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Burke Avenue’s New Barbershop

Burke Avenue’s New Barbershop

Guys, here’s a quick story. 12 years ago I moved to Los Angeles with the goal of opening a barbershop named, The Men’s Room. But, little did I know that this very name (www.themensroom.com) would be an instrument used to share my men’s grooming knowledge and barbering skills to the world. Today, I picked this [...]

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Hair Meet Spring.

Hair Meet Spring.

What good is a great haircut if if you’re unsure how to care for it? And this is especially true as the temperature begins to rise, finally! With Spring quickly approaching it brings with it some really exciting changes, one of course is warmer weather! But with that warmer weather, comes some required grooming preparation to [...]

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A Dandruff Shampoo That Works And Smells Good!

A Dandruff Shampoo That Works And Smells Good!

How many times a week are you bombarded by the smell of medicated shampoo in your gym’s locker room? For me, it’s pretty much daily! And, since I’m there essentially the same time every day, so is the mystery guy with his signature medicated shampoo air freshener. Yes, I’m mostly kidding about this because there [...]

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How To Choose The Right Shampoo

How To Choose The Right Shampoo

How much time do we really spend on choosing the best shampoo for our hair? Apparently not much at all based on this funny graph I found on Facebook. And, for good reason! I mean, how interested are we really about getting the right shine, bounce, or texture for our hair? Usually it’s all about the right smell, [...]

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Yea, That Was “My Bad”!

Yea, That Was “My Bad”!

Ok, let me get these two words off of my chest. I’m sorry! I’m sure some of you are probably thinking, “sorry for what Craig?”. Well, I’m apologizing for not holding up my end of the bargain to remain consistent with the content on this site. I started this blog 8 years ago in an effort [...]

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Oily hair? Try the beer wash!

Oily hair? Try the beer wash!

Yeah I said it…! I bet you didn’t know that one way to cut the excess oil buildup is to wash your hair with lemon juice (1 lemon + 1 cup or water); however, my favorite is a beer wash. Beer gets the scalp squeaky clean, and leaves your hair shiny and oil free! Not into [...]

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Your hair is oily. So what do you do?

Your hair is oily. So what do you do?

<< ROTF!! Only one of the funniest movies ever made! It’s a #ComingToAmerica scene, for you young fellas out there. But seriously, I always tend to receive a lot more emails regarding oily hair during the warmer months. So below is a list of solutions, and the reason oily hair happens in the first place. Because honestly, what good is a [...]

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Summer = (shaves + haircuts) x 2

Summer = (shaves + haircuts) x 2

Does that equation make any sense? Well maybe not to you, but your body understands… You see, during the summer months the human body has to work faster and harder to help the body cool down. This leads to faster cell division due to more efficient blood circulation throughout the body, which, among other things, causes [...]

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Helping You. Help Your Barber!

Helping You. Help Your Barber!

Has a barber ever given you a bad haircut? What about a bad shave?  I know I’ve received a few.  So here are a few ways to make your haircut or shave experience better, so you won’t have to keep searching for a new barber! Client: “Just a trim” – is not a description of a [...]

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MYTH BUSTED: I Can Train My Hair

MYTH BUSTED: I Can Train My Hair

I have seen so many clients who told me they were in the process of “hair training.” I get it… I once believed that was possible, too! In fact, I believe it was my best-friend who told me that “brushing, combing or parting my hair a certain way, would make my hair stay that way.” [...]

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