The Art of Straight Razor Shaving

Course Duration: 
5 days

Expand your abilities by learning the art of straight razor shaving.

This 5 day flexible course offers expanded training in using the straight razor with safety, precision, and confidence. Never before has there been so many customized beard designs to choose from.

This course will cover:

  • Sanitation and disinfection
  • Health and safety standards for Ontario
  • Men's facial with massage
  • Equipment requirements
  • Product requirements
  • Beard designs
  • Practical experience on models
  • Stroke patterns
  • Head shave
  • Neck shave
Equipment: Products:
  • Straight razor
  • Razor blade
  • Lather brush & bowl
  • Disposal for sharps
  • Sanitizers
  • Trimmers
  • Clippers
  • Towels
  • Shaving creams
  • Lotions
  • Soaps
  • After shave
  • Talc
  • Styptic powder
  • Massage cream
  • Gibson towels
  • Moustache wax

Must be apprentice or licensed stylist.


5 day flexible.
Models are required.
Practical and written exams.
Passing grade is 75%.
Honours grade is 90% and up.


Shaving Book $56+HST

A custom kit can be made at request.



NEW! Refresher Course available!

If you have previous training in straight razor shaving and would like an upgrade or refresher, we now have a three day flexible course available.

Must be a licensed hairstylist.

Cost: $600.00