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 to Adopt Another Ethnicity’s Haircut

Dear Valued Barber Shop Patron, Often times we see individuals with hair styles that we admire, but that may simply not be functional or conducive for our texture of hair, or bone composition. It could be a matter of your hair not being straight enough to manipulate into that particular style, or perhaps your hair…

A Thin Line Between Bald and Fade

Dear Barber Shop Patron, What do you do when your hair line is thinning or receding and you’re worried about it being taken back or further thinned out by your barber? You should first asses whether your barber is skilled enough to be proficient at maintaining that which you are holding on to. Start observing…

Men lie, numbers lie, clippers don’t lie

Dear barber shop patron, I want to start this first post by stating that an African American haircut should be considered one of the wonders of the world because it has endless creative possibilities because nature has given the African American man’s scalp an opportunistic canvas. We all have different grades of hair, hair patterns…