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Gentlemen’s Tonic traditional shave experience in Central Hong Kong

| May 28, 2015 | 2 Comments

It is no secret that men are indeed making an increasing effort in the way they take care of their manly appearances. In fact, according to Statista – the global male grooming market is estimated to be worth in excess of USD21 billion by 2016.

Gentlemen’s Tonic traditional shave experience in Central Hong Kong

Gentlemen’s Tonic traditional shave experience in Central Hong Kong

A brand that understands the demands of modern men is Gentlemen’s Tonic. Launched in London in 2004 with in-store locations at Selfridges, Gieves & Hawkes and Park Lane, and now offering their services in Dubai, Moscow and New Delphi – Gentlemen’s Tonic has been operating in Hong Kong since 2011. Located along Wellington Street in Central, guests are rediscovering classic grooming traditions – barber style. Seated in leather chairs and pampered by experts in the art of shaving, this establishment offers a range of grooming services that are based on facial hair techniques including traditional and modern shaves, facial massage and skin rejuvenation treatments.

Gentlemen’s Tonic traditional shave experience in Central Hong Kong

Gentlemen’s Tonic traditional shave experience in Central Hong Kong

Gentlemen’s Tonic traditional shave experience in Central Hong Kong

On any given day, busy executives (mostly bankers) and a rising creative class of designers, chefs and entrepreneurs can be found among its clientele. The attraction – simply put, is the expression of self, which is likely to play a greater role in a person’s life. These tendencies, however, require experts skilled in recommending appropriate styles and treatments, preferably tailor-made to each individual.

The basis for each treatment – take the traditional wet shave for example, starts with the preparations of cleansing and oiling the skin before applying (or brushing) quality shaving creams. Quality products play an important part – as is the order of application during various stages of the shave. The barber explains its purpose and formulation – offering tips on how best to take care of your facial skin. Unlike electric shavers or disposable blades, the closeness of the cutthroat shave leaves the skin silky smooth and perfectly conditioned.

Gentlemen’s Tonic traditional shave experience in Central Hong Kong

Gentlemen’s Tonic traditional shave experience in Central Hong Kong

Indeed, the shaving revival goes hand in hand with man’s desire to express his individuality – and the overall grooming experience that is best encountered on the leather highchair of an expert barber. Gentelmen’s Tonic (opens seven days a week) is located at 43-49 Wellington Street, Sun Lee Building, Central, HONG KONG www.gentlemenstonic.com

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