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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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Is Shaving Making Your Skin Darker?

Is Shaving Making 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 is happening: The aggressive nature [...]

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My Ingrown Hairs Keep Coming Back!

My Ingrown Hairs Keep Coming Back!

Ever gone through a long stretch of not having an ingrown hair, and then BAM!… 3 pop out of no where!?! Suddenly you’re left wondering, what you did wrong and when. Well, don’t be too disappointed because there’s a reason it will happen from time to time. Here’s why. Hair has three stages of growth and each strand of [...]

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Stop A Shaving Nick In Under A Minute!

Stop A Shaving Nick In Under A Minute!

Guys let’s face it, shaving nicks are the worst! No one likes them and they take away tons of time when you’re trying to head out the door, So here’s a trick I use whenever i’m in this very bad situation.   Items needed: Cube of ice (1); alum block / or stick; styptic powder Step [...]

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Shaving: Your Face Is “Sensitive”

Shaving: Your Face Is “Sensitive”

I wrote an article several years ago about men visiting the barbershop and claiming that their face was sensitive after they shaved. After a little investigating, I learned that many of them dry shaved or simply didn’t take the time to care for their faces. Since then, I’m happy to say that many of these men have stopped complaining, and have actually [...]

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Itchy Beard? Not A Problem.

Itchy Beard? Not A Problem.

A new beard doesn’t come without a price… All you beard growers know what I’m talking about: the new beard itch! How many of you remember those long days of trying to ignore how itchy your face felt in the beginning? Well, it’s safe to say that if you want to grow a beard you’ll get this itch, [...]

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Smooth it out!

Smooth it out!

Have you ever had a difficult time taming those little hairs in your beard or mustache that are always determined to keep your facial hair from looking its neatest? Many of my clients often struggle with this… Well, here’s a barber trick that I learned a long time ago, that can help you in-between appointments to the barbershop! I [...]

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