Male Grooming

Men’s grooming is a massive growth market and we’ll keep you updated on the latest news, trends and events relating to mens’ hairdressing and barbering, plus bring you profiles of the sector’s big names and rising stars.

New Global Alliance forming for Mens Grooming and Barbering Sector

Posted on April 22, 2018

The British Barbers’ Association (BBA) is to lead a global alliance for men’s hairdressing and barbering standards by bringing together some of the leading associations from across the world. The Men’s Global Grooming Alliance (MGGA) initiative comes after enquiries from barbers, men’s hairdressers and barbering organisations around the globe. Many had been impressed with the high level of Read More

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Why your Clients Mental Health Should be a Priority

Posted on April 18, 2018

Men’s mental health awareness and suicide prevention movement, The Lions Barber Collective, is transforming barbershops into safe spaces and using haircuts to start conversations about mental wellbeing. In the Spring issue of HJ Men we caught up with barber Tom Chapman to find out what the charity has been up to this year. Plus, scroll Read More

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Sharpen Up Your Skills to Boost Your Salon Business

Posted on April 15, 2018

Wouldn’t it be great to add an extra £5,000 a year to your bottom line? Imagine a point of difference that makes you the talk of the town with male clients. In this competitive industry you need to do something special to stand out. It’s time to get cut throat about it. (Excuse the pun), Read More

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Why Have UK Barbershops Seen a Rise in Female Clients?

Posted on April 10, 2018

New research has discovered that more UK women are visiting barbershops than ever before. The survey, carried out by men’s grooming brand The Bluebeards Revenge, found that 56% of women have visited a barbershop at least once in the last two years. The significance of these new findings can be seen when compared with statistics from Read More

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London School of Barbering Open New Academy Outside of London

Posted on April 5, 2018

The London School of Barbering have announced the opening of their new barbering training academy in Manchester in May. With two other academies located in London, it is their first academy to open outside of London. Co-founder of the London School of Barbering Justin McEvilly says of the launch: “We have such an enormous response from barbershops Read More

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Regional Winners of Britains Best Shave 2018 Announced

Posted on March 30, 2018

Nine barbers are celebrating after being named as regional winners of Britain’s Best Shave 2018. The top seven scoring regional winners along with Elvis Gjokaj (last year’s champion) will now go face to face in a shave-off at the national final inside the boxing ring at this year’s Barber UK (Sunday 20 May). Finalists will battle it out Read More

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Be The Mixologist to Give Your Male Clients the Perfect Finish

Posted on March 27, 2018

It’s all about individuality this year, so if you want to create the bespoke styles and tailored services your male clientele crave, cocktailing products is the answer. American Crew have taken inspiration from great British fashion labels, pairing them with classic British cuts and a blend of the best American Crew products from across the Read More

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How to Master a Military Style Fade with Short Fringe – Watch Now

Posted on March 23, 2018

Andy Smith, global ambassador for Indola, creates a military edge hair cut using clippers in this how-to video. The look comes from Indola’s Smart Street Style Collection for spring. Watch the video below and find out how to master creating a fade and short fringe combination. Start from the top with vertical sections following the Read More

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