Turning heads with hair etchings

What are hair etchings? Also known as hair carving or hair tattoos, hair etching is a technique used in hairdressing to add imagery to sections of short hair. For a while now, guys who have predominantly short hair, have been leaving the barbers with a couple of tram lines neatly clippered into their hair to… Read More »

Bad hair days for hairdressers

There are some days in the salon our hairdressers would like to forget. “You have cut it too short!” Your client complains and you know there is not an instant remedy for this. No amount of compliments will console. Not cutting it short enough of course is never a problem. You can always cut more… Read More »

Barbers do it better – Scissor over comb

For scissor or clipper over comb hair cutting, barbers are considered to be experts. Their techniques have been handed down through generations and it would benefit students of hairdressing to spend time watching them at work. They have mastered close to the head hair cutting for men but because women now wear very short hairstyles… Read More »

Club cutting for the perfect bob

We all love the perfect bob, but not everyone has the perfect hair for it. Clients with thick straight hair have an advantage when requesting a bob. Their hair can easily be cut to one length and textured to break up a solid shape, and it will still keep its volume and have movement. Sadly… Read More »