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How Barber Shops Are Making A Comeback

 

Shave And A Haircut

You might be thinking to yourself, man, I’ve really noticed a lot more men’s barber shops around town than there used to be.

You would actually be right, in fact, since 2012 Barbershops have seen nothing but continuous growth in demand, jobs, and most importantly revenue. But why is this? We think it’s safe to say barber shops are on the rise, as are societal expectations as well

Here are some reasons we think trends are changing

Millennials – Noticeably, at the forefront of just about every industry these days, we see more and more younger people with higher incomes than generations past, which means more expendable funds for things like highly professional personal care.

Class Is Trending –  Another reason for the barbershop comeback is the return of the “dashing gentleman.” For a long time now, men have been regarded as lazy in their appearance, having an easy morning routine on their way out to work. These days, women have a higher expectation for a man’s appearance than before. We have gentlemen like Leonardo DiCaprio and Neil Patrick Harris for their ability to “suit up,” to thank for that.

One Word, “Swag.” – The saying dress to impress extends much further than clothing, and any woman would know this. For men however, hair and facial hair haven’t always been on the grooming list when it comes to impression. That’s changed now, and having a fresh haircut has become a priority. Whether it’s for a full service shave with a faded haircut, or your run of the mill shave and a haircut, it’s necessary for looking your best. Sorry guys, caps and beanies no longer fly.

Obviously there are more reasons for rise of Barbershops, we just happen to know how important these reasons are. With that said, you’re probably due for a haircut, and maybe even a full service shave, so contact our barbers today for a men’s haircut today.

Look Fresh For The First Date

 

Lo and behold she said yes. You’ve finally gotten the chance to take the beautiful woman you see everyday on a date. With that being said, it’s time to prepare for your first date with her. Not only does this mean choosing a place to go and making reservations, it means that it’s time to get in shape. Maybe that means working out, but for us, it means you need to get lined up. Here is your checklist for getting everything together for your first date.

 

  • Make a Reservation – Call the restaurant that you desire, and reserve a table for the two of you. Ask for an area of the restaurant that’s somewhat private and dimly lit for a romantic experience.
  • Get A New Outfit – You can’t go on a date with a woman of high caliber and not dress well. We recommend black pants and a dress shirt to show her you not only care about your appearance, but that you care about your date with her.
  • Get a Shave and a Haircut – Your date is going to show up looking fabulous from head to toe. She’ll get her nails done, and maybe a hair cut of her own, so you owe it to her to shave and get a haircut. Dress to impress and show up looking clean!

 

If you’re about to go on a first date with a beautiful woman, you want to do everything in your power to impress her. With a new outfit and a fresh cut, you’re sure to do exactly that. Schedule a hair cut with your Top Rated Local® Barber shop and get ready for that date.

 

Benefits Of Having A Barber

As you go through life, making your day to day stops at the places you frequent, whether it’s your grocery store, or your local watering hole, one of the nicer things about having those regular spots is when they know your name and face. The same can be enjoyed at your local barber shop. There are many benefits to having a barber, but there are even more benefits to being a regular at your local barber shop. Here are the top three benefits of seeing a barber on a regular basis.

 

  1. They Know Who You Are – When you go in for your barber cuts, you’re getting somewhat of a pampering. A great aspect to feeling pampered is when the employees at the establishment know exactly who you are.
  2. They know what you like- Going to the same barber on a regular basis means they know exactly how to care for your hair. They’re aware of your preferences such as the temperature of your towel, or particularities of your haircut. It makes for a smooth experience.
  3. You’re always fresh – Getting your haircut regularly at a barber shop will keep your hair looking it’s best, and if the trends happen to change between your frequent haircuts, you won’t be left out of the know for long at all. You’ll always look fresh and up-to-date.

If you have yet to find a barber that fits all of your needs, or simply doesn’t pamper you the way you deserve, try calling The Men’s Room Barber Shop, to set up an appointment for a haircut.

Top Three Reasons to Use a Barber

For a lot of men, getting pampered is not exactly a priority. But every few weeks, a man is in need of a  haircut. Instead of just getting your run-of-the-mill men’s haircut, why not pamper yourself a little? Getting a haircut at a typical salon, while cheap, is not going to give you the treatment you deserve, and a quality haircut for men is not guaranteed. At a barbershop, you have stylists that are practiced in the art of shaving and men’s haircuts, rather than a stylist that mostly attends to women’s hair. Here are the top three reasons you should choose a barber over a hairstylist.

    1. You get pampered. Getting a full-service men’s haircut is a treat. They start you off with a hot towel around your neck and you also get a shoulder massage as a part of the service.
    2. They take care of all your hair. Not only do you get a men’s haircut tailored to your preferences, but you can get a beard trimming and even have your unpleasant neck and ear hair trimmed for you as well.
    3. It’s for Men. While a barbershop wouldn’t discriminate against women, they are meant to serve men. Barbers are skilled in creating looks for men and men’s haircuts overall. They know what looks good on men, and they know how to create hairstyles for men that are fresh and up-to-date.

There are multiple reasons to see a barber over a hairstylist. The skill they have in men’s haircuts and the overall pampering you receive while there are exactly why you should schedule a consultation with The Men’s Room Barber Shop. The initial consultation is free of charge so don’t hesitate any longer to get a men’s haircut with them today.

 

Start the New Year with a New, Men’s Hairstyle

It’s the start of a new year, and for many of us, we begin to find “the new me.” It’s a time of self discovery and improvement for many aspects of our health, appearance, and overall well-being. Some of us attempt new clothing styles, new lifestyles, such as eating healthier, and getting more exercise. So we join a gym, maybe hire a nutritionist, and get started on the road to an improved self. But doesn’t a healthier you deserve a better looking you? One way to do this is by switching up your hairstyle. So when you join a gym this new year, join a barbershop and start improving your look as well.

 

The best thing about going to a barber isn’t just the haircut. It’s the overall pampering your receive while you’re there. Not only do you get a fresh new men’s hairstyle, but you get treated to a shave as well. You also have the choice to get really creative with your new hairstyle. Barbers are trained in the art of hair and shave, and they are capable of creating a look for you that is not only fresh and looks great, but is uniquely styled for you. So when thinking about switching up your look this new year, give your baber the chance to create a hairstyle that is truly unique and truly new.

 

If you’re tired of the same hairstyles for men, one of the best things you can do is book an appointment with a barber. Whether you want a haircut or a beard trimming, The Men’s Room Barbershop can create a look for you that says, “new year, new me.”

 

Why You Need American Crew Firm Hold This Holiday Season

American Crew AlternatorThe holiday season is here and that means an endless string of social events are headed your way. Gathering with family and friends will fill your social calendar in the coming months. Be sure you are ready for all these festive gatherings by stocking up on American Crew Firm Hold styling gel. Here are three reasons it’s a must-have item for your holiday season:

  • It’s fast. You won’t need to spend any longer than necessary in front of the mirror getting ready for each party. Apply this styling gel to your hair and let it dry. You’ll have shiny, controlled hair that looks amazing and takes seconds to perfect.
  • It keeps you looking good. Those parties can go on and on and on…make sure your styling gel does, too. American Crew Firm Hold won’t dry out your scalp or flake, so you can rest assured that you are looking your best for all those holiday photos.
  • It’s good for your hair. Fortified with B5 vitamins, your hair will look thicker than ever thanks to this styling gel. And because it doesn’t dry out your hair, you won’t need to worry about brittle, dry locks.

Make your pre-party prep as easy as possible when you are getting ready! Stock up on American Crew Firm Hold at the Men’s Room Barbershop today. We can give you the cut and style you need and show you how to use American Crew Firm Hold styling gel to complete your look. Call us at 414-961-9019 or stop by our Oakland Avenue location in Milwaukee today!

American Crew At The Men’s Room Barber Shop

Hello, Milwaukee!

 

Are you looking for a great barbershop to get a haircut and purchase top of the line hair care products like American Crew Shampoo? I’m Chair 2 at The Men’s Room Barber Shop in Milwaukee. As the Cream City’s favorite hair care chair, it is incumbent upon me to tell you about the great look, service, and products you guys will get from The Men’s Room Barber Shop. We feature American Crew hair care products and use them on all our clients. With American Crew Shampoo, you can revitalize your hair and eradicate dry scalp.

We love to chat about hair care products on our blog, just like we like to share what is on the mind of our Brew Town customers. Here’s a question that we recently received and hear often.

Dear Barber Shop Experts,

I have a 15 year old son who is experiencing some flaking and caking from the hair gel he uses. As you might imagine, this is a very embarrassing thing for him as a young teenager. What type of hair care products can I get him, so he doesn’t have to constantly brush the flakes off the shoulder of his shirt? What can I get him to help turn this around?

Thank you for your kind help,

Unsure in Shorewood

 

Dear Unsure,

American Crew Firm Hold is great for styling men’s hair without flaking out their shirts. He can count on the Firm Hold to maintain his style all day and wash out completely that night or the next morning. With American Crew Firm Hold, he will not have that caking or build up that you see from other styling gels that leave residue on the scalp and hair follicles.

Thank you for writing in, and we are looking forward to seeing your son in the shop soon!

Sincerely,

Men’s Room Barber Shop

American Crew Products at The Men’s Room

At The Men’s Room, we are proud of the fact that we can call ourselves the men’s hair style specialists of Milwaukee, when you specialize in just one thing, you tend to be great at it, and we are. Today lets talk about some of the American Crew products that we sell at the shop, because after you visit us and get your fresh cut, you will need some product for upkeep.

Now, if you are someone who thinks of hair product as unnecessary, or you feel that certain products make your hair unnecessarily shiny, keep in mind there is product out there that helps form your hair without making it blind people. Or, your only experience with hair product was that gloppy, sticky stuff that you tried in middle school that made your hair harder than concrete, and made you accidentally impale a soccer ball once.

As horrifying as the hair product in middle school was, it shouldn’t stop you from trying what is out there today. One of the Crew products we sell is called Fiber, (blue top) and it does two things, it firmly holds your hair in place and it also has no shine, making it look effortless. Gone are the days of shinier = firmer hold, try this product out and you will never buy another hair product.

Along with American Crew Fiber, we also sell American Crew Shampoo. The shampoo compliments the product well, and there are an array of shampoos that support fine or thicker hair.

Call us to schedule an appointment today!

4 Men’s Hairstyle Mistakes & How To Avoid Them

Whether it’s the guy on the train with blonde highlights in his caesar cut or the guy from IT refusing to give up his ponytail, there will always be someone we wish we could take to one side and say: “Listen pal, you’re not doing yourself any favors with the hair.” There are few things worse than a bad hairstyle on a well-meaning guy. Here at the Men’s Room Barber Shop, the best place for you to buy American Crew products, we’ve seen this far too many times. Avoid these 10 hairstyle mistakes and ensure you stay on the right side of cool.

  1. Pretending you still have hair when you don’t. Who among us hasn’t looked at the remaining wispy candy floss on a friend’s head and thought: “Just shave it off!” If it’s obviously going, hanging on to what you’ve got (or worse, attempting a comb-over) smacks of insecurity. A close crop suggests the problem has been dealt with decisively.
  2. Experimenting with hair dye. Thankfully the days of frosted tips are long gone. Rarely does dyed hair work in a man’s favour – especially if the colour is meant to camouflage going grey. Instead, embrace your silver fox status in George Clooney fashion.
  3. Ignoring your hair type. Be realistic about the kind of hair you’ve got. Don’t go thinking you can be a goodfella if you’ve got thin blond hair.
  4. Channeling the 90′s. Chances are you probably don’t wear the same shoes, listen to the same bands or have the same girlfriend as you did when you were 15. You should also not have the same haircut.

 

The Men’s Room Barbershop Debunks Hair Loss Myths

There are a ton of things to worry about when it comes to aging and unfortunately your thick and lustrous hair is one of them. An estimated 40 to 50% of men and women will suffer from hair loss by age 50, while the number of hair transplants have climbed by 42% since 2007. But along with the facts also come the myths. For years, people have believed in old wives’ tales about hair growth and hair loss. Here at The Men’s Room Barbershop, your source to buy American Crew online, we’re debunking some of these myths once and for all.

  1. Pull out one gray hair and two will grow back. This one is false! The bad news is most people get grey hair as they age anyway.
  2. Over-shampooing can make you lose your hair. False! Many people may notice they shed daily after they shampoo or brush their hair. Each day 100 to 200 hairs shed and these hair follicles are replaced by other hair follicles entering the growth phase.
  3. Standing on your head makes your hair grow. This one is false, too! As funny as it sounds, we’ve heard this myth quite a few times. Hair loss isn’t a blood flow problem, though. Instead, it’s caused by other factors like age and genetics.
  4. There’s no cure for baldness. False! While there is no “miracle cure” there are certainly many treatments like government-approved drugs, laser therapy procedures or hair transplants.
  5. Hats cause hair loss and baldness. False! Hats do not cause hair loss in any way or form. Period.