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Barbering What's the difference between a fade and a taper haircut

Barbering: What’s the difference between a fade and a taper haircut?

If you are going to cut hair for a living, it’s important to know the difference between a fade and a taper haircut. Unfortunately, many people – including barbers – use the terms interchangeably. And while a fade and a taper are similar, they are not the same thing. Both a fade and a taper share the same general premise. The hair is cut so that it is longer on the top and gets shorter on the back and sides…

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Why Barbering is Here to Stay

Why Barbering is Here to Stay

Throughout time and trends, the art of barbering has proven that the craft is here to stay. While you may think  barbering is an old-school practice, it’s becoming more and more common in to see barber shops popping up with a whole new generation of younger clientele. If you’re wondering why, consider some of the reasons we think the world of barbering is here to stay. Take your work with you When the tools of the trade are so portable…

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Barbering: An ancient profession

Barbering: An Ancient Profession

When it comes to professions that stand the test of time, it’s safe to say that the barbering profession certainly “makes the cut.” Yes, the history of male grooming goes all the way back to 4000 B.C., where ancient Egyptian barbers used primitive tools constructed out of oyster shells and sharpened stones. As the world has evolved over the centuries, the barbering profession has evolved right along with it. In the early days, a barber was a highly regarded member…

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