Drakes of London

Male Grooming & Barber Shops in London

London is home to some of the best traditional barber shops in the UK, many of which have been operating for as long as anyone can remember. Some newer businesses are also going back to the traditional methods when it comes to male grooming, so men’s salons offering classic services like wet shaves and expert beard grooming are becoming more fashionable. Looking perfectly groomed and presentable is of great importance to a lot of men, whether it’s to stay professional for work or simply to maintain a stylish look at all times. Here are some of the best locations in London to get your haircut, facial hair styling and every other barber shop service you could ask for.

Drakes of London

Home of the best barbers in London, offering a full male grooming service.

Areas Covered: London, Fulham

Services: Male grooming, men’s hair removal including men’s waxing, traditional shave, wet shave, men’s facial and other skincare, massage services, groom and best man packages.

Address: 19 Jerdan Place, Fulham, SW6 1BE

Phone: 020 7386 3900


Murdock London

Gift packages offering “The Murdock Experience” are popular at this quirky barber’s shop.

Areas Covered: London, Paris

Services: Traditional shave, wet shave, beard reshaping, haircut and styling, gift certificates and experience packages.

Address: 83 Brewer Street, Soho, London, W1F 9ZN

Phone: 0203 3937946 Continue reading “Male Grooming & Barber Shops in London”

Hairdresser tips

Hair Tips

Hairdressers: Top Tips

Many people have problems when visiting the hairdressers, especially when they want a particular style or colour. Whether you’re going for hair extensions or a simple trim, keep these tips in mind when you visit the salon.

Explain Any Alterations to Your Hair

If the stylist doesn’t know the specifics of what you’re hoping to achieve, he or she won’t be able to give you the best advice. Be sure to let the stylist know if your hair is dyed, of course if roots are showing, then this will be fairly obvious but its best to mention it anyway. You should also tell the stylist if you have hair extensions, a weave, or any conditions that cause thinning or shedding.

Bring in Pictures

When you go to the hairdressers, you may be getting a simple cut and colour. However, if you also want a specific cut or style, bringing in pictures of similar haircuts is the best idea. Even the most experienced stylist can struggle to give you that perfect look if you are not clearly articulating what it is that you want. Continue reading “Hair Tips”