Notes & Observations

We are often asked about the name “Church” and its origins... what's the meaning of the name, and the symbology... and while it’s a multi-faceted answer, one reason relates to this concept of the “universal mind”.
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If you're shampooing your hair daily, you should stop! Cleaning your hair too frequently dries out your scalp is bad for your hair. Based on years of experience with hair at Church Barber, we'll guide you on how often you should be washing your hair with shampoo.
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Adam Hurly is a grooming expert and editor for GQ and Men's Journal, and he's sharing 5 reasons why everyone should natural hair products.
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Finding your own style - from grooming to how to dress yourself - can take a lifetime. We’ve compiled advice from a range of stylish people to serve as a guide along your own personal style journey.
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Suffering from dandruff, and looking for solutions? We'll tell you why 99% of dandruff cases can be solved very quickly, and how to get rid of dandruff for good.
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Looking for something to do this weekend? A few ideas, for your consideration.
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Contrary to popular belief, getting a great haircut is 100% in your control - we've created the ultimate guide to getting a great haircut, written by the barbershop, for the customer.
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A list of the most popular haircuts and hairstyles from the best barbers we know, from Church Barber and our partner shops.
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Jack Curtin is a 20 year resident of SF, a father, a painter, and a veteran pro skater who rides for Skate Mental, New Balance Numeric, FTC, and more. He’s also a Church Barber regular and all around rad dude.
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Church Barber has deep roots in Hayes Valley so it's only right that we create a guide to the neighborhood we love so much. These are the places we recommend you visit in Hayes Valley.
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At Church Barber we've seen thousands of heads, hair types, and hairstyles, and we've created a guide to help you select the right pomade for you, based on your hair type and the style you want to achieve, which will translate to the level of hold you'll need to achieve that style.
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