In today’s multi-cultural society it is more important than ever for barbers to be able to cut all types, textures, and styles of hair. The main focus of the multi-cultural barbering DVDs is to train barbers and cosmetologists alike on men’s hairstyles and barbering techniques necessary to appeal to and capitalize on a diverse clientele.
This DVD will teach you how to cut three different men’s hairstyles on three different textures of hair. You will be learn different barbering techniques including scissor over fingers, scissor over comb, clipper over comb, fading, tapering, and freehand clipper cutting. With this knowledge you will be a much more well rounded barber and your services will be in demand for years to come.
Medium Fade with Textured Top:
Most young men and young adults today are wearing some variation of this hairstyle. It is easy to manage and keep looking good throughout the day because the style is somewhat messy on top. As always, the fade must be precise and not too high to keep a balanced looking men’s haircut. The clean tapered outline will really make the haircut shape stand out.
Long Men’s Layered Haircut:
One of the challenges a lot of barbers face is cutting longer men’s hair. With today’s multitude of styles long hair is just as popular as short hair. With that being said one of the things cosmetologists struggle with is giving a long men’s haircut while maintaining a masculine look. This particular haircutting video and lesson plan is ideal for both professions. The client who wears this type of hairstyle is a wash and wear type of guy and does not want to spend a lot of time if any styling it.
Dark Caesar with Taper:
The Dark Caesar haircut is one of the most popular haircuts for textured hair. The Dark Caesar with waves and low taper requires an even higher skill level. Low fades and tapers with longer hairstyles are more difficult because there is a smaller area to fade the hair in. To finish off the hairstyle the correctly products and hair styling tools need to be used to bring out the wave pattern which will also make the low taper or low fade stand out more.
Classic side parts are back in style in a big way. Look no further than movies such as “Gangster Squad” and “The Great Gatsby”. Leonardo DiCaprio and Ryan Gosling are wearing these hairstyles in their latest films. You are also seeing these styles in the music world as well. Justin Timberlake and Adam Levine are also wearing classic side parts which are barbershop specialties. For a modern twist many customers are adding a fade and cutting the part into the hair cut with a trimmer or straight razor.
This Barber DVD will teach you all of the variations of classic and modern side parts on different hair types. The techniques of focus for these haircuts are scissor over comb, clipper over comb, fading, working with a traveling guide, and over direction to create different shapes. This video is a must for anyone looking to stay on top of what is going on in the men’s hair cutting industry.
The 1950’s Pompadour Hairstyle defined a decade . This Pompadour hairstyle was made famous by musicians such as Elvis Presley and Johnny Cash. To be able to provide this haircut properly you need to have an excellent understanding of graduation. In other words, you will be blending a natural hairline to the much longer top that this hairstyle requires without leaving a heavy weight line or line of demarcation. You will also need to be proficient with a vent brush and hairdryer for styling the finish. Most recently the musician Bruno Mars wore a retro 1950’s pompadour to the Grammy Awards.
The 1950’s Pompadour Hairstyle:
1. Section off the top
2. Use the scissor over comb or clipper over comb technique to create graduation in the sides and back section.
3. Complete the semi-finish by creating a naturally tapered hairline.
4. Cut the top section. Make sure to over direct the bangs to the front or middle of the ear to create a longer front.
5. Style the top by drying the corners up towards the crown and creating as much lift as possible in the front.
1920’s Men’s Hairstyles Featured in “Gangster Squad” And “The Great Gatsby” are some of today’s most popular men’s haircuts. The Roaring 20’s was a rebellious time that numerous TV shows and movies have recently glorified. All of the men were always dressed to perfection. Top hats and three piece suits were a must. This hairstyle is a longer layered haircut. You will need to have an understanding of graduation, over direction, and square shape layering. You will also need to understand the concept of a visual blend vs. a technical blend. Most recently actors such as Sean Penn and Ryan Gosling have worn this hairstyle in the movie “Gangster Squad” as well as actors Leonardo DiCaprio and Toby McGuire in “The Great Gatsby
The Most Popular Men’s Hairstyles DVD is finally here! Barbering has moved into a very exciting and creative direction in recent times. Even though the title of this video is modern barbering the haircuts featured in this DVD set represent almost every decade of the past 100 years. When you look at the history of men’s hairstyles you will find all of these haircuts were worn at one time or another by famous movie stars, musicians, and athletes. The really interesting trend now is all of these styles are popular at the same time. Most importantly, a proficiency in all of the classic barbering techniques is a must to provide these exciting and stylish haircuts.
The Gentlemen’s Taper is one of the classic barber haircuts that has been popular for generations. This haircut is sometimes referred to as a regular haircut or the “Barbershop Regular”. It requires proficiency in the scissor over comb haircutting technique and the clipper over comb technique for tapering a natural hairline. There is a great example of this haircut worn by the actor John Slatterly on the popular tv show Mad Men.
The Hollywood Fade
The Hollywood Fade is a fun haircut and will challenge your skills. It actually combines most of the barbering techniques including scissor over comb, thinning scissor over comb, clipper over comb, and fading. The haircut is a combination of a short fade with a longer messy top. You see a lot of young actors in Hollywood with these stylish haircuts with longer tops and very short sides.
The Princeton is a short and low maintenance haircut that was first made popular in the 1950’s. This is a great haircut for someone that does not want to put a lot of work into styling their hair. It is also great for young children with difficult cowlicks because you are basically cutting off the crown. You will need to be proficient with the clipper over comb blending technique to achieve the perfect finish. Most recently this haircut has been made very popular again by the actor Daniel Craig in the latest James Bond movie Skyfall.
The Pompadour is a hairstyle that represented and defined the decade of the 1950’s. This hairstyle was made famous by musicians Elvis Presley and Johnny Cash. To be able to provide this haircut properly you need to have an excellent understanding of graduation. In other words, you will be blending a natural hairline to the much longer top that this hairstyle requires. You will also need to be proficient with a vent brush and hairdryer for styling the finish. Most recently the musician Bruno Mars wore a retro 1950’s pompadour to the Grammy Awards.
The Modern Undercut
The Undercut was a popular hairstyle that originated in the Prohibition Era of the 1920’s. The haircut worn by actor Michael Pitt from the TV show Boardwalk Empire is a great example. For this haircut you will need to be proficient with your clipper cutting techniques and layering hair with your scissors. You also need to have an understanding of the term disconnected. This means a haircut that is basically two different haircuts in one and do not blend together. Most recently soccer star David Beckham along with Michael Pitt made this hairstyle popular again.
The Roaring 20’s Layer Cut
The Roaring 20’s was a rebellious time that numerous TV shows and movies have glorified. All of the men were always dressed to perfection. Top hats and three piece suits were a must. This hairstyle is a longer layered haircut. You will need to have an understanding of graduation and square shape layering. You will also need to understand the concept of a visual blend vs. a technical blend. Most recently actors such as Sean Penn and Ryan Gosling have worn this hairstyle in the movie Gangster Squad which represents the 1920’s time period.