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The Art of Shaving

Master Class on the Art of Shaving

Welcome to this fascinating section on shaving; it is a particular specialist area of the male grooming market that we hope you will enjoy!

The art of the professional shave at one time was the barber's most popular service, but over many years this skill has gone into decline, due to the introduction of the safety razor and the electric shaver. However today, professional barbers have reignited this age old practice. In addition to satisfying the beard trimming, shaving, and cutting needs of the contemporary man, barbershops have become places where shaving information tips are readily exchanged - an oasis of knowledge for the well groomed gentleman.

In the following lessons we will look at all the techniques used for shaving and cover the following topics:

  • The history of shaving and its decline
  • Shaving materials, tools and equipment
  • Consultation and preparation
  • Wet and dry shaver methods
  • Shaving techniques
  • Luxury shave procedure
  • Common shaving problems
  • Health and safety

We have extensive videos of our procedures. Remember please leave a comment if there are any issues or questions, we are here to guide you through this learning process.


Your Instructor


Chris Foster
Chris Foster

I’ve spent years honing my craft through Creative Director roles in some of the finest grooming emporiums in the world including Harrods’ Barbershop, The Men's Salon At Selfridges, Gentlemen’s Tonic and The Refinery, Mayfair. Over the 20 years that I've been in my career I have picked up many industry awards and travelled the world sharing my knowledge and passion of the art of barbering. And now you're here, I hope you enjoy the courses we have put together for you!


Class Curriculum


  Introduction
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Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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