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History of the Barbers   Barbers have their root origins as far back as the Ancient Egyptians. The Egyptians were well-known for their personal grooming, from makeup to hair care. In their time, barbers and groomers were among the most well-respected of society. The Ancient Greeks also regarded barbers as men of high society. Men wore their hair cropped and beards long and perfectly styled. Barbers were in high demand, and the profession became a popular one. Fast forward to the Middle Ages. Barbers were not only tasked with hair and grooming; they also performed dental extractions and minor surgeries. At the time, clergymen were the only people authorized for major surgery, and when they became overloaded with patients, they trained barbers to perform surgery. It’s hard to imagine going to a barber shop to have your appendix removed, but barbers were the only other people familiar enough with surgical […]