April 11th is National Barbershop Quartet Day!

National Barbershop Quartet Day is on April 11th. This style of music was originally recorded during the late 1800s while men waited for haircuts at barber shops. They enjoyed their visits by singing and harmonizing with the barbers as well as other clients. Barbershop music has gained popularity over the centuries and male and female quartets compete not only nationally, but all around the globe.

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What is the Difference Between a Barber and a Hairdresser?

These two professions have everything to do with our hair and how they are arranged in a certain way; more times than not, they’re mostly used interchangeably by those who require the services of a barber and a hairdresser. Regardless, it is important to draw the thin line that keeps a barber on this side and a hairdresser on the other side. In this piece, we shall see what this thin line is and how to identify it going forward.

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Choose the Right Haircut for You Based on Face Shape

We are sure that you have had a moment where a haircut looked good on you but did not look as good as on your colleague or friend and vice-versa. No, it was not the barber’s fault – it was no one’s fault actually. So what went wrong? Most likely, the shape of your face and the face of your colleague or friend are different. This happens a lot of times.

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Straight Razor Shave vs. Electric Razor Shave

One of the great things about having facial hair is how versatile it can be. From mustaches, to a clean shave or a perfectly groomed beard, the options are essentially endless. However, in order to keep your look sleek and put together, you’re going to have to shave at some point and some of us have to do it every single day. So, are you a straight razor person or do you rock an electric razor? There are pros and cons to both methods, and here at the Barber Chair, we wanted to give you all the information you could possibly need to help you decide which will work best for you!

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