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Carter and Bond: London’s hidden grooming gem

Hidden a few streets away from Latimer Road station, tucked inside a studio unit on the corner of a housing estate, is one of London’s finest hidden grooming gems. Carter and Bond, established in 2002, offers traditional cut and shave services of the highest quality, as well as a store touting a range of superb male grooming products sourced from …

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Gerald LynchCarter and Bond: London’s hidden grooming gem
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Gentlemans Relish – the return of the barber shop

Yesterday evening I headed to Gentlemans Relish in Clerkenwell for some head and face topiary. My hair was long, misshapen, permanently unruly and I’d not shaved for a few days, so this assignment was perfectly timed. A brief run down of the company – Paul Jackson opened the company’s first salon in Colchester in 2007 and has been steadily expanding …

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M(o)ustache update – World Beard & Moustache Championships 2007; Brits granted entry to Best Sports M(o)ustache of All Time

Boy, those moustached fellas don’t miss a trick.

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ShinyMediaM(o)ustache update – World Beard & Moustache Championships 2007; Brits granted entry to Best Sports M(o)ustache of All Time

Men and tweezers

Over at See Jack Shop he is discussing eyebrow grooming, but I’m not so sure that UK men are that up for some magnifying mirror and tweezer action. I’ve seen Japanese men with shaved eyebrows but apart from a few averted monobrow massacres and uber-gay men who also wear foundation you don’t see many groomed eyebrows. I can understand some …

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