A Tribu-te to America’s Barbers

In articles by Natalie Lynn Hyndman

The word barber comes from the Latin word “barba” which means beard.
In previous times before the turn of the century barbers (known then as barber surgeons) also performed surgery and dentistry as well as grooming.
This is where the red(for blood) blue(for veins) and white (for bandage) in Barber poles comes from.
We have come a long way internationally since then in the barbering world but continue to love the old school tradition.
We take a little look back in history at some of our finest masters of the shave, sliver and snip.