Modern Barber
Modern Barber
Modern Barber - July - September 2022
THE ORIGINAL BUSINESS-TO-BUSINESS MAGAZINE FOR THE MODERN BARBER

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In this edition

The latest industry updates
The latest industry updates
MY BIGGEST CHALLENGE
Despite contending with a serious disability, Simon Townley is one of the most sought-after men’s hair specialists in the UK, counting top footballers among his clients. MB discovered more
THE 10 MINUTE CHAT
Growing up in a successful family business has led to some invaluable insights for George Smith, who is determined to use his knowledge for the good of the barbering industry
WELLBEING IN ACTION
Award-winning men’s hairdresser Jim Shaw, explains how, improving the wellbeing of the team and clients, can have a big effect on business
HOW DO I OPEN AND PROMOTE A NEW BARBERSHOP BUSINESS?
Want to work with the biggest brands? Our industry experts share their advice for getting noticed
COMMUNITY CARE
Craig Henderson is a firm believer that a local barber is there to serve the community and is certainly leading by example
GEAR
Clippers, dryers, shampoos – kick off your summer with an all-new kitbag
A CUT ABOVE AT OFF-CUT
Discover how Fresha has transformed Off-Cut’s business with seamless online bookings and integrated payments
ENHANCING YOUR STYLE
Hair enhancements and shake on fibres have been
BARBERFEST PRODUCTS
Check out the latest products, tools and software that will be showcasing at Barberfest
STAGE STRUCK!
We have a multitude of top names on our stages at Barberfest!
THE STAGES
THE STAGES
TALENT SPOTTERS
Our Raw Talent competition is back!
INSIDE
WEST AND HUNTER GENTLEMAN’S GROOMING CLUB 125 CHISWICK HIGH ROAD LONDON
“I FELT AS A MAN I AM AT TIMES IN A PRIVILEGED POSITION”
On International Women’s Day 2022, BLACC + BLOND, based in Birmingham’s historic Jewellery Quarter, took the huge leap of becoming a Gender-Neutral salon. Owner Anil Salhan explains why
FLUID
FLUID
CLASSIC CUT STEP-BY-STEP
Clippered Linear Point Cut from American Crew ACed
BOOST YOUR SKILLS
Whether you’re just starting out or want to finesse your barbering skills, VTCT has a qualification for you!
ALL-IN-ONE SYSTEM
Are you running your barbershop, or is your barbershop running you?
STRONG BACKBONE
From the picturesque valleys of Swansea, Wales, to the beauty of the Gold Coast of Australia, Sam Squires travelled some 9500 miles before realising his dream of being a barber
JUST PRESS SEND
Email marketing could be the best thing you do for your business if you get it right
MISTER MOTIVATOR
Mike Taylor may be juggling lots of things, but a passion for education is at the heart of everything he does
YASEMIN HASSAN
YASEMIN HASSAN
CHRIS FOSTER
CHRIS FOSTER
ALVARO TORRES DE CASTRO
ALVARO TORRES DE CASTRO
BRIGHTON HERE WECOME!
From the Modern Barber Team