men's grooming

Executive Vice President Jim Wahl Retiring from Wahl Clipper Corporation

It was recently announced that Jim Wahl, executive vice president of Wahl Clipper Corporation, retired early last month after leading the family business for 46 years. The decision to retire comes shortly before the company's 100-year anniversary—and after considerable deliberation, according to son, Lance Wahl, the company's global vice president of professional products. Family, employees and stockholders were present for an official and heartfelt sendoff in early July at Wahl's Sterling, Illinois factory.

Andis Announces Free Educational Guide: Clipper Cutting 301

Andis Company, manufacturer of handheld tools to trim, cut, curl, straighten and dry hair, continues to invest in education with the publication of a third addition to its clipper cutting series, Clipper Cutting 301: A Guide for Cutting Highly Textured Hair. Created for those wishing to jumpstart their barbering career and to expand the brand’s online educational initiative, Master Barber School, the guide focuses on techniques for cutting highly textured hair and features multiple tutorials covering hair types and textures, fades and custom styles.

Andis To Sponsor Five Men's Grooming Competitions at Premiere Orlando

More than 100 contestants will compete in Fantastic Fades, Limit-Free Styles and Lioness competitions.

Licensed barbers, cosmetologists and students still have time to enter several men’s grooming events sponsored by Andis Company during the Premiere Orlando International Beauty Event. The five competitions include: Fantastic Fades (professional event and student event); Limit-Free Style (professional event and student event); and Lioness (women-only competition). Contestants will be challenged to showcase their clipper-cutting skills and artistic technique on Sunday, June 3 and Monday, June 4.

WAHL Barber Battle Returns!

Scheduled to launch on June 1st, Wahl Professional’s second online Barber Battle offers a platform for artists to showcase their skills to the world. “As a 99+ year company, Wahl Professional strives to be on the forefront of innovation in all that we do,” says Aaron Flick, senior marketing associate, professional division, Wahl Clipper Corporation. “We are looking to grow and separate ourselves from the pack even more in 2018.”