Nicolo (Nick) Salazano came from Abruzzi, Italy having undergone a barbering apprenticeship at age "12 or 13," but the permitting process in America required him to attend a local barber school. After working a manufacturing job and saving up enough money to pay his barber school fee, he emerged to start his own shop. His reputation as the best has earned him the opportunity to cut for numerous athletes, politicians, businessmen, and celebrities. Famed customers include Sam Wyche, George Hamilton, Lou Pinella, General Westmoreland, Peter Graves, and Gerald Ford. Pete Rose's hair during his 4192 triumph was cut by Nick, and how many barbers can claim to have trimmed Elvis Presley's side-burns? I've only met one.
|Domenico and Guido with their Father Nicolo Salazano|
Lean back in the chair and get comfortable. The Salazano Shave will take at least 30 minutes. Steaming hot towels are pulled out of a Bramhall Deane Company autoclave built in the US in 1965. Applied to your face, the hot towel works to loosen the beard and relax the area. Meanwhile, a boar-hair brush whips the shave soap into a rich, warm lather.
Finally, You can expect a massage of the neck, head, face and shoulders. Your face is massaged using a moisturizer rich in Vitamin-E and very lightly powdered to remove any sheen. Don't expect any redness of the skin. You'll be clean, sharp, and ready to go. Having a razor-sharp blade against your throat couldn't be more enjoyable.
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