Chris Foster announces launch of the first ever hairdresser training App

foss academy logoAward-winner and leading male hairdresser Chris Foster, has launched a ground-breaking training tool for elite hair professionals, in the form of an iPad App.

The Foss Academy App revolutionises the way in which hairdressers and barbers work, providing education in the form of video tutorials which cover the fundamentals, as well as more advanced techniques.

Consisting of four Training Channels, offering 25 high-definition tutorial videos and photographic step-by-step walkthroughs, users can choose from Barbering, Cutting, Design and Shaving, and can be downloaded from ITunes now at an introductory price of £3.99 until 30th June 2013.

Chris Foster’s mantra is “Innovate or die”, and the Foss Academy App is the first tool produced to support and educate barbers specifically. Also featured in the app are 11 inspirational galleries showcasing Chris’ creative work.

The app is designed to support the Foss Academy, coined as the “Foss-Academy-to-go”, hair professionals are able to watch and learn from the tutorials without having to commit to any great length of time, and can be downloaded anywhere, anytime. The videos are concise and will help hair professionals refine their techniques.


The Foss Academy


For those left hungry for more, The Foss Academy specialises in delivering prestigious education to the men’s grooming market. They have a portfolio of training courses designed for individual stylists looking for career development, salon chains seeking to gain a competitive edge and enhance their services, as well as other training organisations wanting to expand their education offerings.

The courses are grouped into four main categories; The Core, The Creative, The Specialist and The Refinery, all of which are endorsed by the British Barbers Association.

The Foss Academy is also very unique in that Chris can deliver his training courses in your workplace, reducing time, travel and expense for the stylist or salon owner. Full course details can be found on the website

Chris Foster is dedicated to providing education through his elite men’s grooming training to ambitious and progressive stylists who want to achieve the highest level of technical excellence.