JLT - Closed 5th- 10th August

We're Upgrading our Appearance
(and adding a 6th barber station)

As we reach the height of Summer,  expect a few Chaps barbers taking a well-earned break and for us to carry out some maintenance works at our maiden branch in Jumeirah Lake Towers

JLT barbers will be available at Marina or d3 branches between 5th and 10th August

Click Online booking to Find/ Book your favourite barber and vacation return dates
 

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Is Permed hair for men, on the way back?!

For those guys who are looking to experiment with their hair and get in on the recent curly hair trends, this one’s for you. The man perm is making a comeback, and before you roll your eyes and write us off completely, we’re here to convince you that it’s decidedly much less ’80s reminiscent than expected. This modern version of the man perm incorporates style and texture for a look that gives you perfectly on-trend curly results.

Are you one of the brave souls considering trying out the man perm? Read on, to see how you should go about it

Decide on the Kind of Curls

The first thing you need to do is decide what kind of curls you want. Do you want loose relaxed curly locks, or do you wish to get very curly hair to sport an afro look? 

Go to a an expert (we have one at Chaps d3)

Go to a stylist to get the right curls. Once you have decided the style, describe it to the stylist. Relaxed curls are a good choice, as they give a sexy messy hairdo look. The stylist will use thicker rods to style your hair into loose curls. For very curly style, the stylist will use thinner rods. To get perms, you need medium length hair so that hair can be placed around rods, if you don't have enough long hair for perming, then use a curling hair serum on wet hair, and tousle your hair to get softer curls.

Getting Layers

Before perming your hair, get some layered hairstyle cut in your hair, as getting layers will add more to your style. Get the hair in the front cut into shorter length, so some curly locks fall on your forehead and bring attention to your attention. Then, get few layers near the back hair. Remember that the hair needs to be cut into layers before it is permed.

Styling and Caring

Perms contain some harsh chemicals, so you need to use them sparingly. After you get the process done, do not wash your hair for 24 hours at least. This lets the hair perms to develop and also makes them last for a couple of months. Use shampoos and conditioners, which help to deeply moisturize the hair. Use a thick tooth comb to comb your hair every morning. You can also use an anti-frizz curling hair serum on wet hair, and then tousle your hair. Serum will help in frizzy management and add more to the style.

Going Back to Straight Hair

If you don't like the permed hair look, then you can always go back to the stylist and get your hair straightening done. However, you need to wait a few weeks before the services to allow the hair to normalize. A good stylist will be able to straighten your permed hair, with the right hair products and minimize the damage to the hair.

So, use the tips above to find the right kind of perms for you, and visit a stylist to get a cool looking curly hairstyle, which suits you.

Book online - Available at our d3 branch

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Esquire's 'How to leave the barbershop happy' Blogpost

Nothing spells regret like walking out of the barbershop with a great cut but not the one you expected. But just because you're not chopping your own locks doesn't mean you can't maximize your chances of getting exactly what you wanted. You can (and should) strategize before your next trip.
*Trust us—an action plan before is much better than after when it comes to taking a blade to your mane. Read on for three ways to set yourself up for the perfect cut

1. Bring a Reference (or Two)

Don't be afraid of bringing a photo along of your favorite hair model celebrity. An example is the best way to articulate to your stylist (and yourself) what you're looking for in a cut. "Clients always apologize, thinking that it'll somehow offend us or limit our creativity but in reality, it's a more efficient way to communicate a vision and it allows the barber to 'get down to business,'

2. Have Realistic Expectations

Even the best barber can't whip up a David Beckham mane out of thin air. Your cut goals should stay within reason. "A good barber will know how to adapt a style to your face and your hair type, but you have to respect reality. If you have thinning hair, a barber can create the impression of fullness and provide products to fatten up your locks, but you aren't going to leave with more hair than you came in with.

3. Ask Questions—and Take Notes

Men always complain about not being able to recreate the look they got from the barber when they try it themselves. There's a simple solution to this—pay attention during your cut. If anyone's an expert on your hair, it's your barber. Take note of what products or heat tools they use, and ask about their process and at-home tips.

Esquire Magazine 2017

 

 

Booking & Payments Update

As we continue to refine our processes to enhance your experience.
Chaps & Co are very excited to share our new online booking platform with cashless payment feature. 

When booking online, you'll now need to securely add card info to your profile. It's all safely encrypted with PCI compliance, which means we never see your card details.

At the time of booking, you won't be charged! 
After your appointment, you seamlessly pay at the push of a button. 


You're all set! Let's book your next appointment online.

A few 'tips' to keep in mind... for your barber

1. Show up early, expect a wait. 

On barbershop etiquette: a man’s haircut takes time. A man’s haircut is important. And therefore, a man should not be perceivably sore if their barber is behind schedule. Likewise: show up early. Respect their schedule.

2. Loyalists are top:

When you find a barber, follow him (or her) to the ends of the earth. But how do you find one and when do you know? Referrals are the easiest. We’ve been here. We cannot recommend these guys enough. And remember, you’re not looking for a conversationalist, you’re looking for an exceptional cut. Keepers always have a great memory. If they understand your hair by the second visit (i.e., growth patterns, the way it falls), and the cut is noticeably better than the first, you’re well on your way.

3. Be overly descriptive. 

“Just a little off the top.” “Uh, clean me up.” “Whatever you want. Something simple.” These are things no barber wants to hear. Get personal. Tell ‘em what you don’t like and ask how they can fix it. Ask them if there’s a term for that. And do not be abashed by bringing a picture. Ten out of ten barbers say it really does help.

4. Tip well. Tip always. 

Goes without saying. Standard is AED20. Anything more, they’ll remember you and take note.

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