Standing all day can cause back pain, varicose veins, tendinitis and irreversable Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs). Anti-Fatique mats can increase comfort for stylists and grooming specialist who stand on their feet for long periods of time. Check out this blog.
A full day of booked clients is a boon for hair professionals, but that also means at least eight to ten hours standing on weary feet. We asked busy barbers and groomers which shoes are their go to for those long haul days.
"It’s about texture… and texture doesn’t have a race."
In the days following the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, the despair being shared by so many also served to propel Rodrick Samuels, a barber, educator, and owner, into action.
New perceptions of gender--more specifically, the greater acceptance of gender fluidity and things like choosing your personal pronoun — have opened the door to men’s acceptance of more traditionally feminine products and services. However, the marketing of cosmetics for men still retains a heavily masculine sensibility, but this is changing.
Before you click a camera, know this: why are you creating the images? The success of a photoshoot hinges on your answer. Even if it’s just for fun, set a goal or purpose and stay focused to attain good results, otherwise, it’s like shooting fish in a barrel—you might get a nice photo, you might not.
In planning our photo shoot, we asked the question: men with makeup, what is it? They have to be men who wear cosmetics for a more significant reason than to cover up a pimple. They want to look better and maintain an air of naturalness. It has to complement their lifestyle, I said to the team.