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A pro barber’s tip for how to do a fade hair cut at home

Waseem Youans, a professional barber known for his super-clean fades, walks us through the process of fading our own hair at home. A fade is a haircut that consists of hair tapering from longer on the top to shorter towards the nape of the neck. The process will be more […]
A pro barber’s tip for how to do a fade hair cut at home
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How to trim your beard at home, according to a barber

Insider producer Kevin Reilly trims his own beard with the help of Matty Conrad, owner and founder of Victory Barber & Brand in Victoria, British Columbia. Materials needed for a beard trim include a towel, a wide-tooth comb, clippers, a trimmer, beard wash, and beard oil. Matty recommends practicing freehand […]
How to trim your beard at home, according to a barber
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Haircuts have become the symbol of anti-lockdown protesters

Protesters in Michigan began giving out free haircuts outside the state’s Capitol in defiance of the governor’s stay-at-home order. Michigan State Police said seven of the protesters were cited for disorderly conduct after “ignoring warnings to stop cutting hair.” Haircuts have become a popular way to defy local government orders, […]
Haircuts have become the symbol of anti-lockdown protesters
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11 barbers who do more than just a standard cut

Male grooming has evolved over the years, with many barbers offering more than just a regular haircut and shave. From a full facial wax to an airbrushed beard, Insider has compiled a list of 11 barbers offering more than just a cut. With barber shops across the world forced to […]
11 barbers who do more than just a standard cut
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Why this Italian barber shop cuts hair with fire

Antica Barbieria Colla in Milan cuts hair with fire. The technique was popular in Italy in the 20th century. “The reason why this is done is because it’s good for the hair,” founder and creative director Francesca Bompieri told INSIDER. The shop uses a candlewick which is made bespoke by […]
Why this Italian barber shop cuts hair with fire
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Meet the barber behind Paul Pogba’s famous haircuts

Ahmed Alsanawi has cut the hair of some of the world’s most famous soccer players. He was born in Bagdad and lived there until he was 9 years old. We visited his barber shop, A Star Barbers, to find out about his rise and get a haircut. The following is […]
Meet the barber behind Paul Pogba’s famous haircuts