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4 Tips for Succeeding as a Barber

Last updated 1 year ago

Becoming a cosmetology student is a great way to practice and perfect your haircutting skills. If you want to focus on cutting hair and trimming facial hair for male clients, you will want to enroll in a barber program. The barber program here at New England Hair Academy will provide you with all of the skills necessary to find success as a professional barber. Following these tips will help you along your journey:

1.      Enroll in Barbering School  

The first step toward becoming a professional barber is to find a training program in your area. After enrolling in the beauty school barber program, you will learn about a variety of hair-related topics. This includes haircutting and styling, hair coloring, scalp treatments, mustache and beard care, and sanitation and sterilization.

2.      Complete Your Training

After studying the various skills and techniques needed to cut hair and care for facial hair, you will be ready to graduate from your program and apply for barber licensing. The barber program at New England Hair Academy provides students with the 1,000 hours of training needed to complete the Massachusetts Board of Barbering examination.

3.      Build a Client Base

A successful barber is one with loyal clients. You can start building a loyal group of clients by finding a barbershop job after graduation. As you work with your first few clients, you can show off your skills and start building healthy relationships that will turn into regular appointments!

4.      Stay on Top of the Latest Trends

Building relationships with your clients will allow you to keep an open flow of communication. By speaking with your clients, you can learn more about the most current trends in hair and facial hair, making it easy to provide the best services.

If you are ready to start your hair training program, contact New England Hair Academy in Boston today. We are the only school in the area to offer programs in cosmetology, manicuring, and barbering in one location. Learn more about our programs online or by calling us at (781) 324-6799.


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