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  1. Time Well Spent: Sid Tapia
    Time Well Spent: Sid Tapia
    Sid Tapia is one nice guy, and just to happens to be insanely talented with a spray can in hand. A mainstay in Australian skateboarding, Sid now makes his way as a full time artist with a focus on large scale murals.  Born in raised in Sydney, Sid is the son of Ecuadorian immigrants. As soon as he was old enough to pick up a pen, his mum began teaching him how to take control of it. Together they sat down for countless hours working from an old Spanish writing book until he had perfected his cursive writing.  Throughout his formative years, Sid became exposed to the emerging hip hop culture that eventually pointed him in the direction of the graffiti and skate scene. Sid earnt his stripes and spent over a decade as a pro skater backed by brands like DC, Globe and even released a pro model through Grace Skateboards. Now, Sid spends his time as a full time artist and family man. Wit
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  2. Uppercut Deluxe x Throttle Roll 2019
    Uppercut Deluxe x Throttle Roll 2019
    On Saturday the 18th of May engines roared and people flooded the streets of Waterloo in anticipation for the return of Throttle Roll 2019. With a new venue, came a new layout from the traditional 5 story high bike towers and consumers were able to get amongst the custom-built bikes, feeling and getting close to appreciate the craftsman ship of each unique build. Uppercut Deluxe had the pleasure of working with Throttle Roll and Uppercut Deluxe Ambassador Tommy J, to provide a pop-up barbershop where we could help give life to helmet hair. From the moment doors opened the chair was filled and throughout the day customers were happily walking away looking fresh for the shenanigans the night would bring. After the sun set motor enthusiast were greeted with a series of bands, entertainment & a closing speech from the creator Mark Hawwa bringing Throttle Roll to a close and living up to the promise of being the best one yet. Uppercut Deluxe would l
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  3. Uppercut Deluxe x Andis
    Uppercut Deluxe x Andis
    Uppercut Deluxe x Andis from Uppercut Deluxe on Vimeo. The perfect cut starts with the right tools for the job, and ends with the right product to finish. Depending on where you are from, you may know it as the Cordless Envy or the US Pro. This tool is an iconic staple of the Andis line, drawing inspiration from traditional barbering practices and combining them with modern technology to deliver a stellar performance every time. The Clipper is powered by a lithium-ion battery and weighs less than
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  4. Barbers of the Month: Basement 68 barbers
    Barbers of the Month: Basement 68 barbers
    Barbershop:  Basement 68 Barbers Location: Leeds, UK Instagram handle: @basement68barbers How would you describe your shops vibe? Relaxed, friendly and entertaining  What's your favourite Uppercut Deluxe product? Matt pomade and Easy hold Favourite artist to spin in the shop? We have such array of clients we try to make it so there's a bit of everything for them really RADIO 6 ticks all the boxes and the music is very and easy listening. What products do you use the most? Matte clay
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  5. Barbers of the Month: Chop & Rock
    Barbers of the Month: Chop & Rock
    Barbershop: Chop & Rock Location: Santiago, Chile (SCL) Instagram handle: @Chopandrock How would you describe your shop’s vibe? Chop and Rock is a Family, a Rock band, every member of it has a point of view and an opinion to share, we try to celebrate everyday something new and share important moments of our clients and our team in a musical and comfortable mood. A Rock Mood! What’s the most popular cut in the shop at the moment? Most popular cut in Chop & Rock is our Famous Rock Fade and, we work alot with texture. Tell us something we don’t know about uppercut deluxe p
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  6. Barbers of the Month: Captain Sip Sop’s Barber Shop & Outfitters
    Barbers of the Month: Captain Sip Sop’s Barber Shop & Outfitters
    Barbershop: Captain Sip Sop’s Barber Shop & Outfitters Location: Noosa Heads & Manly (Sydney) Instagram handle: @Captainsipsops & @Captainsipsops_manly What’s your most popular cut at the moment? We always seem to get a lot of variety through the shop. Probably something that has a low zero fade or tapered to a zero with a relaxed variation on top. Like a natural slick back, loose side part or textured crop. Tell us something we don’t know about Uppercut Deluxe products? Our research shows that on average you will surf at least twice as good if you
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  7. How to Style: Natural Crop
    How to Style: Natural Crop
    A Crop is a short and neat haircut that is low maintenance and perfect for any guy that doesn’t like to spend too much time or effort in styling their hair. The Crop has recently made a sudden resurgence into mainstream fashion largely by order of the Peaky Blinders. A Crop is a versatile style that suits most face shapes and hair types. The pushed forward fringe is a great option for guys with receding hairlines and often gives a thicker appearance to the hair. Easy Hold is the perfectly paired styling product for anyone wanting to rock a Crop. Easy Hold is specially formulated to give texture, volume and light control with a soft finish and no visible sign of product. Easy Hold is our go-to solution for fuss free styling, like this Natural Crop.  Check out this step-by-step guide to nail a Natural Crop
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  8. Uppercut Deluxe introduces Beard Oil
    Uppercut Deluxe introduces Beard Oil
    Uppercut Deluxe, is stoked to launch its long-awaited Beard Oil. A good beard should be well-conditioned, nourished, maintained and styled. In a crowded market, it takes something special for a beard oil to stand out… The creation of Beard Oil was an exciting and extensive project for the Uppercut Deluxe product development team, from density to fragrance every option was explored. Knowing how many beard oil products are out there, and how many fall short of the high quality expectation of a premium grooming product, the team realised that the creation of Beard Oil was a science that required time, dedication and endless testing. Although it took a while to create a lightweight Beard Oil that leaves the beard well-nourished & conditioned without feeling greasy, the result is something well worth the wait. Created to be intentionally thinner than traditional beard oils, this is an oil that allows for smo
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  9. Beard Trim - How to Cut
    Beard Trim - How to Cut
    In this How To, Uppercut Deluxe Barber Ambassador Tommy J takes us through how he tackles a Beard Trim. Tommy finishes this beard trim off with a few drops of the newly introduced Uppercut Deluxe Beard Oil to condition the beard, before styling it with Uppercut Deluxe Beard Balm. Uppercut Deluxe Beard Oil is lightweight, non-greasy with a Patchouli and Leather fragrance. Containing Agran, Jojoba, Avocado and Rosemary oils, Uppercut Deluxe Beard Oil has been designed specifically to soften, condition and nourish all types of beards. Intentionally thinner than traditional Beard Oils, the Uppercut Deluxe Beard Oil was developed to offer a smoother application and lighter finish. Shop Beard Oil Now
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  10. How To: Beard Maintenance
    How To: Beard Maintenance
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  11. Barbers of the Month: Croppers
    Barbers of the Month: Croppers
    Barbershop:  Croppers 1974 Location: Norwich, UK Instagram handle: @croppers1974 How would you describe your shop’s vibe? Welcoming, unpretentious, reliable. What’s your most popular cut at the moment? Still A lot of emphasis on the short back and sides/skin fades. However, a lot more people are looking for something different we are seeing more longer textured layers and a fair few old school mod cuts which are super fun to do  Who is your favourite artist to spin in the shop? LCD Soundsystem
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  12. Barbers of the Month: Tokoya Barber & Shop
    Barbers of the Month: Tokoya Barber & Shop
    Location: 279 PONSONBY ROAD, PONSONBY, AUCKLAND                                         Website: www.tokoya.co.nz   Instagram handle: @tokoya_barber_shop How would you describe your shop’s vibe? Very friendly, relaxing and homey   What’s your most popular cut at the moment? Classic, slick back, comb over and fade, but we also provide any sort of haircut that is trending
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