3 Tips To Get A Perfect Haircut
Men's Health Singapore|November 2018

Let abarber talk you through your next visit to the shop.

Matt Goulet

Say you're new to town. Or your regular guy has retired. Or you’re traveling and in desperate need of a cut. Or you’re suffering from the kind of malaise that only a straight razor to the back of your neck and the hum of clippers can fix. Whatever the reason, you’re in the market for a new barber. A scary prospect, I know. Finding a place, let alone a guy, that understands exactly what you want and can deliver it is an endeavour fraught with miscommunication and differing expectations.

As a barber, I’m right there with you. It can be just as nerve-wracking for us when a new client sits in our chair. We’ve never cut this guy before; we don’t know what he likes, or what he envisions, or the weird things that his hair does when it’s clipped a millimetre of an inch too short. To be a better customer—so we can do a better job, so you can leave with the best haircut—you only need to communicate a few simple things.

Walk in ready to talk about your hair, and talk about it effectively.

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