Feature: Shatera Fortner @officialreina01021

24 year old artist that goes by the name of ‘Reina’ has been barbering since the age of 11. Originally from a small town of Pavo ,Ga but resides in Atlanta , she has still been an outstanding and very peculiar individual. Her story is very intriguing …

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Top 10 Tools Every Barber Needs

The most important tools in a barber’s arsenal are the sheers and clippers. Beyond those two, what are some basics that are a must for the barber on their game? Read our top 10 list below! 1) Hand Sanitizer- Protect yourself. Don't over look the health implications of...

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What To Charge Clients For Their Services

This is a question that keeps popping up and barbers will never tire of asking. So we decided we would clarify some thangs while staying aware of the variations that occur. When charging for your services there are several factors that need to be considered: 1)...

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The People Skills To Pay The Bills And Beyond

One of the most important aspects of barbering that can directly elevate one to success is how we interact with the public, not only our own clients but our co-workers, their clients, and even vendors. We are negotiators, go between, facilitators, and host & have...

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Confidence in One’s Skills

Confidence comes from knowledge and doing. It answers the question can you get the job done? Those who have no confidence answer that question with a no. You want to be able to answer yes. Does The Bark Match the Bite? Even the worse barbers have confidence. You gotta...

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How to Put It Down For Weekend Service

Barber Love Stamp of Approval We regularly use the capes and aprons from Battledress in our own shops. Not only are they unique and stylish, but all of their proudcts are made by female inmates in a program to employ inmates in manufacturing jobs. Cut of the Week We...

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Keeping Shop After a Natural Disaster

Keeping Shop After a Natural Disaster With the devastation of Hurricane Sandy still being felt we want to extend our prayers and wishes to those affected. Extreme conditions are the ones that not only shut businesses down, but can cause damage due to flooding, high...

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Banish Razor Bumps From Your Shop

Fresh Cut of the Week We only give respect to the freshest cuts in the industry We don't feature too many designs so when we saw Amit Corso's we knew it was time! Hair Industry News -Jimmy Kimmel Live paid a visit to Levels Barbershop in Brooklyn. Click here to watch!...

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Quick Quide to Mastering Barber School

Andis Vs. Wahl! Facebook Flashback  A while back we asked our fans which company of clippers they rocked with more. It's never too late to add your two cents! Fresh Cut of the Week We only give respect to the freshest cuts in the industry Our fans went gaga over this...

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The Highs And Lows Of Booth Rent

Small Business Saturday! Let us bow our heads in thanks that we survived Thanksgiving! Whew! Now is the perfect time to let your hair down (literally and figuratively) at the barber chair for this year's Small Business Saturday! Fresh Cut of the Week We only give...

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What Makes Ava So Special?

AVA has a reinforced weld in the handle to keep it sturdy and to prevent collapse of the handle. The tang never gets hung up in the handle. AVA has been weighted at the head of the handle. This weight works to promote follow through with the stroke. When used in...

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