Graduation Haircut – Using a Razor vs. Shears When giving a graduation haircut to a client, do you use shears or a razor? Your answer should be…it depends. It depends on the look you are going for. When you use the razor the final look is very different than the final look using shears. Watch
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
Part 3 – Mens Comb Over Haircut – Shear Over Comb Technique In this video, barber Gabe Luevano continues the mens comb over haircut with a shear over comb technique. Here he uses the Feather Switch Blade Shears to do the technique. Gabe also has a specific way of using the shears for cutting which he
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 men’s comb over haircut. Here he uses the Feather Switch Blade Shears. To see the other videos in this series, click the links
In this part 2 video, Ivan Zoot continues the fauxhawk haircut by creating the ridgeline using Feather Switch Blade Shears 5.5″. After creating the ridgeline, he connects it with the sides. To see Blade Glide, click here. To see Feather Switch Blade Shears, click here.
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
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
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
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
When you give a haircut you can get rid of split ends just by cutting the hair shorter. However, sometimes there are areas of the hair where split ends need to be addressed a little differently. You can use this technique to rid of split ends in an easy and quick manner. Ivan demonstrates this
This part 1 of a 6 video series on a men’s contemporary partially disconnected haircut. This haircut begins with clipper cutting and ends with some shear point tapering. As Ivan does, he gives some helpful tips along the way. To see Part 2-Razor Cutting, click here. To see Part 3-Detailing, click here. To see Part
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
Ivan switches to shears from the razor to create some detail and closeness in this women’s short curly haircut. He does a little shear point tapering and addresses different areas around the head using Feather Switch Blade Shears 5.5″. To see Feather Switch Blade Shears and blades, click here.
A haircut is not complete if you have a male client with a moustache. Grooming the moustache is a highly important part of facial hair and it needs to be taken seriously. There are many different ways to manage and maintain a moustache so it’s important to know what look you are going for and
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
Mens Curly Haircut and Facial Grooming Curly hair on a man can be difficult to work with. When hair is very curly it can have a mind of it’s own. So how do you address such wild hair? How do you tame it with a haircut? In this video, Henry Franco addresses this very question.
One Length Haircut: Using a Razor vs. Shears When creating a one length haircut, you can achieve different results based on the tool you use. Using a hairstyling razor, for instance, will give you a different overall look than using shears for the same technique. By knowing how different tools can affect the desired look,
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
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
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
In the final video on the women’s curly short haircut series, Ivan uses Feather Switch Blade Shears to polish the razored perimeter with the longer interior. Ivan also discusses palm-to-palm cutting and it’s benefits. To see Feather Switch Blade Shears, click here. To see Blade Glide Plus, click here.
Shear Over Comb Technique – The Lost Art As a barber you might be used to using mainly clippers to do your work. But back in the day, the tools that dominated a barber’s tool box were shears and a comb. This lost art is useful for longer haircuts. But in modern times, many guys
Are you working clean? When the term ‘haircutting hygiene’ is used, it’s meant to mean very neat and clean technique that is helpful in your haircutting. In this video, Ivan Zoot, aka Clipper Guy, gives us a haircutting hygiene technique using Jatai Feather Switch Blade Shears.
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
Ivan Zoot aka Clipper Guy gave a fantastic class on giving a Men’s Vintage Taper Haircut. Think of a 1950’s classic cut. It’s in and it’s now! Check out the replay of this Facebook Live for the full haircut from beginning to end. Watch the replay here or on Facebook for all the commentary.
Mens Pompadour Haircut Part 2 – Shear Work This is part 2 of 4 in the Men’s Pompadour Haircut Series. In part 1, Chris addressed the sides and back of the head around the occipital area using a clipper to get a nice and tight look. The top in a pompadour, however, is longer and
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