Fran Lebowitz once said, “You’re only as good as your last haircut.” It’s as much a statement as a piece of clothing. It’s a canvas of expression, of mood, of youth or age and it’s one that can be uniquely made at a place like Gent.
With three locations (St. Paul, Minneapolis and Edina), Gent is the place for a luxurious haircut without the pretense. A place where a man can just be a man.
The treatment is where Gent excels. Haircuts start at $29 and your personal stylist will offer options and work through your master plan to make your scalp the Pièce De Résistance to your overall look. You get the shampoo, the conditioner, the all important head massage and 30 to 45 minutes of pure bliss, watching your raggedy head turn into a fashion statement.
While we’re a bit lacking in the hair department, we opt for the Scalp Smoothing Head Shave to feel like Mercedes Silver Arrow in a wind tunnel. It’s amazing how you can walk a bit taller when you’ve opted to lose all the locks. But you get it.
There are also expert shaves to be had at Gent. Whether you go for the Classic or Executive Shave you get a nice warm towel to open up the pores the pre-shave oil, lathering and razor shave with the grain followed by a second round of lathering and an against the grain shave. Finally, you’ll get a nice cool towel and aftershave treatment.
Walk out a new man, a fresh man, and good luck with the stares of wonderment and myriad of hands attempting to get a feel of the silky smooth creation that is your new cut.