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C’ZAR MALE UPDATE

To Our Very Important Guests,

Eric Sowa and the C’zar Male team has experienced tremendous growth since CM’s creation in 2018. We are incredibly proud of what we created & nurtured together inside the C’zar Salon Spa Naperville walls. Now, it’s time for the big news. Come mid-August 2022, C’zar Salon Naperville will be discontinuing the C’zar Male Barber Lounge experience on our 2nd floor. Don’t panic! Simply put, Eric and the rest of CM’s barber team will be moving on to what will be known as Barber Haus, located a flew blocks away in our lovely Downtown.

HUMBLE BEGINNINGS

In partnership with our longtime Hair Artist and Barber Eric Sowa, we opened C’zar Male Barber Lounge just three years ago—a quaint 2-chair shop on our salon’s 2nd floor. Ironically, Eric was an in-demand hairstylist who specialized in women’s blonding for many years. Eventually he fell in love with the world of barbering, and together we carved out a small space dedicated to men’s grooming. What began as a passion project quickly morphed into a brilliant community & culture all its own. That community, and its waitlist, has grown plenty since then. We are extremely proud of where it stands today, but it’s time to let a dreamer live out their dream. On August 15th (they hope), C’zar Male barbers will transition to Barber Haus—an entirely new business venture owned and operated by Eric Sowa. Debbie, Evonne, and the C’zar Management team will no longer be involved in daily operations, but we know you’re in good hands.

You will find barbers Eric, Jonathan, Kaylee, and more at their expanded 4-chair space at 232 South Washington Street in Downtown Naperville. If you have an appointment with any of our C’zar Male Barber Lounge staff on August 15th (estimated) and beyond, it will take place at their new home. Until then, it’s business as usual! We’re super excited to share the Naperville community with Barber Haus, as we share the same good roots. We know you have plenty of questions, so please refer to our FAQ below for more information.

With sincere gratitude,

Debbie, Evonne, & the C’zar Crew

FAQ

Your barbers at C’zar Male are moving to a larger space in Downtown Naperville. Eric Sowa, our lead Barber and current C’zar Male partner, will be starting a new business venture called Barber Haus, an upscale barbershop catered to non-gender-specific haircutting and grooming services.

Q. Will Barber Haus be an expansion of C’zar?

A. No. Barber Haus will not be affiliated with C’zar Salon Spa.

Q. Where will Barber Haus be located?

A. Just a short 6-minute walk from C’zar Salon Spa Naperville at 232 S. Washington Street in Downtown Naperville (formerly Amber Waves Art of Hair). Consider it the afterparty.

Q. Can I continue making appointments with Eric, Jonathan, and Kaylee? 

A. Absolutely. It’s business as usual at C’zar Male until the official move come mid-August 2022 (firm date TBD). Please continue booking online through the CM websiteour websiteInstagramFacebookGoogle or calling the C’zar Male phone number: (630) 754-6594.

Q. Will my existing appointment(s) at C’zar Male be affected?

A. We don’t expect appointments to be affected. All appointments made between now and Barber Haus’ official opening will be transferred as-is to Barber Haus’ new booking software. We hope that transition process to be seamless, disruption and frustration-free for you. We encourage you to add any C’zar Male appointments in 2022 to your personal calendar simply as an extra security blanket.

Q. What if I have unused funds on a C’zar Male gift card?

A. We strongly encouraged use of any remaining gift cards marked “C’zar Male” before the end of 2021. If you have any concerns regarding CM gift cards, please reach out to Eric at (630) 754-6594.

More questions? Follow along with us on Instagram to keep up. We’ll be sending out more information as it becomes available, but please reach out to us or Eric directly any time via email.