out your calculators and do some math. When you know the numbers, it becomes
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
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
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
Creating texture can be done in many different ways. The best way is with a razor. But you can also create texture using shears. In this video, Ivan Zoot creates texture using Switch Blade Shears to do a weaving technique. Watch the video to see how he does it! To see Switch Blade Shears, click
Not every woman can rock an undercut pixie. But for the woman who can, this haircut is sexy, bold and fun! In this part 1 of 3 videos, Ivan Zoot, addresses the first part of the undercut pixie which is clipper cutting. Starting with the undercut, Ivan explains his clipper cutting methods and addresses the
Gerard Scarpaci takes a moment to speak with Wes Sharpton about razor haircutting while he does a razor cut on his model. He gives her a short razor haircut with a Plier Razor, a bare blade folding razor, to give a cute modern haircut. Listen to Wes’ thoughts on razor cutting, his tips and advice