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Whether you need to tidy up your facial hair, are looking to ditch the mustache or want to shave your entire head, a straight razor shave is a classic option. Treating yourself to a straight razor shave allows you to sit back, relax and let someone else make you look dapper. Not only is the process a nice escape from the everyday, but straight razor shaves also leave your skin less irritated. For a straight razor shave in the Denver area, stop by one of these salons.
O’Brien’s Tonsorial Parlor
4324 E. 8th Ave.
Denver, CO 80220
This old school barber shop is a relaxed and casual atmosphere in which you can get a full range of barber services. With employees who’ve been cutting hair for years, you can be certain that your barber will give you a classic cut that is exactly what you want. This shop is a no fuss, no muss shop for those who like a casual environment. The barbers are well versed in the art of straight razor shaves and they will make sure that you’re cleaned up and happy with the final result. O’Brien’s only accepts cash so be prepared before you go in.
GQ Barber Lounge
1605 17th St.
Denver, CO 80202
For those who prefer a barber shop with more of a salon feel, GQ Barber Lounge is the place for you. This shop is a salon that caters to men. Offering a full range of salon services, you can get a fashion-forward haircut and a scalp treatment along with your straight razor shave. For those who like color services and other treatment services, GQ Barber Lounge is a go-to salon. Since the salon primarily services male clients, it is acquainted with hair issues that are specific to men and each service is personalized toward the client.
Ollie’s Barber Shop
2638 W. 32nd Ave.
Denver, CO 80211
For five years, Ollie’s Barber Shop has brought classic barber services with a modern twist to the Highlands. Its straight razor shave service includes a pre-shave facial scrub followed by a close shave and finished off with a hot towel. This shop is a favorite for men all over the city, so stop in and give it a whirl. The shop owners support a lot of local artists, so if you’re an art person or a music lover, you will have much to discuss with your stylist.
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Proper Barber Shop
3923 Tennyson St.
Denver, CO 80212
Proper Barber Shop offers the classic barber shop experience with barbers who know how to make you look your best. Whether you’re looking for a quick touch-up or you want to change your whole look, you are in good hands at this shop. The staff is friendly yet professional, and listens to its clients. If you want a look that turns heads, give this shop a visit and treat yourself to a shave and a haircut.
Semion Barber Shop
507 Lincoln St., Suite 102
Denver, CO 80203
With full services and quality stylists at reasonable prices, Semion Barber Shop is the perfect place to rock the straight razor shave. The coed shop offers a laid-back atmosphere with fun employees who know how to tackle hair. Its straight razor shave service is unique in that customers can choose from different oil treatments that suit them and their needs. Guests are also treated to a neck massage. Stop in for a shave and relax.
Alaina Brandenburger is a freelance writer living in Denver. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.