With black-and-white chandeliers, exposed brick and 1920s vintage vibes, this Nolita shop has the look of a high-end salon, but with a homey feel. Go in for a quick cut ($26), or sit back and relax during a 45-minute hot shave ($50), which includes a mini-facial with a peel-off mask and a massage. Bliss.
Tired of plastic razors? Not quite man enough to give yourself a Crocodile Dundee–style hunting-knife shaving? It’s time to put down the bottle of shaving cream and join the barbershop club. Fellas, a chop-and-shave shop should be a relaxing time filled with great conversation, decent prices and (most importantly) a complimentary whiskey bar—and luckily, Gotham doesn’t lack in ace salons for men. Unkempt and shaven dudes alike will enjoy these barbershops, which offer excellent services that will primp and clean your face—with facials and massages to boot. So when you’re not getting pampered at the best spas for men, go on and treat yourself to a beard trim at one our favorite barbershops in New York. You won’t regret it.
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