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CLEANER HAIR, CLEANER PLANET

The vegan and planet-friendly Zero Waste Shampoo Bars from The Bluebeards Revenge come in three fragrances – Classic, Cuban and Original. The bars are SLS and paraben-free and – being solid bars – contain no plastic! Enriched with coconut oil to hydrate damaged hair, they also effortlessly wash away dirt, sweat and styling products. RRP £5.99


DOUBLE  WHAMMY

BaByliss PRO have brought their key grooming tools – the Cordless Super Motor Clipper and Trimmer – together for the first time as a duo set, with a dual charging stand and an exclusive black chrome finish. Engineered for power, strength and precision, BaByliss PRO’s heavy duty Super Motor grooming tools are renowned for their high-torque motor and super sharp blades. £260 at babylisspro.co.uk


DON’T COMPROMISE!

Get the ultimate combination of precision cutting and shaving with the Andis Cordless Combo. It features the lightweight, ergonomic and ultra-efficient UsPro Li adjustable blade clipper and the powerful ProFoil Lithium Plus Shaver with gold-titanium hypo-allergenic foils for a super close shave. Both run on Lithium-ion batteries with no cords to hold you back (but both can be run on the cord too). Salon price £156.50


BRASS BEGONE

The newest additions to the Fudge Professional Clean Blonde toning range, the Everyday Clean Blonde Damage Rewind Shampoo and Conditioner, are designed to be used daily. It’s perfect for barbershop blondes who want to wash their hair daily without the fear of over-toning or heading into purple territory. It’s an essential buy for clients who have gone platinum. Available at Salon Supplies, £8 each or as a duo for £13.


STUDENT SCISSORS

If you’re just getting into the industry or know someone who is, why not consider the Dark Stag Buck student scissors? Designed to be durable and reliable, they’re available at an accessible price point for brand-new barbers (or as a brilliant backup blade). Plus, the backing board features a unique QR code; scan it, and you’ll be taken straight to Dark Stag’s Barber Basics tutorial series. Available in 5.5”, 6”, 7”-inch varieties and a thinner option. From £18


SPA FOR SCALPS

OSMO Scalp Therapy Detoxify has new look packaging and is designed to provide a deep clean and remove impurities that can weigh hair down. This ultimate detox fix leaves both hair and scalp feeling refreshed and revived. Infused with Rosemary and Tea Tree extract, it hydrates and helps promote a healthy scalp. Salon price £4.05/400ml and £7.55/1000ml


DEEP CLEAN

Did you know most men have more active sebaceous glands and, as a consequence, oiler skin? men-ü D-TOX is a fast drying, deep cleansing and absorbent facial mask (or it can be used just on the T-zone). It’s a great retail choice – tell clients it can be used at home in the time it takes them to brush their teeth. Or why not add it as an additional in-shop service? The 15ml buddy tube provides up to six full facial applications and is just £5.


ALL IN THE DETAIL

The close cutting extra-wide T-Shaped blades on the Wahl Cordless Detailer Li enable sharper outlines and shape- ups. The weighted stand is perfect for secure charging. Plus with 100 minutes run time from just a 45 minute charge, it’s a barbershop staple. £109.99+VAT


CULT CLASSIC

As the first evolution in the Apollo 2 dynasty, the Takara Belmont Apollo 2 Elite represents an elevation in aesthetic styling with refined black or white iron works in either a matt or gloss finish, and a synchronised reclining backrest and raising footrest. Available in black or white with the option of contrasting piping, the Apollo 2 Elite has found favour in upmarket male grooming salons.


RUDE  AWAKENING

Rude Capes is a premium cape company that uses high quality materials. The capes are made to last, come extra-large (giving amazing coverage to your client) and the company prides itself on their ‘one cape fits all’ ethos. Plus the prints are pretty great too. Inclusive, fun and currently available in a range of designs. (Acid Smiley is pictured). £30

This article appears in the Issue 31 – July - September 2021 Issue of Modern Barber

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This article appears in the Issue 31 – July - September 2021 Issue of Modern Barber