Just because you’re a guy doesn’t mean you can’t be pampered at the spa. For men, there’s nothing quite like a shave with a straight razor and hot lather. Here’s a look at the top five barbershops in Las Vegas.
1 Elliott & Co.
When celebrities, professional athletes and the who's who want a professional barber, they head to Elliott & Co. for their pampering. Elliott Chester, founder and owner of Elliott & Co., perfected his craft over the past decade, working at Truefit & Hill at the Forum Shops at Caesars Palace and the Art of Shaving at Mandalay Place. His clients have included boxer “Sugar” Shane Mosley; comedian Ron White; NFL stars Brian Kelly, Todd Lyght and Alex Smith; rap stars Lil Flip, X-1 and Myshon; NHL star Bryan Berard; actor Crispin Glover; and NBA stars Baron Davis, Tyronn Lou and Damon Jones. Try the Ultimate Shave, a 55-minute treatment with hot towels, pre-shave oil, hot lather and a straight razor shave done in both directions for maximum closeness.
Elliott & Co. is located at 8876 S. Eastern Ave., 702.990.5672.
2 Men Zone at Qua Baths & Spa
Sal the barber, donning a tuxedo shirt and cummerbund, still does straight razor shaves and tells his guest tales of when he used to cut Frank Sinatra’s hair at the Men Zone at Qua Baths & Spa. You can find hot lathers, straight-razor shaves and manicure and pedicure options. Male guests are welcome to enjoy the retro jazz music and a flat-screen television with video games. Try the Tops & Tails, a scalp, hand and foot massage for $155 or the Poker Face to reduce signs of aging for $155.
Men Zone at Qua Baths & Spa is located at Caesars Palace, 1.866.782.0655.
3 Barber Suite at Canyon Ranch SpaClub
Indulge in a private atmosphere while getting a traditional straight razor shave, beard trim, head shave, haircut, hair coloring or manicures and pedicures at the Barber Suite at Canyon Ranch SpaClub. Try the Straight Razor Shave by master barber Perry Gastis where he shaves you with two passes, followed by a mask, aftershave balm, face moisturizer and eye gel. The 45-minute treatment is $75 Monday through Friday and $80 Saturday and Sunday.
Barber Suite at Canyon Ranch SpaClub is located at the Venetian and Palazzo, 1.877.220.2688.
4 Barber Shop at Kim Vo Salon
This salon makes a shave and a haircut anything but boring. Noe and Nikki Hernandez at the Barber Shop at Kim Vo Salon provide discriminating barbershop clientele the same standard of extraordinary service you expect from a spa. The two master barbers use men’s grooming products from Truefitt & Hill. For $150, try the new Kim Vo Grooming Experience with a shampoo complete with invigorating scalp massage, followed by a traditional hot lather shave and a pampering manicure.
Barber Shop at Kim Vo Salon is located at the Mirage, 702.791.7474.
5 Art of Shaving
The Art of Shaving Barber Spa combines traditional barber services with aromatherapy skin treatments. For the ultimate indulgence, check out the Royal Shave, scissor haircut or skin treatment performed by master barbers. The Royal Shave will make you feel as manly as John Wayne.
Art of Shaving is located at Mandalay Place, 702.632.9356, and Fashion Show mall, 702.733.9509.