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...

Barbershop Etiquette

I have been taking a poll at work. “What are some things clients say, or do, that bug you the most?”  We came up with a few things to help all of our clients out a little bit. Some Barbershop Etiquette: Never ask your barber if they are Gay, ok? Hasn’t happened to me yet, but apparently it has to a couple others. Doesn’t go well. If you are bringing someone back to the chair to help out with the haircut, you better be less than 5 years … Read more...

My Dads Barber

My Dads Barber

Doug Winn was my dads barber for most his life. I think my dad is secretly happy I moved away, so he can go back to seeing his old friend more often.  He was my barber too. I remember the first time I went. It actually felt like I was a grown man. Completely cliché sounding, but it’s the honest truth. I felt like I was going with my dad into this ‘club’ that I didn’t quite belong in yet. Those guys seemed old, strong, and smart. They were. His … Read more...