Movember (Mo short for mustache in Australian, where the Movember Foundation Charity is from/November) is back for the fourth year in Paris. If, as an alpha male, embrace the November path of cutting your beard to let a mustache appear or “simply” (not that simple) grow a mustache, let a professional take care of your facial hairs while visiting Paris.
I once embraced this path to raise money (the true purpose of Movember is raising money to raise awareness of men’s health issues, such as depression in men, prostate cancer and other male cancers). We know give you the keys to a successful and shameless beard and mustache.
Here are our hairy choices when it comes to typical artisanal barbershops in Paris. (If you end up going there, just let them know it was thanks to us!)
La Barbière de Paris – A reference in North Paris (Anvers district)
In South Montmartre, meet a highly qualified barber -ranked in the best barbers in town by every media, that everyone in the fashion business or hotels (Le Bristol, Park Hyatt, George V, Opéra W) or major brands (Agnès B., Kenzo, Tommy Hilfiger, Swarovski, Le Coq Sportif, Google, Chevignon, A Nous Paris) call for special events- famous for its good esthetic and technical pieces of advice when it comes to your beard and face. After a strong success in its first store, close to Gare du Nord in the Anvers district, the barber opened a second store between Pont Neuf and the Louvre, just by rue de Rivoli: A 200 square-meter shop! More on its official website.
Where? Two shops: 14 Rue Condorcet, 75009 Paris (Book at +33 1 45 26 92 45 or email@example.com). Metro: Anvers Line 2). 7 rue Bertin Poirée 75001 Paris (Book at +33 1 40 26 01 01 or firstname.lastname@example.org). Metro: Pont-Neuf (Line 7) . When? Monday to Friday from 9am to 8:30pm and Saturday from 9am to 6pm.
La Shaperie – More than just a barber in Louvre-Rivoli
These guys know exactly how to take care of your face: they are (at the same time) barbers, hairdressers and stylist opticians. A great first barber experience for newbies – 15€ to 20€ for your beard. Find them of Facebook. Where? 62 Rue de l’arbre sec, 75001 Paris. Metro: Louvre-Rivoli (Lines 1 & 7). When? From 11am to 8pm from Monday to Saturday (Book your appointment at +33 1 53 28 89 80 or at email@example.com). They open a special Sunday store as well at the W Opera Hotel, 4 Rue Meyerbeer, 75009 Paris.
Barber ink – The most tattooed barber on the Canal Saint-Martin
A barber and tattooist for the real ones, experts, dudes or hispters. If you need to stream your strong tough long beard and moustache, you’ll feel at home and in very good hands with Fabien, in the trendy 11th arrondissement, close to the Canal Saint-Martin. The kind of place where you’ll find a beard comb which is at the same time a bottle-opener. More on the official website. Where? 30 Rue Saint-Maur, 75011 Paris. Metro: Rue Saint-Maur (Line) When? Monday to Friday from 11am to 9pm and Saturday from (Book at +33 6 42 19 67 70).
Monday to Saturday
Where: La Barbière de Paris, Rue Condorcet, Paris, France
Metro: Anvers (Line 2)