How to go from Knotty to Wavy in one Cut

Dear Valued Barber Shop Patron, There comes a time in every black man’s life when he develops the urge to communicate his politics to the world through the expressionism that comes with growing his hair out. Just like every work of art is a political expression, so is every style of hair growth, in the…

How Bald is your Fade?

Dear valued barber shop patron, Class is officially in session on the variations of the bald fade, the cut that has been the most consistently popular since 1990. Let me give you a little barber’s insight, we either hate to do this cut, or we love to do this cut. When done properly it requires…

How can I Make my Taper Different?

Dear Valued Barber Shop Patron, If you are African American and over the age of twenty, your failsafe haircut is probably a taper of some sort. Why is this? Most likely because you feel like fades are played out and an even all around is just too conservative, so you invariably ask for an even…

How Often Should I get my Hair Cut? Volume 1

Dear Barber Shop Patron, This is to inform the immaculately groomed that its okay to extend that preciseness and professionalism in your appearance to the aesthetic upkeep of your hair. This is also intended to inform those of you who don’t believe that getting another hair cut before the old one outgrows its parameters, that…

The Reason your Hair Cut is not Consistent

Dear Barber Shop Patron, As a master barber, it is my duty to inform you of what your barber may not have the contrition to. This may come as a surprise to you, but we barbers know when we haven’t rendered our best work, thereby giving you a lackluster hair cut. But don’t be offended,…