THREE WORDS TO DESCRIBE TICO: Funny, Outgoing, Happy
With almost two decades of experience within the industry, Tico has mastered various techniques from leading global academies. He has gained experience and knowledge from UK academies such as Menspire Academy and Ego Barbers and US academies, including the Vidal Sassoon Academy and Paul Mitchell. Through continuous development and dedication to his craft, Tico has perfected many techniques and developed his knowledge to become an industry-leading barber.
Originally from Brazil, Tico moved to the US at a young age and started his career in 2003. After working in salons and barbershops throughout his early life, Tico decided to open his very own innovative barbershop that differentiated from others in the industry. He believed that the industry had become too narrow-minded and thus did not offer enough for the modern man.
His barbershop, Invictus Barber Shop, was founded in 2017 in Coconut Creek, Florida. The shop quickly developed a reputation for providing genuinely awesome haircuts and gained recognition around Florida. It attracted many famous Soccer and Basketball players, UFC fighters, and other celebrities, all lining up to get the perfect cut.
With the business booming, Tico required more skilled barbers to join his team of experts. However, it soon became apparent that a professional barber was harder to find than the first expected. The difficulty of finding skilled barbers resulted in the creation of the Invictus Barber Academy. He began training his staff in his spare time and quickly developed a passion for educating young and upcoming barbers.
Q & A With Tico
Who inspires you?
Jesus , and Vidal Sassoon
Who is your favorite platform artist?
Favorite Ice cream flavor?
Pistachio (sugar-free, I don’t eat sugar)
The most exciting thing you’ve ever done?
Proposed my wife on the Grand Canyon
Las Vegas (I have been 4x already)
If you could be a superhero, what would you want your superpowers to be?
I would be superman and would love to fly
If someone wrote a biography about you, what do you think the title should be?
A boy from a very mall city in Brazil is now living the American dream
Who would you most like to share a cup of coffee or tea with?
One thing people wouldn’t guess about you?
I love to cook and I worked in restaurants before pursuing a barbering career
Written By: Catie Delahanty
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