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No Shave November gathering Dec. 1st

For all you men participating in Movember or No Shave November, you’re going to want to join us on Thursday Dec. 1st from 5-8pm for our beard and mustache competition. We’ll have an evening of fun, prizes, a beard and mustache contest, discounts for all those in attendance, cold drinks, and more! We hope you and some of your manliest bro’s will join us.

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November Class – Beard Care – Nov. 17th @7pm

Join us for our monthly shaving series classes. This month’s topic will be beard care and will be on Thursday, November 17th at 7:00pm. Our master barber Chuck will talk about things you may not know about growing and maintaining a beard, how to properly clean, trim and maintaining a stylish and healthy beard. As always our classes are FREE and open to the public, and we will have complimentary beverages while you come and learn. RSVP’s appreciated but not required. You can RSVP by clicking “Interested” on this Facebook Event page (and you’ll get a handy Facebook reminder) or by calling the shop at 405-607-1197.

Also, make sure to block your calendar every month, as our ongoing mens grooming classes are the 3rd Thursday of every month at 7pm.

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New Video – Hair Product Tips!

In this video, barber Kourtney breaks down the most common types of mens hair products and how to choose the right one for your hair type.

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Intro To Shaving Class – Wednesday, October 19th

Join us Wednesday, October 19th at 7pm for the reboot of our popular shaving classes. It’s FREE to attend, and we’ll be serving complimentary beverages. Chuck our Master Barber will be teaching the basic principles of shaving and how to get the perfect shave, so you can shave like your grandpa used to! We’ll have plenty of staff on hand to answer all your questions, and allow time for shopping if you choose to get you shaving like a pro! RSVP at 405-607-1197. Watch this video for more info:

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The Gentleman’s Guide To Fragrance

Did you know 80% of men don’t wear any type of fragrance on a regular basis?  Well why should you wear a fragrance all the time you ask?  Here are a few reasons why fragrance should be a part of your daily getting ready routine:

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How To Create A Hot Towel At Home

The best thing about going to a barbershop to get a shave is the hot towel process that is put on your face.  It is incredibly relaxing and soothing.  The reason a hot towel is placed on your face before your shave to begin with is the towel softens the hair on your face so you can get a closer shave that lasts longer.  

If you don’t have a chance to make it into a barber anytime soon, here’s how you can recreate the hot towel process at home:

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Common Grooming Mistakes Gentleman Shouldn’t Make

Gentleman: noun

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  1. a chivalrous, courteous, or honorable man.
  2. “he behaved like a perfect gentleman”

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  1. a polite or formal way of referring to a man.
  2. “opposite her an old gentleman sat reading”

It doesn’t say anywhere that a gentleman should be making rookie mistakes in his grooming.  Here are a few common blunders and how to avoid them:

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Finance Goals Every Gentleman Should Have

Gentleman should always be aware of how much money is in their bank account, savings, and how much in debt he is.  You’re not in your 20’s anymore, having to check your balance on multiple cards to see which one to use isn’t funny anymore, it’s embarrassing.  Here are a few financial goals every man should have.

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Life Hacks To Keep Your Skin Clear

 

 

 

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So you’re getting ready for a date and you notice a spot on your forehead smack dab in the middle.  SOS!  Acne can be inconvenient and embarrassing.  We are not doctors, and you should consult a dermatologist if your skin isn’t healing properly from acne or if you have a large breakout.  Here’s a few tips to help avoid it before it starts: (more…)

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How To Travel Like The Ultimate Gentleman

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You want to travel in style but you feel like you’re limited due to the guidelines of today’s time?  Whether its for pleasure or work, you should still be an ultimate gentleman. It may not be the heyday of air travel anymore, but you can still travel like a proper, polite man.  Here’s how:

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