5 January 2019
Bayer & Bayer
Beauty & Spa
26 September 2019
The Bayer & Bayer barbershop in the Sablon, in the heart of Brussels, heralds a trend which is gradually spreading across Northern Europe: the advent of a new generation of ‘barbershops’. The idea grew slowly: Nicolas Bayer wanted to revive the tradition of the craft of beard and moustache shaves and treatments, performed by an old-school master-barber.
The shop is located in a beautiful mansion, which used to house a perfume shop. At the entrance, there is a vintage bar where visitors can enjoy a glass of whisky or wine, a cup of coffee or tea. This cosy space flows into a very British saloon, where sixties furniture, a collection of old razors, and photographs of bearded stars sit side by side. The result is an elegant but relaxed atmosphere where men can come and take the pressure off from their busy daily routines. Moreover, Bayer & Bayer doesn’t simply shave moustaches and beards: visitors can choose from a range of further treatments.
There are several treatments on the ‘menu’: Air Cut (wash, cut and bar service), Shaving, Cut & Shaving, Buzz Cut (cut with electric razor, wash, warm towel, bar service) Blow Dry (shape, gel wax), aside from all possible cut and trim shapes and also beard, moustache and goatee dye treatments.