A Men's Guide to Salons and Barbershops
How to Find a New Barber or Stylist
Finding a new barber or stylist, especially if you've just moved to a new town, can be a hassle. You're likely to end up with a few bad experiences (and maybe some bad haircuts) along the way. Following these tips on how to find a new barber or stylist will help avoid disaster.
Barber or Stylist? Which to Choose
We take the guesswork out of choosing either a barber or stylist to get the look you're after.
Making The Most of Your Salon Visit
This is our insider's guide to making the most of your salon visit and communicating with your barber or stylist to ensure a great haircut.
7 Tips on How to Get The Haircut You Want
Daniel Billet, About.com's Guide to Men's Fashion and Grooming, offers his seven tips for making the most of your salon visit and getting the haircut you want.
Blocked, Rounded, or Tapered? Choosing the Right Neckline Shape
Choosing the right neckline finish can make a huge difference in the appearance of your haircut. We'll show you blocked, rounded, and tapered necklines and highlight the advantages and disadvantages of each.
How to Spot a Bad Haircut
A great haircut is key to looking your best, but many men can't tell if they've gotten a good haircut or a bad one. Knowing how to spot a bad haircut is the first step in making sure your haircut always looks great.
How to Book a Salon Appointment
We tell you how to book a men's appointment at your favorite salon to maximize the amount of time your barber or stylist can spend with you to make sure you get a great cut.
Five Signs it's Time to Fire Your Barber or Stylist
Is the person who cuts your hair still, well, cutting it? If your barber or stylist is guilty of sloppy work, bad service, or unsanitary conditions, it may be time to make a change. These are the signs to look for.
Tipping is Not a City in China
Knowing how to tip your barber or stylist can result in better service and a stronger relationship between you and the person cutting your hair.
How to Get a Hairstyle You Won't Hate
Julyne Derrick, About.com's Beauty Guide, gives her tips on making sure you get the hairstyle you want.
Men's Hair Myths and Facts
Will shaving make your beard grow faster? If you pluck a gray hair, do ten grow in it's place? Will trimming your eyebrows cause them to grow thicker? These and other men's hair myths are debunked.
Users Recommend Best Barbershops and Salons
Our readers review their favorite (and not so favorite) barbershops and salons. If you're looking for a great place to get a haircut in your area, check here first.See submissions
Getting the Best Men's Haircut
Getting the best men's haircut possible involves finding the right barber or stylist and knowing how to communicate effectively in the barbershop or salon. We'll show you how.
Proper Cut App Makes Finding A Barber Easier
Proper Cut is a new app that helps you find a barber based on your GPS location.
How to Talk to Your Barber or Stylist
Our Guide to Men's Hair gives you tips on how to talk to your barber or hairstylist and effectively communicate with them to get exactly the haircut you want.
Barbershop and Salon Etiquette
A discussion of Barbershop and Salon etiquette designed to help make the salon visit more enjoyable for the client and barber or stylist.