How To Become a Barber in Texas

I am so glad you asked how to become a barber in the state of Texas! Read on to learn about the details of Blade Craft Barber Academy as well.

What Is Barbering?

Barbering is an overarching term for a person that is licensed that would be able to offer haircuts, beard shaping, skin treatments, an array of hair coloring, as well as use straight razor shaving, you may also become equipped in offering manicures

How do you become a barber?

Every state is different. In the state of Texas, it is required that you obtain 1000 physical clock hours to learn an array of hairstyling haircuts, skin treatments, and hairdressing techniques. You will also learn how to pass the written exam that covers topics ranging from microbiology, skin conditions, sanitation, and disinfection procedures.

The practical exam will be timed and you will be demonstrating to a proctor the following:

  • Haircut
  • Facial
  • Straight razor shave
  • Manicure
  • Sanitation
  • Among other hot tools, styling techniques, and chemical processes

The exact sites of the tests vary so ensure that the school you are enrolling in understands about these.

Once you’ve completed the 1000 hours, you then qualify to obtain the written and practical exams. Upon passing these you then pay a fee for the actual license. In the state of Texas awesome this reading.

A barbers license is valid for two years (check on the TDLR website for timely length) at which point you then renew it.

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What makes Blade Craft Barber Academy stand out from other Beauty and Barber schools?

Blade Craft Barber Academy is extremely involved in the community of Deep Ellum. The main reason for that is we believe that every barber creates a positive impact in their world in their respective communities.

Throughout the program, not only are you going to be in a beautiful, well-designed environment that is realistic to a real-world barbershop setting, but you will also be learning the nuances of the intangibles. It’s what makes you successful in this career. State board exams can only test competency and the prevention of spreading diseases.

At Blade Craft Barber Academy we strive to prepare our graduates in an array of business fundamentals ranging from how to build trust over for finances, basics, and accounting as well as teaching how to create true relationships that make being a barber, a career of connection.

At Blade Craft Barber Academy we also believe that our graduates are going to meet with different obstacles or experiences after the program and they will always know they are welcome to reach back out in case they are needing a resource or a connection. Our curriculum is not only comprehensive to exceed the state board exams, but they are meant to exceed real world
success plans.

Even the products that we use to create the best experience for every barbering service are always top of the line. We are proud to make our lather the old-school traditional way to ensure the most relaxing and thorough, traditional straight razor shave techniques. All of our students graduate, feeling confident with their straight razor as well as being an asset to any business that they go into.

If you’re having any questions about the career of barbering do understand that it can also be an avenue for entrepreneurship or working with small businesses. What that means is that you could be working with somebody or you could be creating a business that is very involved in the community you are in. This allows for great networking and connection!

At Blade Craft Barber Academy, we look forward to meeting you and we hope that during your tour you decide that we’re the best choice for your journey to become a barber!

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