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Importance of Regular Haircuts

»Posted on Oct 2, 2012 in stylists tips

Importance of Regular Haircuts

Of course it is always advised that you go for regular hair cuts in order to do away with split ends and hair loss. Keeping your hair short would enable you to maintain (dries up and sets faster after showers) it better and experiment with a whole list of short hairstyles.  

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Drying Your Hair After A Shower

»Posted on Oct 1, 2012 in stylists tips

Drying Your Hair After A Shower

Many individuals tend to just rub their head strongly with a towel immediately after showering. Even though this practice would dry your hair faster, it would break the same as well. Wet hair is very gentle and can easily break with too much force.

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Why a traditional barber’s shave?

»Posted on Jul 2, 2012 in stylists tips

Why a traditional barber’s shave?

A cut throat shave is great for the skin Apart from the fact that it is a great experience, the barber’s shave with hot towels and a cut throat razor  is very hard working in itself and great for your skin. The shave is much closer than you are likely to achieve in front of the bathroom mirror, and most men regard it as their own version of a skin maintenance programme.   Removes razor bumps and in-growing hairs During the traditional barber’s shave, the blade removes up to 4 layers of dead skin cells – so it is like an exfoliation treatment. The shave itself is especially good for getting rid of in-growing hairs as the cut throat razor literally pulls each of them out. You will see blood spots (they are little spots of blood caused by pulling...

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The traditional barbers shave

»Posted on Jul 2, 2012 in stylists tips

The traditional barbers shave

Step One : Firstly we place a hot towel over your face. The heat from the towel softens your stuble and opens the pores. The hot towel also just feels great and relaxing. Step Two : We then use a badger brush to whip up a shaving lather using the highest quality shaving creams and oils. We then apply the shave cream on to your face using the badger brush. The badger brush is used as the badger hairs retain their heat and ensure that the lather feels warm when applied. Using a circular motion, the badger hair brush prepares the hair for the shave. Step Three : We then slowly work down either side of your face, your upper lip area and then your chin and neck area using slow downward strokes. This is the first shave. Step Four : After re-lathering of your face, we...

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Looking after your beard

»Posted on Jul 2, 2012 in stylists tips

Looking after your beard

If you are sporting a beard, as is increasingly fashionable then here are a few tips to help you make sure that it is proudly displayed and well groomed rather than looking either shabby or over-styled. The overall effect of a beard or stubble should be that it looks natural yet tidy. Your beard should not look out of place in the board room. Make sure that its growth is even and covers all the main parts of your face. There is nothing worse than an un-even beard. If hair doesn’t grow in a particular part of your face, then it is probably best to not have a beard at all. Try and keep the shape as natural as possible. The over-styled, designer beards of the recent past are (in our opinion) decidedly naff. Keep your beard well trimmed and groomed. There is no real...

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