Ask the Men's Grooming Expert

What does a well-groomed man look like?  A well-groomed man:          *  Has the perfect hairstyle for the image he wants to portray and uses the right haircare product to achieve that look, including shampoo AND conditioner and a styling aid; *  Uses a face wash to wash his face with and follows it up with […]

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At metro FOR MEN we concluded are meeting/class agenda for the rest of the year.  What an informative class!  Having been an employee in the past and never understanding what my boss was doing because my boss never shared anything .  He would just tell us what to do and I always left meetings wondering […]

Ask the Men's Grooming Expert

I get confronted every day from men as to “why do I need use conditioner”?  Men need to use conditioner to restore moisture and elasticity to the scalp skin.  Men suffer from many scalp ailgments because men’s scalps are thick and produce more oil.  This can cause the scalp skin to be more sensitive, dry, and irritated, which can lead to […]

Ask the Men's Grooming Expert

Do you remember your dad using a shaving brush with a cup and soap?  I do and I was never quite sure why he used a shaving brush.  I have devoted the past 12 years of my cosmetology career to men’s grooming and I continue to learn every day about this niche market.  I have recently learned […]

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I am so passionate about the beauty and barbering industry and it angers me what some individuals are doing to it.  I came across an article the other day that spoke of unlicensed professionals being hired by salons to provide services to unsuspecting customers.  To be a cosmetologist or barber it takes 1600 hours and a full […]

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I was asked to provide insight on whether salons and spas should provide special offers to new and existing customers.  There were other opinions offered in this discussion and the majority felt salons and spas should not discount their services.  The opinions were based on the only guests that will utilize the promotional offer is […]

Ask the Men’s Grooming Expert: Gaining Client Trust From Stylist

I conducted an interview with a stylist who is interested in joining the metro FOR MEN team the other day.  In this interview I instructed the stylist on our cutting technique on a model he brought to the interview.  The model stressed to me several times in the consultation what he did NOT want.  It […]