Barber Facts

1959

 

In 1959, Edmond O. Roffler developed the Roffler Sculptur-Kut technique, a method where barbers could earn big money and capitalize on long hair. The Roffler-Kut system started with 20 barbers.

1975

 

The Roffler-Kut system now has over 6,000 barbers that have been trained in the Roffler Method. It is still being practiced today. 

1981

 

In 1981, the Journeymen Barber International Union became part of the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union.

1985

 

Over 50 percent of barber students are female. 

1995

 

Since 1995, over 50 percent of barber students are African-American.

2000

 

New technology and techniques continue to shape the future of barbering. Every year more young men and women choose the barber profession. The future of barbering is in their hands. 

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