4 Simple ways to ask for a haircut

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What to ask for at a barbershop?

We have all walked into a barbershop knowing the style we want, but the moment we sit in the chair we don’t know how to ask for a haircut. Most experienced barbers know how to understand the client to give them the style they want. However, it is better to know how to communicate to avoid misunderstandings.

That’s why at The Ortiz Barbershop, Mesa, AZ, we made a list of tips to know what to ask for at the barbershop, so you don’t end up with a hair mess. 

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Have a hairstyle in mind before visiting your barber

It can be stressful to discover the hairstyle you want; there are many options around and all look classic and clean. Is normal to not know how to ask for a haircut, that’s why we always advise our clients to look up on the internet or social media for a style they like.

Once you have a clear image of what you want, you can go to your barber shop and ask with confidence for the haircut you’re looking for.

Know the name of the style

Normally the clients don’t know the names of the styles, after all, the work of the barbers is to be aware of all of these technical aspects. Though, a little research on the internet can save you a lot of time at the moment to explain what you want. There are a lot of styles you can search for, for example:

  • Buzz cuts
  • Taper Fades
  • Crew Cuts
  • Pompadour

Make a short and clear description of what you are looking for

Try to be as clear as possible, it is normal to confuse your barber when you don’t know what to ask for. Though, it’s not necessary to say you want a buzz cut or a pompadour. Really, it can make a big difference when you say you want your haircut with scissors instead of a hair clipper. 

Use a picture of the haircut you want

Still don’t know how to ask for an undercut? Just do a little research for classic haircuts on the internet, download the image on your cell phone and show it to your barber. Showing a picture of the style you’re looking for can save you a lot of misunderstandings, and give you the classic hairstyle you always wanted. 

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Where can I get a classic haircut in Mesa?

At The Ortiz Barbershop, we specialize in classic and old-school haircuts, moreover, we have the next services:

Found us in Mesa, Arizona, we are open from Monday to Saturday, call us at the next number 480 809 6427, and schedule a service. You can use all the tips we give you on how to ask for a haircut, so you end up with a classic, vintage, and clean haircut. 

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