The Barber’s Perspective: What Your Barber Wishes You Knew

The Barber’s Perspective: What Your Barber Wishes You Knew

The Barber’s Perspective: What Your Barber Wishes You Knew

May 22, 2024

Stepping into a barbershop is more than just getting a haircut; it’s an experience, a ritual, and for many, a therapeutic session. Yet, there are a few things barbers wish their clients knew to make each visit smoother, more enjoyable, and ultimately, more successful. Here’s a peek behind the chair to understand what your barber really wants you to know.



1. Communication is Key

Before the first snip, your barber needs to understand your vision. Bringing photos can be incredibly helpful. They provide a visual reference that words sometimes fail to capture. Don’t hesitate to discuss your hair type, preferred length, and any concerns you have. Clear communication ensures you leave the chair satisfied.



2. Honesty About Your Hair History

Your barber needs to know if you’ve had any chemical treatments, like coloring or perming. These treatments can affect the texture and health of your hair, influencing the cut and style. Sharing your hair history helps your barber choose the best techniques and products for your specific needs.



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3. The Importance of Regular Visits

Consistency is crucial for maintaining a sharp look. Regular haircuts, ideally every 4-6 weeks, keep your style fresh and manageable. Waiting too long can make it harder to maintain your preferred look and may require more drastic cuts or changes. 



4. Trust the Process

Barbers are skilled professionals with years of training and experience. While it’s important to communicate your desires, it’s equally vital to trust their expertise. They understand how different styles work with various hair types and face shapes. Trusting their judgment can often lead to better results than rigidly sticking to your initial idea.



hairwash by barber at bvrberbros in surrey

5. Pre-Haircut Preparation

Clean, dry hair is easier to work with and ensures a more precise cut. Arriving with freshly washed hair, free of product buildup, helps your barber see your natural hair texture and makes the cutting process smoother. If your barbershop offers a wash before the cut, take advantage of it.



6. The Art of Patience

Good things take time, and a great haircut is no exception. Rushing your barber can lead to mistakes and a less-than-perfect result. Allow them the time they need to work their magic. Your patience will be rewarded with a meticulous and stylish haircut.



7. Product Recommendations are Personalized

When your barber suggests a product, it’s tailored to your hair type and style. They’re not just trying to make a sale. Following their recommendations can help you maintain your look between visits and keep your hair healthy. 



8. Respecting the Schedule

Showing up on time for your appointment is crucial. It respects your barber’s schedule and ensures they can give you the time and attention you deserve. If you need to cancel or reschedule, doing so in advance allows them to adjust their day and possibly fit in another client.



9. Tipping Etiquette

While tipping isn’t mandatory, it’s a significant part of a barber’s income and a way to show appreciation for their skill and service. A standard tip is 15-20% of the service cost, but feel free to give more if you’re especially pleased with the result.



building relationship with barber at the cage by bvrberbros

10. Building a Relationship

Regularly visiting the same barber helps build a relationship and understanding. Over time, your barber will learn your preferences, hair quirks, and style goals, leading to consistently better haircuts. Building a rapport also makes the experience more enjoyable for both of you.


In conclusion

By keeping these insights in mind, you can enhance your barbershop experience and ensure you always walk out looking and feeling your best. Your barber is not just a service provider but a partner in your grooming routine. Embrace their expertise, communicate openly, and enjoy the transformation every visit brings.


For an unparalleled barbershop experience, consider booking your next appointment with BvrberBros. Our skilled barbers are dedicated to understanding your unique style needs and delivering top-notch service every time. Visit our booking page to  schedule your appointment and experience the difference of a professional, personalized haircut.



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Come Visit US at

The Cage

by

BVRBERBROS

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Name

The Cage by BVRBERBROS

Location

15380 102a Ave #106, Surrey, BC V3R 7K1

Monday

Closed

Tuesday

10AM-7PM

Wednesday

10AM-8PM

Thursday

10AM-8PM

Friday

10AM-8PM

Saturday

10AM-6PM

Sunday

11AM-6PM

Come Visit US at

The Cage

by

BVRBERBROS

01

Name

The Cage by BVRBERBROS

Location

15380 102a Ave #106, Surrey, BC V3R 7K1

Monday

Closed

Tuesday

10AM-7PM

Wednesday

10AM-8PM

Thursday

10AM-8PM

Friday

10AM-8PM

Saturday

10AM-6PM

Sunday

11AM-6PM