The Art of Barbering is Alive and Well!
Men have been getting a lot of attention lately and this is not shocking. When you look around, you’ll notice that more men are choosing bold haircuts. Nowadays, they are choosing stylish haircuts such as fades and undercuts to make a statement.
Over the last few years, there has been a major resurgence in men’s barbering styles. A great haircut is stylish and easy to maintain. If you are looking to change your clients’ look, find your next style inspiration with these stylish haircuts.
The Geometric Fade
This is one of the fastest growing hairstyles and looks awesome with a beard or without. This haircut is edgy and on trend. This haircut looks even better with a beard so make sure you rock one. However, if you’re going to choose a geometric fade, make sure you don’t go too crazy with the lines. This style is suitable for round, square and triangular face shapes.
The Comb-over Trend
This well-groomed look offers high shine and is suitable for a formal look. Although slick hair has been trending in 2013 and 2014, this flattering hairstyle never fails to impress. If you are looking to upgrade this hairstyle, you may want to have a look at these polished styles:
- You can redefine slick hair by adding volume and texture to the style. Instead of having the extra-long top cut, this style slicks back hair that is 3 inches long allover
- While slick hair is all about height and shine, this hairstyle gives it a modern twist. The modern look is matte, and is product-free finish and is suitable if you have thinning or fine hair
The Beard Trend
Over the last few years, beards are becoming more acceptable and have gone to a mainstream trend. The facial hair trend is becoming more popular because of its prevalence in pop culture and sports.
Famous celebrities who are rocking beards include Brad Pitt, Adam Levine and NBA player for Houston Rockets James Harden. The beard, like the tattoo, is becoming more common and socially acceptable. Some of the stylish beard trends include the douchebag goatee, the Cronkite, Novelty, Patches and Walrus moustache.
Old is the New Black
Barbers are blending old school haircuts with modern flair. Customers are also requesting retro styles, which include dramatic fades, straight razor shaves and clean cut lines.
With November finally here, a significant percentage of the male population has decided to let the hair grow freely. There are various beard styles that men could wear during Movember season. Some of these styles include;
- The Jesus beard
- The Chewbacca look which is achieved by cutting your hair to be the same length as your beard
- The Patches
Barbering is an art, which has evolved over time and is a certified occupation. A barber license requires about 1,800 hours of schooling. If you want to enroll in a barbering course, click this link to learn more about our programs.