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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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    The Art of Shaving
    4200 Conroy Road, Orlando, FL 32839
    We are a quality brand passionately devoted towards helping men experience the perfect shave. We have created an innovative path to optimize shaving performance with high-end shaving products.
    (407) 351-5406
    Flava By McKoy's, LLC
    280 Springhaven Loop, Brooksville, FL 34608
    My barbershop specializes in perfect hair maintenance so you look great weeks after leaving. Call (352) 702-9490 in Brooksville, FL, to learn more about my services.
    (352) 702-9490
    City Barber
    865 Palm Bay Rd., West Melbourne - Palm Bay, FL 32904
    We are a Gentlemans Barber Shop for all ages. Men And Women. We service all types of hair. We offer Hot towel straight razor service. Fashion fades, Classic hair cuts, comd overs.
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    (321) 549-1040
    User Review: "Not sure what happened here, this barber shop use to be clean, professional and convenient for me but unfortunately as i..."
    Kevin's Barber & Beauty Supplies
    Groveland, FL 34736
    (855) 442-6534
    Apopka Beauty & Barber Supply Inc
    64 E Main St, Apopka, FL 32703
    (407) 889-0002
    Sally Beauty Supply
    2653 E Gulf To Lake Hwy, Inverness, FL 34453
    (352) 726-7171
    Sally Beauty Supply
    3725 Lake Emma Rd, Lake Mary, FL 32746
    (407) 833-0590
    Sally Beauty Supply
    4263 Us Highway 98 N, Lakeland, FL 33809
    (863) 858-6367
    Sally Beauty Supply
    3669 S Orlando Dr, Sanford, FL 32773
    (407) 302-6733
    Sally Beauty Supply
    1538 W Vine St, Kissimmee, FL 34741
    (407) 933-2055
    Sally Beauty Supply
    207 W Alexander St, Plant City, FL 33563
    (813) 752-1840
    Vickies Styles
    801 W Dr Martin Luther King Jr, Plant City, FL 33563
    (813) 704-5979
    Sally Beauty Supply
    1924 State Road 44, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168
    (386) 428-1772
    Sally Beauty Supply
    11734 E Dr Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Seffner, FL 33584
    (813) 689-3168
    Sally Beauty Supply
    8875 N Florida Ave, Tampa, FL 33604
    (813) 933-6671

    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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