The Hairdresser

Trimming hair is a basic necessity for the majority and for many men, shaving is no less essential. The hairdresser / barber was the person for the job. The skills for cutting hair, trimming moustaches and beards, shaving and other such like requirements made the hairdresser / barber shop an important presence in towns and villages, where scissors, blades, hair clippers, shave brush and shaving soap were everyday devices.