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What Is The Difference Between A Safety Razor and A Straight Razor?

When most people think of a traditional razor, they tend to think of a 50s movie in black & white where a barber is seen lathering up one of their customers while precisely shaving their bears using a straight razor. In fact, most people do not actually know if straight razors are still around today. The practice of using a straight razor in day-to-day life has become somewhat of an art over time, however safety razors are starting to gain popularity amongst shavers worldwide. Regardless of which razor you prefer, both are still some of the most popular razor options available. The real question is, is there a difference other than modern safety features? What is a safety razor? A safety razor is a shaving instrument that typically has a protective device made of plastic or metal between the edge of the blade and the skin. This protective device helps reduce the risk…

Barber in New Orleans Gives Free Haircuts To The Less Fortunate

This weekend will mark 10 years since the storm Hurricane Katrina made its landfall in Louisiana. As we remember the victims and haunting memories of Hurricane Katrina, there’s a barber by the name ‘Brandon The Barber’ that devotes his free time giving back to his community by giving free haircuts to the less fortunate. In addition to giving free haircuts, Brandon The Barber feeds the homeless in his community. In an Instagram post, Brandon The Barber says that “barbering changed my life” and in doing so, Brandon wanted to give back. Deuteronomy 15:11 For there will never cease to be poor in the land. Therefore I command you, ‘You shall open wide your hand to your brother, to the needy and to the poor, in your land.’ #cutnola #brandonthebarber #barber #me #love #style #love #life #art #hair #xotics #blurryfades #nola #neworleans #atlanta #nyc #la #miami #philly #haircut #andis #wahl #oster…

Barber Gives Out Free Haircuts to Kids Who Read to Him

Courtney Holmes is a barber for Sparks Family Hair Salon that is doing all he can do to help the youth in his Iowa community. Courtney has begun giving local children the opportunity to read to him while he’s working in exchange for their very own free haircut. Courtney told the Telegraph Herald that he just wants to support kids reading. Courtney said that anyone can make a difference with a bit of compassion and an inspiring idea. Image via Telegraph Herald