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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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3 IN 1 Face Balm by Burke Avenue

3 IN 1 Face Balm by Burke Avenue

Guys, you already know how much I stress the need to use an aftershave balm after shaving. So, it should hopefully makes sense that I spent the better part of  last year and this year developing one that would effectively complement Burke Avenue’s Moisturizing Shave Cream, while also optimizing skin repair. That said, I am [...]

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5 Ways To Shave A Tough Beard

5 Ways To Shave A Tough Beard

I’ve been asked to answer two questions… (1) How does someone determine if they have a tough beard? and (2) How do guys with tough beards get a more comfortable shave? So let’s start by first identifying if you have a tough beard. Here are a few of the signs: You have an afternoon shadow, not a 5 o’clock one. You cannot [...]

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5 Shaving Tips You Need To Know For Winter

5 Shaving Tips You Need To Know For Winter

Cold weather can wreak havoc on your skin. Especially, for parts of the skin that are shaved several times a week or every day, for some. Being already more susceptible to being dry, sensitive and irritated, a freshly shaved face is no-match for what these cold winter months can bring with them. Unless, of course, [...]

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Can My Face Truly Handle A Razor?

Can My Face Truly Handle A Razor?

I get asked a lot of questions about grooming. So much so that a lot of what you read on this site is inspired by those very questions. One that I am asked more often than any other is… “Can my face handle a razor?”. Now, most of the time this question is coming from men that [...]

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Does Shaving Make Your Skin Darker?

Does Shaving Make Your Skin Darker?

A good shave can reveal a lot. A clean face, the shape of your jaw… and for some darkened skin. If you have noticed darker skin on your face from shaving it isn’t just the lighting… it is indeed a “real thing” that may actually be happening to you! Let’s start with WHY it’s happening: The aggressive nature of shaving, whether it’s with [...]

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The Naked Truth About A Failed Dream

The Naked Truth About A Failed Dream

Around this time of the year it has become the norm for me to put together some sort of holiday themed suggestion list of grooming ideas and items. However, this year I have decided to go “against-the-grain” and offer something that I personally cannot put a price-tag on. A few weeks ago a good friend [...]

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Burke Avenue by Craig the Barber

Burke Avenue by Craig the Barber

Guys, It’s been a long time coming, and I’m happy that you are the 1st to hear and see the news! Burke Avenue by Craig the Barber is the name of my new grooming line and as many of you already know, the first product is my Moisturizing Shave Cream. I began my barbering career [...]

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Movember – Join the Movement!

Movember – Join the Movement!

Grow a Mo, save a Bro! Guys the month of Movember is here again, and if you start seeing guys everywhere growing and wearing mustaches it’s for a good reason! The international charity event called Movember, has been raising money and awareness for the silent killers plaguing us as a community of men for 13 [...]

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MY BIG ANNOUNCEMENT!

MY BIG ANNOUNCEMENT!

Hey guys! As promised a few weeks ago, I had an announcement to make and here it is! Please, take a look and give me your thoughts. I’m excited to share this journey with you all! [...]

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