Even for enthusiasts, a hot shave is a treat, so indulgence is paramount:
super-smelling oils, menthol-scented hot towels, and uncannily smooth
results. Rigorous testing proved that the decisive winner is
at the Paul Labrecque, an impossibly French gentleman who gets closer than
any other barber without a trace of razor burn, and does it all without
removing his suit jacket. (Purists take heed: He does touch up concave spots
and edges with a safety razor before returning to the straight blade at the
finish.) Worth every penny of the $45 (not including tip).