Longing for Classics
Civilized life can take away a lot of the fun toys people, especially men, like to play with. Big guns, fast cars and beautiful blades of fine, folded steel, all of these things are limited for the safety of people; safety is the first concern of any civilization, and anyone with children running around. Even shaving tools have been made less dangerous, which is probably good since razor blades are used on the neck and face; the money maker of a man should be handled with care and safety. Even so, sometimes it would be nice to see a few more masculine habits and hobbies from a more classical age.
So Much Missing
Barber shops were once a place that men could go to get more than a bowl cut or a buzz cut; they used to be places where men’s hair, head and facial, were sculpted like art to lend to their own personal presence. Men might know how to shave themselves, they may not, since shaving required a straight razor, attention to detail and a delicate touch, but it was still a gentlemanly thing to do to go to a barber shop for a professional style. Continue reading