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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.

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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 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.

Previous Episode (SKILLS Profile Episode 1 – The Journey)

 

SKILLS Profile – Episode 2 “The Struggle”

 

In this episode our CEO Barber Mo talks about his experience when he arrived in Dubai and how much he struggled with the way people look at them and the industry that he is on as well as the experience that led people to not trust the barbers or stylist.

 

In his perspective being a barber is more than just cutting hair but is a form of “Art” and a form of “Counseling” to help the people to be more comfortable and not make them feel like they are just a client and they are just barbers that have to cut your hair, and that’s it.

 

Barber Mo discusses how the people (clients) view them as Barbers and why the Barbers struggle to deliver the client’s expectations.

He stressed the importance of understanding the client to avoid instilling more fear and disappointment, that was the challenge for him as he was working as a freelancer before but when he started to apply for a job that’s when he found out about the truth in his industry.

 

Barber Mo of Skills Dubai Barbershop
He was shocked to find out the weird questions that his boss was asking.

The most common question that every boss or interviewee asks is “How much money can you make for me in a month”? and next to that would be “How fast can you cut hair?”

 

He was shocked to hear about these questions and nobody even bothered to ask if “How much can you make my clients satisfied?”

 

That’s when he understood why the people struggle to trust their barbers and why the barbers are struggling to advise their client, because of the misunderstanding as well as the expectations of both parties.

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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 1: WHY PEOPLE FEAR TO DO BLEACH?)

SKILLS Talk – Episode 2 “THE KERATIN HAIR TREATMENT IS NOT FOR STRAIGHTENING”

 

In this episode our Senior Barber @barber.mo talks about the common misconception of the Keratin Hair Treatment, what is the Keratin Treatment? and does it really straighten the Hair? Let’s find out!

 

Keratin Protein found in Hair

Keratin Protein found in Hair Strands, skin and in our Nails

 

Keratin is a natural type of protein found in your skin, hair, and nails. This protein forms fibers that make it strong. It acts as an external protective and internal structural protein to protect your hair and keep them healthy.

 

Due to exposure to external factors like the sun (Most especially here in the Middle East), chemicals from your styling products, or changes in your lifestyle, the keratin which is present in the hair gets depleted. This loss is the result that leads to dry, damaged, and dull hair.

 

Unhealthy/Damaged Hair

Unhealthy and Damaged Hair

 

As mentioned above, The Keratin Hair Treatment doesn’t have the purpose of having your hair straight. The reason why you think like that is because of the process of doing the Keratin as it involves using the blow-dry to remove the moisture and the main reason is the flat-iron that helps seal the solution upon application.

 

Applying the solution for the Keratin Hair TreatmentIroning The Hair After Application of the Keratin Hair Treatment

Applying the Keratin Treatment and then Iron-ing it to seal the solution.

 

The benefits of having the Keratin Hair Treatment is it makes the hair more manageable, making it look healthier, it saves you a lot of time in styling your hair as well as using the blow-dry and using less hair product.

 

If you are planning or interested to do your Keratin Hair Treatment in the future make sure to do the following tips and advice for your safety.

 

Hair Consultation Before Doing the Keratin Hair Treatment

Doing the Hair Consultation is Very Important before you do any Hair Treatment/Coloring Procedure

 

  1. Find a professional who has a good background in doing the Keratin Hair Treatment.
  2. Check the product that they are using and avoid if Formaldehyde is found, ask if they have any alternative, or find another salon that has Formaldehyde-free Keratin Hair Treatment.
  3. Make sure to do a consultation first if your scalp or hair is capable of the Treatment.
  4. Inform your stylist about all your past history in the last few months and if you did any hair straightening/relaxing as this could affect the results during the process.
  5. Make sure to follow the advice of your stylist after doing the Keratin Hair Treatment in order to prolong and maintain the effects of the Treatment.
  6. Make sure to only use the home care products advised by the stylist for your hair maintenance.

 

Sleek Look After Keratin Hair Treatment

If you got it right, Then Enjoy your new and revitalized Hair 🙂

 

That’s it for this episode, I hope you guys learned a lot about the Keratin Hair Treatment.

Leave a comment down below if you have any questions.

 

See you in 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.

SKILLS Profile – Episode 1 “The Journey”

In this episode of SKILLS Profile, our CEO Barber Mo talks about how he started his journey as well as his struggles while he was starting out as a Barber on his Hometown in Syria.

He realized that his vision as a Barber was different and he was not satisfied with just being a normal Barber in his place and that he has a greater dream for his passion.

Barber Mo CEO FOUNDER SKILLS Dubai Barbershop

Barber Mo discusses his life story on how everything began

 

He traveled around the Middle East at a young age to find a place where he can be suitable and practice his passion perfectly.

 

He found ‘Dubai’ to be the ideal place for finding his purpose even more as he was astounded by how different Dubai is from any of the places that he has visited.

 

That’s how the Journey Began.

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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.

SKILLS Talk – Episode 1 “WHY PEOPLE FEAR TO DO HAIR BLEACH?”

In this episode of SKILLS Talk, our Senior Barber @barber.mo talks about the struggle and fear of the people regarding the bleach or the bleaching process to achieve the platinum hair color or any color.

 

Normal Hair Color - SKILLS Dubai Barbershop

Normal Hair Color Before the Bleaching Process

 

The negative consequences of doing the Hair bleach are all solely based on the professional or stylist doing the service as it is a chemical treatment. And if there are any miscalculations with the chemical or left too long on your scalp/hair then that is where the risk of the damage happens.

Bleaching Process

Bleaching is a Chemical Process and should always be done by a professional.

 

The benefits of reaching the highest tone level are that you can change your hair color as often as you like and as long as it is applicable. You can go from Blonde to Platinum to Ash Brown, etc. in just 5 mins, you can match it with your suit, watch or shoes, and if you get bored with it, still it only takes 5 mins to go back to the way it is.

 

0 Tone Hair Color

After Bleaching and Reaching the Highest Tone Color

 

If you are planning or interested to do your hair bleaching in the future make sure to do the following tips and advice for your safety.

 

1. Find a professional who has a good background in doing bleach or highlights.

2. Make sure to do a consultation first if your scalp or hair is capable of the bleach.

3. Inform your stylist about all your past history in the last few months and if you did any hair coloring as this could affect the results during the process.

4. Severe Scalp Irritation, Burning, or Scarring is very rare unless the person is unqualified to do the bleaching if so, it would be best to stop the process to avoid any more damage to your hair and scalp.

5. Make sure to follow the advice of your stylist after doing the Bleach in order to prolong the hair color and maintain your hair texture.

Ash Blonde/ Platinum Hair Color by SKILLS Dubai Barbershop

 

Ash Blonde, Platinum Hair Color

 

Ash Blonde Platinum Hair Color Highlights SKILLS Dubai Barbershop

If you got it right, Then Enjoy 🙂

 

That’s it for this episode, I hope you guys learned a lot about the Bleach and Process.

Leave a comment down below if you have any questions.

See you in 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.

Kevin Jerome Gilyard, famously known by his stage name “Kevin Gates”, recently visited SKILLS Barbershop by Barber Mo. The American multi-platinum rapper, singer and entrepreneur has arrived in Dubai a few days back and mentioned his plans to stay for a long time, saying that ‘he is looking to move out his studio here’ in a conversation with the Celebrity Head Barber of SKILLS, Mohamad Mir Ebrahim aka “Barber Mo”.  

 
 
 
 
 
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It was nice to catch up with you once again @iamkevingates looking forward to see you for your next appointment @skills.dxb #kevingates #skillsbybarbermo #mydubai

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Gates has made his 2nd visit in the shop within a week! and is looking to make SKILLS Barbershop his new place for all of his grooming as well as his crew.

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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.

[vc_section][vc_row][vc_column][ut_header title=”The Barber who can cut your hair even when he is blind”][/ut_header][vc_column_text]The Barber that can cut your hair completely “blindfolded”, Yes you heard it right.[/vc_column_text][vc_video link=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pfCb6zBMWcE” align=”center”][vc_column_text]Meet Mohamad Mir Ebrahim aka “Barber Mo”, a celebrity barber based in Dubai who has over 20+ years of experience who has served countless celebrities in his client list, starting from Will Smith, Jay-Z, Diego Maradona, etc.[/vc_column_text][vc_single_image image=”777″ img_size=”full” alignment=”center”][vc_column_text]He owns and manages SKILLS by Barber Mo, a high-end gents salon that is located in Clover Bay Tower, Business Bay, the only gent’s salon in Dubai that is based on a high floor, upon entering you will be amazed of the beautiful scenery of Downtown, as well as the iconic, tallest building in the world, the Burj Khalifa.[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]Cutting someone’s hair is not a hard feat as long as both of your eyes are open, but when you put yourself to the test and whenever you want to challenge your experience, then yes cutting someone “blindfolded” is surely an ordeal that you need to conquer.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][ut_header title=”Check his video out.”][/ut_header][vc_video link=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7yizRKCZr1s”][/vc_column][/vc_row][/vc_section]

Mohamad Mir Ebrahim also famously known as “Barber Mo” is a celebrity barber who was born and raised in Syria.

 

He started cutting hair at the age of 9 alongside his father who owns a Barbershop as a Family Business. Developed his own style and technique and started traveling all over the Middle East to pursue his passion of being a Barber at the age of 13.

 

The full success story was published in the SKILLS Blog Archives starting from Episode 1, The Journey where he shared all the hardships and trials that led him to open the Best Barbershop in Dubai called SKILLS by Barber Mo.

 

 

With over 20 years of Barbering experience, he worked day and night to master his craft; Barber Mo has served countless people and almost all nationalities in order for him to know all types of hair, haircutting techniques, and styles. He has won a lot of awards and has served countless celebrities and VIP clients, like Will Smith, Jay-Z, Sergi Constance, Sunny Varkey, Kid Ink, P Money, MIMS, OB Obrien, Local and International DJ’s as well as International Athletes and Personalities who visit Dubai.

 

Barber Mo has always been passionate about providing a high quality of service to the people and that’s why he chose Dubai as the perfect place to start up his very own barbershop for people who like to be exclusive, to have an amazing experience, and for people who appreciate the elegance of Gentlemen’s Grooming.

 


 

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.