Two things men can count on to scrub up well are a shave and the haircut - but the rise in men's grooming has seen many stores turn what used to be a daily ritual into sheer extravagance. So where can a man get a shave and a trim that won't break the bank?Monday, 8 April, 2013, 3:09am
You'd have to be a fashion recluse to be unaware of the hair-icane that has taken men's grooming by storm. Pick up any recent men's magazine and you will find superheroes Andrew 'Spider-man' Garfield, Christian 'Batman' Bale or Michael 'Prometheus' Fassbender gracing the covers with a bit of scruff and fuzz.15 Aug 2012 - 10:54pm
The art of shaving has a long history, and although many traditional makers of shaving products are stuck in their tired, tried-and-tested methods, one new brand is hoping to (literally) change the face of the modern man.4 Nov 2011 - 12:00am
Steven Tyler, one of the judges on American Idol, could be credited for spearheading the hottest trend of the summer. Ditto for actresses Miley Cyrus, Jennifer Love Hewitt and Hilary Duff, who have sported slender, coloured feathers in their hair, igniting a fashion fad that started in Los Angeles, and is now spreading across America - and beyond.8 Jul 2011 - 12:00am
Her skill may be better than many hairdressers and barbers in the city, but Vivian Tam Sau-kuen's customers do not pay a cent for their snips.
In fact, Tam hasn't charged anyone for a haircut for 18 years. She is the leader of a volunteer hairdressing and barbering team which provides free services to hospital patients, the elderly and those with mental illness.8 Nov 2010 - 12:00am
We asked a few of the men in our office what it would take for them to pick up a copy of GLOW. Predictably enough, features with 'scantily clad women' was the top response, but it was followed by 'an old-fashioned barber's shave'.19 Oct 2009 - 12:00am
In February, CitySeen spoke to newly arrived Italian hairstylist Lorena Severi, who followed her husband to Hong Kong for business and found herself working at one of the salons run by star stylist Kim Robinson. Now the tai-tai turned hairdresser has left Robinson's salon and is running two franchised salons.11 Sep 2009 - 12:00am
Julian Cheng Chong-kwan, senior education manager at Toni & Guy Academy, takes pride in creativity and finds joy in training talented young hairdressers
I have been working in the hairdressing business since I was 18. Apart from work in salons, I also do styling for fashion shows, commercial photo shoots and movies.25 Oct 2008 - 12:00am
Hong Kong boasts numerous creative stylists, but salons lack proper management and a structured training system25 Oct 2008 - 12:00am
Barbers at the only old-style Shanghainese salon in Central hung up their scissors and put away their razors yesterday after 45 years of service, leaving loyal customers fretting about where to go next.
The five staff at the Shanghai New Man Wah Hair-Dressing Company, all over 70, spent their last day sprucing up more than 30 clients.26 Apr 2008 - 12:00am