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Best Shave with a Straight Razor, August 2008

The Shave of Beverly Hills boasts perky service from undergraduate-age women and a nick-free reputation—imperative when a stranger wields a glinting razor against your bare throat. But Studio City's Mark Matthew, a wainscoted spot oddly located above a Koo Koo Roo, has the edge. Felix Diaz, the young resident barber, uses countless hot towels infused with eucalyptus oil and products by Truefitt & Hill during a meticulous straight-razor shave. You won't fear for your life in any of the 45 minutes it takes for him to do the job.

*Since this writeup, Matthew Marks has closed and Diaz has opened his own shop, Felix Omar's Men's Grooming Studio, in Studio City

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