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Hi – I’m Theo Adorno. Like many men, I started shaving when I was a teenager. My friends and I did it as part of growing up. We would joke around in the bathroom, trying to see who could get the cleanest shave.

It was never about having a perfect face; shaving gave me a sense of power, confidence, and independence. I could take care of myself, even if it were just this small way.

As I got older, my interest in shaving grew. I started reading blogs and watching videos about grooming and shaving techniques. I loved learning about the history of shaving and the different available tools.

Eventually, I started my website dedicated to men’s shaving.

By this time, I was a barber and had a lot of experience with different razors, blades, and creams. I wanted to share my knowledge with other men interested in shaving. And so The Shaving Parlour was born.

I wanted to create a place where guys could come to learn about all things shaving. From the best razors and blades to the best shaving creams and aftershave, I wanted to share everything I had learned with the world.

And that’s how The Shaving Parlour came to be! You see, shaving isn’t just about having a perfect face. It’s about so much more than that. It’s about confidence, control, and above all else, it’s about being the best version of yourself.

My promise to you:

I will provide the information you need to make shaving an easy and enjoyable experience.

My goal was to be the go-to source for all things shaving. You will receive the latest news, reviews, tips, and advice on all things shaving. We will never give you anything less than the truth.

Thank you for being here, and I hope you enjoy your time at The Shaving Parlour!

Meet The Team

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Hakan Ferhat


Hakan Ferhat is a contributor to Shaving Parlour. His expertise in beard oil and shaving advice is second to none. He has been perfecting his craft for over ten years and is now considered one of the leading experts in the industry. 

Originally from Turkey, he comes from a long line of Turkish barbers and has been perfecting his craft for years. Hakan now lives in Los Angeles, California. Hakan’s unique combination of traditional skills and modern techniques has made him one of the most sought-after barbers in the city. His clients come from all walks of life but share a common desire for the perfect shave. Hakan was also a contributor at Dollar Shave Club before their Gillette acquisition.

Earvin Fidel

Cuthbert Manny


Cuthbert Manny is an English-born barber and shave expert currently residing in Brooklyn, New York. He has been in the business for over 15 years, and his work has been featured in major publications such as GQ, Esquire, and Men’s Health. 

He is widely considered one of the foremost authorities on beard care and shaving, and his artisanal shaving creams have become a cult favorite among facial hair aficionados. In addition to his work as a barber and grooming consultant, Hakan is also an accomplished photographer and artist. His unique vision and style have made him one of the most sought-after creative talents in the industry.

Cuthbert Manny

Earvin Fidel


Earvin Fidel is a knowledgeable grooming expert and classic double-edge razor blades contributor for Shaving Parlour. He was born in Los Angeles, CA, and resides in Orange County. Fidel grew up passionate about vintage styles and Properly Groomed Men. This led him to begin his successful mobile barbershop business in high school.

Earvin’s unique perspective and observations on classic shaving have made him a valuable voice in the industry. You can find him spending time with his fiancée and their two cats when he’s not blogging or making videos.

Product Review Process

First, I start by doing my research. I read everything I can about the product, from the manufacturer’s website to online reviews.

Once I’ve done my research, it’s time to put the product to the test. First, I follow the manufacturer’s directions carefully, paying close attention to all the details. Then, I take note of how the product performs. Do I get a close shave? Does it irritate my skin? How does it compare to other products on the market?

Finally, I write up my review. I include all the relevant information my readers need to know, from the product’s price to its pros and cons. I also add my recommendations. I’ll let my readers know if I think a certain product is worth checking out.