Alternatives to Hair Gel for Men’s Hairstyles

Stylist Applying Hair Gel To Men's Hair

At 18|8 Barrington, we understand a thing or two about men’s hairstyles and then men who wear them. With so many hair styling products on the market today, you may be confused about alternatives to the standard hair gel you’ve been using to hold your style in place. Many of our Chicago area customers go […]

Five Great 2020 Haircuts For Men With Receding Hairline

Men's Haircut Barrington, IL

Anytime you stroll into a barbershop near you, chances are you’ll see plenty of guys of all ages discussing how to minimize their receding hairlines. Barrington barbershops are no different. At 18|8 Barrington, we work with men young and old to give the best possible haircut, no matter what style they’re trying to create. Our […]

Fade Haircuts For Men

Men's Fade Haircut

The fade haircut first appeared in the military as it was required to have a neat and extremely tight appearance. However, this styling came to prominence in the ‘80s in little ethnic barbershops and, with the help of black barbers, became the prevalent hairstyle among hip-hop culture and hip-hop and rap artists. It’s now 2019 […]

Top 4 Reasons Why You Should Let Your Barber Shave Your Head

Head shaves have been trending for the past decade and the “style” continues to gain popularity in 2019 as men are moving more toward more simple “no fuss” styles. For guys in the Palatine and Fox River Grove areas, a straight-razor shave from a local barber is no longer a desire of the past. Men […]

Your Men’s Salon in Barrington & Your Haircut in 2019

Your Men’s Salon in Barrington & Your Haircut in 2019 At 18|8 Barrington, we take style seriously. Our expert stylists are committed to giving you a look that turns heads. Ready to do something new with your haircut for the new year? Need an effortless way to stay sharp? Here’s a look at a few […]

How to Maintain a Shaved Head

At 18|8 Barrington, our aim is to make sure every gentleman that walks into our salon will be able to walk out with the perfect look that makes them feel like a true modern gentlemen. While finding the perfect haircut can work for some, other gentlemen prefer to go a different route: a cleanly shaved […]

The Top 5 Men’s Hairstyles of 2015

When it comes to looking your best, making sure your hair is on point is a key part of it. The most important thing that guys need to consider is finding the style that works best for you, which means experimenting and trying out different styles until you find the right one. Too often guys […]