Modern males have approximately 60,000 thoughts per day, almost all of which revolve around whether a barbershop pole is peppermint or spearmint flavoured. Silence the most masculine of musings with today's Groupon: for $11, you get a men's haircut, shampoo, style, and straight-razor neck shave at Maverick Studio for Men, valid at the Hamilton location in Lloyd D. Jackson Square Mall (a $22 value, including HST).
An upscale lounge dedicated to male grooming, Maverick Studio for Men strives to give each sir a distinctive look that captures his individuality. Chaps enter a studio bedecked in metal and slate decor attenuated to the Y chromosome before slinking into cushiony, vintage-style red barber chairs for 20 to 30 minutes of melon renewal. Maverick's internationally trained crew first analyze fellows' hair and skin type, then tailor a precision cut as guys relax beneath the glow of two 50-inch flat-screen TVs. Freshly snipped strands bathe in a slathering of shampoo, and underlying scalps enjoy a massage from the soothing vibrations of nearby power tools. Handsomeness enhancement concludes as a straight-razor shave smoothes the sides and back of the neck. Guys can maintain their new look at home or in between mustache-growing contests by purchasing in-store products from stylish brands such as Lock Stock & Barrel and Edwin Jagger.