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Contributed to the New Age Gents gentlemen’s etiquette and lifestyle blog, with an article titled “Why Every Man Needs A Good Barber.” July, 2017

 

 

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IMG_2553Named by San Francisco lifestyle blog 7X7 as one of the Best Barbers/Barbershop’s in the Bay Area for 2017. – March, 2017

 

 

 

 

 


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Featured on the Nomad Barber YouTube channel, in an interview called “The Art of Being A Gentleman“. – April 2017

 

 

 

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Featured in the Emmy Award winning NHL San Jose Sharks “Sharks for Life: Barbershop” commercial with Brent Burns and Joe Thornton.  – January 2017

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img_4321Voted one of San Francisco’s top 18 Barber Shops (out of 205 shops) by Expertise.com – December 2016

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img_4069-1Featured by online news source “The Daily Beast” in it’s article “Meet America’s Hottest, Hippest Barbers” by Tyrus Rochell Townsend, listing their 6 picks for America’s Best Barbers. – November 2016

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mj90Featured in the Milady’s Standard Professional Barbering 6th Edition “Career Spotlight”, offering future barber professionals insight and advice on how to become successful Barbers. The Milady’s Standard Professional Barbering Textbook is the standard textbook used by all Barbering schools throughout North America. – October 2016

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7x7 5Featured by Alexandria Professional in their article “Father’s Day, The AP Way“, listing their top 5 Barbers to follow on Instagram. – June 2016

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7x7 4Featured in The Gramlist‘s blog “The Shear Genius of These American Barbers“, as one of five All-American Barbers to follow on Instagram for modernizing everything from haircuts to shop culture. – June 2016

 

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7x7 (1)Featured in the YouTube series “The Evolution of a Barber“, filmed by the HowtobecomeabarberTV channel. – June 2016

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7x7 (1)Featured by Bay Area photographer Harrison Gayton’s on his website blog series “Human’s at Work“, which documents the  work flow of various craftsmen in different trades. – April, 2016

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7x7Listed by online lifestyle magazine “7X7“in it’s article “The Best Barbershops, Shaves, Cuts, Beard Trims + Manscaping for Men” as the best “Gentleman’s Haircut”. – April, 2016

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image12Interviewed by Richard Britton’s Podcast “Shear Star“, that retraces the steps of Icons, Artists, Educators, Barbers and Stylists. Mark-Jason Solofa talks about the value of the craft, priorities, and the importance of staying in your own lane. – March, 2016

 

 

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Featured Barber on “A Cut Above The Rest, Volume 3” DVD produced by renowned YouTube Barber, Vick Damone. Mark-Jason Solofa provides a haircut tutorial as well as an in-depth interview on his philosophies of the current state of the Barbering industry.  Click here for the YouTube tutorial preview. – January, 2016

 

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Named by AskMen.com as one of “13 Men’s Grooming accounts you need to follow on Instagram.” – December, 2015

 

 

 

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Image-1Interviewed by the local newspaper, “Samoa News”, during a return visit back to American Samoa after being away from home for 13 years; “Mark-Jason Solofa – an old fashioned gentleman’s barber in the East Bay.” – June, 2015

 

 

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Interviewed by Matty Conrad, Owner of Victory Barber & Brand in Victoria, British Columbia. – January, 2015

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image1 (1)Named by Matty Conrad (Canada’s 2014 hairstylist of the year) in his interview by  Modern Salon magainze as an Instagram account that he follows. – December, 2014

 

 

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1505575_808421145863676_8947784805669365418_nNamed by Details.com (Details Magazine) as one of “9 Barbers You Should Be Following On Instagram.” – November, 2014

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1530358_802810813091376_1435591468893448598_nNamed by Miguel Guiterrez (The Nomad Barber) in his interview with Details Magazine (“The 5 Coolest Barbers to Follow on Instagram”) as an Instagram account that he and other industry insiders follow.  – November, 2014

 

 

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11659230_915681765137613_8885611841020521971_nNamed by the Eastbay Express newspaper’s “Best of the East Bay 2014” edition as “The Best Men’s Barber” and also featured on the newspaper’s cover. – June, 2014

 

 

 

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image1Featured on The Nomad Barber YouTube Channel, “The Barber Shave Tutorial“. – January, 2014