Posted by Time on Tuesday, September 11, 2018 18:16:01 Barbershops are still a popular choice for people who are looking for a simple, personal grooming service.
But that is changing.
“We are seeing a lot of barbershops offering beauty services, and there is definitely more and more of them popping up across Australia,” said David Tommys, the owner of the Tommy Barbers shop in Canberra.
The business opened in May, and Mr Tommies said he had received a lot more inquiries than usual.
“I was expecting about six or seven inquiries a week,” he said.
I’ve been here for almost six months and I’m expecting a lot less now.” “
People really do want to do that.
I’ve been here for almost six months and I’m expecting a lot less now.”
Mr Tompys said the barbershop was still an option for people wanting a “cheap and easy” experience.
“If you have a good haircut, you can do a barber service,” he told the ABC.
“They’re a very easy place to do it.
They don’t have the price tags or the staff involved that a full barber can have.”
A new breed of barber?
Barber shop owner David Tompy says people are more interested in getting a professional haircut, than getting a ‘good’ service.
Photo: David Tate/ABC Barbers have become a major part of many people’s daily lives, with more than 200,000 haircuts recorded last year.
“Most people in this country are now aware of barbed hair services, which are now becoming more common and more prevalent,” Mr Toms said.
Barbers are now often in a “buzz” and can be seen as a “middle-man” who is able to offer a service that is less expensive, he said, but that can also lead to a negative perception of what is involved in the business.
“There’s a new breed coming into the barber trade, and they’re really going to change the landscape in a way,” he explained.
The average cost of a barbership is about $500 a week.
“Some of them are charging a fee for a haircut and the cost of the haircut is just around $500,” Mr Tomys said.
Mr Tomes barbers are doing their best to offer “high-quality service”, including a “high level of quality” for the cost.
He said barbers were becoming more sought-after, and customers were “just really happy to have a professional person there”.
“They come in to get the job done.
There’s a lot going on in terms of the hairstyles they’re doing, they’re using different techniques, they’ll use different brushes and they’ll also use different body products,” Mr Truss said.
He added that people wanted “a real professional haircut”.
Mr Toma said he was happy to work with people who were “happy to get a barbed-hair cut, but there’s a cost to that”.
“You want to make sure it’s good for your wallet and you want to take the money out of the barbie, and it’s a little bit like an extra $500 to go and buy a fancy car.”
The ABC contacted a number of barbshop owners across the country to find out if they would offer services to people who wanted a barbered-hair service.
The responses were mixed.
“A lot of people are still trying to get barber services,” Mr Kinsman said.
Other barbers, who did not want to be named, said they were more likely to provide a personal grooming experience to clients.
“The barbers at the moment are really just trying to make the most of the opportunities that they have, and that’s great, but I think there’s definitely more of an opportunity for people to get involved in a barbeque,” Mr Jones said.
The ABC’s Victoria Derbyshire contacted a range of barbecuers in Sydney and Melbourne to see if they were interested in offering a bar-ber service.
Barbecuers say they are more than happy to offer services.
“As a barbecuer, you want your customers to feel safe and comfortable,” Mr Zaslav said.
But he also said barbecues could not be held responsible for the actions of barbeuers.
“Barbecues are not responsible for anything that happens in the bar,” Mr Zahav said.