Under Locks and Key: Trimming Away Misconceptions About Hair Loss

Let’s be realistic for a moment—hair loss is something that most men have thought about. Whether it’s vanity or the realization that old age is approaching, it’s a worrisome topic that many wish they could prevent. While a receding hairline or male pattern baldness might be inevitable for some, the roots of the problem have been greatly exaggerated over time. The truth has been tangled up in a weave of misconceptions, you might say. So now it’s time to unravel some of the old truths that tie many up in knots.

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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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Learn About Proper Barbershop Etiquette

Many men have been to the barbershop at least once in their lives. It may have been a long time ago when they were younger, or perhaps it was just recently. If it has been awhile since you have been to the barbershop, you may need a refresher on etiquette. Here is some information on barbershop etiquette that might be useful.

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