Barber Requirements | List of Things a Barber Needs

Barber Requirements | List of Things a Barber Needs

If you plan to open a barbershop, you need to have the important barber tools & equipment to accommodate different haircuts demand. Listen folks, it’s not just a profession rather it’s an art. We always need to be ready for our clients who are waiting for our masterpiece.

But what the things exactly a Barber needs we don’t know. After researching many barbershops, here I have gathered a 15 list of things that a barber must need.

List of Things a Barber Needs

 

 

There are 15 things that a barber must need to have for their customers and accommodate different hairstyle demands.

Barber Cape

Jovinno - Large Size Premium Quality Black Hair Cutting Barber/Salon Window Cape Soft Gown Apron With Mobile Phone Viewing Window, Metal Snap Neck Closure, Hanging Hook Static Free (Bottom Logo)

A common tool of barbershop that is draped over clients during their haircuts. It protects from the loose hair and keeps it cover one’s clothing and body. This helps clients safe from itching until taking a shower.

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Straight Razor

Equinox Professional Matte Black Straight Edge Razor with 100 Single Edge Derby Premium Blades - For Barbers, Salons, and Hair Enthusiasts

An important tool is mostly seen in every shop. This tool is used to clean the back of the neck. It is also used to cut the hair to create some added finish. It is used to increase the volume of hair that is opposite to thinning shears.

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Slant Tweezers

Hair Cutting Scissors Thinning Teeth Shears Set ULG Professional Barber Hairdressing Texturizing Salon Razor Edge Scissor Japanese Stainless Steel 6.5 inch

Barbers like to keep two distinctive types of scissors in their hands. One is a sharp pair of shears and another one with a pair of thinning shears. The shear is used with a comb or finger to cut hair with the correct length chosen by the barber. And with the thinning pair, they cut the half of hair that passes through them to make the volume of hair thinner.

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Barber Shop Chair Mat

Barber Shop Chair Mat 3′x5′ Anti-Fatigue Floor Mat Salon Mat - Black Semi Circle Salon Mat - 1/2" Thick Office Comfort Floor MatTo comfortably work long hours at your barbershop, you must need a suitable mat for your chair. It’s because you have to work around your chair. And if you have a comfortable mat you can significantly decrease standing stress and fatigue.

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Hairbrushes

Professional Barber Large Neck Duster Soft Cutting Hairbrush Hair Sweep Brush Hair Styling Tool Black

You need to arrange various types of hairbrushes for multiple types of hair.

  • Soft brushes for sensitive scalps
  • Medium brush for thicker and coarse hair.
  • Paddle and simmer brush.

And a barber usually uses a comb which he uses at home. This comb is about twelve inches long and comes with long coarse teeth on one end. He becomes skilled in utilizing this comb; thus, he uses it on the shop to get an accurate cut.

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Slant Tweezers
Slant Tweezers - Tweezer Guru Professional Stainless Steel Slant Tip Tweezer - The Best Precision Eyebrow Tweezers for Your Daily Beauty Routine

For the pesky ingrown hair or for small follicle clogs you need tweezers as these will not get with your razor. Also for removing unwanted hair around the eyebrows or upper the lip it is best to use. Make sure you get quality stainless steel tweezers.

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Hair Dryer

Remington D3190 Damage Protection Hair Dryer with Ceramic + Ionic + Tourmaline Technology, PurpleFor making the haircuts stylish as like magazines you would need a Blow Dryer. Make sure you get the hairdryer, which comes with multiple settings and gives damage protection from heating.

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Barber Chair

Artist Hand Black All Purpose Hydraulic Recline Barber Chair with Free Hair Styling Comb Set Salon Beauty Styling Chair for Beauty Shop

It is important to get an adjustable reclining chair for your shop. Make sure it is a 180-degree reclining salon chair. You can adjust in different ways by clients’ height. The chair also swivels so that the client can be turned to check the cut in the mirror.

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Barber Mirror

MCS 21.5x27.5 Inch Rectangular Wall Mirror, 26.5x32.5 Inch Overall Size, White (20453)

One of the must need barber tools is the mirror that is hung on the wall. It5 helps to show the customer what style he has chosen and will look after cutting the hair.

It will help customers to complain or request to give different hairstyles.

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Barbicide Disinfectant

Barbicide Disinfectant 64oz ConcFirst of all, it’s essential to keep yourself and your clients safe from viruses. You just need to sanitize all the tools of the shop before starting work. Make sure you buy a sanitizer for the hair tools and learn how to correctly use it.

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Barber Shop Towel Warmer

Large Spa Hot Towel Warmer or Bath Towel Warmer, Easy to Use Heated Towel Heating Warmer.Before face treatment, you can pamper your clients with this warmer towel. It increases the quality of service and gives a lasting impression. At the time of use, make sure the towel doesn’t get too hot.

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Scalp Massage Brush

Hair Scalp Massager Shampoo Brush, MAXSOFT Scalp Care Brush (Pink)You need to get all the hair products like Hair Scalp Massager Shampoo Brush. It will make hair neat and clean. Also, looks healthier after doing the haircuts.

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Barber Shop Chair Mat

Barber & Co. Natural, Handmade Shave Oil — Exceptional Glide for a Smooth Shave, Basil Leaf + Clove Bud You can shave oil for clients whose skin is dry. It will make grooming for men easier and it will make skin smooth and well hydrated.

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Hair Fiber

Toppik Hair Building Fibers, Light Brown, 0.97 oz

Hair fiber makes hair thick, soft, and full. This hair fiber is usually put on clean, dry hair. For getting the best result after clippers and trimmers you can use this fiber.

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Dry Shampoo

Living proof Perfect Hair Day Dry Shampoo, 4 oz

You need to arrange a variety of shampoo for your clients. Both dry, wet, and conditioner need to be kept in the shop.

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Clippers And Nose Trimmers

Ear and Nose Hair Trimmer Clipper for Men Women, 4 in 1 USB Rechargeable Professional Electric Eyebrow and Facial Hair Trimmer with Waterproof Head Double-Edge Stainless Steel Blade (Black)

It is the most important tool for a barber. Make sure you buy a pair of clippers, and they are going to be working and backup won’t hurt.

With the nose trimmer, it removes any hair from the nose or the ears. It gives a complete makeover to the customer. A barber can take this for clients and can make clients happy.

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