Men's Precision Haircuts at Precision Haircuts Grooming Lounge (Up to 53% Off). Four Options Available.

Alpharetta

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  • $11 for one men's precision haircut with ear- and nose-hair trim ($20 value)
  • $19 for two men's precision haircuts with ear- and nose-hair trims ($40 value)
  • $15 for one men's precision haircut with clipper shave and ear- and nose-hair trim ($30 value)
  • $17 for one men's precision haircut with razor shave and hot-towel treatment ($35 value)

Barber Poles: An Iconic Symbol with Grim Origins

Outside old-fashioned barbershops spins the familiar red, white, and blue stripes of the barber's pole. Join Groupon as we shave off the history surrounding the pole’s origins.

For many, an old-fashioned barber shop is filled with nostalgia, taking them back to decades when gentlemen spent a few minutes every day getting their sideburns shaped and stubble shaved. But the iconic spiraling sign outside hearkens back to an even-older time when Europeans spent their time getting their skin slashed. In the Middle Ages, barbers also functioned as surgeons, performing such pseudo-medical tasks as bloodletting. That practice—which involved cutting patients’ arms to counteract the imbalance of blood in their body—was as popular as it was misguided and gruesome, and barbers were one of the few professions up to the task. After the patient had bled (and fainted), the barber would wash the bandages and hang them to dry on a wooden post outside. The poles were often painted red to hide the bloodstains, and the wind twisted the bandages around it, forming a red-and-white spiral that doubled as an advertisement for anyone else in need of a bloodletting—or a shave and a haircut.

By the year 1540, the barber’s pole became an official symbol designating a member of the United Company of Barber Surgeons in England. However, it was medical surgeons who had red-and-white poles—barbers substituted blue instead of red. Eventually, barbers gave up bloodletting but retained their spinning sign and, at least in the United States, gained another color in return. Most poles in America today sport red, white, and blue—a reflection of the nation’s flag, which itself represents George Washington’s favorite Skittles.

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    Alpharetta

    1655 Mansell Rd.

    Suite 270

    Alpharetta, Georgia 30009

    678-481-6969

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In a Nutshell

Barbers whisk away stray strands with precision haircuts, defrock orifices with trims, and optionally evict facial hair with shave

The Fine Print

Expires 90 days after purchase. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Appointment required. Merchant's standard cancellation policy applies (any fees not to exceed Groupon price). Valid only Mondays-Wednesdays. Extra fee may apply for specialty haircuts and straight razor shave. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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One men's precision haircut with ear and nose hair trim
$20 list price - 45% off - Save $9
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Two men's precision haircuts with ear and nose hair trims
$40 list price - 53% off - Save $21
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$19
One men's precision haircut with clipper shave and ear and nose hair trim
$30 list price - 50% off - Save $15
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One men's precision haircut with razor shave and hot towel treatment
$35 list price - 51% off - Save $18
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