┬áRead 267 timesInvited to shave off Dr. Phil McGraw’s mustache on “The Oprah Winfrey Show” earlier this month, and to do so in front of 5,000 Oprah fans at Radio City Music Hall, Boston master barber Carl Cwiok had one overriding thought: Poor Dr. Phil, he must have lost a bet. The celebrity psychologist and television host voluntarily baring his upper lip? That was akin to Conan O’Brien getting a mohawk. Or Barack Obama growing a soul patch for the next G8 summit. Cwiok, who presides over The Art of Shaving’s corporate barber spa at Gillette headquarters in South Boston,…

Most men have never heard of Art of Shaving(AOS), unless of course they live and work in Manhattan or are shave aficionados. The Art of Shaving was co-founded in New York City in 1995 by Myriam Zaoui and Eric Malka. Their current product line-up consists of high end or LUX Shaving products, brushes, razors, shaving sets, (razors, brushes, stands) skin care, hair and body, and fragrances. In 2008 AOS boasts 36 retail outlets in 15 states. Most retail outlets also provide barber spa services including: shaves, haircuts, and skin treatments. The AOS branded shave products are also available worldwide via…