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Benefits of Becoming a Barber

There are some careers that just never seem to go out of style. And one of the oldest careers out there, is one that is actually all about creating style – barbering. Yes, the barber profession has been with us for thousands of years. If you’re curious about why one of the world’s oldest professions has remained so popular through...

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On the Go! Quick and Easy Hair Hacks

If you’re one of the people whose daily grind is jam-packed with just a little too many to-dos, finding a few extra minutes in the day can feel like finding buried treasure. When one of those to-dos involves too much time taming your tangled mane in the mirror, having a few quick and easy hair hacks might be the reason...

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top beard maintenance tips for a healthy beard

Top Beard Maintenance Tips for a Healthy Beard

It’s safe to say that beards are not just in, but they’re here to stay and come in all shapes and sizes. Down to your belly beards, a carefully pruned goatee, that timeless five o’clock shadow, the beardstache (yep! That’s a real thing), and the list goes on. There are a ton of options when it comes to choosing a...

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career choices for hairdressing and cosmetology

Career Choices for Hairdressing and Cosmetology

It’s safe to say, choosing a career path is never an easy decision. But a good place to start is by asking yourself, what do I love doing? Or maybe, what will make me jump out of bed in the morning vs hitting the snooze button 5 or more times every day. If adding beauty to the lives of people...

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barbering or cosmetology what's the difference

Barbering or Cosmetology – What is the Difference?

In a world filled with all kinds of people, it’s not surprising that it’s also filled with all kinds of hair! And the folks who manage all that hair, typically fall into one of two categories, a barber or a cosmetologist. But in the wonderful, wide world of beauty, what is the real difference between these two heroes of hairstyling?...

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Whats the difference between soft wax and hard wax

What’s the Difference Between Soft Wax and Hard Wax?

If you’ve ever experienced a bit of that old wax-on, hair-off smoothness for yourself, you probably get why it’s become such a popular service in the beauty industry. Because let’s face it unless we’re talking about the top of your head, most would agree that hair-free is care-free. But whether you’re contemplating how to greet the warm weather around the...

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The Art of Barbering and Tools of the Trade

The Art of Barbering and Tools of the Trade

Barbering is an artform and being a barber means you can inspire new trends and set the stage for the community. After all, today’s clients are not just looking for a quick trim and a shave. They want to leave the shop or salon with a style that shows off their unique personality and form a connection with the individual...

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reasons why beauty school is right for you

Reasons Why Beauty School is Right for You

It’s safe to say that choosing a career path is one of those life-changing decisions that can literally transform your future. It’s also safe to say it’s not always the easiest choice to make. After all, you’ll be spending a lot of your time in that career, so choosing something you love doing is a great place to start. Let’s...

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tips for opening a salon, spa, or barbershop

Tips for Opening a Salon, Spa or Barbershop

When it comes to choosing what to do with your beauty industry education, opening your own salon, spa, or barbershop is probably at the top of the list for many people. After all, being your own boss means being in control of your destiny. But it also means that you’ve got to figure out exactly how to start your own...

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