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How to get a professional cut for formal occasions

Picture this. You just got invited to a formal event. You’re excited to dress up, socialize, and eat great food, but you’re feeling a little anxious about your appearance. Do you know how to get a professional cut for formal occasions?

Looking and feeling your best is important, especially at a formal event. Below, we’ll share our best tips and tricks for feeling like a whole new person on event day.

Here’s the secret to looking your best at formal occasions

Think back to the last formal event you attended. Was there at least one person there who really stood out to you? Chances are they had a great haircut.

A professional haircut can make a huge difference in your overall appearance. A barber can help you choose a hairstyle that flatters your face shape, hair type, and outfit. They also use high-quality products and tools to achieve the perfect, polished look that lasts all day.

Want a clean look? Follow these four tips for working with your barber

Seeing your barber is the best way to look and feel your best on the event day. Here are a few things you can do if you want to know how to get a professional cut for formal occasions.

Book your appointment early. Timing is everything. Get in touch with your barber as soon as you open that invitation. This way, you’re guaranteed to have the best time slot.

Consider a cleaner cut. When choosing a hairstyle, neat and tidy is the way to go. Popular options include the side part, the undercut, the pompadour, the slick back, and the buzz cut.

Trust your barber. Remember, your barber has seen the good, bad, and ugly of haircuts. Take their advice seriously, and you’ll end with a formal-friendly cut that fits your hair type and face.

Ask your barber for a day-of styling routine. Most men get a great cut, look sharp for an afternoon, and go back to the same old grooming habits the next day. Not this time. Ask your barber to talk you through the styling process and hair products they use. Write it down step-by-step, then practice the styling process several times before the event.

We know how to make men look and feel their best. Let’s get to it.

Have a special event coming up? Don’t wait until the last minute. Book an appointment online today.

Meet the Author

George Burrola, aka “George The Classic Barber,” is widely considered to be among the finest barbers in Fort Worth, earning a reputation over his 20-year career as a master of fades, straight razor shaves, and innovative skin care techniques.

George holds a barber’s license from the state of Texas and continues to deliver exceptional cuts and good company for generations of Fort Worth men and their sons.

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