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MEET THE BARBER 14 - PAPPAS

  Mr Maroosh     22-10-2014     Comments (0)

MEET THE BARBER 14 - PAPPAS ABOUT PAPPAS UTRECHT My name is Erwin van de water. Born in 1971 and I have been a barber since 1988. I opened my first shop in 1992 and my second in 1995 together with a partner. After a while I decided I needed a change and sold my shares. That’s when I started Pappas ten years ago. . . . . . . CONTACT DETAILS PAPPAS: VOORSTRAAT 106 3512 AV UTRECHT THE NETHERLANDS . . . . . . WHAT GOT YOU INTO BARBERING? Poverty. Seriously. I come from a family of construction workers. Carpenter. Painters. That type of work is nothing for me. So, I started helping out a friend of my sister who owned a hairdressers ‘salon. I especially liked working with clippers. I decided to go to barber school and that’s how it all started. WHAT DOES THE PROFESSION OF BARBERING MEAN TO YOU? AND WHAT IS THE...

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SHAVING FACT 8 – HAIR PER SQUARE CENTIMER

  Mr Maroosh     22-10-2014     Comments (0)

SHAVING FACT 8 – HAIR PER SQUARE CENTIMER   The average person has about 615 hairs per square cm.  

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SHAVING FACT 7 – SHAVING LOCATIONS

  Mr Maroosh     22-10-2014     Comments (0)

SHAVING FACT 7 – SHAVING LOCATIONS   The majority of men, 84%, shave at the sink. Another 15% of men shave in the shower.  

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SHAVING FACT 6 – SHAVING TIME

  Mr Maroosh     22-10-2014     Comments (0)

SHAVING FACT 6 – SHAVING TIME A man spends on average 3,5 minutes for a shave.  

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SHAVING FACT 5 – BEARD TAX

  Mr Maroosh     22-10-2014     Comments (0)

SHAVING FACT 5 – BEARD TAX   PeterThe Great of Russia imposed a tax on beards, which was collected at every town gate.  

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SHAVING FACT 4 – AMOUNT OF STROKES TO SHAVE THE FACE

  Mr Maroosh     22-10-2014     Comments (0)

SHAVING FACT 4 – AMOUNT OF STROKES TO SHAVE THE FACE   On average it will take between 100 and 600 strokes to shave an entire face. As you removes as much skin cells as hairs while shaving, it’s not hard to realize that this has a damaging effect on the skin. Even more reason to start using proper shaving products to prepare you skin before the shave and take care of it afterwards.  

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SHAVING FACT 3 – HAIR GROWS FASTER DURING DAYTIME

  Mr Maroosh     22-10-2014     Comments (0)

SHAVING FACT 3 – HAIR GROWS FASTER DURING DAYTIME   Hair grows faster during the day than at night.  

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SHAVING FACT 2 – HAIR GROWS AT A RATE OF 1 CENTIMER PER MONTH

  Mr Maroosh     22-10-2014     Comments (0)

SHAVING FACT 2 – HAIR GROWS AT A RATE OF 1 CENTIMER PER MONTH 1 centimeter per month or 0.35 millimeters a day is the rate at which hair grows.  

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SHAVING FACT 1 – A MAN SHAVES ON AVERAGE 20.000 TIMES IN HIS LIFE

  Mr Maroosh     22-10-2014     Comments (0)

SHAVING FACT 1 – A MAN SHAVES ON AVERAGE 20.000 TIMES IN HIS LIFE A man will shave on average 20.000 times in his life. That’s about 60.000 minutes. To put in perspective. That’s six weeks of non stop shaving!  

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SHAVING MYTH 7 – SHAVING MAKES MY TAN FADE FASTER

  Mr Maroosh     22-10-2014     Comments (0)

SHAVING MYTH 7 – SHAVING MAKES MY TAN FADE FASTER   Nonsense. Shaving off a tan is impossible. We would even advice the opposite. Shaving removes the top layer of dead skin cells and therefore enhances your tan.  

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SHAVING MYTH 6 – SHAVING EVERYDAY DAMAGES THE SKIN

  Mr Maroosh     22-10-2014     Comments (0)

SHAVING MYTH 6 – SHAVING EVERYDAY DAMAGES THE SKIN   This is not necessarily true. It all comes down to  quality shaving products  and proper shaving technique. Shaving with a sharp razor actually helps to exfoliate the top layer of dead skin cells.  

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SHAVING MYTH 5 – ALCOHOL IS NECESSARY FOR PROPER AFTERCARE

  Mr Maroosh     22-10-2014     Comments (0)

SHAVING MYTH 5 – ALCOHOL IS NECESSARY FOR PROPER AFTERCARE   Quite the opposite. Alcohol causes the skin moisture to evaporate and therefore dries out the skin. Using a  moisturizing aftershave balm  gives better results  

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SHAVING MYTH 4 - SHAVING WITHOUT WATER IS NOT THAT BAD

  Mr Maroosh     26-05-2014     Comments (0)

SHAVING MYTH 4 - SHAVING WITHOUT WATER IS NOT THAT BAD   The single most important thing for a comfortable shave is warm water. Dry hairs have the same elasticity modulus as a copper wire. Warm waters softens this significantly. The function of shaving cream is to keep your skin moist.

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SHAVING MYTH 3 - APPLYING MUCH PRESSURE GIVES A CLOSE SHAVE

  Mr Maroosh     19-05-2014     Comments (0)

SHAVING MYTH 3 - APPLYING MUCH PRESSURE GIVES A CLOSE SHAVE   Too much pressure is one of the main reasons of men getting nicks and cuts. Apply as little pressure as possible for a close and comfortable shave. When you feel you more pressure is needed, it's time to change blades.  

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SHAVING MYTH 2 - NEW RAZOR BLADE CAUSES MORE NICKS

  Mr Maroosh     12-05-2014     Comments (0)

SHAVING MYTH 2 - NEW RAZOR BLADE CAUSES MORE NICKS   It's the absolute opposite. A new razor blade causes LESS nicks and cuts. When you use a new blade, just make sure you apply as little pressure as possible.  

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SHAVING MYTH 1 - HAIR GROWS BACK THICKER AFTER SHAVING

  Mr Maroosh     05-05-2014     Comments (0)

SHAVING MYTH 1 - HAIR GROWS BACK THICKER AFTER SHAVING   It is a common belief that hair grows back thicker after shaving it. This is however absolutely not true. The thickness and darkness of your hairs are determined genetically and by hormones and not by the number of times you shave it.  

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MEET THE BARBER 13 - ROY&SONS MALMÖ

  Mr Maroosh     05-02-2014     Comments (0)

MEET THE BARBER 13 - ROY&SONS MALMÖ ABOUT ROY&SONS MALMÖ In a previous interview Peter, founder of Roy & Sons, shared his story and vision with us. In this interview, a second generation barber and creative director at Roy & Sons talks on the creative aspect of the profession. Johan Rönnow is based in Malmö where a second Roy & Sons barbershop is located. Together with Peter they push the concept forward and make sure it fits the modern gentlemen while keeping the tradition intact. . . . . . . contact details ROY&SONS MALMÖ: Davidshallstorg 9 211 45 Malmö Sweden . . . . . . TELL US A LITTLE BIT ABOUT YOURSELF AND YOUR WORK AT THIS BARBERSHOP? I grew up in this industry. Like Peter, who founded Roy & Son, I’m a second generation barber. Through the years I have worked with education, photo...

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MEET THE BARBER 12 - JOE AND CO

  Mr Maroosh     29-01-2014     Comments (0)

MEET THE BARBER 12 - JOE AND CO   ABOUT JOE AND CO I already had a very established independent boutique unisex salon in soho (theloungesoho.co.uk) that had been open for 16 years and we had a very healthy share of loyal male clients. The feedback I kept hearing from these guys was that they ended up at the lounge soho because they wanted more then what there local barbershop offered; they wanted to be able to book an appointment, have time taken over their service, be in a modern interior and have a haircut and advice that what above the usual short back and sides clipper experience; I got the feeling that their hair and style was important to them and they wanted to go to the best salon and did not mind paying a premium. . . . . . . Contact details Joe and Co: 7 Greens Court W1F 0HQ Soho London The United Kingdom . . . . . . WHAT MOTIVATED...

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MEET THE BARBER 11 - ROY&SONS STOCKHOLM

  Mr Maroosh     22-01-2014     Comments (0)

MEET THE BARBER 11 - ROY&SONS STOCKHOLM ABOUT ROY&SONS STOCKHOLM Roy&Sons is a barbershop where tradition and modernity go hand in hand. The two barbershop, based in Stockholm and Malmö, have a long history and keep the tradition of barbering alive. In this interview, fonder and master barber Peter Mannerstål shares with us his barber story and tells us about his passion for barbering. . . . . . . contact details Roy&Sons Stockholm: Hornsbruksgatan 24 117 34 Stockholm Sweden . . . . . . TELL US A LITTLE ABOUT YOUR BACKGROUND AND HOW DID YOU COME TO WHERE YOU ARE TODAY IN YOUR PROFESSION? I’ve have been in the industry since the 70’s and I started working together with my father Roy Mannerstål who had started his Barbershop in Stockholm 1950. Working side by side with him was what taught me the trade....

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MEET THE BARBER 10 - GARRETT'S BARBER SHOP

  Mr Maroosh     15-01-2014     Comments (0)

MEET THE BARBER 10 - GARRETT'S BARBER SHOP ABOUT GARRETT’S BARBER SHOP Garrett’s Barber Shop is a small shop in the suburbs of Hartford, CT. The shop has been in business for over 40 years and currently is owned by Garrett Kenny who bought the barber shop from the previous owner, Liugi, 14 years ago. He has two barbers/friends that work with him, Danielle and Elias. In this interview, Garrett tells us about his background and passion for the profession. . . . . . . contact details Garrett’s Barber Shop: 1204 Farmington Ave. 24 Berlin, CT 06037 USA . . . . . . WHY DID YOU DECIDE TO BECOME A BARBER? As a kid I always loved going to the barber shop and as I got older and needed to think about a career, I decided to go to a vocational high school and take hairdressing and barbering. I was licensed by age 17 and began working in...

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Mr Maroosh is a shaving brand based in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. It's aim is to help men improve their shaving experience by offering a systematic, step-by-step approach to shaving. An approach that brings back the joy of a clean and comfortable shave. The products are straight forward, timeless, and smell incredible.

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