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 Barbering Basics DVD will give you the foundation needed for a successful career in barbering. Learn the best tools of the trade for efficient men’s cutting and how to keep them in good working condition. Most importantly learn the best men’s haircutting techniques for perfectly blended fades and tapers.
The Barbering Basics DVD includes 3 men’s haircutting videos and 3 barber tool videos. Two hours of first class barbering instruction!
“The Prep School Taper” is a modern day version of the Ivy League haircut that was popular in the 1940’s and 1950’s. It is a low maintenance and easy to style haircut. Learn how to blend out a fade without ever putting a line in. This is one of the most important things to learn in men’s haircutting. You will now be able to increase your haircutting speed while giving a perfectly blended haircut.
“The Metro” is one of the most popular hairstyle choices of young professionals. This haircut should have a soft natural outline and never look like the customer just walked out of the barbershop. With this haircut you will learn how to properly layer a longer men’s haircut. You will learn how to become proficient in the scissor over comb haircutting technique. Master the finish of this haircut by learning advanced scissor over comb texturizing techniques.
“The Flat Top” is one of the most difficult haircuts to master. You are cutting a square shape on a round object. Learn how to break down the haircut in an easy to understand demonstration. You will learn to become proficient in the blade on skin clipper cutting technique as well as the clipper over comb cutting technique. Learning the flat top haircut will also give you a better understanding of longer square shape men’s layer cuts and clipper cuts.
Tools Of The Trade:
The barber shears are the most basic and important tool used in performing a finished men’s haircut. There are many different types and sizes of shears to choose from. In this lesson you will learn about all of the uses for the different types and sizes of barbering scissors. Most importantly learn the correct way to hold your scissors and proper body position for optimum haircutting efficiency.
Clipper cutting is the foundation for classic short and medium length men’s haircuts. Efficient clipper cutting takes advantage of three types of clippers: detachable blade clippers, adjustable clippers, and trimmers. Learn what each clipper is best suited for and why it is important to use all three in your clipper cutting. Also learn how to extend the life of all of your clippers with the proper clipper maintenance techniques.
One of the most important components of a finished haircut is picking the hair up evenly when cutting. The comb is the tool used to perform this task. In this lesson you will learn about the different sizes and styles of combs and what each one is best used for. You will be able to make a better decision on the numerous scissor cutting combs and clipper cutting combs available. You will also learn how to keep your combs clean and sanitary for each of your customers.