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As you may have noticed, we’re hoping to find a few bright spots in the downturn. And by our lights, getting your suit mended is only the beginning.

Remember Barbasol? You probably saw a can or two on your grandfather’s dresser at some point, but we bet you can’t remember the last time you saw it in a store, much less picked up a can. These days the can is more common as a hollowed-out hideaway than an actual source for shaving cream.

But barbershops never stopped using it—it’s classic for a reason, after all—and you probably didn’t realize it was going for $1.30 a can these days…

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