Barber News: January 14, 2022

Barber News: January 14, 2022

2022 is here! It’s a new year filled with untold opportunities to be great and create more wealth via barbering, beauty, and grooming. In our continuing effort to help you be great in the barbering space, we also want to make sure you’re updated and informed on the news in and around your industry. From mental health to barber-inspired Nike’s we got you covered.

MLK Day 2022 - Make It A Day On, Not Off

Make it more than just a day off from work. Spend the day in service to others and continue Dr. King’s legacy. Click here for ways to get involved and make your mark in your community.

Barbershops: Safe Spaces for Black Men to Talk About Mental Health?

Time in a chair comes with much more than a dope cut.Thanks to The Confess Project, licensed barbers are trained to be mental health champions for black men who are less likely to see a therapist. Read more…


Barber for the Bulls: When You Look Good, You Play Good

Terrance Wills grew up in Rockwell Gardens, just a five-minute bike ride from where the Bulls play. His clientele has grown to include the city’s biggest stars, from Zach LaVine to Scottie Pippen and Dwyane Wade. Read more…

“It's not always about money…It's about bartering, too, taking care of each other.”

Yusuf Burgess is starting to contemplate getting another job, wondering how much longer he can continue cutting hair in what feels like a virus-dominated world instilling fear in customers. Read more…


Cutting through Barriers: Barber Caters to Those with Intellectual Disabilities

Since opening her studio in February last year, barber Sam Greer’s goal has been to work with individuals with intellectual disabilities, providing them with quality haircuts and a positive experience. Read more…


New Tennessee Law Requires Barbers and Cosmetologists to Attend Domestic Violence Training

Starting January 1, of 2022, every barber and cosmetologist in Tennessee is required to go through a free one hour training course to help spot the signs of domestic violence. Read more…

And last, but certainly not least…

Coming Soon: Nike Dunk Low Barber Shop Grey

Official imagery of the Nike Dunk Low “Barber Shop” Grey have finally surfaced online which only suggests its impending arrival. Read more…


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