The barbershop shave is the best feeling in the world. The moment you walk in the door to the moment you walk out of the barber is such an experience. They use hot towels and straight razors only unless told otherwise. A sharp, clean shave without nicks, razor burn, or scratchy irritation is the best to have.
This also can be done at your own home by making your own hot towel by putting a damp washcloth in the microwave for thirty seconds and a few drops of essential oil. Then, add a pre shave oil to your skin, and apply shaving cream using a shave brush. Be very gentle and careful when doing this.
Take your time and use a single, very sharp razor. Finally, use your now cooled off hot towel on your face again to close your pores. Read more at The Art of Manliness.