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Portland’s Dan’s Barber and Styling Salon still a hub for regulars on 60th anniversary

Entering Dan’s Barber and Styling Salon is like stepping back into a time when people cruised the strip, drank diner milkshakes and dropped words like “nifty” in casual conversation.

“In an unlimited number of salons in an unlimited number of strip malls, the ambiance is all the same. It’s either walking into a pristine white ‘80s science lab or a makeshift rainforest. Long gone are the days of the three-chair barber arguing with a regular about the local sports team,” one Yelp reviewer wrote. “Except at Dan’s.”

This month the barber shop, which is housed in a small, modest building on Monroe Street, celebrated its 60th anniversary. Though the space has expanded over the years, much of it remains the same as it was when the late Dan Flambouras emigrated to the United States from Greece and started the business.  Read more.

January 14, 2018
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How to Get a Job in the 21st Century: A Great Cut, a Nice Suit and a Smile!

We all know that a great haircut is critical to landing a job, but what kind of difference can a great suit make? According to the folks at Career Gear, a nonprofit that helps men in need suit up for job interviews, a mighty big one. Read more.

September 12, 2017
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Jaden Smith Expresses His Cool, One Hair Color At  Time
At Beautycon—a Los Angeles beauty-industry festival—Jaden Smith flexed his grooming skills with a brand-new hair color: something between pink and neon red, faded down to blond on the bottom. Whether it was a fresh dye job, a washed-out, grown-out version of the burgundy color he was sporting last month, or a little of both is difficult to say. Whatever the answer, it contains a lesson: The 19-year-old proved that buzz cuts don’t have to be boring—and can free you up to take more chances with your hair.  Read More.
September 12, 2017
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Yep! The Rock Even Excels at Growing Facial Hair

Human superhero, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, shines at pretty much everything he does. Acting? The guy is box office gold. Wrestling? I think you’ve smelled what his cooking. Working out? He’s peak swole. He’s aging in reverse, he can charm the pants off of anyone he meets, hell, he’s even good at designing gym bags. Oh, and making Instagram videos. And covering up ill-conceived tattoos. He is just the king (and maybe the future POTUS, but that’s a whole other story). Today he checked “grow an in-between-projects beard” off his bucket list (The Rock loves bucket lists) and man, did he knock it out of the park.  Read more.

September 12, 2017
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Man on the Move: Suits for the Fall

Getting the right clothes is just as essential as getting the right cut; the weather is unpredictable, the wind can be relatively strong, and the rain can be cold and hard.   Yet, the man on the move has the right clothes for the season.  to learn what clothes are best for the Fall, click here.

September 11, 2017
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