Though many people are probably glad not to have to dress in drawstring breeches and neck-ruffs or take a stroll down to the well with a bucket whenever they want to take a bath or, there are certain things they just did better back in the proverbial day. Get a bit of old-school grooming and relaxation and pay R119 for a men’s cut and shave at Barber Lounge and Spa.
Though you won’t find a red-and-white striped pole outside the door, Barber Lounge and Spa is a throwback to the real old-school barbers and private gentlemen’s clubs that are so few and far between today. A stylish and atmospheric salon in Berea’s fashionable Musgrave Road, it offers the ultimate grooming experience with products and services to help you feel on top of your game.
Kicking back in the comfortable urban retreat, you can let your mind an limbs relax while highly qualified staff tend to the ever important task of keeping you looking clean, fresh and well groomed. While standing in front of a mirror every morning is all well and good, there’s nothing quite like letting someone else do all the hard work. even if you’re a five o’clock shadow fan, it’s hard to not feel spiffy and upbeat when you’ve just had a close, clean shave.
Of course, it’s not just your face fuzz that needs a bit of taming every now and then. Though you might not be as strict with the hair on your head, looking neat and tidy never hurt anyone and whether you want the split-ends sliced away or your edges trimmed, the pros at Barber Lounge will make sure your mane is kept well-manicured.
Facial Fact: A store in eastern Columbia sells what it markets as the male alternative to the loofah; the shower hammer, complete with exfoliating spikes.