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Barber Supply Terms to Know

Whether you are looking for a new barber or are thinking of starting your own beauty shop, barber shop, or hair salon, you will want to know about important equipment used in the filed. The following terms and definitions will help you discern between experienced, well set up salons and the traditional barber shops.

  • Hand Tools - A barber or beauty stylist's hand tools are the items he or she uses to cut and style a client's hair. This can include professional scissors, razors, straight savers, brushes, and blow dryers.
  • Chemicals - A barber's chemicals are the important tonics that keep those hand tools clean. Supplies such as scissors and combs are often kept in a solution called Barbicide to prevent the growth of bacteria and the spread of contamination amongst the clients.
  • Hydraulic Recline - Also known as barber chairs, these are specialized in that they can be raised and lowered by a foot pedal in the back. This allows the hair stylist or barber to bring the client's head to the appropriate height for trimming and styling.
  • Wash Basins - Wash basins are another very important piece of equipment to include in your barber supplies list. A basin allows the stylist to wash the client's hair to maintain sanitary conditions. Shops that automatically provide a wash and dry with a hair cut are often of a higher quality and caliber.
  • Barber Pole - If you're looking for a traditional barber shop that offers classic shaves and traditional men's hair cuts, look for a storefront that has a spiral pole that is red and white. A barber's pole often signifies this approach to hair cutting and styling.
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    Barber Shop New York
    160 E 55th St, First Floor,, New York, NY 10022
    Barber Shop New York top quality services and affordable prices make us the most desirable place for men to get their Hair Cut In New York City. We have consistently maintained a great reputation.
    (646) 572-9001
    Prestige Barber Shop
    237 E 53rd St, New York, NY 10022
    Our highly trained and dedicated staff at Prestige Barbers New York use European styling techniques, providing top quality haircuts, hair styling, old fashioned straight razor shaves and traditional .
    (212) 752-4758
    Irvington Barber & Salon Supply
    1085 Springfield Ave, Irvington, NJ 07111
    One stop shopping for Professional Barber Supply, Salon Supply, Hair & Wigs, Professional Product, Nail Supply. GUARANTEE LOW PRICES!!!
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    (973) 371-0888
    User Review: "I've been buying online and at the irvington store for over 10 years- always a great experience." - peter (NJ)
    Against The Gra
    620 E 6th St, New York, NY 10009
    (212) 358-7064
    Ideal Craft Import
    77 Delancey St, New York, NY 10002
    (212) 925-3628
    Joyce & CS
    10 Elizabeth St Frnt 2, New York, NY 10013
    (212) 608-8787
    Barber Supplies On Wheels
    437 Nostrand Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11216
    (718) 399-2210
    Sally Beauty Supply
    7417 Grand Ave Ste 3, Elmhurst, NY 11373
    (718) 803-6457
    Durene Sales
    604 New York Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11203
    (718) 756-5880
    Jon Better Beauty Salon Equipment
    662 Livonia Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11207
    (718) 566-2388
    New Life Prods
    5113 Church Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11203
    (800) 696-3954
    Whaley Clifford
    1 E Tremont Ave, Bronx, NY 10453
    (718) 716-0064
    New Era Barber Shop
    1743 E 172nd St, Bronx, NY 10472
    (718) 824-8002
    Barber Depot Inc
    286 Terrace Ave, Hasbrouck Heights, NJ 07604
    (201) 796-8981
    Sally Beauty Supply
    450 Hackensack Ave, Hackensack, NJ 07601
    (201) 489-5756

    Barbers and salons have a long history. In fact, in many periods of history men did not attempt to shave themselves. Only the invention of the safety razor took shaving from the barber's shop to the home. Generally, a barber cuts the hair of men. A hair stylist works for either just women or for both. Beauty salons tend to specifically cater to women. However, the equipment and supplies needed are similar. Supplies, however, are not the same. Barbers require razors and shavers, especially as some masculine hair styles require shaving of part of the head. Shaving creams are also important. Both need shears, scissors and shampoos, however. Beauty salons also tend to purchase skin care supplies. 'Salon quality' shampoos and conditioners tend to be acquired from a specific brand to which a salon is likely to remain loyal, as are hair tonics. While many barbers trim hair dry, stylists tend to wash the hair before cutting. They may also use mousses and sprays to help the person's hair hold its style. Professionals working in these areas also wear clothing designed to be easily cleaned of hair. In terms of equipment, chairs and bowls are most important. Salons often have over head dryers. The traditional barber's pole sign is still used by many shops, although few are aware of its history and association with the minor surgery once performed by barbers. Brushes are, of course, important, as are towels for drying hair and robes worn by customers so that trimmed hair does not land on their clothes. All of these items are generally acquired from specialist distributors.
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