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Becoming a Barber: 900 Hours

Hey Shavers, Keeping extremely busy with AIB Barber School full time and working valet part time, evenings. This past week I completed 900 hours of my Master Barber training; I … Continue reading

December 8, 2014 · 3 Comments

Becoming a Barber: Approaching 600 Hours

Hey Shavers, I’ve been extremely busy during September; I picked up a freelance video project at the beginning of the month, and have been working on it almost every evening … Continue reading

September 22, 2014 · 1 Comment

Becoming A Barber: Weeks 10-13

Hey Shavers, Sometimes Life happens and I can’t keep up.  The evening of July 28 I started to feel ill, and it ended up putting me down for a solid week. … Continue reading

September 2, 2014 · 3 Comments

Becoming a Barber: Week 9

Hey Shavers, During my 2nd week of Phase 2, I performed 7 haircuts and 4 hot towel shaves. Up to this point I had only cut caucasian hair, but I got more learning … Continue reading

July 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Becoming a Barber: Week 8

Hey Shavers, Week 8, my first week in Phase 2, brought about my first public clients. I had a total of 4 clients this week, but that will increase as I begin … Continue reading

July 21, 2014 · 1 Comment

Becoming a Barber: Week 7

Hey Shavers, Had to catch up on errands and laundry today. My last week of Phase 1 was busy; we covered 3 of the longest chapters in the Milady’s Standard Professional Barbering textbook. … Continue reading

July 14, 2014 · 2 Comments

Becoming a Barber: Week 6

Hey Shavers, Hope you had a great 4th of July! (fireworks video) During my 6th week we were introduced to Hair Coloring and Lightening (bleaching). Due to the holiday, we … Continue reading

July 7, 2014 · 2 Comments

Becoming a Barber: Week 5

Hey Shavers, Finally, the topic I had been waiting for: The Hot Towel Shave! (video) *A traditional barber shave assumes that the barber is right handed and will be standing … Continue reading

June 30, 2014 · 1 Comment

Becoming a Barber: Week 4

Hey Shavers, I have completed my first full month of classes at AIB Barber School!  During my fourth week we continued shear and comb work and learned clipper-over-comb work.  I performed … Continue reading

June 23, 2014 · Leave a comment


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