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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 · 4 Comments

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

Becoming a Barber: Week 3

Hey Shavers, During my third week at barber school, we began women’s shear (scissor) cutting techniques.  We discussed the difference between cutting dry or wet hair and straight vs curly hair. We … Continue reading

June 16, 2014 · 2 Comments

Becoming a Barber: Week 2

Hey Shavers, During my second week, we learned about Bacteriology and all the bacterial, viruses, and blood borne pathogens that we will need to be aware of in the barber … Continue reading

June 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

Becoming A Barber: Week 1

Hey Shavers, The first 200 hours at barber school are designated Phase 1, with Mr. Alex. I don’t have a list of all the topics that will be covered in Phase 1, … Continue reading

June 2, 2014 · 3 Comments

Becoming a Barber: Week 0

Hey Shavers, I’ve enrolled at AIB Barber School, in St. Petersburg, FL, and I start Tuesday 5/27/14. I will be attending full time, so projected graduation is March 2015!  I will be posting … Continue reading

May 19, 2014 · 1 Comment


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