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Barber Relaxation TechniquesSelf-care for busy barbers Barbers are an important part of the community. They cut hair and make people feel good about themselves. However, their own wellbeing should also be a priority  They are usually there when you need them. But barbering as a job is not easy—working long hours in a high-stress environment[...]

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Dark Stag at Modern Barber'sBarberfestBy any measure, Modern Barber’s first-ever Barberfest was a complete success. For Dark Stag, however, things didn’t quite go as planned. When a close-contact Covid-19 warning derailed our plans to exhibit at the show, staff had to scramble to keep their plans on track. Our recent ambassador recruits AJ Rapture and[...]

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How do you maintain scissors? Thanks for supporting Dark Stag and our mission to make sure every barber’s tooled up with seriously superior equipment! Our brilliant barber tools are tough enough for hundreds of cuts and built to last; follow these simple directions and they’ll last even longer. So, how do you maintain barber scissors? [...]

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2020 barber gift guide

Wondering what the best barber presents are this year? Look no further – Dark Stag’s got you covered. We’re here to present you with the best grooming gifts for every barber. Have confidence any client will leave feeling great with our list of the very best barber shears and straight razors.

2020 barber gift guide

Wondering what the best barber presents are this year? Look no further – Dark Stag’s got you covered. We’re here to present you with the best grooming gifts for every barber. Have confidence any client will leave feeling great with our list of the top eight men’s grooming gifts that aren’t barber shears or straight razors, but you’ll find those in our store too!

Time and money saver? Based on an 800 year old Japanese razor design, the Dark Stag Kamisori razor range is weighty and balanced to use gravity to aid the shave.  The tapered head design helps to stretch the skin to ensure the closest shave.  Performance is always a winner but the clearest benefits to the busy[…]

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We chat to Chris Todd, owner of Todd’s Chop Shop on the process and lessons behind the journey of opening your own barbershop If you had to distill opening your own barbershop into 3 key steps what would they be? Do your research. What do customers want. Appointments, walk ins? Both? I spoke to my[…]

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What is driving this explosive growth, and what do you need to think about if you want to take the plunge and open a barbershop It is a well known fact that the male grooming industry is booming, and barbershops are enjoying a huge resurgence in popularity and success. Some barbers are bordering on rockstar[…]

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Dramatic transformation Supremely talented master barber Max Backshell demonstrates an exemplary restyle on willing long haired music student Jake. You can check out the full video by following the link from the button below to watch how Max uses a selection of Dark Stag barber tools in this transformation which offers plenty of tips and[...]

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