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Best Men's Grooming

2019 Best Men’s Grooming, City

DAPR Grooming Parlour

Perched on the second floor above a Rittenhouse intersection, this handsome salon-slash-speakeasy is a calming escape from the bustle below, and the city’s coolest new spot for an expert cut and a ridiculously relaxing Toyko Head Spa scalp massage. (Don’t ask questions — just get one.) Read More »

125 South 18th Street, 2nd Floor, Philadelphia, PA | 215-618-3089 | Website

2019 Best Men’s Grooming, ’Burbs

Spruce Men’s Hair Lounge

A complimentary whiskey. A hot shave. A precision haircut. What more do you need? The pleasant conversation with Aimee Haupert, the owner of this stylish year-old joint, is just a bonus. Read More »

131 West 4th Street, Bridgeport, PA | 610-277-3300 | Website

2018 Best Men’s Cut and Shave

Ethos GSFM

Even the most time-crunched office jockeys should break for the hour it takes for this meticulous cut and shave – mini facial, back rub and booze included. Read More »

1818 Market Street, Lobby Rear, Philadelphia, PA | 267-225-5178 | Website

2017 Best Men’s One-Stop Grooming

Joe Grooming Lounge at Duross & Langel

The latest addition to this soap shop and salon is a perfectly chic and masculine barbershop located just outside the women’s salon. You can get a cut from co-founder Steve Duross himself (he’s back behind the chair after a decade away) or a shave, a beard trim, neck cleanup, highlights, waxing or a facial. Read More »

117 South 13th Street, Philadelphia, PA | 215-275-3431 | Website

2016 Best Men's Grooming

Meister’s Barbershop

This handsome addition to East Passyunk is everything it needs to be and nothing it doesn't: a smartly designed space, a simple first-come, first-served system, and four chairs where owner Rob Baumiester and his team will deliver the finest fade you've ever received. Read More »

1810 East Passyunk Avenue, Philadelphia, PA | 215-309-3169 | Website

2015 Best Men's Grooming

The Polished Gent at the Rittenhouse Spa and Club

Sure, you could go to the Rittenhouse's new Paul Labrecque salon for the $95 Indulgent Shave -- which really is the most wonderful straight-razor action you can get in the city. But why stop there? For $250 you'll get three hours of luxurious attention, including a back exfoliation and massage, a very manly manicure and pedicure, and the Indulgent Shave. (Make sure to take advantage of the heated pool.) Read More »

210 West Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia, PA | 215-790-2500 | Website

2013 Best Men's Grooming

2 B Groomed

The tight cuts, hot lathers and close (and co-mfortable!) shaves at this classic 10-year-old barbershop will have you looking and feeling like a man of means. If you go for a shave, insist on the mud mask. Its well worth the additional fee. Read More »

270 South 11th Street, Philadelphia, PA | 215-925-3505 | Website