The hot towel shave is a treatment you can expect at a luxury barbershop experience, and we guarantee once you try it once, you’ll never go back. This high end grooming experience both effective and enjoyable, leaving you with fresh, soft skin. A hot towel shave is essentially a treatment where a steamed towel is applied either during or post the shave. Some barbers add essential oils to the towel, before applying it, giving you a very relaxing and therapeutic experience.
Hot Towel treatments have many benefits, including opening op your pores, which makes cleaning your skin easier. In the same way a steam treatment is designed to open up your pores to better access and remove impurities, the hot towel treatment functions in a similar way. It also soothes the skin, as shaving can be very irritating, sometimes resulting in razor burn, ingrown hairs, nicks etc. that can cause itching and burning. A hot towel can also exfoliate the skin, removing dead skin cells and excess oils, which can cause acne and blemishes. It also softens up the hair
Many comment on how soothing the treatment is and how much it adds to the whole grooming experience. This treatment has rapidly grown in popularity, becoming a standard addition to any shaving appointment at high-end barbershops. The benefits of the treatment are significant, but most importantly, it creates a really wonderful experience for the client. At the end of a hot towel shave, you are guaranteed to feel fresh and relaxed, with a smooth, attractive shave.