Male Grooming Features

Get stuck into interviews, long reads and our Big Debate series – here we explore the world of men’s hairdressing in more depth.

The Big Question: How Often Should Men Wash Their Hair?

Last updated September 19, 2019

How often should men wash their hair –  it’s up there with some of life’s biggest questions such as ‘Do aliens exist?’ and ‘What happens after we die?’. But it’s a question you might get asked more regularly than the other ones, so it pays to find out the truth. We spoke to Ollie Foster, Read More

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Joe Mills Reveals How He Juggles Multiple Roles

Last updated September 12, 2019

The men’s session stylist has successful female and men’s salons in London and has recently launched a new brand called MILLS in two UK Primark stores. Find out the secret behind Joe Mills’ multi-faceted success… What was your route into hair? I started at 16 and worked as an apprentice in a salon. I went Read More

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The Best Beard Grooming Tips to Give to Your Clients (Pass these on now)

Last updated September 6, 2019

Whether your client sports a goatee or a full-flowing naval-grazing Viking beard, it’s essential to pass on beard grooming tips to keep your hirsute clients looking stylish and keep their hair healthy. In celebration of World Beard Day this Saturday (yep, apparently it’s a ‘thing’!), OSMO brand ambassador, and barber to a multitude of footballers, Read More

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10 Ways Male Grooming Has Changed in the Last 10 Years

Last updated August 27, 2019

To celebrate National Grooming Day we spoke to men’s hairdressers Ross Charles and Jim Shaw to find out 10 ways that men’s grooming has changed in the last 10 years. 1. Men’s skin is changing. Men’s skin used to be much tougher than it is now and I think this is because men traditionally used Read More

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The Big Debate: Do you Serve Your Guests Alcohol?

Last updated August 27, 2019

A welcome refreshment and client perk or a drain on profits and a distraction – what’s your stance on serving alcohol in the barbershop? Two business owners argue their case for and against serving alcohol in barbershops and salons. For Serving Alcohol Johnny BaBa, co-owner, Barber Barber UK At Barber Barber UK, we offer complimentary refreshments including Read More

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Barber Backchat: HJ Men Interviews Ky Wilson

Last updated August 27, 2019

Ky Wilson, owner of ground-breaking salon space The Social, shares his proudest moments and can’t-live-without products. Ky will be performing on the Modern Barber stage at Salon International – click here to buy tickets.  How would you describe yourself in three words? Energised, impatient and a perfectionist. What are you most proud of in your career? Read More

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This Is How Men Feel About Their Body Hair… Another Reason to Add Hair Removal Services to Your Salon?

Last updated August 27, 2019

A recent survey by research agency OnePoll revealed that 55% of American men felt ashamed of their body hair. The research showed that most men are hesitant about shaving any body part besides their face – 62% said they’ve never shaved their back and 53% said they’ve never shaved their legs. Researchers found that embarrassment over their body Read More

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HJ Men in Conversation With… Open Barbers LGBTQ+ Friendly Salon

Last updated August 27, 2019

Open Barbers in North London, is exactly as the name suggests – open. Open for all people, all genders (including those who don’t identify with a gender) and those on a low income. HJ Men caught up with director Greygory to find out the issues facing the LGBTQ+ community when they visit a salon or barbers, Read More

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