Against The Grain

A look from the Stolen Girlfriends Club Show at New Zealand Fashion Week 2019. Image: Stefan Gosatti/Getty Images.

Baxter of California

LA-based, Baxter of California want to help beard growers keep that style sharp with their Beard Line Up Shave Gel. Its clear, non-foaming properties means that you can see through the gel to get a precise edge. The gel features aloe vera that gives the shave a smoothness to the skin and vitamin C and E to shield the face from irritation. Whether shaving the beard off completely or giving it a smooth edge, the formula will prevent the skin from clogging with its cool smooth water-free usage.
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Servilles Academy

Studying at Servilles Academy gives you more than a qualification. The academy’s NZQA approved ‘New Zealand Certificate in Barber Skills’ consists of a variety of practical and theoretical knowledge, making students ready for paid employment after 34 weeks of training. Within the walls of the academy’s contemporary learning environment, students work both independently and in collaboration on a range of technical skills and styles with real clientele, preparing them for industry life. Exposing students to external events and demos by industry professionals further enhances their knowledge of the trade, making competent, well-rounded graduates. Many of Servilles’ former students have found themselves working in some of New Zealand’s most well-known establishments, including Barkers Groom Room and BarberShop Co. If travel is on your mind, a career in barbering enables such a goal, as you can take your trade overseas, seeing the world whilst developing your craft in other cultures.

If you see a future in barbering, enrol now for 24th September. 0800 SERVILLES |

Meet You There

English footwear and clothing company, Reebok are renown for their workout gear that is curated for both the gym and downtown style. Their latest range, called Meet You There, offers big bold lines, bright colours and easy movement, designed to fit around pumping iron, to looking suave. Meet You There celebrates the creative style of contemporary fitness and offers a wide selection of hoodies and pants that look cool and fit fantastically in the gym. Reebok offer from the range a tight-fitting MYT Tee’s for NZD$55, a pair of MYT 7/8 Jogger’s for $75 and a woven jacket for $80.

Bossman Jelly Beard Oil

The coolness of a good jelly is always an insanely satisfying thing, both food-wise and for your face. Now, thanks to Bossman, a brand that leads in all-natural beard ointments, the world’s first jelly beard oil has come to our shores! The oil helps the hair grow faster and stronger and give it a scent of rugged leather, sweet tobacco and aged bourbon.
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