What can a Barber do?

Barbering is one of the oldest professions that exist and guess what? It’s still high in demand. Barbering is a profession that is considered an art that requires a steady hand, skills and concentration.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 52,100 barbers were employed in the US in 2012? By 2022, the BLS predicts that the number of working barbers will increase to 57,900 or an 11% increase. Isn’t that exciting?

As a Barber, you may be able to perform services such as:

  • Facial hair maintenance
  • Custom shaves
  • Shampoo, styling
  • Scalp, neck and facial massages

Most Barbers are also able to:

  • Perform client consultations
  • Apply lotions, powders, or other cosmetic preparations to the skin
  • Cut, fit, measure, and form head caps for wigs or hairpieces
  • Clean and sterilizing tools and equipment, such as scissors, combs, and clippers
  • Applying hot towels to the face to open pores
  • Update/maintain client records

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Thought of attending Barbering School?

At International Barber and Beauty Institute you will be taught:

  • Variety of haircuts and hairstyles
  • Skin fade
  • Regular cut
  • Crew cut
  • Tape cut
  • Flat top
  • Blow out
  • kids cut and so many more advanced techniques…

Interesting Facts about Barbering

Always knew you were good at cutting hair but wasn’t sure if you could make a career out of it? Attend barbering school at International Barber and Beauty Institute. Check these interesting facts about barbering…

  • Barber is derived from ‘barba in Latin which means beard
  • In the early ages, beards signified wisdom, strength and manhood.
  • Barbers also did nails and teeth at their salons
  • In the past, some places required regular grooming as an unwritten/written law.
  • Surgery was a banned practice in many places, so barbers were and still are high in demand
  • The classic striped barber pole that you always see outside real barber shops derived from the barber’s second job as a surgeon. This represents when barbers hung bloody bandages out to dry on a pole.
  • Barbering is one of the oldest professions in the world
  • In the middle ages, Barber also treated wounds and performed surgery

Excited yet? As you can see, Barbering is one of the most oldest respected professions today. Ready to join an exciting team of Barbers? Click here to learn more.


Become a Barber in less than a year.

6 Great Reasons to Become a BARBER

  • You get the opportunity to be your own boss - Barbering is high in demand and gives you the flexibility to either rent a chair, work for a company or be your own boss. The choice is yours.
  • Meet new people - If you love working with people, you’ve chosen the right profession. You get to meet new people each day.
  • You get to travel - Barbers are needed everywhere and opportunities are endless. Once you have your license, you can travel anywhere.
  • Sharpen your skills - Client requests have advanced more and more each day. You get to be creative and showcase your artistic abilities on different levels.
  • Each day is different - Meeting all different types of people each day causes each day to be different. It's exciting not knowing what each day may bring.
  • You will always be employed - No matter what economic situation we're in, men will always have a need to get their hair cut...even if you have to travel to them…
  • Step into your new and rewarding career now at International Barber and Beauty Institute. Contact us today.


Why is the International Barber and Beauty Institute the best place for you?

  • We prepare our students for excellence - Our equipment is up to date to ensure our students receive the best training in the latest techniques.
  • Our students are fully trained and prepared to meet industry standards and expectations. How? They get to practice on actual clients everyday.
  • Job Placement - We not only provide the necessary training to be successful in their dreams careers. We prepare them for the field through resume preparation, interview and job search techniques. Our students are also given access to hundreds of Barbershops and Salons
  • Age is never an obstacle. Neither is having little to no experience. Our instructors are not only experienced, but their patient and passionate about seeing our students succeed.
  • As the demands in the industry increase, so does our curriculum. Our students are always ahead of the curve with what is needed within the industry.
  • After training with us, you can take your career in Barbering and Cosmetology anywhere in the world.

Are you ready to pursue your career goals at International Barber and Beauty Institute? Contact us now for more information.