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Risky Business

Despite starting at the height of an economic crisis, Mehmet Kanar has fast-tracked Kanar's success with calculated risk-taking and smart technology.

Born in a small city on the Mediterranean coast of Turkey called Antalya, Mehmet Kanar may seem an unlikely beauty business success story. In fact, the managing partner of Kanar Inc., in Carlstadt, New Jersey, Mehmet had a first career as a standout accountant. After relocating to the U.S., he founded his company in 2007, and has since built one of the largest B2B barber supply distributors in the market. He even delved into manufacturing his own successful brands.

Ernest Supplies Shaving Box Set

Ernest Supplies' Shaving Box Set includes a premium Custom Triple Blade Razor (compatible with widely available triple blade cartridges) and a travel-size pouch of the Cooling Shave Cream. This set makes a great gift for any guy. The shaving cream conditions and provides a non-foaming lather for precise shaving—while reducing razor burn, redness and razor clogging.

SRP: $48

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Sphynx Portable Razor

An innovative, colorful and compact product that's multipurpose and easy to use, the Sphynx Portable Razor let's your customers shave on the go or easily touch-up those missed spots. Each Sphynx Portable Razor contains a refillable water spray bottle, one shea butter moisturizing pre-shave bar and two razor blades. It's ideal for taking to the beach, to work, on a trip or the gym. Just turn the dial spray water, moisturize and shave. Refill Packs are also sold for when the razors and pre-shave bar need to be swapped out.

SRP: $14.99 (each)

Wahl Professional Beret

Wahl's Beret trimmer, the latest offering from Wahl Professional, was unveiled at Premiere Orlando earlier this month. To make styling convenient for barbers and stylists, the trimmer can be used with the cord or cordless (with a two-hour run time). Lightweight and designed with ergonomics in mind, the Beret includes an automatic charging stand to recharge its lithium-ion battery, a recharging transformer, four trimming guides, oil, a cleaning brush, a styling comb and more. Its rich copper color and sleek design make it eye-catching.