Jason Matthew Salon has been named as one of the top 100 salons in the U.S. by American Elle Magazine. Continual growth and education are Josh’s top priorities, both as an educator and a perpetual student.
He graduated from the Aveda Institute, as valedictorian and is certified in multiple advanced cutting and color courses, including Wella’s Cut Craft and Sassoon’s ABC’s.
Josh has been exposed to a multitude of the world’s finest salon education opportunities, which has helped him craft his own unique skills behind the chair. He is a devoted artist who is passionate about helping others achieve success.
In 2015, 2016 and 2017 Josh was a finalist in Behind The Chair’s “#OneShot” Awards and named one of Philadelphia’s best mens hairstylists by Philadelphia Magazine. In 2016 Josh won WELLA’s Regional Trend Vision Awards, along with Sebastian Professionals “What’s Next Awards” People’s Choice award, which was a testament to his dedication and obsession for his craft. In 2017 Wella Professionals North America honored Josh with “The Best Digital Content” Award. Shortly after Estetica Magazine chose Josh to represent North America in “The Mentor: Best Emerging Talent” competition where he won gold, becoming the first American to achieve this prestigious award. Josh specializes in both men’s and women’s haircutting and color.
No offense, man, but look around: The average Philadelphia woman has you beat when it comes to keeping her hair looking modern and fresh. But there’s an easy fix. Here, our panel of man-hair experts tells you what you’re doing wrong, and how to get maximum improvement with minimal effort.
The Stylist: Josh DeMarco of Jason Matthew Salon 1735 Chestnut Street, Rittenhouse, 215-665-8030
Instead of: Your trusty center part.
Try: Slicking back your hair, and cutting the sides short for a more intentional, sleeker undercut.
Sort of like: Brad Pitt
Morning prep time: 10 minutes or less.
Products: “Gel for a wet look; matte putty — I like Sebastian brand — for a dry look,” advises DeMarco. “Finish up with a strong-hold hair spray.”
Maintenance: Go back for a cut every three to four weeks.
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In 2015, distinctive color techniques were in the limelight. From the ever-popular ombre, to flirty pastel hues, heads of hair everywhere were elaborately and daringly hand painted. Yet finishes were curled and loose, and as a result, the haircut took a backseat.
Since the start of 2016, our team has seen tens of thousands of photos, allowing us to engage in a unique type of trend forecasting. This year, HB is seeing the resurgence of shapes; and happily, haircuts are coming back into the frame.
There isn’t a single statement cut – but without a doubt – we are seeing strong, geometric shapes, plus bold elements, that use the hair as fabric to build form. Ultimately, these statement-making cuts will put the attention back onto bone structure, and of course, suitability.
Josh DeMarco breaks down the 5 basic men’s haircuts and gives insight on what it is, who it works best on how, how to achieve it and some ways to finish, tweak and customize the look using shears, razors, clippers and various types of styling products.
Long gone is the era where men relied solely on barbers for haircuts. In an ever-changing industry, there is a growing demand for hairstylists to be able to cut and style men’s hair. And not just cut with scissors. Clippers have made their way into salons and are definitely here to stay. Here I’ll give you a breakdown on 5 classic men’s haircuts and all that you’ll need to accomplish them.