"The Practice and Science of Standard Barbering"
This book marks a major advance in barber training. With
the help of leading barber schools, instructors and
educators, all the essential fundamentals and
know-how of barbering have been combined into
one comprehensive textbook.
Step-by-step instructions are clearly described for
basic barber services. Many illustrations, charts,
examinations and a glossary have been included.
Every barber who wants to combine professional
skill with modern, scientific knowledge, and desires
to maintain high standards of service will find
that this text answers a real need.
JUST LOOK AT WHAT IS INCLUDED IN THIS BOOK. History of Barbering
Origin of the Barber; Superstitions in Barbering; Beautifying the Body; Significance of the Beard; Greek and Roman Influence; Razors of the Past; English Influence; The Rise
and Fall of Barber-Surgeons.
Modern Trends; Historical Notes on Barbering; Haircuts and Beards in Vogue at the Onset of the 20th Century; Haircuts and Beards in Vogue During the 19th Century.
Review Questions and Answers on History of Barbering.
Good Health; Personal Hygiene; Public Hygiene; Mental Hygiene; Cleanliness; Air; Food; Posture; Types of Standing Posture; Exercise; Sleep; Good Health Habits; Your
Personal Hygiene is Very Important.
Your Personality Chart; Personal Inventory; Rating Your Personality; Personality Improvement; Record of Personality Improvement. Review Questions and Answers on
Bacteriology Defined; Classification of Bacteria; Pathogenic and Non-Pathogenic Organisms; Parasites; Structural Classification of Bacteria; Three General Forms of
Bacteria; Groupings of Bacteria; Six Disease-Producing Bacteria; Movement of Bacteria; Bacterial Growth and Reproduction; Spore-Forming Bacteria; Infection; Local
Infection; General Infection.
Common Contagious Diseases Met in the Barber Shop; The Routes in which Bacteria Enter the Body; Immunity; Natural Immunity; Acquired Immunity; Human Disease
Carrier; Destruction of Bacteria.
Review Questions and Answers on Bacteriology
Sterilization Defined; Methods of Sterilization; Physical Agents; Chemical Agents; Forms of Heat; Boiling; Steaming; Dry Heat; Light; Antiseptics and Disinfectants; Wet
Sterilizer; Using Alcohol as Sterilizing Agent; Sterilizing Instruments Having a Fine Cutting Edge; Sterilizing Electrodes; Dry Sterilizer; How Fumigant is Prepared; Formalin
Defined; Formalin Used in Various Strengths; Proportions for Making Percentage Solutions; Table of Equivalents.
How to Sterilize: Combs and Brushes; Metallic Implements; Electrodes; Moist Heat Sterilization.
Preparations Used in Barber Shops; Antiseptic Preparations; Disinfectant Preparations; Definitions Pertaining to Sterilization; Safety Precautions; Sterilization Rules.
Review Questions and Answers on Sterilization .
Sanitation Defined; Board of Health; State Board of Barbering; Importance of Sanitation; Water and Soap; Sanitary Rules.
Review Questions and Answers on Sanitation
Will You Be A Success or Failure?
What to Do in Order to be Successful.
Straight Razors; Balance of Razor; Grind of Razor; Tempering the Razor; Size of Razor; Finish of Razor; Care of Razors.
Haircutting Shears; The French Type; The German Type; Size and Grinds of Shears; Thinning Shears.
Clippers; The Hand Clipper; Electric Clippers; Cutting Thickness. Hones; Natural Hones; Synthetic Hones; Water Hone; Belgium Hone; Swaty Hone; Carborundum Hone;
General Information on Hones; Care of Hones.
Strops; Canvas and Leather Strops; How Strops are Broken In and How They Are Taken Care Of; Russian Strop; Russian Shell; Horsehide Strop.
Accessory Implements; Combs; Brushes; Lather Receptacles; Shaving Soap; Tweezer; Comedone Extractor.
Review Questions and Answers on Barber Implements
Honing and Stropping
Honing Defined; Preparation for Honing; How to Hold Razor; How to Stroke Razor; Testing Razor Edge; Care of Hones.
Stropping Defined; Technique; Care of Strops.
Review Questions and Answers on Honing and Stropping
Why Face Shaving is Important; Fundamentals of Face Shaving; Four Standard Shaving Positions and Strokes; Free Hand Position and Stroke; Back Hand Position and
Stroke; Reverse Free Hand Position and Stroke; Reverse Back Hand Position and Stroke.
Shaving: How to Prepare A Customer; How to Prepare the Face for Shaving; Positions and Strokes in Shaving; The Second Time Over; Once Over Shave; Close Shaving;
Accidental Cuts in Shaving; Wrapping Towel Around Hand; Final Steps in Face Shaving; Neck Shave; Why A Customer May Find Fault with a Shave; The Mustache;
Styles of Mustaches.
Special Problems; Eyebrow Shaping; Tweezing; Trimming Eyebrows; Styptic Powder; Blackheads; Whiteheads; Ingrown or Wild Hair. Review Questions and Answers on
Haircutting Defined; Fundamentals in Haircutting; Haircutting Implements; Important Steps for a Complete Haircut.
Haircutting: How to Prepare A Customer; Clipper Technique; Shears and Comb Technique; Arching Technique; Finger and Shears Technique; Front Outline; Preparation for
a Neck Shave; Shaving Outlined Areas; Final Checkup; Combing of the Hair; Sanitary Reminders; Why A Customer May Find Fault with a Haircut; Basic Steps of a
The Art of Basic Haircutting; The Short Cut; The Medium Cut; Medium Trim; Long Trim; Short Pompadour; Medium Pompadour; Long Pompadour; Sideburns.
Special Problems; Hair Thinning; Shear Point Tapering; Beards; Singeing.
Popular Hair Styles; For Men; For Boys; Principles of Men's Hair Styling; Face with Regular Features; The Short Round Face; The Long Thin Face.
Review Questions and Answers on Men's Haircutting
Shampooing Defined; Preparation of Supplies; How to Prepare A Customer for Inclined Position; How to Prepare A Customer for Reclined Position; Step-by-Step
Procedure for a Plain Shampoo; Massage Manipulations During Shampoo; Common Faults in Shampooing; Superior Shampoo Service.
Special Shampoos; Hot Oil Shampoo; Egg Shampoos.
Review Questions and Answers on Shampooing
Hair Tonics Defined; When to Use Hair Tonics; Benefits of Hair Tonics; Scalp Steam.
Review Questions and Answers on Hair Tonics .
A Scalp Massage; Benefits of Scalp Massage; Step-by-Step Procedure for Scalp Massage; When to Recommend Scalp Treatments; General Scalp Treatment.
Special Problems; Dry Scalp Treatment; Oily Scalp Treatment; Dandruff Treatment; Treatment for Alopecia.
Review Questions and Answers on Scalp Treatments
Theory of Massage
Massage Defined; Effleurage; Petrissage; Friction; Percussion or Tapotement; Vibration; Physiological Effects of Massage; Electrical Appliances Used with Massage.
Review Questions and Answers on Theory of Massage
Benefits of Facial Treatments; Equipment Needed; Plain Facial; Preparation for Plain Facial; Step-by-Step Procedure for Plain Facial; Rolling Cream Massage; Points to
Remember in Facial Massage; Why A Customer May Find Fault with a Facial Massage; Facial Massage Movements Using Hands; Facial Massage Movements Using
Vibrator; Rules to Follow in Using Vibrator.
Review Questions and Answers on Facial Treatments .Special Problems; Dry Skin Facial; Facial for Oily Skin and Blackheads; Facial for Whiteheads; Clay Pack; Hot Oil
Mask; Bleach Pack; Acne Facial; Acne Rosacea Facial; Faradic Facial.
Review Questions and Answers on Special Facial Problems
Anatomy and Physiology
Importance of Anatomy and Physiology; Definitions of Anatomy, Physiology and Histology; Cells; Tissues; Organs; Systems.
Review Questions and Answers on Anatomy and Physiology
Skeletal System Defined; Composition of Bones; Types of Bones; Nutrition of Bones; Functions of Bones; Forms or Shapes of Bones; Joints; Cartilage and Ligaments;
Bones of the Head, Face and Neck.
Review Questions and Answers on Bones
Muscular System Defined; Function of Muscles; Origin and Insertion of Muscles; Nutrition of Muscles; Types of Muscles; Stimulation of Muscles; Muscles of the Head,
Face and Neck.
Review Questions and Answers on Muscles
The Nervous System
Nervous System Defined; Functions of the Nervous System; Neurons (Nerve Cells); Sensory Nerves; Motor Nerves; Cerebro-Spinal System; Sympathetic or Autonomic
System; Nerve Fatigue; Nutrition of Nerves; Important Nerves of the Head, Face and Neck; Motor Nerve Points of the Head.
Questions and Answers on Nerves
Circulatory (Vascular) System
Circulatory System Defined; Blood Vascular System; The Function of the Blood Vascular System; The Heart; The Blood Vessels; Circulation of Blood; Composition of
Blood; Functions of Blood. The Lymph Vascular System; Lymphatic Structures; Composition and Functions of Lymph.
Arteries and Veins; Important Arteries and Veins of Head, Face and Neck.
Review Questions and Answers on Circulation
Endocrine System Defined; Types and Functions of Glands. Review Questions and Answers on Endocrine Glands
Excretory System Defined; Organs; Urinary System; Liver.
Review Questions and Answers on Excretion
Respiratory System Defined; Organs; Lungs; Breathing.
Review Questions and Answers on Respiration .
Digestive System Defined; Physical and Chemical Changes in Digestion; Process of Digestion; Overcoming Constipation. Review Questions and Answers on Digestion
The Skin Defined; Structure of the Skin; Blood and Lymph Supply to the Skin; Nerves of the Skin; Pliability of the Skin; Color of the Skin; Sweat and Oil Glands; Functions
of the Skin.
Review Questions and Answers on The Skin
Hair Defined; Composition of Hair; Shapes of Hair; Structure of Hair; Color of Hair; Regeneration of Hair; Life and Density of Hair. Review Questions and Answers on Hair
Benefits of Electricity; How Electricity is Produced; How Electricity is Transmitted; Electrodes; Forms of Electricity; Types of Electrical Circuits; Safety Practices; Electrical
Measurements; High-Frequency Current; Methods of Using Tesla Current; The Vibrator; Wall Plate; Galvanic Current; Other Electrical Currents.
Review Questions and Answers on Electricity .
Composition of Light; Speed of Light; How Light Rays Are Reproduced; Ultra-Violet Rays; Infra-Red Rays; Visible White Light; Visible Blue Light; Visible Red Light.
Review Questions and Answers on Light Therapy
Chemistry Defined; Organic Chemistry; Inorganic Chemistry; Matter; Changes in Matter; Acids, Bases and Salts; Chemistry of Water; United States Pharmacopeia.
Chemistry Applied to Cosmetics; Classification of Cosmetics in the Barber Shop; Powders; Solutions; Emulsions; Ointments; Soaps; Shaving Soaps; Chart of Cosmetics for
Skin, Scalp and Hair.
Review Questions and Answers on Chemistry
Diseases of the Skin, Scalp and Hair
Importance of Disease Recognition; Skin Lesions; Primary Skin Lesions; Secondary Skin Lesions; Definitions of Disease Terms; Diseases of Sebaceous (Oil) Glands;
Diseases of the Sudoriferous (Sweat) Glands; Dandruff; Skin Inflammations; Types of Alopecia; Parasitic Affections; Non-Contagious Hair Affections; Skin Pigmentations;
Skin Growths; Nail Disorders.
The Control of Venereal Disease; Syphilis; Gonorrhea,
Review Questions and Answers on Diseases of Skin,
Scalp and Hair
Finger Waving and Pin Curling
Men's Hair Bleaching
Men's Hair Tinting
Barber Ethics Defined; Good Ethics; Poor Ethics.
Barber Shop Management
Functions Performed by a Barber Shop; Organizing the Barber Shop; Types of Ownership; Selecting the Right Location; Equipping the Barber Shop; Advertising the Barber
Shop; Salesmanship in the Barber Shop; Records in the Barber Shop; Operating and Administrative Expenses; First Aid; Things to Consider When Going into Business;
Business Law for the Barber Shop.
"The Practice and Science of Standard Barbering"
BY Thorpe, Sidney Coyne 1953
OVER 500+ PAGES!!
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