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Previous Episode SKILLS Talk – Episode 11 “MUST-HAVE GROOMING PRODUCTS IF YOU ARE STAYING IN DUBAI”

 

SKILLS Talk – Episode 12 “GET THE BEST HAIRSTYLE BY YOURSELF”

 

In this episode, our Senior Barber @barber.mo talks about some tips and advice on how to get the best hairstyle by yourself.

 

Tip #1. NEVER neglect your hair wash – The hair wash is the MAIN KEY in achieving the best hairstyle. Your hair like your skin is made with a special type of protein called “Keratin” that is found in your hair fiber, when the hair fiber gets dry your hair will always go to the direction of your hair growth and you will only able to control it if the hair is wet. That’s why whenever you wash your hair with the proper shampoo and conditioner, the ingredients inside will make your hair more manageable and flexible when you begin your hairstyle.

 

Hairwash at SKILLS Dubai Barbershop

Hairwash is the most important and the first initial step in achieving an easy hairstyle.

 

Tip #2. PROPER usage of the Hair Dryer – The main purpose of the Hair Dryer is to dry the hair out and at the same ironing the hair fiber while maintaining the proper direction for the hairstyle that you are trying to achieve or your hair can stay still. The Hair Dryer has a specific duration of use, so if you use it for too long it will cause burn or damage, and if you go for a short time you will achieve nothing or your hairstyle will only last you for a few hours, and that depends on the quality of the hairdryer, temperature and your hair thickness and texture. How do you find all that answer? Just ask your barber about all these specific details.

 

 

Proper Usage of Hairdryer at SKILLS Dubai Barbershop

The Hair Dryer has a specific duration of use, so if you use it for too long it will cause burn or damage.

 

Tip #3. The TECHNIQUE of using the Brush – There are many different types of brush with different types of use. The most common brush which is the Rolling brush, and as small as its size that will produce a sleek hair finish, and if the size is bigger that means you are increasing the puff. The puff is produced by the proper technique of the hairbrush along with the hairdryer. So if the direction that you like is against your hair mood then you have to make sure that you need to use the small rolling brush on the roots only with the short timing while your hairdryer is set in the highest temperature, that is the only way that you can control your hair against the natural direction. With the proper technique of the Brush and proper usage of the Hairdryer, you can achieve any hairstyle and you can direct your hair in any direction.

 

Rolling Brush Technique at SKILLS Dubai Barbershop

With the proper technique of the Brush and proper usage of the Hairdryer, you can achieve any hairstyle.

Tip #4. CHOOSE the Proper Hair Product for your Finishing – Make sure you use the proper hair product for yourself, if you are looking for a puffy hairstyle avoid using any hair product that will give you sleek finishing look like Pomade or Gel because it changes your hair fiber and it decreases the volume and there where you lose your puff. And if you are looking for a sleek hairstyle you need to make sure to avoid any Matte or Fiber because this will increase the puff in your hair and it is made only to increase the volume in your hair.

 

Left (Matte Finishing), Right (Sleek Finishing)

LEFT (Matte Finishing), RIGHT (Sleek Finishing)

If you want your hairstyle to last you long if you are going to any occasion, then make sure to use the Proper Hair Spray which is Matte or Shiny depending on your preference, because this will hold your hair longer than usual, and your hair will not be affected by sweat and will not allow your hair fiber to fight back to the way your original hair looks like because usually, the hairstyle will only survive 3 to 4 hours before it starts to fight back and make your hair mess.

 

Using Hairspray during the Style Finishing

Hairspray will add extra 4-8 hours of hold on your hairstyle.

Lastly, the most important thing is when you enjoy your hairstyle for the whole day you always need to wash it during the night or before your sleep because the hair product can leave a thick residue on your scalp if it’s not properly washed off, this can clog the pores of your scalp and cause hair follicle reduction. That it means your hair start to grow thinner, weaker, more brittle hairs – which can give an appearance of hair loss.

 

Hairwashing at SKILLS Dubai Barbershop

Washing your hair at the end of the day is the most important tip that you should never forget to avoid hair damage.

 

That’s it for this episode, I hope you guys learned a lot from this episode on how to style your hair by yourself, leave a comment if you have any question and we will see you all again next week.

 

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SKILLS Barbershop is located in the Business Bay area in Dubai, at Clover Bay Tower, and is run by the Celebrity Barber, Mohamad Mir Ebrahim aka Barber Mo. With over 20 years of grooming experience, he has served a lot of celebrities, including from his list are Will Smith, Jay-Z, Diego Maradona, Sergi Constance, Kid Ink, P Money, MIMS, OB Obrien, Local and International DJ’s as well as some notable International athletes and personalities.

Previous Episode SKILLS Profile – Episode 9 “The Culture”

 

SKILLS Profile – Episode 10 “The Team”

 

In this episode, our CEO @barber.mo talks about the team and why “Acceptance” is the most important trait that everyone in the company should have.

 

He mentions that being a dreamer and being open-minded is one of the criteria for him to accept a person to be a part of the team. When a person is accepted, he doesn’t usually go straight and cut people’s hair the next day.

 

He has a proper process and guidelines that need to be instilled in the person before he goes to serve the client. He needs to have the proper knowledge and skill in which other members of the team will assist and guide him.

 

SKILLS Dubai Barbershop Barber Mo Talk about The Team

Barber Mo talks about the most important traits that everyone in the company should have.

 

The main purpose of doing this is so that we can maintain the quality and the satisfaction of each client, that he will receive the exact same service and the care like if he is going with his regular barber.

 

The lengthy process could take from 45 days to 6 months depending on how qualified and how fast he can adapt to our culture, practices, and guidelines, and the most important factor to consider is that we as the main team we feel him and we trust him enough to let him serve our clients, by then he will become a full-fledged member of the team.

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The man behind SKILLS was born and raised in Syria. Over 20 years of Barbering experience with the changing of styles and generation. In spite of the countless struggles and hardships throughout his life and career, this has never been a hindrance to him to reach his dreams.

SKILLS Barbershop is located in the Business Bay area in Dubai, at Clover Bay Tower, and is run by the Celebrity Barber, Mohamad Mir Ebrahim aka Barber Mo. With over 20 years of grooming experience, he has served a lot of celebrities, including from his list are Will Smith, Jay-Z, Diego Maradona, Sergi Constance, Kid Ink, P Money, MIMS, OB Obrien, Local and International DJ’s as well as some notable International athletes and personalities.

 

 

Previous Episode SKILLS Profile – Episode 8 “The Purpose”

 

SKILLS Profile – Episode 9 “The Culture”

 

In this episode, our CEO @barber.mo talks about the culture and the system that makes SKILLS different from any other Barbershop.

 

The culture that he made has a proper frame and that you need to be able to fit in that frame before you become a part of the team, and that could take months before anyone can adapt to the SKILLS Culture.

 

He discussed that when he decided to choose his team, he doesn’t really pay much attention to the background but the Character and Attitude if he is Polite, Humble, and is really passionate about what he is doing and he doesn’t look at his job, as just a job.

 

CEO Barber Mo of SKILLS Dubai Barbershop

Barber Mo talks about the purpose and what is the reason why “SKILLS” exists?

As much as he likes hard-working people, he doesn’t really see it as a requirement or a must, as long as you are able to do and fulfill your duty and tasks. He wants people who are happy and positive that can bring a good vibe to the customers at the same time provide them quality grooming services.

 

He also looks into the person if he is a dreamer and that he can see his dream in his hands and he has a proper mindset.

 

He stressed that it is very important that his team understand the culture of the company and how it is delivered to the clients through proper displaying, hospitality, kindness, giving the best service, and atmosphere to the client so that he enjoys the overall experience that SKILLS has to offer.

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The man behind SKILLS was born and raised in Syria. Over 20 years of Barbering experience with the changing of styles and generation. In spite of the countless struggles and hardships throughout his life and career, this has never been a hindrance to him to reach his dreams.

SKILLS Barbershop is located in the Business Bay area in Dubai, at Clover Bay Tower, and is run by the Celebrity Barber, Mohamad Mir Ebrahim aka Barber Mo. With over 20 years of grooming experience, he has served a lot of celebrities, including from his list are Will Smith, Jay-Z, Diego Maradona, Sergi Constance, Kid Ink, P Money, MIMS, OB Obrien, Local and International DJ’s as well as some notable International athletes and personalities.

 

 

Previous Episode SKILLS Talk – SKILLS Talk – Episode 9 “ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE FACIAL”

 

SKILLS Talk – Episode 10 “WHY THE FADE IS THE BEST HAIRCUT?”

 

In this episode, our Senior Barber @barber.mo talks about the most popular and trendiest haircut/style called the “Fade”

 

Fade is considered to be the most popular haircut because of its elegant and classy look, it makes the person look sharp and neat that is why it is one of the most favorite types of Haircut that celebrities get due to the fact that it is very fashionable, can go with a lot of different hairstyles and it is perfect for all type of occasion or events.

 

Why Celebrities love the Fade

Fade is considered to be the most popular haircut because of its elegant and classy look.

There are 5 types of different fade style. It can go High Fade, Mid Fade, Low Fade, Taper, and Mohawk.

 

The type of fade varies depending on how aggressive you want your fade to look like, if you want to go for very aggressive then you go with the High Fade, if you want a little bit of aggressiveness and at the same time have semi elegant look then you stick with the Mid Fade, if you chose to be more elegant and classy then the Low Fade is for you.

 

5 Different Types of Fade Haircut

There are 5 Different Types of Fade, and the type varies depending on how aggressive you want your fade to look like.

If you want to have much lesser changes and you just mainly want to maintain your look but neater then the Taper is for you, Lastly, If you want to be more funky and stylish then the Mohawk is the best for you since it also can be aggressive depending as to how you chose to be depending on your hairstyle.

 

Once you’ve decided on the fade type the next process is to choose between the 3 types of finishing, 1st is the Dark Smooth finishing, Light Smooth finishing, and the Bald Skin finishing.

 

We decide the finishing based on your Head Structure, Hair Texture, Your Job or Industry, Age, and Hairstyle, all of this needs to be considered in order to achieve the proper or best result of the fade. That’s why it is very important to have the proper combination of the fade type and finishing.

Proper Fade Haircut and Finishing

It is very crucial to have the perfect blend within the type of fade and the finishing.

That’s it for this episode, if you need any tips and advise on how to help you get the haircut that you desire, watch my previous video on “How to get the best Haircut with any Barber” and if you have any questions with regards this topic do leave a comment and I will make sure to answer all your questions.

 

See you next episode.

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SKILLS Barbershop is located in the Business Bay area in Dubai, at Clover Bay Tower, and is run by the Celebrity Barber, Mohamad Mir Ebrahim aka Barber Mo. With over 20 years of grooming experience, he has served a lot of celebrities, including from his list are Will Smith, Jay-Z, Diego Maradona, Sergi Constance, Kid Ink, P Money, MIMS, OB Obrien, Local and International DJ’s as well as some notable International athletes and personalities.

Previous Episode SKILLS Profile – Episode 6 “The Brand”

 

SKILLS Profile – Episode 7 “The Mission”

In this episode, our CEO @barber.mo talks about the mission of his barbershop and what unique experience it offers compared to another barbershop.

He mentioned that his barbershop was built for people who look at their haircut as not just a “Haircut” but as an “experience” … people who appreciate details and quality, and not for people who just want to cut their hair and get done with it.

He spoke that each haircut done at SKILLS are customized and tailor-made for each individual depending on what’s best for him and that his barbershop has the perfect vibe so that they can relax and chill, without feeling any worry.

 

The Mission of SKILLS Dubai Barbershop by Barber Mo

Barber Mo spoke about his main mission in founding his barbershop is to provide top-notch customer satisfaction.

He added that his barbershop is also for people who have already given up in the market due to multiple bad experiences as well as people who struggled to find the right barber who can understand him and advise him what’s best.

 

He discussed the problem in the industry that there is no consistency in the service and that you might get a good service once, and on the next and third, you would see some changes either you are rushed or not getting the same service that you usually do.

 

Lastly, He addressed that ever since he opened his barbershop, his mission was always to provide top-notch customer satisfaction and it looks like it won’t be changing anytime soon.

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The man behind SKILLS was born and raised in Syria. Over 20 years of Barbering experience with the changing of styles and generation. In spite of the countless struggles and hardships throughout his life and career, this has never been a hindrance to him to reach his dreams.

SKILLS Barbershop is located in the Business Bay area in Dubai, at Clover Bay Tower, and is run by the Celebrity Barber, Mohamad Mir Ebrahim aka Barber Mo. With over 20 years of grooming experience, he has served a lot of celebrities, including from his list are Will Smith, Jay-Z, Diego Maradona, Sergi Constance, Kid Ink, P Money, MIMS, OB Obrien, Local and International DJ’s as well as some notable International athletes and personalities.

 

 

Previous Episode SKILLS Talk – Episode 6 “THESE BAD HABITS ARE DAMAGING YOUR HAIR”

 

SKILLS Talk – Episode 7 “THIS IS WHY NAIL CARE IS IMPORTANT”

 

In this episode, our Senior Barber  @barber.mo along with our Nail Technician Ms. Dianne talks about Nail Care.

 

Nail Care is not just for Female

Nail care is for everyone who wants to look presentable and hygienic.

Nail Care is for everyone, it doesn’t matter whether you are male or female as long as you want to look more presentable and hygienic, then yes you should always invest in having a proper regiment for your nails as you would have on your hair.

 

The difference between doing your nails at home and by a professional is that you only do 50% of the actual process and there is a lot of things that you neglect, most especially the filing and cutting the cuticle.

 

Nail Filing at SKILLS Dubai Barbershop

The difference between doing your nails at home and by a professional is that you only do 50% of the actual process.

 

The frequency of cutting your nail is usually every 2 weeks, on that time you will see that your nail is already looking unmanageable, if you are the type of person who wants to look sharp and clean at most of the time then every week is possible, as long as you don’t go less this is to avoid going too short and cutting your nail beds.

 

It is important that you cut your nail as often as possible because if not the germs buildup underneath your nails will cause you the have infections or the transfer of dirt from your nails to your mouth or hands.

 

Clean and Maintained Nails here at SKILLS Dubai Barbershop

You should always cut your nails every 2 weeks or a minimum once a week if you are the type of person who wants to look neater.

 

That’s it for this episode, we have another episode with you next week where we will be talking about the feet and how it is important to do foot spa as well as some tips and advise on how to maintain the health of your nail.

 

Leave a comment down below if you have any questions.

 

See you in the next episode.

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SKILLS Barbershop is located in the Business Bay area in Dubai, at Clover Bay Tower, and is run by the Celebrity Barber, Mohamad Mir Ebrahim aka Barber Mo. With over 20 years of grooming experience, he has served a lot of celebrities, including from his list are Will Smith, Jay-Z, Diego Maradona, Sergi Constance, Kid Ink, P Money, MIMS, OB Obrien, Local and International DJ’s as well as some notable International athletes and personalities.

Previous Episode SKILLS Profile – Episode 5 “The Foundation”

 

SKILLS Profile – Episode 6 “The Brand”

 

In this episode, our CEO @barber.mo talks about how he came up with the name of the shop, “SKILLS By Barber Mo”

 

He mentioned that he took inspiration from the Apple brand story wherein when you hear Apple these days you don’t necessarily think of it as a fruit but either a device. He wanted to have a name that can complement the type of job or service that the barbers do, which is as an artist and as a person who handcrafts his job suited for each different individual that he will serve.

 

Barber Mo in SKILLS Profile

Barber Mo was inspired by the Apple story and he wanted to follow through with the same mindset when he started his own brand.

That’s when he thought of the word “SKILLS” as being the type of person who got what it takes to deliver the best quality service and experience.

 

And for the people in the future to think of whenever they hear the word “SKILLS” by Barber Mo, that this is the place where you can get the best hair and beard grooming service, with the proper quality and experience that you can never find somewhere else.

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The man behind SKILLS was born and raised in Syria. Over 20 years of Barbering experience with the changing of styles and generation. In spite of the countless struggles and hardships throughout his life and career, this has never been a hindrance to him to reach his dreams.

SKILLS Barbershop is located in the Business Bay area in Dubai, at Clover Bay Tower, and is run by the Celebrity Barber, Mohamad Mir Ebrahim aka Barber Mo. With over 20 years of grooming experience, he has served a lot of celebrities, including from his list are Will Smith, Jay-Z, Diego Maradona, Sergi Constance, Kid Ink, P Money, MIMS, OB Obrien, Local and International DJ’s as well as some notable International athletes and personalities.

 

 

Previous Episode SKILLS Talk – Episode 5 “AVOID PROBLEMS ON YOUR NEXT BEARD SHAVE”

 

SKILLS Talk – Episode 6 “THESE BAD HABITS ARE DAMAGING YOUR HAIR”

 

In this episode, our Senior Barber @barber.mo talks about some of the most common bad habits that people do that are damaging their hair.

 

1. Using Commercial Shampoo over Chemical-free Shampoo

You should always avoid using a shampoo that has both Sulfates and Parabens because they strip your hair of its natural oils, making it dry and brittle. Instead, use natural shampoos that are made with natural plant oils and herb extracts, most commonly that has coconut oil, jojoba oil, argan oil, and Also don’t forget to use Conditioner because the shampoo alone is not enough.

 

Dry Hair when using commercial shampoo

Your hair gets dry when you use shampoos that have harmful chemical ingredients such as Parabens and Sulfates

2. Doing your Blowdrying near to the scalp

Holding the dryer too close for too long can literally fry the hair and burn the scalp, potentially causing permanent damage to the hair follicles resulting in hair loss and bald patches.

Blowdrying your hair too close and Brushing your hair too tight.

Never blowdry too near your scalp and brush your hair too rough with the brush.

3. Sleeping with Hair Product on your Hair

Products can leave a thick residue on your scalp if it’s not properly washed off, this can clog the pores of your scalp and cause hair follicle reduction. That it means your hair start to grow thinner, weaker, more brittle hairs – which can give an appearance of hair loss.

 

Hair Products Styling Hair

Hair Products can clog your pores if not washed properly before you sleep.

4. Drying your hair forcefully with the towel

Using a towel is not generally bad but just rubbing your wet hair forcefully with a towel can lead to excessive hair breakage and hair fall. Its thick absorbent fibers when rubbed with the hair actually do more harm than good.

The hair can also become extremely frizzy as the towel ruffles up the cuticles of the hair. Moreover, the weight of the towel itself pulls down the hair, causing vulnerable strands to break.

 

Drying your Hair Roughly with the Towel

Another Bad Habit is Drying your hair Roughly with the Towel.

5. Neglecting to moisturize your hair after swimming in the pool or beach.

Both the chlorine and saltwater dry out the hair and strip away its natural oil, making the hair drier and thin. That’s why it is very important to rinse your hair after your swim to wash out all the chlorine and bacteria that was soaked up by your strands to avoid further damage.

 

Washing Hair Kevin Gates in Dubai at SKILLS Barbershop

Always rinse your hair after you go swimming outdoors and apply moisturizer on your hair to avoid any further damage.

 

 

That’s it for this episode, make sure you avoid all these habits if you want your hair to last with you longer. See you on the next episode.

 

Leave a comment down below if you have any questions.

 

See you in the next episode.

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SKILLS Barbershop is located in the Business Bay area in Dubai, at Clover Bay Tower, and is run by the Celebrity Barber, Mohamad Mir Ebrahim aka Barber Mo. With over 20 years of grooming experience, he has served a lot of celebrities, including from his list are Will Smith, Jay-Z, Diego Maradona, Sergi Constance, Kid Ink, P Money, MIMS, OB Obrien, Local and International DJ’s as well as some notable International athletes and personalities.

Previous Episode SKILLS Talk – Episode 3 “IS HAIR STRAIGHTENING/ RELAXING A GOOD OPTION?”

SKILLS Talk – Episode 4 “GET THE BEST HAIRCUT WITH ANY BARBER”

 

In this episode our Senior Barber @barber.mo talks about how to get the best haircut with any barber.

 

TIP # 1 – Forget about the guidelines of your previous barber.

When you are dealing with a new barber you need to know that the guidelines of the previous barber just don’t work because each barber is different, along with different mindset, techniques and understanding on the different haircut and style.

 

Forget about the guidelines of your previous barber

Forget about all the guidelines, numbers, etc. from your previous barber.

 

TIP # 2 – Understanding your Hair Texture and Head Structure.

The are different types of Hair Texture as well as Head Structure, before your next haircut make sure that you are well aware on which category you are in so that you can have an idea which type of haircut is best for you.

 

Different Hair Structure and Types Different Head Structure or Face Shapes

Different type of Hair Texture and Head Structure (Face Shapes)

 

TIP # 3 – Share details with your barber.

The most important question that you should share with your barber is “When was the last time you cut your hair? With this information the barber can assess and visualize how your hair usually grows and know how short or long he can go based on your preference. As well as when you have some spots, scars or mole that you want to cover, this also helps with the finishing.

 

Sergi Constance sharing details with Barber Mo

Your hair history is important.

 

TIP # 4 – Know the difference between the “Haircut” and the “Hairstyle”

When we talk about the “Haircut”, it is the process of how the barber cuts your hair by using the clipper or scissor, and it can be a fade, gradual haircut or longhair haircut. That makes it the foundation for the hairstyle. When we talk about the “Hairstyle”, it is the process of how you style your hair by using the right hair product, blow-dry and with proper hair condition. The Haircut is the foundation and The Hairstyle is the finishing.

 

Haircut by means of clipper

The Haircut is the Foundation, The Hairstyle is the finishing.

 

TIP # 5 – Trust the Barber

First of all, Barbers are Artist and they are the master of their own craft, so when you trust your barber you give them the opportunity to be more creative, more comfortable that can help them you give the best haircut by being calm and tell them your struggle and what type of haircut that you desire.

 

Trust the Barber

Always TRUST the Barber.

That’s it for this Episode, I hope you guys learned all about how to get the best haircut with any barber.

 

Leave a comment down below if you have any questions.

 

See you on the next episode.

Watch the Full Video:

 

 

SKILLS Barbershop is located in the Business Bay area in Dubai, at Clover Bay Tower, and is run by the Celebrity Barber, Mohamad Mir Ebrahim aka Barber Mo. With over 20 years of grooming experience, he has served a lot of celebrities, including from his list are Will Smith, Jay-Z, Diego Maradona, Sergi Constance, Kid Ink, P Money, MIMS, OB Obrien, Local and International DJ’s as well as some notable International athletes and personalities.

Previous Episode SKILLS Profile – Episode 2 : “The Struggle”

 

SKILLS Profile – Episode 3 “The Dream”

 

In this episode, our CEO @barber.mo talks about how he pursued his dreams despite the limited support of the people around him when he started working for someone else. In his point of view, you are the only one responsible for your dream so don’t expect anyone to do it for you.

 

He stressed that the most important thing that you need to have is “Experience” and at the same time to have your own “Vision” or purpose. And even when you have both you still need to convince someone to support you on that Dream which is never easy, and always neglected.

 

Barber Mo stressed that the most important thing that you need to have is “Experience” and a “Vision” or purpose.

Most people decide to do things based on what is good for them not what is good for you or to anyone, You cannot ask or tell people to do something just because it is wrong on your point-of-view and it is with that thought that he didn’t want to work anymore for someone else and that he wanted to do something which is bigger and greater.

 

Since he saw that the future that he envisioned is not with someone else but only by himself then he started to plan and made move by doing a list of everything that what the client needs and what he wanted to avoid as well as all the bad experiences that he faced and if ever he will open his very own shop in the future he will be ready.

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SKILLS Barbershop is located in the Business Bay area in Dubai, at Clover Bay Tower, and is run by the Celebrity Barber, Mohamad Mir Ebrahim aka Barber Mo. With over 20 years of grooming experience, he has served a lot of celebrities, including from his list are Will Smith, Jay-Z, Diego Maradona, Sergi Constance, Kid Ink, P Money, MIMS, OB Obrien, Local and International DJ’s as well as some notable International athletes and personalities.