Barbershop Etiquette, Part 3…

Decided to start things up again, and the easiest way for me get things rolling, is to give more pointers on how to behave in a barber chair, or I guess what to avoid doing while in one. It is more Barbershop Etiquette. I've done more research and polled some barbers I know, and I'm confident most barbers everywhere (at least a couple) would give their nod of approval. Its like a getting pointers from a waitress on how to get the best service and … Read more...

Be Stubborn

Be Stubborn

I'm gonna tell you a little about my wife, Michelle.  It might be a long one. So if this post doesn't apply to you or you don't want to spend the time, feel free to skip it, but know that it's important to me,  and it won't be the last one Lots of the details about us meeting and dating have become a little fuzzy, for me, over the years. It doesn't mean they weren't important, it just happens... but I promise that the best ones are still in my … Read more...

Barbershop Etiquette, Part 2…

Some more words of wisdom. Part 2. I mean no harm, so don't get offended, alright? This one is a classic. And for most barbers, it will guarantee an in-audible sigh. Maybe more. "I want a haircut, but I don't want it to look like I got a haircut." In all fairness, we know what you mean, but we just don't like to hear it, I guess. Probably because that is where we get a lot of satisfaction is seeing a transformation of some kind and to not ask … Read more...

Barbershop Lingo

Before doing part 2 of Barber Etiquette, I decided it would be fair to do a little education first. I've been meaning to do this, and there will be more to follow, but below are some common terms/mis-used terms in the Barbershop. Again – I’m just trying to help everyone out, not hurt feelings. Dropping knowledge, not bombs. (Pretty much my own definitions… take it for what it’s worth.) Barber Vocabulary / Definitions Shears = Scissors… I … Read more...