History

History of the Barbershop Profession

A glimpse back in time of the common barber

History of Hair
History of Hair
Cavemen With Comb Drawing
The profession of barbering is one of the oldest in the world. Archeolical studies indicate that some crude forms of facial and hair adornment were practiced among prehistorical people in the glacial age.
Cosmetic Tools
Cosmetic Tools
Comb Made From Bone
There are in existence many relics including combs, cosmetics, razors, the latter made of tempar and bronze. Which came from the tombs of Egypt. These relics as well as many written records reveal that the nobility and priesthood have already become regular patrons to barber services 6000 years ago.
Ventura Barbers
Ventura Barbers
Vintage Photo Of Ventura
Just imagine what was happening in Ventura California that many years ago. What if there were native Americans getting haircuts by the beach. We like to picture the use of sharpened sea shells for a clean shave style or beard trim.