Hair & Beauty

It’s A Man’s World | The Best of Men’s Grooming in Melbourne

By Iro Kotsimbos
31st Jul 2014

In recent years, the men's grooming scene in Melbourne has seemingly exploded, with everything from traditional cutthroat shaves, to 'manscaping' and fella-focused body treatments on offer.

It's no surprise really, because everybody loves to be pampered – guys included! Seriously, who would pass up a deep tissue massage or a relaxing facial?!

So guys, are you on the lookout for a new spot to get your hair did? Perhaps you need those knots kneaded out, or even some deep cleansing?

Well sit back and relax, because we've got you covered with 5 of our fave spots for men's grooming in Melbourne.

Cutthroat Shave at Captains of Industry

A one-stop-shop for men in Melbourne, Captains of Industry offer everything from brekkie and coffee, to made-to-measure menswear and, of course, men's grooming. If there's one thing they really nail though, it's the traditional cutthroat shave, complete with hot towels and soothing lotions and potions. You'll feel like a total gentleman in Captains of Industry's loft-like space, and end up looking like one too!

Waxing at Waxed

Whether it's the legs or chest, or maybe the back or boyzilian area (think about it…), Waxed is the go-to salon for men's waxing in Melbourne. With four locations across the city (Malvern, Elsternwick, Bentleigh and Balaclava), Waxed offer waxing services that are exceptional, affordable and hella quick – you'll be in and out before you know it (because really, the less time you have hot wax on your body, the better) with not a hair left behind. If it's expert waxing and discreet, friendly service you're after, best you book in at Waxed now.

Hair at Kings Domain

Brought to you by the team behind Joey Scandizzo Salon, Kings Domain is one of our fave barbershops in Melbourne, offering slick and suave haircuts for the fellas. It's a brilliant combo really – they mix old-school attitude with new-school skills for a one of a kind experience. Take a seat in one of the vintage barbershop chairs, relax to the cool beats, and let one of the Kings Domain team pamper you – a heavenly scalp massage, hair cut and cutthroat shave is a mere $50! 

Massage at Hommage at Crown Spa

One of our head office Urban Listers booked her guy into Hommage at Crown Spa for the Jet Lag Recovery & Recharge massage and seriously, he hasn't stopped raving since. The blissful 75-minute session isn't just for men who've been flying, it's for anyone who's looking for a stimulating treatment to help to increase circulation. Guys, once the massage is over (and you've woken up from the slumber you've fallen into), take a dip in the amazing pool before picking your car up from the complimentary valet service. Oh yeah, it's all part of the luxe service at Hommage!

Facial at Mister Fox

Rounding out our list of top spots for men's grooming in Melbourne is Mister Fox, the men's division of CBD beauty hub, Miss Fox. The team here are total skin experts, and their Luxury Custom Spa Facial for men is hands down one of the best facials going around. Why? Because Mister Fox understands the difference between men's and women's skin, and has designed the treatment specifically to suit. Using all-natural products, the facial begins with hot towels and exfoliation followed by a Healing Balm facial massage, skin-specific face mask and a light moisturiser. Yup, say buh-bye to dull, dry skin and hellooo to a bright, hydrated complexion. 

Image Credit: Lyshaeskro

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