In what has to be one of the strangest news articles we have published in forever, it would appear that CCTV footage caught two lovers during the throes of passion, falling through the shop front window of Savvy Barbershop in Montreal.
Despite the damage, Mike Rose and Dave Lechasseur, co-owners of the Savvy Barbershop want to identify the couple who smashed through the shop’s glass door as they were making out early on Monday morning.
“It’s just to go full circle to see if everybody’s fine, nobody got hurt. How did that actually end for them? It’s just to see,” Lechasseur said.
As if we wouldn’t post the video below for your enjoyment / bewilderment!
The world famous Headhunters Barber Shop and Railway Museum is celebrating 40 years in business.
In what must be the only place on earth that you can get a haircut and peruse some amazing steam age railway memorabilia, Headhunters is owned by brothers Nigel and Gordon Johnston – in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland.
Initially the barbershop hosted a temporary exhibition of railway items, however it soon engulfed five rooms, and properly opened in 2002. Indeed it has been recognised with the Queens Award for Voluntary Service in recognition of its work in the community.
We wish Nigel and Gordon the very best for the future as they celebrate this superb business anniversary.
Sid Rodriguez, owner of the Elite Barber Shop in Hewitt, teamed up with Viento Fuerte and David Santibanez – to sponsor the Back-To-School Bash this past week at the First Baptist Woodway Church in Waco, TX.
Sid cut hair for five hours, free of charge. Other barbers and stylists joined in, as kids received free cuts, backpacks, school supplies and free food.
Pastor Rene Maciel said, “It was an amazing event to assist families starting back to school and we also had a chance to pray with several families about the new school year.”
Once again, a local barbershop and its owner has played a vital role in binding a community together. We salute Sid and his friends who participated in this wonderful charitable event.
Award winning barber and owner of Sovereign Grooming with salons in Aberdeen and Edinburgh, Kyle Ross, and marketing guru Ryan Crighton, are to open a hair salon and barber school in Glasgow.
Backed with investment of more than £500,000, they are taking over three floors / 2,570 sq. ft. of 38 Renfield Street in Glasgow City Centre, creating 20 jobs and providing 15 week long courses.
Kyle said, The industry was facing a skills crisis before Covid, and this has been exacerbated by the extended shutdowns the sector has experienced since April 2020. Scotland’s salons need a fresh injection of talent as soon as possible and we are working with partners to deliver the equivalent of an apprenticeship, condensed into an intense, 15-week, full-time course.”
We open this issue up with an incredible story from our cover star, SCurl Ambassador Angel Raws.
Angel tells us about how determination, taking yourself out of your comfort zone, and accepting new opportunities can lead you to positions of power and respect.
We also talk about his position with SCurl, his experiences as an educator, and his advice for young barbers looking to make it big.
There are few brand names as universally known as Old Spice.
We all remember their advertising campaigns and their signature scents.
A brand that has survived since 1937 is certainly doing something right, but they have gone one further to step up their game— The Old Spice Barbershop in Columbus, Ohio. We talk to Chris Talbott, Senior Brand Director, to learn a little more about Old Spice’s brand-new venture.
It is no news to barbers that working with hair is an art, but some barbers out there have given that phrase a whole new meaning.
We talk to hair art pros like Los Cut It, John Carmona, Henry Rodriguez and Assyria Gindo, to learn a bit about the skills and techniques required to create their works of art, where they draw their inspiration from, and the tools and products necessary to get the job done.
In this industry, you don’t just pass your exam and throw away your books. Education is something that is continuous throughout your entire career.
The day you stop learning, is the day you die. In this feature, we spoke to leading educators such as Kevin Nguyen, Alessandro Comai, as well as mentor/mentee duo turned educational team, Zach Ramsay and Cam Mahar, to learn a thing or two, and find out what the best lessons they have learned over the years have been.
We have had a rough year and for many this summer there is only one goal: live your best life.
So, we spoke to Eufora Style Director, Mirza Batanovic for the best tips for barbers and clients on how to get the best summer hair, and how to keep it healthy and protected in those summer elements.
What might seem like an obvious necessity to any barber: the humble scissor and the skillset that goes with it, has seemed to have somehow gotten lost along the way. However, the art of the scissor is back and sharper than ever.
With tips from scissor-work expert Alan Beak, to advice on maintaining your shears from Washi scissors. This feature is jam-packed with helpful tips on how to keep your skills and your tools from going dull.
The first Monday of the month is a special day inside O’Neil’s Barber and Beauty Shop in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Children get a free haircut, and a unique opportunity to work on their reading ability, with books sprinkled throughout the shop. Indeed as soon as they come into the shop, they collect a book and become engrossed in the plot prior to sitting in the chair.
Once in the chair, the barbers assist with any difficult or hard to understand words, and enquire about the plot and story that the children have been reading.
Shop owner O’Neil Curtis created the Line 4 Line program in 2014 with volunteer Lucy Perera. Each year this program serves 200 kids aged between 3 to 16 years old.
You can find out more about this amazing program here: https://www.facebook.com/Line4LineBR/